New Living Translation
Fear of the LORD is the foundation of true wisdom. All who obey his commandments will grow in wisdom. Praise him forever!
King James Bible
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: a good understanding have all they that do his commandments: his praise endureth for ever.
Darby Bible Translation
The fear of Jehovah is the beginning of wisdom; a good understanding have all they that do his precepts: his praise abideth for ever.
World English Bible
The fear of Yahweh is the beginning of wisdom. All those who do his work have a good understanding. His praise endures forever!
Young's Literal Translation
The beginning of wisdom is fear of Jehovah, Good understanding have all doing them, His praise is standing for ever!
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
111:10 The fear - True religion. Beginning - Is the only foundation of, and introduction to, true wisdom.
LibraryCovenanting Adapted to the Moral Constitution of Man.
The law of God originates in his nature, but the attributes of his creatures are due to his sovereignty. The former is, accordingly, to be viewed as necessarily obligatory on the moral subjects of his government, and the latter--which are all consistent with the holiness of the Divine nature, are to be considered as called into exercise according to his appointment. Hence, also, the law of God is independent of his creatures, though made known on their account; but the operation of their attributes …
John Cunningham—The Ordinance of Covenanting
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Obey them completely, and you will display your wisdom and intelligence among the surrounding nations. When they hear all these decrees, they will exclaim, 'How wise and prudent are the people of this great nation!'
and you and your children and grandchildren must fear the LORD your God as long as you live. If you obey all his decrees and commands, you will enjoy a long life.
Bring this tithe to the designated place of worship--the place the LORD your God chooses for his name to be honored--and eat it there in his presence. This applies to your tithes of grain, new wine, olive oil, and the firstborn males of your flocks and herds. Doing this will teach you always to fear the LORD your God.
And this is what he says to all humanity: The fear of the Lord is true wisdom; to forsake evil is real understanding.'"
Come, my children, and listen to me, and I will teach you to fear the LORD.
May the glory of the LORD continue forever! The LORD takes pleasure in all he has made!
Your commands make me wiser than my enemies, for they are my constant guide.
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