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Being wise is better than being strong; yes, knowledge is more important than strength.
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A wise man is strong: and a knowing man, stout and valiant.
Proverbs 8:14 By me kings reign, and lawgivers decree just things.
Proverbs 10:29 The just shall never be moved: but the wicked shall not dwell on the earth.
Proverbs 21:22 The wise man hath scaled the city of the strong, and hath cast down the strength of the confidence thereof.
Ecclesiastes 7:19 Wisdom hath strengthened the wise more than ten princes of the city.
Ecclesiastes 9:14-18 A little city, and few men in it: there came against it a great king, and invested it, and built bulwarks round about it, and the siege was perfect. . . .
Psalm 84:7 For the lawgiver shall give a blessing, they shall go from virtue to virtue: the God of gods shall be seen in Sion.
Isaiah 40:31 But they that hope in the Lord shall renew their strength, they shall take wings as eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint.
Colossians 1:11 Strengthened with all might according to the power of his glory, in all patience and longsuffering with joy,
ContextDo not Envy
…4By instruction the storerooms shall be filled with all precious and most beautiful wealth. 5A wise man is strong: and a knowing man, stout and valiant.6Because war is managed by due ordering: and there shall be safety where there are many counsels.…
Additional TranslationsA wise man is strong, and a man of knowledge enhances his strength.A wise man is strong; yes, a man of knowledge increases strength.
A wise man is strong; Yea, a man of knowledge increaseth might,
A wise man is better than a strong man; and a man who has prudence than a large estate.
A wise man is strong, and a man of knowledge increaseth strength.
A wise man is strong; yea, a man of knowledge increaseth might.
A wise man is strong; and a man of knowledge increaseth strength.
A wise man has great power; and a knowledgeable man increases strength;
Mighty is the wise in strength, And a man of knowledge is strengthening power,
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