Exalt her, and she shall promote thee,.... Christ is to be exalted in his person, by asserting his proper deity; by ascribing all divine perfections to him; by allowing him to be the author of all divine works; by giving him divine worship and homage; by owning his divine and eternal sonship, and distinct personality: he is to be exalted in all his offices of Prophet, Priest, and King, and as the only Redeemer and Saviour; by trusting in him, embracing his Gospel, and submitting to his ordinances, and such that exalt him, he will "promote" them here and hereafter; of which more in the next clause. The universal consent of mankind in honouring real virtue is sufficient to show what the genuine sense of human nature is on this subject. 1. If a way is never entered, it never has to be remedied.i. When man proposes to improve the condition of humanity he begins outside, whereas God always begins inside. 1 Samuel 2:30, “Them that honour me I will honour.”. ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. Proverbs 18:16 says, “A man’s gift makes room for him, and brings him before great men” (NKJV). “Exalt her, and she shall promote thee: she shall bring thee to honour, when thou dost embrace her.” One rule will make any woman delightful, and the other will help men keep their money. Get wisdom, get understanding; do not forget the words I speak or turn away from them. 3. 3 Let not steadfast love and faithfulness forsake you; bind them around your neck; write them on the tablet of your heart. so I really need help just understanding the quote. All intelligent beings in the universe are under the dominion of either selfishness or benevolence. Pay attention to the word “principal” here. Not only "get," "keep," and "love" her; but also "exalt her." BibliographyGill, John. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/geb/proverbs-4.html. To the favour and fellowship of God on earth. 5. YLT Proverbs 4:8 Exalt her, and she doth lift thee up, She honoureth thee, when thou dost embrace her. Guard it, for it is your life." BibliographyWhedon, Daniel. Does not understanding raise her voice? Religion will promote your prospects. BibliographyExell, Joseph S. "Commentary on "Proverbs 4:8". Proverbs 4:8 Exalt her, and she shall promote thee: she shall bring thee to honour, when thou dost embrace her. We must look to the mind and the soul. By helping her to reach her throne of universal dominion. (8) Exalt her, and she shall promote thee.—Comp. Now such who embrace Christ, in the arms of their faith, as their alone Saviour, such he promotes and "brings to honour"; not to honour among men, for to embrace Christ and exalt him is the way to disgrace, though the disgrace is an honour, and will be before long rolled off; but to honour hereafter. thanks so much! There is no sin apart from selfishness; there is no virtue apart from benevolence. "Prize her, and she will exalt you; She will honor you if you embrace her. Knowledge not only imparts power, but obtains for its possessor respect and admiration, especially when his intellectual acquirements are accompanied, as is supposed in this case, with high moral endowments. "Commentary on Proverbs 4:8". "Whedon's Commentary on the Bible". There are two ways we can look at this verse; one is negative and one is positive. Christ can also expel His rivals. 1685. vii. It will promote your happiness. "Commentary on Proverbs 4:8". Proverbs 11 – Blessings to the Righteous and Upright Proverbs 11:1. 1. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/wen/proverbs-4.html. 1905. Man and religion mutually exalted. Do not enter the path of the wicked: Solomon told his children to keep from starting on the path of the wicked. Copyright StatementThese files are public domain.Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. It will promote your honour. 26. BibliographyEllicott, Charles John. מגּן, to deliver up (Genesis 14:20), to give up (Hosea 11:8), is connected in the free poetic manner with two accusatives, instead of with an accus. Wisdom’s Call - Does not wisdom call out? Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Roberts.). Riches profit not in the day of wrath — In the time of God’s judgments, when he is executing vengeance upon sinners; but righteousness delivereth, &c. — See note on Proverbs 10:2. Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible. 1765. and raise your voice w for understanding, 4 if you seek it like x silver. 2. The pilpel form only occurs here, but the kal participle is met with in Proverbs 15:19, where it has the meaning of "to raise up as a causeway" (see marginal reading in loc.). NIV Study Bible, Hardcover. Yes. Proverbs 4:13, CSB: "Hold on to instruction; don't let go. 4. Play Audio: Promotion and honor are simple. It supplies man with blessed hopes, cheerful prospects, and a glorious future. The Value of Wisdom. 5. To a place of safety aria comfort among the trials and dangers of life. Within him are forces of evil which drive him into wrong courses; there is also a power of conscience which meets him in these evil ways, denounces, condemns, and punishes him. She shall bring thee to honor - There is nothing, a strict life of piety and benevolence excepted, that has such a direct tendency to reflect honor upon a man, as the careful cultivation of his mind. But mere external reformation without inward renewal will leave the man lost and perishing. This shows just how deeply God cares about simple honesty and fairness. He regards dishonest scales as an abomination. We are apt to think less of those things which we have, however precious, after the novelty has worn off. Although wisdom is a gift from God, He gives it only to those who prize it, cherish His Word, and ask … "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". A foolish son or daughter brings shame to their parents, but children filled with godly wisdom bring honor to their parents. Follow the buttons in the right-hand column for detailed definitions and verses that use the same root words. "Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers". Hear, ye children, the instruction of a father, and attend to know understanding. 1874-1909. True wisdom includes two things--first, the choice of the highest possible good; secondly, the adoption of the best possible means for the attainment of that good. “It will not leave even a root or branch. Spelled in this manner—ending in p-a-l, not p-l-e—the term, according to The American Heritage College Dictionary, means “first, highest, foremost in importance, rank, worth or degree; chief.” One of the strongest instincts of the human soul is the instinct for happiness. BibliographyWesley, John. ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. You cannot secure peace by forgetting the past. [⇑ See verse text ⇑] Here Solomon pleads with his son to hold instruction firmly in his grip and not let go. But for you who respect my name, the sun of vindication will rise with healing wings, and you will skip about like calves released from the stall. Copyright StatementThese files are a derivative of an electronic edition prepared from text scanned by Woodside Bible Fellowship.This expanded edition of the Jameison-Faussett-Brown Commentary is in the public domain and may be freely used and distributed. Nothing is so universally respected, provided the learned man be a consistent moral character, and be not proud and overbearing; which is a disgrace to genuine literature. In Proverbs 14:8, we read, “The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way.” The philosophers call four of the virtues “cardinal,” because all the rest turn upon them as upon their hinges. BibliographyTrapp, John. Copyright StatementThese files are public domain and are a derivative of an electronic edition that is available on the Christian Classics Ethereal Library Website. Man is a being of strange contrarieties. Men everywhere yearn for a twofold immortality--the immortality of the life in the world beyond, and the immortality of posthumous fame in this world. “The warning is to avoid evil ways and evil men by not even starting on the wicked path of life. Proverbs 4:8. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ebc/proverbs-4.html. DRB: Take hold on her, and she shall exalt thee: thou shalt be … (In verse 4), it is like a sermon crying out for the men to listen and heed. In order to gain this coveted prize man must be brought into harmony with himself. King James Version (KJV) Public Domain. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tbi/proverbs-4.html. Proverbs 8:4-5 "Unto you, O men, I call; and my voice [is] to the sons of man." Copyright StatementThese files are public domain. I have been in conversations like that many, many times. 1999. Roshhashanah, fol. Proverbs 4:8 Exalt her, and she shall promote thee: she shall bring thee to honour, when thou dost embrace her. BibliographyBullinger, Ethelbert William. But-- From what cause does this eminence arise? For I give you good doctrine, forsake ye not my law. "Commentary on Proverbs 4:8". About the NIV; Help translate Bibles; Bible Gateway Recommends. a. Dishonest scales are an abomination: The term abomination was reserved for terrible, horrific things. 2 I give you sound learning, so do not forsake my teaching. Men have obtained honour in other ways than by religion. Here it refers to inherent human understanding that functions in relative ignorance unless supplemented by divine wisdom (Job 28:12–28; 39:26). Man exalting religion. "Commentary on Proverbs 4:8". To honour, both with God and men; which Solomon knew by experience. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bul/proverbs-4.html. By entertaining lofty thoughts about her. (Note: Lwenstein has rightly ותרוממך, vid., my preface to Baer's Genesis, p. (6) Do not forsake wisdom, and she will guard you; love her, and she will watch over you. At the highest point along the way, where the paths meet, she takes her stand; beside the gate leading into the city, at the entrance, she cries aloud: “To you, O people, I call out; I raise my voice to all mankind. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/acc/proverbs-4.html. But where is the man who will match for:honour the men of “faith” mentioned in Hebrews 11:1-40? By giving her the highest place in our affections. 1871-8. Wisdom exalts her admirers, honours her lovers, and makes a man's appearance pleasant, causing him to be reverenced when he approaches. Gesenius renders, "exalt her," sc. Whosoever will is the cry. Exalt her, and she shall promote thee. Religion richly repays in kind all that we can do to "embrace her." Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". Proverbs 3:1-8 English Standard Version (ESV) Trust in the Lord with All Your Heart. Proverbs 4 4 1 HEAR, MY sons, the instruction of a father, and pay attention in order to gain and to know intelligent discernment, comprehension, and interpretation [of spiritual matters]. BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. The term בִּינָה (binah, “understanding”) is used elsewhere in this book of insight given by God from the instructions in Proverbs (Prov 2:3; 7:4; 8:14; 9:6, 10; 23:23). 1909-1922. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/whe/proverbs-4.html. Among the advantages which attend religion and virtue, the honour which they confer on man is frequently mentioned in Scripture. The righteousness of the perfect shall direct, &c. — Shall bring all his designs and endeavours to a happy issue, and deliver him from many snares and dangers, Proverbs 11:6. Used by Permission. ), thee with a high place, and (with chiastic transposition of the performance and the consequence) she will honour, (Note: We read תכבּדך, not תכבּרך (Hahn) or תכבּדך (Lwenstein); the tone lies on the penult., and the tone-syllable has the point Tsere, as in ויגּדך, Deuteronomy 32:7; vid., Michlol 66b.). Sin is no longer in the ascendancy, Christ becomes king; but although the power, the supremacy, of sin is broken, evil in a subordinate state may exist within. In order to peace and contentment you must be in harmony with your surroundings. Nothing is more honourable than a highly cultivated mind. 1832. Among the characteristics of God that we are to strive for, wisdom has an extremely high value, as this verse attests. Our Price: $24.99 Save: $25.00 (50%) Buy Now. I. BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. and dat. I. חבּק is used of embracing in the pressure of tender love, as in Sol 2:6; Sol 8:3; the Piel is related to the Kal as amplexari to amplecti. Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. The importance of this idea was even illustrated in Solomon's own life. A.). 4. Man may exalt it into his will as the all-controlling force, the life-principle. Bring thee to honour — Or, “load thee with honour.”. Man may exalt it into his heart as a supreme passion. Tell me what the ruling force in the man is and I will tell you his character. You must place religion on the throne of your heart, give her supremacy, and the effect will be seen in the temper, conversation, and life. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/mpc/proverbs-4.html. By placing her upon the seat of government within the soul. The words do not give the object of attention, but the design, the aim. Proverbs 4:8 King James Version (KJV) 8 Exalt her, and she shall promote thee: she shall bring thee to honour, when thou dost embrace her. Here are just a few examples: Genesis 25:10; 33:19; 39:1; 47:19; Leviticus 22:11; 25:14-15; Deuteronomy 28:68; 32:6; Joshua 24:32; Ruth 4:8, 10; Proverbs 4:5, 7; 15:32; 17:16; 20:14; 23:23). To a throne of glory in the skies. These are not the words of a money-grubbing salesman wanting your enrollment fee for a foolish self-help program – these are the free words of God and two rich and wise kings of Israel. לדעת is rightly vocalized, not לדעת. 2 u My son, v if you receive my words. Prudence, or wisdom, consists of three parts, A sagacity of judgment to make a true estimate of things, persons, times, and events. All Rightes Reserved, Larry Pierce, Winterbourne, Ontario.A printed copy of this work can be ordered from: The Baptist Standard Bearer, 1 Iron Oaks Dr, Paris, AR, 72855. The predominate meaning of the word has the sense of a possessor or an owner and the context in which this word is translated argues for “possessor” or “owner” and not creator. Ver. A presence of mind to obviate … Proverbs 4:8-9 New International Version ... Proverbs 3 Proverbs 5. To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient, John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible, she shall bring thee to honour, when thou dost embrace her, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Commentary Critical and Explanatory - Unabridged, Kretzmann's Popular Commentary of the Bible, Lange's Commentary on the Holy Scriptures. Beware of this fasting as to religion. Exalt her, and she shall promote thee; she shall bring thee to honour, when thou dost embrace her. More on the NIV. "John Wesley's Explanatory Notes on the Whole Bible". Proverbs 4:7. (T. Whitelaw, M. Dishonest scales are an abomination to the Lord, But a just weight is His delight. As you highly esteem her, she will raise you to honor. "Commentary on Proverbs 4:8". "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged". We want “living epistles,” men and women sanctified to God, embodying in their daily life and conversation the lofty precepts of the New Testament. Bible Gateway Recommends. Not from any adventitious circumstances of fortune. (R. Proverbs 4:7 Translation & Meaning. "Commentary on Proverbs 4:8". Proverbs 11:4-6. she shall bring thee to honour, when thou dost embrace her: by faith: for this is an act of faith, and a very considerable one, and is expressive of great nearness to Christ, of much intimacy and familiarity with him, of strong love and affection to him, of a good degree of boldness used with him, and of joy and exaltation in him; for such an action is used by persons near akin, and are very familiar with, and have a very great affection for one another, and use much freedom with each other, and rejoice at meeting together. To a position of usefulness and honour amongst men. What does this verse really mean? I missed school today and psalm 4:8 was my teacher's chosen quote in the book (Fever 1793) that we're reading. View More Titles. Pr 3:35 22:4 1Sa 2:30 1Ki 3:5-13 Da 12:3 BibliographyClarke, Adam. Such will be set at his right hand, and be owned by him before his Father and his angels; and they will be placed on the same throne with him, and will reign with him for ever and ever; see 1 Samuel 2:30. BibliographyPoole, Matthew, "Commentary on Proverbs 4:8". thee if (ἐάν) thou lovingly embracest her. Exalt her, and she shall promote thee: she shall bring thee to honour, when thou dost embrace her. "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". For I was my father's son, tender and only beloved in the sight 3. NKJ Proverbs 4:8 Exalt her, and she will promote you; She will bring you honor, when you embrace her. She exalts them who exalt her (Psalms 30:1); and gives them fresh reason for exalting her (Psalms 37:34; 1 Samuel 2:30, "Them that honour me I will honour"). The … Retail: $49.99. When Christ takes possession of the heart the usurper is overthrown. "Commentary on Proverbs 4:8". Such will be set at his right hand, and be owned by him before his Father and his angels; and they will be placed on the same throne with him, and will reign with him for ever and ever; see 1 Samuel 2:30. and inclining your heart to understanding; 3 yes, if you call out for insight. 1. Proverbs 4:7 tc The verse is not in the LXX; some textual critics delete the verse as an impossible gloss that interrupts vv. This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. "E.W. lxx has ὑπερασπίσῃ, but one does not defend himself (as with a shield) by a wreath or crown. To get what Proverbs 4:8 means based on its source text, scroll down or follow these links for the original scriptural meaning , biblical context and relative popularity. (7) Wisdom is the primary thing; therefore, get wisdom. There is a sense in which it may be said that man cannot exalt religion. (Hugh Blair, D. D.). Use this table to get a word-for-word translation of the original Hebrew Scripture. with praises. Proverbs 4:8 tn The verb is the Pilpel imperative from סָלַל (salal). "Commentary on Proverbs 4:8". Bab. KJV: Exalt her, and she shall promote thee: she shall bring thee to honour, when thou dost embrace her. 3. Man exalting religion. NRS Proverbs 4:8 Prize her highly, and she will exalt you; she will honor you if you embrace her. 3. Retail: $17.99. b. 8. The morals of Christianity are the purest the world has ever known, our enemies being judges. What does Proverbs 4:13 mean? Proverbs 4:8 in all English translations. The honour acquired by religion and virtue is honour Divine and immortal. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/proverbs-4.html. Proverbs chapter 4 KJV (King James Version) 1 Hear, ye children, the instruction of a father, and attend to know understanding.. 2 For I give you good doctrine, forsake ye not my law.. 3 For I was my father's son, tender and only beloved in the sight of my mother.. 4 He taught me also, and said unto me, Let thine heart retain my words: keep my commandments, and live. John Trapp Complete Commentary. New York. See Proverbs 4:5-9 (printed below) How would you explain the father’s statement recorded in verse 7? When (or because) thou dost embrace her — Honour will follow as a consequence. 4. Abounding around us are organisations which have for their object the reformation of morals, the correcting or suppressing certain evil habits, social and national. The coming day will burn them up,” says the Lord who rules over all. By making earnest efforts to obtain her. "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible". But--. Proverbs 11:16 “A gracious woman retaineth honour: and strong men retain riches.” Can ten words give a rule for success for women and one for men? She shall bring thee to honour, when thou dost embrace her. The secret to success is right before you. 1. In the context of the book of Proverbs, wisdom means an ability to live according to godly principles. Exalt her; let her have thine highest esteem and affection. and treasure up my commandments with you, 2 making your ear attentive to wisdom. Now such who embrace Christ, in the arms of their faith, as their alone Saviour, such he promotes and "brings to honour"; not to honour among men, for to embrace Christ and exalt him is the way to disgrace, though the disgrace is an honour, and will be before long rolled off; but to honour hereafter. "Commentary on Proverbs 4:8". What does Proverbs 4:8 mean? One of Bacon's aphorisms was, Knowledge is power; and it is truly astonishing to see what influence true learning has. 1865-1868. 2. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jtc/proverbs-4.html. "O ye simple, understand wisdom: and, ye fools, be ye of an understanding heart." All wish, by some means or other, to acquire respect from those among whom they live. You who are simple, gain prudence; you who are foolish, set your hearts on it. Christianity is not a creed, it is a life. The love of honour is one of the strongest passions in the human heart. Not in reputation derived from civil accomplishments. Not from splendid actions and abilities which excite high admiration. BibliographyTorrey, R. A. Exalt — Let her have thine highest esteem and affection. Go to. He advises his son to guard instruction, because it gives life. Do not enter the path of the wicked,And do not walk in the way of evil.Avoid it, do not travel on it;Turn away from it and pass on.a. The honour which man acquires by religion and virtue is more independent and more complete than what can be acquired by any other means. Proverbs 1:8): he does not mean the father of each individual among those addressed, but himself, who is a father in his relation to them as his disciples; and as he manifests towards them fatherly love, so also he can lay claim to paternal authority over them. By the true honour of man is to be understood, not what merely commands external respect, but what commands the respect of the heart, what raises one to acknowledged eminence above others of the same species. Proverbs 4:8 Exalt her, and she shall promote you: she shall bring you to honor, when you do embrace her. Regarding לוית־חן, vid., Proverbs 1:9. 8. There is a sense in which it may be said that man cannot exalt religion. 2. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jfb/proverbs-4.html. “For indeed the day is coming, burning like a furnace, and all the arrogant evildoers will be chaff. Wisdom does bring honor instead of shame. Man may exalt it in his practice by living its lofty precepts. Intentionally he does not say אביכם (cf. According to the TalmudistsF21T. 1871-8. Rabbi Solomon, out of the Talmudists, renders it, Search for her, minutatim in ea singula consectans, do it diligently, as holding every parcel of her precious, as men do the very filings of gold. Man works from circumference to centre, God works from centre to circumference. "The Adam Clarke Commentary". Embracing is expressive of affectionate attachment, love. KJV, Thinline Bible, Compact, Imitation Leather, Burgundy. This book is the accumulation of wisdom from generations of godly insightful people. All men covet it. Our Price: $11.99 Save: $6.00 (33%) Buy Now. but, I missed the whole discussion that we always have about what the quote means and how it relates to the chapter we're reading. Have a high and honourable esteem of her and her children. Proverbs 4:8 "Exalt her, and she shall promote thee: she shall bring thee to honor, when thou dost embrace her." [⇑ See verse text ⇑] A life without wisdom can lead to shame, dishonor, regret, and misery, but setting a high value on wisdom and embracing it leads to exaltation and honor. These are prudence, justice, fortitude, and temperance. 6 and 8 (e.g., C. H. Toy, Proverbs [ICC], 88). Proverbs 4. Copyright StatementThe New John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible Modernised and adapted for the computer by Larry Pierce of Online Bible. 3. If we rank proverbs by brevity, wisdom, and value, this is one of the best. 2. True wisdom includes two things--first, the choice of the highest possible good; secondly, the adoption of the best possible means for the attainment of that good. 3 When I was a boy in my father's house, still tender, and an only child of my mother, 4 he taught me and said, "Lay hold of my words with all your heart; keep my commands and you will live. In its ten Qal uses, it means to pile up, usually in building a road. 3 My son, do not forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments, 2 for length of days and years of life and peace they will add to you. Exalt her, and she shall.] Proverbs 12:25 says, “An anxious heart weighs a man down, but a kind word cheers him up.” Do you ever find yourself sitting with a friend over a cup of coffee at Starbucks, listening to their troubles, and wishing you knew just what to say or do? Exalt her, and she shall promote thee: she shall bring thee to honour, when thou dost embrace her. 2. , the word for "exalt" signifies a diligent search, by turning things about to find out what is sought; and so the Septuagint interpret the word in the sense of "searching", Jeremiah 50:26; she shall bring thee to honour, when thou dost embrace her: by faith: for this is an act of faith, and a very considerable one, and is expressive of great nearness to Christ, of much intimacy and familiarity with him, of strong love and affection to him, of a good degree of boldness used with him, and of joy and exaltation in him; for such an action is used by persons near akin, and are very familiar with, and have a very great affection for one another, and use much freedom with each other, and rejoice at meeting together. Proverbs 4 :1 Listen, my sons, to a father's instruction; pay attention and gain understanding. 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