New American Standard Bible
"From everlasting I was established, From the beginning, from the earliest times of the earth.
King James Bible
I was set up from everlasting, from the beginning, or ever the earth was.
Darby Bible Translation
I was set up from eternity, from the beginning, before the earth was.
World English Bible
I was set up from everlasting, from the beginning, before the earth existed.
Young's Literal Translation
From the age I was anointed, from the first, From former states of the earth.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Or ever the earth was - literally, "from the times before the earth."
Library"But Whereunto Shall I Liken this Generation?"
Matth. xi. 16.--"But whereunto shall I liken this generation?" When our Lord Jesus, who had the tongue of the learned, and spoke as never man spake, did now and then find a difficulty to express the matter herein contained. "What shall we do?" The matter indeed is of great importance, a soul matter, and therefore of great moment, a mystery, and therefore not easily expressed. No doubt he knows how to paint out this to the life, that we might rather behold it with our eyes, than hear it with our …
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning
The Invitation of Wisdom. --Prov. viii.
His Name --The Counsellor
Of the Decrees of God.
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
"Now, Father, glorify Me together with Yourself, with the glory which I had with You before the world was.
"The beginning of wisdom is: Acquire wisdom; And with all your acquiring, get understanding.
"But as for you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, Too little to be among the clans of Judah, From you One will go forth for Me to be ruler in Israel. His goings forth are from long ago, From the days of eternity."
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