Proverbs 7:4
New International Version
Say to wisdom, "You are my sister," and to insight, "You are my relative."

New Living Translation
Love wisdom like a sister; make insight a beloved member of your family.

English Standard Version
Say to wisdom, “You are my sister,” and call insight your intimate friend,

Berean Study Bible
Say to wisdom, “You are my sister,” and call understanding your kinsman,

New American Standard Bible
Say to wisdom, "You are my sister," And call understanding your intimate friend;

King James Bible
Say unto wisdom, Thou art my sister; and call understanding thy kinswoman:

Christian Standard Bible
Say to wisdom, "You are my sister," and call understanding your relative.

Contemporary English Version
Let wisdom be your sister and make common sense your closest friend.

Good News Translation
Treat wisdom as your sister, and insight as your closest friend.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Say to wisdom, "You are my sister," and call understanding your relative.

International Standard Version
Say to wisdom, "You're my sister!" and call understanding your close relative,

NET Bible
Say to wisdom, "You are my sister," and call understanding a close relative,

New Heart English Bible
Tell wisdom, "You are my sister." Call understanding your relative,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Say to wisdom, “ You are my sister”, and to understanding, “My expounder of knowledge.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Say to wisdom, "You are my sister." Give the name "my relative" to understanding

JPS Tanakh 1917
Say unto wisdom: 'Thou art my sister', And call understanding thy kinswoman;

New American Standard 1977
Say to wisdom, “You are my sister,” And call understanding your intimate friend;

Jubilee Bible 2000
Say unto wisdom, Thou art my sister, and call understanding thy kinswoman:

King James 2000 Bible
Say unto wisdom, you are my sister; and call understanding your kinswoman:

American King James Version
Say to wisdom, You are my sister; and call understanding your kinswoman:

American Standard Version
Say unto wisdom, Thou art my sister; And call understanding thy kinswoman:

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Say that wisdom is thy sister, and gain prudence as an acquaintance for thyself;

Douay-Rheims Bible
Say to wisdom: Thou art my sister: and call prudence thy friend,

Darby Bible Translation
Say unto wisdom, Thou art my sister, and call intelligence [thy] kinswoman:

English Revised Version
Say unto wisdom, Thou art my sister; and call understanding thy kinswoman:

Webster's Bible Translation
Say to wisdom, Thou art my sister; and call understanding thy kinswoman:

World English Bible
Tell wisdom, "You are my sister." Call understanding your relative,

Young's Literal Translation
Say to wisdom, 'My sister Thou art.' And cry to understanding, 'Kinswoman!'
Study Bible
Warnings about the Adulteress
3Tie them to your fingers; write them on the tablet of your heart. 4Say to wisdom, “You are my sister,” and call understanding your kinsman, 5that they may keep you from the adulteress, from the stranger with seductive words.…
Cross References
Proverbs 7:3
Tie them to your fingers; write them on the tablet of your heart.

Proverbs 7:5
that they may keep you from the adulteress, from the stranger with seductive words.

Treasury of Scripture

Say to wisdom, You are my sister; and call understanding your kinswoman:

say

Proverbs 2:2-4
So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding; …

Proverbs 4:6-8
Forsake her not, and she shall preserve thee: love her, and she shall keep thee…

Proverbs 11:18-20
The wicked worketh a deceitful work: but to him that soweth righteousness shall be a sure reward…







Lexicon
Say
אֱמֹ֣ר (’ĕ·mōr)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 559: To utter, say

to wisdom,
לַֽ֭חָכְמָה (la·ḥā·ḵə·māh)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2451: Wisdom

“You
אָ֑תְּ (’āt)
Pronoun - second person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 859: Thou and thee, ye and you

are my sister,”
אֲחֹ֣תִי (’ă·ḥō·ṯî)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 269: Sister -- a sister

and call
תִקְרָֽא׃ (ṯiq·rā)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7121: To call, proclaim, read

understanding
לַבִּינָ֥ה (lab·bî·nāh)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 998: An understanding

your kinsman,
וּ֝מֹדָ֗ע (ū·mō·ḏā‘)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4129: An acquaintance
Verse 4. - Say unto Wisdom, Thou art my sister. Wisdom is personified, and the connection with her indicated by the relationship which best expresses love, purity, confidence. In the Book of Wisdom 8. she is represented as wife. Christ calls those who do God's will his brother, and sister, and mother (Matthew 12:50). Call Understanding thy kinswoman; moda, "familiar friend." Let prudence and sound sense be as dear to thee as a close friend. 7:1-5 We must lay up God's commandments safely. Not only, Keep them, and you shall live; but, Keep them as those that cannot live without them. Those that blame strict and careful walking as needless and too precise, consider not that the law is to be kept as the apple of the eye; indeed the law in the heart is the eye of the soul. Let the word of God dwell in us, and so be written where it will be always at hand to be read. Thus we shall be kept from the fatal effects of our own passions, and the snares of Satan. Let God's word confirm our dread of sin, and resolutions against it.
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