Proverbs 8:24

“When there were no depthes, I was brought forth: when there were no fountaines abounding with water.”

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Other Translations

When [there were] no depths, I was brought forth; when [there were] no fountains abounding with water.
- King James Version

"When there were no depths I was brought forth, When there were no springs abounding with water.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

When there were no depths, I was brought forth, When there were no fountains abounding with water.
- American Standard Version (1901)

When there was no deep I was given birth, when there were no fountains flowing with water.
- Basic English Bible

When there were no depths, I was brought forth, when there were no fountains abounding with water.
- Darby Bible

When there were no depths, I was brought forth; when there were no fountains abounding with water.
- Webster's Bible

When there were no depths, I was brought forth, when there were no springs abounding with water.
- World English Bible

In there being no depths, I was brought forth, In there being no fountains heavy [with] waters,
- Youngs Literal Bible

When there were no depths, I was brought forth; when there were no fountains abounding with water.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 8:24


8:24 No depths - No abyss or deep waters. Brought forth - Begotten of my father.


Discussion for Proverbs 8

  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 8:20 I LEAD IN THE WAY OF RIGHTEOUSNESS IN THE MIDST OF THE PATHS OF JUDGEMENT PROVERBS 8:8ALL THE WORDS OF MY MOUTH ARE IN RIGHTEOUSNESS THERE IS NOTHING FROWARD OR PERVERSE IN THEM 1 JOHN1:9IF WE CONFESS OUR SINS HE IS FAITHFUL AND JUST TO FORGIVE US OUR SINS AND TO CLEANSE US FROM ALL UNRIGHTEOUSNESS PROVERBS11:4RICHES PROFIT NOT IN THE DAY WRATH BUT RIGHTEOUSNESS DELIVERETH FROM DEATH
  • Michelle Liu
    We can see Jesus is crying out even in the old testament. Wisdom and understanding through the words of Jesus Christ bring this life- whoever hates jesus loves death.
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 8:23 I WAS SET UP FROM EVERLASTING FROM THE BEGINNING OR EVER THE EARTH WAS --8:24-- when there were no depths I was brought forth when there were no fountains abounding with water --8:27-- when HE prepared the heavens I WAS THERE WHEN HE SET A COMPASS UPON THE FACE OF THE DEPTH --8:30-- THEN I WAS BY HIM AS ONE BROUGHT UP WITH HIM AND I WAS DAILY HIS DELIGHT REJOICING ALWAYS BEFORE HIM
  • Mrs. V
    What I enjoy about this proverb chpt. 8 is how important it is for the believers to have Wisdom (Gods Wisdom) since there are 2. Sometimes as believers we can get caught up in the worlds Wisdom and think it's from God, but that's not so. Proverbs 8 goes on to tell us the importance of having Wisdom and Understanding. It is vital! God's wisdom blesses us day by day which is why WE need his.
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 8:8 ALL THE WORDS OF --- MY MOUTH --- ARE IN RIGHTEOUSNESS THERE IS NOTHING FROWARD OR PERVERSE IN THEM ****JAMES 4:7 SUBMIT YOURSELVES THEREFORE TO GOD RESIST THE devil AND he WILL FLEE FROM YOU**** ISAIAH 2:22 cease you from man whose breath is in his nostrils for wherein is he to be accounted of
  • BSP
    Verses 4 and 5 urges those who lack experience to learn how to be shrewd. The Bible provides the best source of wisdom to apply in our daily lives.

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