Prov. 4:7 KJV (With Strong’s)

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Wisdom
chokmah (Hebrew #2451)
wisdom (in a good sense)
KJV usage: skilful, wisdom, wisely, wit.
Pronounce: khok-maw'
Origin: from 2449
is the principal thing
re'shiyth (Hebrew #7225)
the first, in place, time, order or rank (specifically, a firstfruit)
KJV usage: beginning, chief(-est), first(-fruits, part, time), principal thing.
Pronounce: ray-sheeth'
Origin: from the same as 7218
; therefore get
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
wisdom
chokmah (Hebrew #2451)
wisdom (in a good sense)
KJV usage: skilful, wisdom, wisely, wit.
Pronounce: khok-maw'
Origin: from 2449
: and with all thy getting
qinyan (Hebrew #7075)
creation, i.e. (concretely) creatures; also acquisition, purchase, wealth
KJV usage: getting, goods, X with money, riches, substance.
Pronounce: kin-yawn'
Origin: from 7069
get 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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Wisdom is.
with.
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. 21:6• 6The getting of treasures by a lying tongue is a vanity tossed to and fro of them that seek death. (Prov. 21:6)
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Psa. 49:16‑20• 16Be not thou afraid when one is made rich, when the glory of his house is increased;
17For when he dieth he shall carry nothing away: his glory shall not descend after him.
18Though while he lived he blessed his soul: and men will praise thee, when thou doest well to thyself.
19He shall go to the generation of his fathers; they shall never see light.
20Man that is in honor, and understandeth not, is like the beasts that perish.
(Psa. 49:16‑20)
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Eccl. 2:4‑9• 4I made me great works; I builded me houses; I planted me vineyards:
5I made me gardens and orchards, and I planted trees in them of all kind of fruits:
6I made me pools of water, to water therewith the wood that bringeth forth trees:
7I got me servants and maidens, and had servants born in my house; also I had great possessions of great and small cattle above all that were in Jerusalem before me:
8I gathered me also silver and gold, and the peculiar treasure of kings and of the provinces: I gat me men singers and women singers, and the delights of the sons of men, as musical instruments, and that of all sorts.
9So I was great, and increased more than all that were before me in Jerusalem: also my wisdom remained with me.
(Eccl. 2:4‑9)
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Eccl. 4:8• 8There is one alone, and there is not a second; yea, he hath neither child nor brother: yet is there no end of all his labor; neither is his eye satisfied with riches; neither saith he, For whom do I labor, and bereave my soul of good? This is also vanity, yea, it is a sore travail. (Eccl. 4:8)
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Mark 8:36‑37• 36For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?
37Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?
(Mark 8:36‑37)
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Luke 12:20• 20But God said unto him, Thou fool, this night thy soul shall be required of thee: then whose shall those things be, which thou hast provided? (Luke 12:20)
get understanding.

J. N. Darby Translation

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The beginning of wisdom is, Get wisdomg; and with all thy getting get intelligence.

JND Translation Notes

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Or, "Wisdom is the principal thing. get wisdom." "Beginning" is as Gen. 1.1; Ps. 111.10; Prov. 1.7. see Note b, Lev. 2.12.