Proverbs 8:34
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New Living Translation
Joyful are those who listen to me, watching for me daily at my gates, waiting for me outside my home!

King James Bible
Blessed is the man that heareth me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors.

Darby Bible Translation
Blessed is the man that heareth me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors.

World English Bible
Blessed is the man who hears me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at my door posts.

Young's Literal Translation
O the happiness of the man hearkening to me, To watch at my doors day by day, To watch at the door-posts of my entrance.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

8:34 Waiting - As servants or clients, wait at the doors of princes or persons of eminency.

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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
Exodus 12:7
They are to take some of the blood and smear it on the sides and top of the doorframes of the houses where they eat the animal.

1 Kings 10:8
How happy your people must be! What a privilege for your officials to stand here day after day, listening to your wisdom!

Proverbs 3:13
Joyful is the person who finds wisdom, the one who gains understanding.

Proverbs 3:18
Wisdom is a tree of life to those who embrace her; happy are those who hold her tightly.

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