Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 8:22-31

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Proverbs 8:22-31

CEBA 22 The LORD created me at the beginning of his way, before his deeds long in the past. NIV 22 "The LORD brought me forth as the first of his works, before his deeds of old; CEBA 23 I was formed in ancient times, at the beginning, before the earth was. NIV 23 I was appointed from eternity, from the beginning, before the world began. CEBA 24 When there were no watery depths, I was brought forth, when there were no springs flowing with water. NIV 24 When there were no oceans, I was given birth, when there were no springs abounding with water; CEBA 25 Before the mountains were settled, before the hills, I was brought forth; NIV 25 before the mountains were settled in place, before the hills, I was given birth, CEBA 26 before God made the earth and the fields or the first of the dry land. NIV 26 before he made the earth or its fields or any of the dust of the world. CEBA 27 I was there when he established the heavens, when he marked out the horizon on the deep sea, NIV 27 I was there when he set the heavens in place, when he marked out the horizon on the face of the deep, CEBA 28 when he thickened the clouds above, when he secured the fountains of the deep, NIV 28 when he established the clouds above and fixed securely the fountains of the deep, CEBA 29 when he set a limit for the sea, so the water couldn't go beyond his command, when he marked out the earth's foundations. NIV 29 when he gave the sea its boundary so the waters would not overstep his command, and when he marked out the foundations of the earth. CEBA 30 I was beside him as a master of crafts. I was having fun, smiling before him all the time, NIV 30 Then I was the craftsman at his side. I was filled with delight day after day, rejoicing always in his presence, CEBA 31 frolicking with his inhabited earth and delighting in the human race. NIV 31 rejoicing in his whole world and delighting in mankind.