New Living Translation
The wise are mightier than the strong, and those with knowledge grow stronger and stronger.
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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
24:5 Is strong - Is courageous and resolute, and able by wisdom to do greater things than others can accomplish by strength.
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