Proverbs 4:7
Text Analysis
7225 [e]רֵאשִׁ֣ית
The principal thingN-fs
2451 [e]חָ֭כְמָה
Wisdom [is]N-fs
7069 [e]קְנֵ֣ה
[Therefore] getV-Qal-Imp-ms
2451 [e]חָכְמָ֑ה
3605 [e]וּבְכָל־
and in allConj-w, Prep-b | N-msc
7075 [e]קִ֝נְיָנְךָ֗
your gettingN-msc | 2ms
7069 [e]קְנֵ֣ה
998 [e]בִינָֽה׃

Hebrew Texts
משלי 4:7 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
רֵאשִׁ֣ית חָ֭כְמָה קְנֵ֣ה חָכְמָ֑ה וּבְכָל־קִ֝נְיָנְךָ֗ קְנֵ֣ה בִינָֽה׃

משלי 4:7 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ראשית חכמה קנה חכמה ובכל־קנינך קנה בינה׃

משלי 4:7 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ראשית חכמה קנה חכמה ובכל־קנינך קנה בינה׃

משלי 4:7 Hebrew Bible
ראשית חכמה קנה חכמה ובכל קנינך קנה בינה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"The beginning of wisdom is: Acquire wisdom; And with all your acquiring, get understanding.

King James Bible
Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Wisdom is supreme--so get wisdom. And whatever else you get, get understanding.
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get understanding

Psalm 119:104 Through your precepts I get understanding: therefore I hate every false way.

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