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- Proverbs 1:2
KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)
TRANSLATION, MEANING, CONTEXT
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“To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding;”
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Proverbs 1:2 Translation & Meaning
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|KJV Verse ||Original Hebrew ||Meaning/ Definition |
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|“To know” ||לָדַ֣עַת ||To know (properly, to ascertain by seeing); used in a great variety of senses, figuratively, literally, euphemistically and inferentially (including observation, care, recognition; and causatively, instruction, designation, punishment, etc.) || know |
|“wisdom” ||חָכְמָ֣ה ||Wisdom (in a good sense) ||wisdom |
|“and instruction;” ||וּמוּסָ֑ר ||Properly, chastisement; figuratively, reproof, warning or instruction; also restraint || instruction |
|“to perceive” ||לְ֝הָבִ֗ין ||To separate mentally (or distinguish), i.e., (generally) understand || perceive |
|“the words” ||אִמְרֵ֥י ||Something said || words |
|“of understanding;” ||בִינָֽה׃ ||Understanding || understanding |
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1 The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel;
2 To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding;
3 To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity;
4 To give subtilty to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion.
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