Proverbs 8:22-30 NIV

22 “The LORD brought me forth as the first of his works,abbefore his deeds of old;

References for Proverbs 8:22

    • q 8:22 - Or "way" ; or "dominion"
    • r 8:22 - Or "The " Lord"possessed me at the beginning of his work" ; or "The " Lord"brought me forth at the beginning of his work"
      23 I was formed long ages ago, at the very beginning, when the world came to be.
      24 When there were no watery depths, I was given birth, when there were no springs overflowing with water;

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      25 before the mountains were settled in place, before the hills, I was given birth,

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      26 before he made the world or its fields or any of the dust of the earth.

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      27 I was there when he set the heavens in place, when he marked out the horizon on the face of the deep,

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      28 when he established the clouds above and fixed securely the fountains of the deep,

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      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.

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      30 Then I was constantlyc at his side. I was filled with delight day after day, rejoicing always in his presence,

      References for Proverbs 8:30

        • s 8:30 - Or "was the artisan" ; or "was a little child"