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Proverbs 2:7

    Proverbs 2:7 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He layeth up sound wisdom for the righteous: he is a buckler to them that walk uprightly.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He lays up sound wisdom for the righteous: he is a buckler to them that walk uprightly.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    He layeth up sound wisdom for the upright; He is a shield to them that walk in integrity;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    He has salvation stored up for the upright, he is a breastplate to those in whom there is no evil;

    Webster's Revision

    He layeth up sound wisdom for the upright; He is a shield to them that walk in integrity;

    World English Bible

    He lays up sound wisdom for the upright. He is a shield to those who walk in integrity;

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    He layeth up sound wisdom for the upright, he is a shield to them that walk in integrity;

    Definitions for Proverbs 2:7

    Buckler - A shield.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 2:7

    He layeth up sound wisdom - תושיה tushiyah. We have met with this word in Job; see Job 5:12; Job 6:13; Job 11:6; Job 12:16. See especially the note on Job 11:6 (note), where the different acceptations of the word are given.

    Coverdale translates, "He preserveth the welfare of the righteous." It is difficult to find, in any language, a term proper to express the original meaning of the word; its seems to mean generally the essence or substance of a thing, The thing itself - that which is chief of its kind. He layeth up What Is Essential for the righteous.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 2:7

    Sound wisdom - "Soundness," an idea which passes on into that of health and safety. Compare "sound doctrine" in 1 Timothy 1:10; 2 Timothy 4:3.