since they hated knowledge and did not choose to fear the LORD.
Read Proverbs 1:29 Using Other Translations
For that they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of the LORD:
Because they hated knowledge and did not choose the fear of the LORD,
For they hated knowledge and chose not to fear the LORD .
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