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Proverbs 8:22-23 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Wisdom’s Part in Creation

22 The Lord created me at the beginning[a] of his work,[b]
    the first of his acts of long ago.
23 Ages ago I was set up,
    at the first, before the beginning of the earth.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 8:22 Or me as the beginning
  2. Proverbs 8:22 Heb way
New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

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Proverbs 8:22-23 New International Version (NIV)

22 “The Lord brought me forth as the first of his works,[a][b]
    before his deeds of old;
23 I was formed long ages ago,
    at the very beginning, when the world came to be.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 8:22 Or way; or dominion
  2. Proverbs 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
New International Version (NIV)

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