Proverbs 8:22

“The LORD possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The Lord possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"The LORD possessed me at the beginning of His way, Before His works of old.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Jehovah possessed me in the beginning of his way, Before his works of old.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The Lord made me as the start of his way, the first of his works in the past.
- Basic English Bible

Jehovah possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old.
- Darby Bible

The LORD possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old.
- Webster's Bible

Yahweh possessed me in the beginning of his work, before his deeds of old.
- World English Bible

Jehovah possessed me -- the beginning of His way, Before His works since then.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The LORD made me as the beginning of His way, the first of His works of old.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 8:22


8:22 Possessed me - As his son by eternal generation, before the beginning. Of old - His works of creation.


Discussion for Proverbs 8:22

  • Patience can you clarify where in the Bible states that Jehovah created Jesus, and can you explain to me Jhon 1:1
    Thank you
  • Patience for verse 22
    This scripture shows that Jesus is not God, because it says Jehovah created Jesus. Which makes Jehovah greater than him.

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