Proverbs 8:2 DBY

2 On the top of high places by the way, at the cross-paths she taketh her stand.

Study tools for Proverbs 8:2

  • a 8:5 - Strictly, 'heart.'
  • b 8:8 - Or 'wily,' as Job 5.13; lit. 'twisted.'
  • c 8:9 - See 'right on,' ch. 4.25.
  • d 8:9 - Or 'straight,' as ch. 4. 25.
  • e 8:11 - As in chs. 3.15; 20.15; 31.10; Job 28.18; Lam. 4.7.
  • f 8:12 - Here the plural, as ch. 5.2.
  • g 8:13 - Or 'mouth of deceits:' see ch. 2.12,14.
  • h 8:15 - Or 'ministers [of state],' as Judg. 5.3; Ps. 2.2.
  • i 8:17 - Or 'earnestly.'
  • j 8:18 - Or 'resplendent.'
  • k 8:22 - See Ps. 46.8.
  • l 8:23 - Lit. 'anointed:' as Ps. 2.6.
  • m 8:26 - Lit. 'particles,' plural.
  • n 8:27 - See Job 26.10; Isa. 40.22.
  • o 8:28 - Or 'when [he] strengthened the fountains of the deep.'
  • p 8:30 - The nursling of his love. Or '[his] artificer.' The Hebrew is linked with 'artist' in Cant. 7.1.
  • q 8:31 - Lit. 'world,' Tebel, as 'circuit,' Job 37.12. That part of the earth fitted for man to live on: see 1Sam. 2.8; PB. 90.2; 96.10.
  • r 8:34 - Or 'keeping,' 'guarding.'
  • s 8:36 - Or 'he that misseth me.'