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Proverbs 24:5

Context
NET ©

A wise warrior 1  is strong, 2  and a man of knowledge makes his strength stronger;

NIV ©

A wise man has great power, and a man of knowledge increases strength;

NASB ©

A wise man is strong, And a man of knowledge increases power.

NLT ©

A wise man is mightier than a strong man, and a man of knowledge is more powerful than a strong man.

MSG ©

It's better to be wise than strong; intelligence outranks muscle any day.

BBE ©

A wise man is strong; and a man of knowledge makes strength greater.

NRSV ©

Wise warriors are mightier than strong ones, and those who have knowledge than those who have strength;

NKJV ©

A wise man is strong, Yes, a man of knowledge increases strength;


KJV
A wise
<02450>
man
<01397>
[is] strong
<05797>_;
yea, a man
<0376>
of knowledge
<01847>
increaseth
<0553> (8764)
strength
<03581>_.
{is strong: Heb. is in strength} {increaseth...: Heb. strengtheneth might}
NASB ©
A wise
<02450>
man
<01397>
is strong
<05797>
, And a man
<0376>
of knowledge
<01847>
increases
<0553>
power
<03581>
.
HEBREW
xk
<03581>
Umam
<0553>
ted
<01847>
syaw
<0376>
zweb
<05797>
Mkx
<02450>
rbg (24:5)
<01397>
LXXM
kreisswn
<2908
A-NSM
sofov
<4680
A-NSM
iscurou
<2478
A-GSM
kai
<2532
CONJ
anhr
<435
N-NSM
fronhsin
<5428
N-ASF
ecwn
<2192
V-PAPNS
gewrgiou
<1091
N-GSN
megalou
<3173
A-GSN
NET © [draft] ITL
A wise
<02450>
warrior
<01397>
is strong
<05797>
, and a man
<0376>
of knowledge
<01847>
makes his strength
<03581>
stronger
<0553>
;
NET ©

A wise warrior 1  is strong, 2  and a man of knowledge makes his strength stronger;

NET © Notes

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.”

tn The expression בַּעוֹז (baoz) employs a beth essentiae, meaning he “is strong,” not “in strength.”



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