Proverbs 8:21
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New Living Translation
Those who love me inherit wealth. I will fill their treasuries.

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.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

8:21 Substance - Substantial happiness: opposed to all worldly enjoyments, which are but mere shadows.

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Having Said This, when they had Kissed Him...
92. Having said this, when they had kissed him, he lifted up his feet, and as though he saw friends coming to him and was glad because of them--for as he lay his countenance appeared joyful--he died and was gathered to the fathers. And they afterward, according to his commandment, wrapped him up and buried him, hiding his body underground. And no one knows to this day where it was buried, save those two only. But each of those who received the sheepskin of the blessed Antony and the garment worn
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Introduction to Proverbs viii. 22 Continued. Absurdity of Supposing a Son or Word Created in Order to the Creation of Other Creatures; as to the Creation
Chapter XVII.--Introduction to Proverbs viii. 22 continued. Absurdity of supposing a Son or Word created in order to the creation of other creatures; as to the creation being unable to bear God's immediate hand, God condescends to the lowest. Moreover, if the Son a creature, He too could not bear God's hand, and an infinite series of media will be necessary. Objected, that, as Moses who led out the Israelites was a man, so our Lord; but Moses was not the Agent in creation:--again, that unity is found
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Introduction to Proverbs viii. 22 Continued. Contrast Between the Father's Operations Immediately and Naturally in the Son...
Chapter XVIII.--Introduction to Proverbs viii. 22 continued. Contrast between the Father's operations immediately and naturally in the Son, instrumentally by the creatures; Scripture terms illustrative of this. Explanation of these illustrations; which should be interpreted by the doctrine of the Church; perverse sense put on them by the Arians, refuted. Mystery of Divine Generation. Contrast between God's Word and man's word drawn out at length. Asterius betrayed into holding two Unoriginates; his
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Texts Explained; Sixthly...
Chapter XIX.--Texts explained; Sixthly, Proverbs viii. 22. Proverbs are of a figurative nature, and must be interpreted as such. We must interpret them, and in particular this passage, by the Regula Fidei. He created me' not equivalent to I am a creature.' Wisdom a creature so far forth as Its human body. Again, if He is a creature, it is as a beginning of ways,' an office which, though not an attribute, is a consequence, of a higher and divine nature. And it is for the works,' which implied the
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Cross References
Proverbs 8:20
I walk in righteousness, in paths of justice.

Proverbs 10:22
The blessing of the LORD makes a person rich, and he adds no sorrow with it.

Proverbs 15:6
There is treasure in the house of the godly, but the earnings of the wicked bring trouble.

Proverbs 21:20
The wise have wealth and luxury, but fools spend whatever they get.

Proverbs 24:4
Through knowledge its rooms are filled with all sorts of precious riches and valuables.

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