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Proverbs 1:1

    Proverbs 1:1 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel;

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel;

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel:

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The wise sayings of Solomon, the son of David, king of Israel.

    Webster's Revision

    The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel:

    World English Bible

    The proverbs of Solomon, the son of David, king of Israel:

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel:

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 1:1

    The proverbs of Solomon - For the meaning of the word proverb, see the introduction; and the dissertation upon parabolical writing at the end of the notes on Matthew 13:Solomon is the first of the sacred writers whose name stands at the head of his works.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 1:1

    The long exhortation Proverbs 1-9, characterized by the frequent recurrence of the words "my son," is of the nature of a preface to the collection of the "Proverbs of Solomon" Proverbs 10:1. On Proverbs 1:1-7, see the introduction to Proverbs.