Proverbs 8:14 {15}
Good News Translation
I make plans and carry them out. I have understanding, and I am strong.

Contemporary English Version
I am strong, and I offer sensible advice and sound judgment.

Douay-Rheims Bible
By me kings reign, and lawgivers decree just things.

New American Bible
Mine are counsel and advice; Mine is strength; I am understanding.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

By me kings reign, and lawgivers decree just things.

Counsel

Isaiah 9:6 For a CHILD IS BORN to us, and a son is given to us, and the government is upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, God the Mighty, the Father of the world to come, the Prince of Peace.

Isaiah 40:14 With whom hath he consulted, and who hath instructed him, and taught him the path of justice, and taught him knowledge, and shewed him the way of understanding?

John 1:9 That was the true light, which enlighteneth every man that cometh into this world.

Romans 11:33,34 O the depth of the riches of the wisdom and of the knowledge of God! How incomprehensible are his judgments, and how unsearchable his ways! . . .

1 Corinthians 1:23,30 But we preach Christ crucified: unto the Jews indeed a stumblingblock, and unto the Gentiles foolishness: . . .

Colossians 2:3 In whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.

sound

Proverbs 2:6,7 He wilt keep the salvation of the righteous, and protect them that walk in simplicity, . . .

Romans 1:22 For, professing themselves to be wise, they became fools.

I have

Proverbs 24:5 A wise man is strong: and a knowing man, stout and valiant.

Ecclesiastes 7:19 Wisdom hath strengthened the wise more than ten princes of the city.

Ecclesiastes 9:16-18 And I said that wisdom is better than strength: how then is the wisdom of the poor man slighted, and his words not heard? . . .

Context
The Excellence of Wisdom
13Counsel and equity is mine, prudence is mine, strength is mine. 14By me kings reign, and lawgivers decree just things.15By me princes rule, and the mighty decree justice.…
Cross References
Proverbs 1:25
I also will laugh in your destruction, and will mock when that shall come to you which you feared.

Proverbs 2:7
Keeping the paths of justice, and guarding the ways of saints.

Proverbs 3:21
And there shall be life to thy soul, and grace to thy mouth.

Proverbs 18:1
He that hath a mind to depart from a friend, seeketh occasions: he shall ever be subject to reproach.

Proverbs 19:20
Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou mayst be wise in thy latter end.

Ecclesiastes 7:19
Wisdom hath strengthened the wise more than ten princes of the city.

Ecclesiastes 9:16
And I said that wisdom is better than strength: how then is the wisdom of the poor man slighted, and his words not heard?

Isaiah 28:29
This also is come forth from the Lord God of hosts, to make his counsel wonderful, and magnify justice.

Jeremiah 32:19
Great in counsel, and incomprehensible in thought: whose eyes are open upon all the ways of the children of Adam, to render unto every one according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his devices.

Additional Translations
Counsel and sound judgment are mine; I have insight and strength.Counsel is mine, and sound wisdom: I am understanding; I have strength.

Counsel is mine, and sound knowledge: I am understanding; I have might.

Counsel and safety are mine; prudence is mine, and strength is mine.

Counsel is mine, and sound wisdom: I am intelligence; I have strength.

Counsel is mine, and sound knowledge: I am understanding; I have might.

Counsel is mine, and sound wisdom: I am understanding; I have strength.

Counsel and sound knowledge are mine. I have understanding and power.

Mine is counsel and substance, I am understanding, I have might.
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