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Job 28:28

28 And to man He said,

‘Behold, mthe fear of the Lord, that is wisdom,

And to depart from evil is understanding.’ ”

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Job 28:28 — The New International Version (NIV)

28 And he said to the human race,

“The fear of the Lord—that is wisdom,

and to shun evil is understanding.”

Job 28:28 — English Standard Version (ESV)

28 And he said to man,

‘Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom,

and to turn away from evil is understanding.’ ”

Job 28:28 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

28 And unto man he said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom;

And to depart from evil is understanding.

Job 28:28 — New Living Translation (NLT)

28 And this is what he says to all humanity:

‘The fear of the Lord is true wisdom;

to forsake evil is real understanding.’ ”

Job 28:28 — New Century Version (NCV)

28 Then he said to humans,

‘The fear of the Lord is wisdom;

to stay away from evil is understanding.’ ”

Job 28:28 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

28 And unto man he said,

Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom;

And to depart from evil is understanding.

Job 28:28 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

28 And unto man he said, Lo, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.

Job 28:28 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

28 So he told humans,

‘The fear of the Lord is wisdom!

To stay away from evil is understanding.’ ”

Job 28:28 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

28 He said to mankind,

“The fear of the Lord is this: wisdom.

And to turn from evil is understanding.”

Job 28:28 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

28 And he said to humankind,

‘Truly, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom;

and to depart from evil is understanding.’ ”

Job 28:28 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

28 And to the human beings he said,

‘Look, the fear of the Lord is wisdom,

and to depart from evil is understanding.’ ”

Job 28:28 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

28 He said to human beings,

‘Have respect for me. That will prove you are wise.

Avoid evil. That will show you have understanding.’ ”

Job 28:28 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

28 “And to man He said, ‘Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom;

And to depart from evil is understanding.’ ”