New American Standard Bible
A wise man is strong, And a man of knowledge increases power.
King James Bible
A wise man is strong; yea, a man of knowledge increaseth strength.
Darby Bible Translation
A wise man is strong, and a man of knowledge increaseth strength.
World English Bible
A wise man has great power; and a knowledgeable man increases strength;
Young's Literal Translation
Mighty is the wise in strength, And a man of knowledge is strengthening power,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Is strong - literally, as in the margin; i. e., rooted and established in strength.
LibraryThe Sluggard's Farm
A sermon (No. 2027) intended for reading on Lord's Day, June 3rd 1888, delivered by C. H. Spurgeon at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. "I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding; And, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down. Then I saw, and considered it well: I looked upon it, and received instruction."--Proverbs 24:30-32. No doubt Solomon was sometimes glad …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
2 Cor. Iii. 5
A wise man scales the city of the mighty And brings down the stronghold in which they trust.
For by wise guidance you will wage war, And in abundance of counselors there is victory.
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