Proverbs 9:10
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New American Standard Bible
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.

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

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

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

Young's Literal Translation
The commencement of wisdom is the fear of Jehovah, And a knowledge of the Holy Ones is understanding.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

The holy - The word in the Hebrew is plural, agreeing, probably, with אלהים 'elohı̂ym understood (so in Proverbs 30:3). The knowledge of the Most Holy One stands as the counterpart to the fear of Yahweh.

Proverbs 9:10 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Letter xxi (Circa A. D. 1128) to the Abbot of S. John at Chartres
To the Abbot of S. John at Chartres Bernard dissuades him from resigning his charge, and undertaking a Pilgrimage to Jerusalem. 1. As regards the matters about which you were so good as to consult so humble a person as myself, I had at first determined not to reply. Not because I had any doubt what to say, but because it seemed to me unnecessary or even presumptuous to give counsel to a man of sense and wisdom. But considering that it usually happens that the greater number of persons of sense--or
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux

The Authority and Utility of the Scriptures
2 Tim. iii. 16.--"All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness." We told you that there was nothing more necessary to know than what our end is, and what the way is that leads to that end. We see the most part of men walking at random,--running an uncertain race,--because they do not propose unto themselves a certain scope to aim at, and whither to direct their whole course. According to men's particular
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Cross References
Job 28:28
"And to man He said, '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 have all those who do His commandments; His praise endures forever.

Proverbs 1:7
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; Fools despise wisdom and instruction.

Proverbs 30:3
Neither have I learned wisdom, Nor do I have the knowledge of the Holy One.

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