New International Version
bestowing a rich inheritance on those who love me and making their treasuries full.
King James Bible
That I may cause those that love me to inherit substance; and I will fill their treasures.
Darby Bible Translation
that I may cause those that love me to inherit substance; and I will fill their treasuries.
World English Bible
That I may give wealth to those who love me. I fill their treasuries.
Young's Literal Translation
To cause my lovers to inherit substance, Yea, their treasures I fill.
Proverbs 8:21 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I lead in the way of righteousness - Nothing but the teaching that comes from God by his word and Spirit can do this.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'That I may cause those that love me to inherit substance.'--PROVERBS viii. 21. The word here rendered 'substance' is peculiar. Indeed, it is used in a unique construction in this passage. It means 'being' or 'existence,' and seems to have been laid hold of by the Hebrew thinkers, from whom the books commonly called 'the Wisdom Books' come, as one of their almost technical expressions. 'Substance' may be used in our translation in its philosophical meaning as the supposed reality underlying appearances, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Fragrant Spices from the Mountains of Myrrh. "Thou Art all Fair, My Love; There is no Spot in Thee. " --Song of Solomon iv. 7.
Of the Council of Antioch and what was done There against the Holy Meletius.
A String of Pearls
I walk in the way of righteousness, along the paths of justice,
The blessing of the LORD brings wealth, without painful toil for it.
The house of the righteous contains great treasure, but the income of the wicked brings ruin.
The wise store up choice food and olive oil, but fools gulp theirs down.
through knowledge its rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures.
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