PROVERBS 1:29

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“For that they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of the Lord:

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Proverbs 1:29 Translation & Meaning

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For that תַּ֭חַת The bottom (as depressed); only adverbially, below (often with prepositional prefix underneath), in lieu of, etc For that
they hated שָׂ֣נְאוּ To hate (personally) hated
knowledge, דָ֑עַת Knowledge knowledge
and did not לֹ֣א Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles did not
choose בָחָֽרוּ׃ Properly, to try, i.e., (by implication) select choose
the fear וְיִרְאַ֥ת Fear (also used as infinitive); morally, reverence fear
of the Lord: יְ֝הוָֹ֗ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord

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  • 27  When your fear cometh as desolation, and your destruction cometh as a whirlwind; when distress and anguish cometh upon you.

  • 28  Then shall they call upon me, but I will not answer; they shall seek me early, but they shall not find me:

  • 29  For that they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of the Lord:

  • 30  They would none of my counsel: they despised all my reproof.

  • 31  Therefore shall they eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own devices.




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