Proverbs 8:22 {23}
Good News Translation
"The LORD created me first of all, the first of his works, long ago.

Contemporary English Version
From the beginning, I was with the LORD. I was there before he began

Douay-Rheims Bible
I was set up from eternity, and of old, before the earth was made.

New American Bible
“The LORD begot me, the beginning of his works, the forerunner of his deeds of long ago;

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I was set up from eternity, and of old, before the earth was made.

Proverbs 3:19 By his wisdom the depths have broken out, and the clouds grow thick with dew.

John 1:1,2 In the beginning was the Word: and the Word was with God: and the Word was God. . . .

Colossians 1:17 And he is before all: and by him all things consist.

Context
The Excellence of Wisdom
21The Lord possessed me in the beginning of his ways, before he made any thing from the beginning. 22I was set up from eternity, and of old, before the earth was made.23The depths were not as yet, and I was already conceived, neither had the fountains of waters as yet sprung out.…
Cross References
Revelation 3:14
And to the angel of the church of Laodicea write: These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, who is the beginning of the creation of God:

Job 28:23
God understandeth the way of it, and he knoweth the place thereof.

Job 28:26
When he gave a law for the rain, and a way for the sounding storms.

Psalm 104:24
How great are thy works, O Lord ? thou hast made all things in wisdom: the earth is filled with thy riches.

Proverbs 3:19
By his wisdom the depths have broken out, and the clouds grow thick with dew.

Micah 5:2
Now shalt thou be laid waste, O daughter of the robber: they have laid siege against us, with a rod shall they strike the cheek of the judge of Israel.

Additional Translations
The LORD possessed me at the beginning of His work, before His deeds of old.The LORD possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old.

Jehovah possessed me in the beginning of his way, Before his works of old.

The Lord made me the beginning of his ways for his works.

Jehovah possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old.

The LORD possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old.

The LORD possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old.

"Yahweh possessed me in the beginning of his work, before his deeds of old.

Jehovah possessed me -- the beginning of His way, Before His works since then.
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