Prov. 23:23 KJV (With Strong’s)

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Buy
qanah (Hebrew #7069)
to erect, i.e. create; by extension, to procure, especially by purchase (causatively, sell); by implication to own
KJV usage: attain, buy(-er), teach to keep cattle, get, provoke to jealousy, possess(-or), purchase, recover, redeem, X surely, X verily.
Pronounce: kaw-naw'
Origin: a primitive root
n the truth
'emeth (Hebrew #571)
stability; (figuratively) certainty, truth, trustworthiness
KJV usage: assured(-ly), establishment, faithful, right, sure, true (-ly, -th), verity.
Pronounce: eh'-meth
Origin: contracted from 539
, and sell
makar (Hebrew #4376)
to sell, literally (as merchandise, a daughter in marriage, into slavery), or figuratively (to surrender)
KJV usage: X at all, sell (away, -er, self).
Pronounce: maw-kar'
Origin: a primitive root
it not; also wisdom
chokmah (Hebrew #2451)
wisdom (in a good sense)
KJV usage: skilful, wisdom, wisely, wit.
Pronounce: khok-maw'
Origin: from 2449
p, and instruction
muwcar (Hebrew #4148)
properly, chastisement; figuratively, reproof, warning or instruction; also restraint
KJV usage: bond, chastening ((-eth)), chastisement, check, correction, discipline, doctrine, instruction, rebuke.
Pronounce: moo-sawr'
Origin: from 3256
, and understanding
biynah (Hebrew #998)
understanding
KJV usage: knowledge , meaning, X perfectly, understanding, wisdom.
Pronounce: bee-naw'
Origin: from 995
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Cross References

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Prov. 2:2‑4• 2So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding;
3Yea, if thou criest after knowledge, and liftest up thy voice for understanding;
4If thou seekest her as silver, and searchest for her as for hid treasures;
(Prov. 2:2‑4)
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Prov. 4:5‑7• 5Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.
6Forsake her not, and she shall preserve thee: love her, and she shall keep thee.
7Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.
(Prov. 4:5‑7)
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Prov. 10:1• 1The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother. (Prov. 10:1)
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Prov. 16:16• 16How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver! (Prov. 16:16)
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Prov. 17:16• 16Wherefore is there a price in the hand of a fool to get wisdom, seeing he hath no heart to it? (Prov. 17:16)
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Job 28:12‑19• 12But where shall wisdom be found? and where is the place of understanding?
13Man knoweth not the price thereof; neither is it found in the land of the living.
14The depth saith, It is not in me: and the sea saith, It is not with me.
15It cannot be gotten for gold, neither shall silver be weighed for the price thereof.
16It cannot be valued with the gold of Ophir, with the precious onyx, or the sapphire.
17The gold and the crystal cannot equal it: and the exchange of it shall not be for jewels of fine gold.
18No mention shall be made of coral, or of pearls: for the price of wisdom is above rubies.
19The topaz of Ethiopia shall not equal it, neither shall it be valued with pure gold.
(Job 28:12‑19)
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Psa. 119:72,127• 72The law of thy mouth is better unto me than thousands of gold and silver.
127Therefore I love thy commandments above gold; yea, above fine gold.
(Psa. 119:72,127)
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Isa. 55:1• 1Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters, and he that hath no money; come ye, buy, and eat; yea, come, buy wine and milk without money and without price. (Isa. 55:1)
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Matt. 13:44,46• 44Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto treasure hid in a field; the which when a man hath found, he hideth, and for joy thereof goeth and selleth all that he hath, and buyeth that field.
46Who, when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had, and bought it.
(Matt. 13:44,46)
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Phil. 3:7‑8• 7But what things were gain to me, those I counted loss for Christ.
8Yea doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord: for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them but dung, that I may win Christ,
(Phil. 3:7‑8)
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Rev. 3:18• 18I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see. (Rev. 3:18)
sell.

J. N. Darby Translation

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Buye the truth, and sell it not; wisdom, and instruction, and intelligence.

JND Translation Notes

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Or "Get." see chs. 1.5; 4.5,7; 18.15.