The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; all who follow his precepts have good understanding. To him belongs eternal praise.
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; A good understanding have all those who do His commandments; His praise endures forever.
Reverence for the LORD is the foundation of true wisdom. The rewards of wisdom come to all who obey him. Praise his name forever!
The good life begins in the fear of GOD--Do that and you'll know the blessing of GOD. His Hallelujah lasts forever!
The fear of the Lord is the best part of wisdom: all those who keep his laws are wise: his praise is eternal.
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; all those who practice it have a good understanding. His praise endures forever.
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; A good understanding have all those who do His commandments . His praise endures forever.
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1 tn Heb “the beginning of wisdom [is] the fear of the
2 tn Heb “good sense [is] to all who do them.” The third masculine plural pronominal suffix must refer back to the “precepts” mentioned in v. 7. In the translation the referent has been specified for clarity. The phrase שֵׂכֶל טוֹב (shekhel tov) also occurs in Prov 3:4; 13:15 and 2 Chr 30:22.
3 tn Heb “his praise stands forever.”