Proverbs 22:20

“Haue not I written to thee excellent things in counsailes and knowledge:”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

Have not I written to thee excellent things in counsels and knowledge,
- King James Version

Have I not written to you excellent things Of counsels and knowledge,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Have not I written unto thee excellent things Of counsels and knowledge,
- American Standard Version (1901)

Have I not put in writing for you thirty sayings, with wise suggestions and knowledge,
- Basic English Bible

Have not I written to thee excellent things, in counsels and knowledge,
- Darby Bible

Have not I written to thee excellent things in counsels and knowledge,
- Webster's Bible

Haven't I written to you thirty excellent things of counsel and knowledge,
- World English Bible

Have I not written to thee three times With counsels and knowledge?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Have not I written unto thee excellent things of counsels and knowledge;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 22:20


22:20 In counsels and knowledge - In counsels which proceed from found knowledge.


Discussion for Proverbs 22

  • Unknown
    I believe in balance. For JESUS came that we have life and live to the full not destitute or a vagabond. But not materialistic or greedy with our wealth. I believe we should understand that money in good hands is a good thing but in greedy selfish ways is bad. So we should always live in our means and strive for better living and to help others who are hurting like your neighbors!
  • BSP
    Verse 17 encourages us to listen to the words of wise ones. The Bible is the major source of wisdom that we can turn to.
  • Barbsra
    Very good can't wait for tomorrow ty
  • BSP
    Children need parental guidance and discipline. The child still has free will and will ultimately have to decide what he or she will do, but they are more likely to follow the direction given from their parents if it is done so consistently and with love.
  • Vanessa
    Humble I pray for your son too, I know how hard it is with children you can lead them, and show them,but until they see for themselves, we pray to our Father and Lord to intercede. it's rough times , they are told they can do and be anything and it's ok, breaks my heart , how blind they live, I pray to God always to open their eyes for I have failed.
  • BSP
    Verse 4: There are many rewards from God for the person who is humble and fears him.

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