Bible Notes

"The fear of the Lord" (Job 28:28)—The Hebrew word "yir'eah" can mean "fear" or terror, but is also used often throughout the Old Testament in the sense of reverence or piety (Brown, Driver, Briggs: Hebrew Lexicon, p. 432), particularly in the phrase commonly rendered "the fear of the Lord," Consequently, Moffatt translates: "To revere me is your wisdom;" and Kent: "To revere the Lord is wisdom."

"O men ... sons of men" (Prov. 8:4)—It may be noted that in the original the word for "men" is "Ishim" (men as distinguished from women); while "man" represents " 'Adam," "mankind." In Hebrew idiom the phrase "the sons of man (or men)" is equivalent to "mankind in general." Moffatt has, "all men."

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