Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Proverbs 8:6

Context
NETBible

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

XREF

Job 33:1-3; Ps 19:7-11; Ps 49:3; Pr 2:6,7; Pr 4:2,20-22; Pr 22:20,21; Mt 5:2-12; Mt 7:28,29; Mt 13:35; 1Co 2:6,7; Col 1:26

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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