Proverbs 9:10 {11}
Good News Translation
To be wise you must first have reverence for the LORD. If you know the Holy One, you have understanding.

Contemporary English Version
Respect and obey the LORD! This is the beginning of wisdom. To have understanding, you must know the Holy God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For by me shall thy days be multiplied, and years of life shall be added to thee.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For by me shall thy days be multiplied, and years of life shall be added to thee.

the fear

Proverbs 1:7 My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother:

Job 28:28 And he said to man: Behold the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom: and to depart from evil, is understanding.

Psalm 111:10 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. A good understanding to all that do it: his praise continueth for ever and ever.

Ecclesiastes 12:13 Let us all hear together the conclusion of the discourse. Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is all man:

the knowledge

Proverbs 2:5 Because the Lord giveth wisdom: and out of his mouth cometh prudence and knowledge.

Proverbs 30:3 I have not learned wisdom, and have not known the science of saints.

1 Chronicles 28:9 And thou my son Solomon, know the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart, and a willing mind: for the Lord searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the thoughts of minds. If thou seek him, thou shalt find him: but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off for ever.

Matthew 11:27 All things are delivered to me by my Father. And no one knoweth the Son but the Father: neither doth any one know the Father, but the Son, and he to whom it shall please the Son to reveal him.

John 17:3 Now this is eternal life: That they may know thee, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.

1 John 5:20 And we know that the Son of God is come. And he hath given us understanding that we may know the true God and may be in his true Son. This is the true God and life eternal.

Context
The Way of Wisdom
9The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is prudence. 10For by me shall thy days be multiplied, and years of life shall be added to thee.11If thou be wise, thou shalt be so to thyself: and if a scorner, thou alone shalt bear the evil.…
Cross References
Job 28:28
And he said to man: Behold the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom: and to depart from evil, is understanding.

Psalm 111:10
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. A good understanding to all that do it: his praise continueth for ever and ever.

Proverbs 1:7
My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother:

Proverbs 30:3
I have not learned wisdom, and have not known the science of saints.

Additional Translations
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.

The fear of Jehovah is the beginning of wisdom; And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the counsel of saints is understanding: for to know the law is the character of a sound mind.

The fear of Jehovah is the beginning of wisdom; and the knowledge of the Holy is intelligence.

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.

The fear of Yahweh is the beginning of wisdom. The knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.

The commencement of wisdom is the fear of Jehovah, And a knowledge of the Holy Ones is understanding.
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