New Living Translation
"The LORD formed me from the beginning, before he created anything else.
King James Bible
The LORD possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old.
Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old.
World English Bible
"Yahweh possessed me in the beginning of his work, before his deeds of old.
Young's Literal Translation
Jehovah possessed me -- the beginning of His way, Before His works since then.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:22 Possessed me - As his son by eternal generation, before the beginning. Of old - His works of creation.
LibraryHaving 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 …
Athanasius—Select Works and Letters or Athanasius
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
Introduction to Proverbs viii. 22 Continued. Contrast Between the Father's Operations Immediately and Naturally in the Son...
Texts Explained; Sixthly...
"Write this letter to the angel of the church in Laodicea. This is the message from the one who is the Amen--the faithful and true witness, the beginning of God's new creation:
"God alone understands the way to wisdom; he knows where it can be found,
He made the laws for the rain and laid out a path for the lightning.
O LORD, what a variety of things you have made! In wisdom you have made them all. The earth is full of your creatures.
By wisdom the LORD founded the earth; by understanding he created the heavens.
But you, O Bethlehem Ephrathah, are only a small village among all the people of Judah. Yet a ruler of Israel will come from you, one whose origins are from the distant past.
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