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Proverbs 8:9

    Proverbs 8:9 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    They are all plain to him that understandeth, and right to them that find knowledge.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    They are all plain to him that understands, and right to them that find knowledge.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    They are all plain to him that understandeth, And right to them that find knowledge.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    They are all true to him whose mind is awake, and straightforward to those who get knowledge.

    Webster's Revision

    They are all plain to him that understandeth, And right to them that find knowledge.

    World English Bible

    They are all plain to him who understands, right to those who find knowledge.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    They are all plain to him that understandeth, and right to them that find knowledge.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 8:9

    They are all plain - נכחים nechochim, straight forward, over against every man, level to every capacity. This is true of all that concerns the salvation of the soul.

    To them that find knowledge - When a man gets the knowledge of himself, then he sees all the threatenings of God to be right. When he obtains the knowledge of God in Christ, then he finds that all the promises of God are right - yea and amen.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 8:9

    8:9 To him - Whose mind God hath enlightened. To them - That are truly wise.