Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Proverbs 8:5

Context
NETBible

You who are naive, discern 1  wisdom! And you fools, understand discernment! 2 

XREF

Ps 19:7; Ps 94:8; Pr 1:22; Pr 9:4; Isa 42:13; Isa 55:1-3; Ac 26:18; 1Co 1:28; 1Co 6:9-11; Re 3:17,18

NET © Notes

tn The imperative of בִּין (bin) means “to understand; to discern.” The call is for the simple to understand what wisdom is, not just to gain it.

tn Heb “heart.” The noun לֵב (lev, “heart”) often functions metonymically for wisdom, understanding, discernment.



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