Proverbs 8:12

“I wisdom dwell with prudence, and find out knowledge of witty inventions.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

I wisedome dwell with prudence, and find out knowledge of witty inuentions.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"I, wisdom, dwell with prudence, And I find knowledge {and} discretion.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I wisdom have made prudence my dwelling, And find out knowledge `and' discretion.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I, wisdom, have made wise behaviour my near relation; I am seen to be the special friend of wise purposes.
- Basic English Bible

I wisdom dwell [with] prudence, and find the knowledge [which cometh] of reflection.
- Darby Bible

I wisdom dwell with prudence, and find out knowledge of ingenious inventions.
- Webster's Bible

I, wisdom, have made prudence my dwelling. Find out knowledge and discretion.
- World English Bible

I, wisdom, have dwelt with prudence, And a knowledge of devices I find out.
- Youngs Literal Bible

I wisdom dwell with prudence, and find out knowledge of devices.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 8:12


8:12 I dwell - My inseparable companion is prudence to govern all my actions, and to direct the actions of others. Find out - I help men to find out. Inventions - Of all ingenious contrivances for the glory of God, and for the good of men.


Discussion for Proverbs 8:12

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