New International Version
I have not learned wisdom, nor have I attained to the knowledge of the Holy One.
King James Bible
I neither learned wisdom, nor have the knowledge of the holy.
Darby Bible Translation
I have neither learned wisdom, nor have I the knowledge of the Holy.
World English Bible
I have not learned wisdom, neither do I have the knowledge of the Holy One.
Young's Literal Translation
Nor have I learned wisdom, Yet the knowledge of Holy Ones I know.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I neither learned wisdom - I have never been a scholar in any of those schools of the wise men, nor have the knowledge of the holy, קדשים kedoshim, of the saints or holy persons.
The Septuagint give this a different turn: yeov dedidace me sofian, kai gnwsin agiwn egnwka; "God hath taught me wisdom, and the knowledge of the saints I have known."
This may refer to the patriarchs, prophets, or holy men, that lived before the days of Solomon. That is, the translators might have had these in view.
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A Sermon (No. 2140) delivered on Lord's Day, April 27th, 1890 by C.H. Spurgeon at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. "Surely I am more brutish than any man, and have not the understanding of a man."--Proverbs 30:2. Sometimes it is necessary for a speaker to refer to himself, and he may feel it needful to do so in a way peculiar to the occasion. When Elihu addressed himself to Job and the three wise men, he commended himself to them saying, "I am full of matter, the spirit within me constraineth …
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The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.
Who has gone up to heaven and come down? Whose hands have gathered up the wind? Who has wrapped up the waters in a cloak? Who has established all the ends of the earth? What is his name, and what is the name of his son? Surely you know!
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