New International Version
Blessed are those who find wisdom, those who gain understanding,
King James Bible
Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding.
Darby Bible Translation
Blessed is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding.
World English Bible
Happy is the man who finds wisdom, the man who gets understanding.
Young's Literal Translation
O the happiness of a man who hath found wisdom, And of a man who bringeth forth understanding.
Proverbs 3:13 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Happy is the man that findeth wisdom - This refers to the advice given in Proverbs 2:4 (note); where see the note.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryMarch 6. "Lean not unto Thine Own Understanding" (Prov. Iii. 5).
"Lean not unto thine own understanding" (Prov. iii. 5). Faith is hindered by reliance upon human wisdom, whether our own or the wisdom of others. The devil's first bait to Eve was an offer of wisdom, and for this she sold her faith. "Ye shall be as gods," he said, "knowing good and evil," and from the hour she began to know she ceased to trust. It was the spies that lost the Land of Promise to Israel of old. It was their foolish proposition to search out the land, and find out by investigation whether …
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The Tenth Commandment
It cannot be bought with the finest gold, nor can its price be weighed out in silver.
To the discerning all of them are right; they are upright to those who have found knowledge.
"Now then, my children, listen to me; blessed are those who keep my ways.
Blessed are those who listen to me, watching daily at my doors, waiting at my doorway.
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