Proverbs 1:7

The fear of Yahweh is the beginning of knowledge; But the foolish despise wisdom and instruction.

Alternate Versions of Proverbs 1-7

A Conservative Version: Proverbs 1:7
The fear of Jehovah is the beginning of knowledge. The foolish despise wisdom and instruction.

American Standard Version: Proverbs 1:7
The fear of Jehovah is the beginning of knowledge; `But' the foolish despise wisdom and instruction.

Bible in Basic English: Proverbs 1:7
The fear of the Lord is the start of knowledge: but the foolish have no use for wisdom and teaching.

Darby English Bible: Proverbs 1:7
The fear of Jehovah is the beginning of knowledge: fools despise wisdom and instruction.

King James Version: Proverbs 1:7
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.

King James Version (UK): Proverbs 1:7
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge but fools despise wisdom and instruction.

Youngs Literal Translation: Proverbs 1:7
Fear of Jehovah `is' a beginning of knowledge, Wisdom and instruction fools have despised!

Verses Related to Proverbs 1-7

Job 28:28
To man he said, 'Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom. To depart from evil is understanding.'"

Psalms 111:10
The fear of Yahweh is the beginning of wisdom. All those who do his work have a good understanding. His praise endures forever!

Psalms 112:1
Praise Yah! Blessed is the man who fears Yahweh, Who delights greatly in his commandments.

Proverbs 1:22
"How long, you simple ones, will you love simplicity? How long will mockers delight themselves in mockery, And fools hate knowledge?

Proverbs 9:10
The fear of Yahweh is the beginning of wisdom. The knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.

Proverbs 12:15
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, But he who is wise listens to counsel.

Proverbs 15:5
A fool despises his father's correction, But he who heeds reproof shows prudence.

Proverbs 18:2
A fool has no delight in understanding, But only in revealing his own opinion.