Proverbs 24:5

“A wise man is strong; yea, a man of knowledge increaseth strength.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

A wise man is strong, yea a man of knowledge encreaseth strength.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

A wise man is strong, And a man of knowledge increases power.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A wise man is strong; Yea, a man of knowledge increaseth might,
- American Standard Version (1901)

A wise man is strong; and a man of knowledge makes strength greater.
- Basic English Bible

A wise man is strong, and a man of knowledge increaseth strength.
- Darby Bible

A wise man is strong; and a man of knowledge increaseth strength.
- Webster's Bible

A wise man has great power; and a knowledgeable man increases strength;
- World English Bible

Mighty [is] the wise in strength, And a man of knowledge is strengthening power,
- Youngs Literal Bible

A wise man is strong; yea, a man of knowledge increaseth strength.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 24:5


24:5 Is strong - Is courageous and resolute, and able by wisdom to do greater things than others can accomplish by strength.


Discussion for Proverbs 24:5

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