Proverbs 1:29

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 1:29

For that they hated knowledge, and did not choose the feare of the Lord.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Because they hated knowledge And did not choose the fear of the LORD.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For that they hated knowledge, And did not choose the fear of Jehovah:
- American Standard Version (1901)

For they were haters of knowledge, and did not give their hearts to the fear of the Lord:
- Basic English Bible

Because they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of Jehovah;
- Darby Bible

For that they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of the LORD:
- Webster's Bible

because they hated knowledge, and didn't choose the fear of Yahweh.
- World English Bible

Because that they have hated knowledge, And the fear of Jehovah have not chosen.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For that they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of the LORD;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 1:29

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 1:29


1:29 Knowledge - The practical knowledge of God and of their duty.


Discussion for Proverbs 1:29

  • Noah Edelson on Proverbs 1:29
    I think I understand the meaning, but I don't know who is speaking. The guy sounds like a .. well, I'll show some restraint and just say horrid person. It does *not* sound like something Jesus would say, even in his tough love moments. It goes against "love thy enemy" at the very least. It would be super helpful if there was a way to identify who is being quoted on this site.
  • Katherine on Proverbs 1:29
    Again, this reflects back to verse 7. If people wanted knowledge, they would fear God and follow his word.


 

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