For the Lord gives wisdom; out of his mouth come knowledge and reason:
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For the LORD gives wisdom; From His mouth [come] knowledge and understanding;
For the LORD giveth wisdom: out of his mouth [cometh] knowledge and understanding.
The LORD gives wisdom. From his mouth come knowledge and understanding.
For* the Lord gives* wisdom, and from his mouth* comes* knowledge and understanding.
tn This is a causal clause. The reason one must fear and know the Lord> is that he is the source of true, effectual wisdom.
the Lord> gives173
tn The verb is an imperfect tense which probably functions as a habitual imperfect describing a universal truth in the past, present and future.
and from his mouth174
sn This expression is an anthropomorphism; it indicates that the Lord> is the immediate source or author of the wisdom. It is worth noting that in the incarnation many of these “anthropomorphisms” become literal in the person of the Logos, the Word, Jesus, who reveals the Father.
tn The verb “comes” does not appear in the Hebrew text, but is supplied in the translation for the sake of clarity and smoothness.