English Standard Version
The words of Agur son of Jakeh. The oracle. The man declares, I am weary, O God; I am weary, O God, and worn out.
King James Bible
The words of Agur the son of Jakeh, even the prophecy: the man spake unto Ithiel, even unto Ithiel and Ucal,
American Standard Version
The words of Agur the son of Jakeh; The oracle. The man saith unto Ithiel, unto Ithiel and Ucal:
The words of Gatherer the son of Vomiter. The vision which the man spoke with whom God is, and who being strengthened by God, abiding with him, said:
English Revised Version
The words of Agur the son of Jakeh; the oracle. The man saith unto Ithiel, unto Ithiel and Ucal:
Webster's Bible Translation
The words of Agur the son of Jakeh, even the prophecy: the man spoke to Ithiel, even to Ithiel and Ucal,
Proverbs 30:1 Parallel
CommentaryKeil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament
The following group begins with a proverb which rhymes by מדון, with מנון of the foregoing, and extends on to the end of this Hezekiah collection:
22 A man of anger stirreth up strife;
And a passionate man aboundeth in transgression.
(Note: For אישׁ־אף (Lwenstein after Norzi) is to be written, with Baer (Thorath Emeth, p. 19), אישׁ אף ,)91. Thus also in Cod. Jaman.)
אף here means anger, not the nose, viz., the expanded nostrils (Schultens). In רב־פּשׁע the פשׁע is, after Proverbs 14:29; Proverbs 28:16; Proverbs 20:27, the governed genitive; Hitzig construes it in the sense of פשׁע רב, Psalm 19:2, with יגרה, but one does not say גּרה פשׁע; and that which is true of רבּים, that, after the manner of a numeral, it can precede its substantive (vid., under Psalm 7:26; Psalm 89:51), cannot be said of רב. Much (great) in wickedness denotes one who heaps up many wicked actions, and burdens himself with greater guilt (cf. פשׁע, Proverbs 29:16). The wrathful man stirreth up (vid., under Proverbs 15:18) strife, for he breaks through the mutual relations of men, which rest on mutual esteem and love, and by means of his passionate conduct he makes enemies of those against whom he thinks that he has reason for being angry; that on account of which he is angry can be settled without producing such hostility, but passion impels him on, and misrepresents the matter; it embitters hearts, and tears them asunder. The lxx has, instead of רב, ἐξώρυξεν, of dreaming, כרה (Proverbs 16:27).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
An unjust man is an abomination to the righteous, but one whose way is straight is an abomination to the wicked.
Surely I am too stupid to be a man. I have not the understanding of a man.
Jump to PreviousAffirmation Burden Consumed Declaration Declared Declares End Full Gatherer Ithiel Massa Obedient Oracle Prophecy Sayings Wearied Weariness Words
Jump to NextAffirmation Burden Consumed Declaration Declared Declares End Full Gatherer Ithiel Massa Obedient Oracle Prophecy Sayings Wearied Weariness Words
LinksProverbs 30:1 NIV
Proverbs 30:1 NLT
Proverbs 30:1 ESV
Proverbs 30:1 NASB
Proverbs 30:1 KJV
Proverbs 30:1 Bible Apps
Proverbs 30:1 Biblia Paralela
Proverbs 30:1 Chinese Bible
Proverbs 30:1 French Bible
Proverbs 30:1 German Bible
ESV Text Edition: 2016. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version® copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.