Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Proverbs 8:6

Context
NET ©

Listen, for I will speak excellent things, 1  and my lips will utter 2  what is right.

NIV ©

Listen, for I have worthy things to say; I open my lips to speak what is right.

NASB ©

"Listen, for I will speak noble things; And the opening of my lips will reveal right things.

NLT ©

Listen to me! For I have excellent things to tell you. Everything I say is right,

MSG ©

Don't miss a word of this--I'm telling you how to live well, I'm telling you how to live at your best.

BBE ©

Give ear, for my words are true, and my lips are open to give out what is upright.

NRSV ©

Hear, for I will speak noble things, and from my lips will come what is right;

NKJV ©

Listen, for I will speak of excellent things, And from the opening of my lips will come right things;


KJV
Hear
<08085> (8798)_;
for I will speak
<01696> (8762)
of excellent things
<05057>_;
and the opening
<04669>
of my lips
<08193>
[shall be] right things
<04339>_.
NASB ©
"Listen
<08085>
, for I will speak
<01696>
noble
<05057>
things
<05057>
; And the opening
<04669>
of my lips
<08193>
will reveal right
<04339>
things
<04339>
.
HEBREW
Myrsym
<04339>
ytpv
<08193>
xtpmw
<04669>
rbda
<01696>
Mydygn
<05057>
yk
<03588>
wems (8:6)
<08085>
LXXM
eisakousate
<1522
V-AAD-2P
mou
<1473
P-GS
semna
<4586
A-APN
gar
<1063
PRT
erw {V-FAI-1S} kai
<2532
CONJ
anoisw
<399
V-FAI-1S
apo
<575
PREP
ceilewn
<5491
N-GPN
orya
<3717
A-APN
NET © [draft] ITL
Listen
<08085>
, for
<03588>
I will speak
<01696>
excellent things
<05057>
, and my lips
<08193>
will utter
<04669>
what is right
<04339>
.
NET ©

Listen, for I will speak excellent things, 1  and my lips will utter 2  what is right.

NET © Notes

tn Heb “noble” or “princely.” Wisdom begins the first motivation by claiming to speak noble things, that is, excellent things.

tn Heb “opening of my lips” (so KJV, NASB). The noun “lips” is a metonymy of cause, with the organ of speech put for what is said.



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