A wise man has great power, and a man of knowledge increases strength;
A wise man is strong, And a man of knowledge increases power.
A wise man is mightier than a strong man, and a man of knowledge is more powerful than a strong man.
It's better to be wise than strong; intelligence outranks muscle any day.
A wise man is strong; and a man of knowledge makes strength greater.
Wise warriors are mightier than strong ones, and those who have knowledge than those who have strength;
A wise man is strong, Yes, a man of knowledge increases strength;
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1 sn The twenty-first saying seems to be concerned with the need for wisdom in warfare. In line with that, the word used here is גֶּבֶר (gever), “mighty man; hero; warrior.”
2 tn The expression בַּעוֹז (ba’oz) employs a beth essentiae, meaning he “is strong,” not “in strength.”