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Proverbs 8:4

    Proverbs 8:4 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Unto you, O men, I call; and my voice is to the sons of man.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    To you, O men, I call; and my voice is to the sons of man.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Unto you, O men, I call; And my voice is to the sons of men.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    I am crying out to you, O men; my voice comes to the sons of men.

    Webster's Revision

    Unto you, O men, I call; And my voice is to the sons of men.

    World English Bible

    "To you men, I call! I send my voice to the sons of mankind.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Unto you, O men, I call; and my voice is to the sons of men.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 8:4

    Unto you, O men - אישים ishim, men of wealth and power, will I call; and not to you alone, for my voice is אל בני אדם al beney Adam, "to all the descendants of Adam;" to the whole human race. As Jesus Christ tasted death for every man, so the Gospel proclaims salvation to all: to You - to every individual, my voice is addressed. Thou hast sinned; and thou must perish, if not saved by grace.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 8:4

    Men ... sons of man - The two words are used, which, like viri and homines, describe the higher and the lower, the stronger and the weaker. Compare the Psalm 49:2 note.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 8:4

    8:4 O men - To all men without exception.