New Living Translation
The LORD preserves those with knowledge, but he ruins the plans of the treacherous.
King James Bible
The eyes of the LORD preserve knowledge, and he overthroweth the words of the transgressor.
Darby Bible Translation
The eyes of Jehovah preserve knowledge; but he overthroweth the words of the unfaithful.
World English Bible
The eyes of Yahweh watch over knowledge; but he frustrates the words of the unfaithful.
Young's Literal Translation
The eyes of Jehovah have kept knowledge, And He overthroweth the words of the treacherous.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
22:12 Preserve - God by the watchful eye of his providence maintains and defends. Knowledge - Men of knowledge, knowing and good men. The matters - All his hopes, enterprizes, and concerns.
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