Proverbs 8:26

“While as yet he had not made the earth, nor the fields, nor the highest part of the dust of the world.”

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Other Translations

While as yet he had not made the earth, nor the fields, nor the highest part of the dust of the world.
- King James Version

While He had not yet made the earth and the fields, Nor the first dust of the world.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

While as yet he had not made the earth, nor the fields, Nor the beginning of the dust of the world.
- American Standard Version (1901)

When he had not made the earth or the fields or the dust of the world.
- Basic English Bible

while as yet he had not made the earth, nor the fields, nor the beginning of the dust of the world.
- Darby Bible

While as yet he had not made the earth, nor the fields, nor the highest part of the dust of the world.
- Webster's Bible

while as yet he had not made the earth, nor the fields, nor the beginning of the dust of the world.
- World English Bible

While He had not made the earth, and out-places, And the top of the dusts of the world.
- Youngs Literal Bible

While as yet He had not made the earth, nor the fields, nor the beginning of the dust of the world.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 8:26


8:26 The earth - The dry land called earth after it was separated from the waters #Gen 1:10|. Fields - The plain and open parts of the earth distinguished from the mountains. Dust - Of this lower part of the world which consists of dust.


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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