Proverbs 30:24-28 Comparing 4 Things HCSB Essential Teen SB, NRSV HarperCollins SB, ESV Crossway 2001, KJV Life Spirit SB Formerly Full Life SB, CLB The Way Illustrated Our Sunday Visitor, HCSB Apologetics SB, NKJV Evidence SB, Message Remix, ESV Fire Bible, GNB The Light Illustrated Nelson 330, JPS New Tanakh English, NIV Thompson Student Kirkbride, NLT Tyndale, KJV Westminster Study Edition

Proverbs 30:24-28 HCSB Essential Teen SB Four things on earth are small, yet they are extremely wise;

the ants are not a strong people, yet they store up their food in the summer;

hyraxes are not a mighty people, yet they make their homes in the cliffs;

locusts have no king, yet all of them march in ranks;

a lizard can be caught in your hands, yet it lives in kings’ palaces.

Proverbs 30:24-28 NRSV HarperCollins SB Four things on earth are small, yet they are exceedingly wise;

the ants are a people without strength, yet they provide their food in the summer;

the badgers are a people without power, yet they make their homes in the rocks;

the locusts have no king, yet all of them march in rank;

the lizard can be grasped in the hand, yet it is found in kings’ palaces.

Proverbs 30:24-28 ESV Crossway 2001 Four things on earth are small, but they are exceedingly wise;

the ants are a people not strong, yet they provide their food in the summer;

the rock badgers are a people not mighty, yet they make their homes in the cliffs;

the locusts have no king, yet all of them march in rank;

the lizard you can take in your hands, yet it is in kings’ palaces.

Proverbs 30:24-28 KJV Life Spirit SB Formerly Full Life SB There be four things which are little upon the earth, but they are exceedingly wise:

The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer;

The conies are but a feeble folk, yet make their houses in the ricks;

The locusts have no king, yet go forth all of them by bands;

The spider taketh hold with her hands, and is in kings’ palaces.

Proverbs 30:24-28 CLB The Way Illustrated Our Sunday Visitor There are four things that are small but unusually wise;

Ants: they aren’t strong, but store up food for the winter.

Cliff badgers: delicate little animals who protect themselves by living among the rocks.

The locusts: though they have no leader, they stay together in swarms.

The lizards: they are easy to catch and kill, yet are found even on king’s palaces!

Proverbs 30:24-28 HCSB Apologetics SB Four things on earth are small, yet they are extremely wise:

ants are not a strong people, yet they store up their food in the summer;

hyraxes are not a mighty people, yet they make their homes in the cliffs;

locusts have no king, yet all of them march in ranks;

a lizard can be caught in your hands, yet it lives in kings’ palaces.

Proverbs 30:24-28 NKJV Evidence SB There are four things which are little on the earth, But they are exceedingly wise.

The ants are a people not strong, Yet they prepare their food in the summer;

The rock badgers are a feeble folk, Yet they make their homes in the crags,

The locusts have no king, Yet they all advance in ranks,

The spider skillfully grasps with its hands, And it is in kings’ palaces.

Four Small Wonders

Proverbs 030.24-28 Message Remix There are four small creatures, wisest of the wise they are–

ants–frail as they are, get plenty of food in for the winter,

marmots–vulnerable as they are, manage to arrange for rock-solid homes,

locusts–leaderless insects, yet they strip the field like an army regiment,

lizards–easy enough to catch, but they sneak past vigilant palace guards.

Proverbs 30:24-28 ESV Fire Bible Four things on earth are small, but they are exceedingly wise;

the ants are a people not strong, yet they provide their food in the summer;

the rock badgers are a people not mighty, yet they make their homes in the cliffs;

the locusts have no king, yet all of them march in rank;

the lizard you can take in your hands, yet it is in kings’ palaces.

Proverbs 30:24-28 GNB The Light Illustrated Nelson 330 There are four animals in the world that are small, but very, very clever;

Ants: they are weak, but they store up their food in the summer.

Rock badgers: they are not strong either, but they make their homes among the rocks.

Locusts: they have no king, but they move in formation.

Lizards: you can hold one in your hand, but you can find them in palaces.

Proverbs 30:24-28 JPS New Tanakh English Four are among the tiniest on earth, Yet they are the wisest of the wise;

Ants are a folk without power, Yet they prepare food for themselves in summer;

The badger is a folk without strength, Yet it makes its home in the rock;

The locusts have no king, Yet they all march forth in formation;

You can catch the lizard in your hand, Yet it is found in royal palaces.

Proverbs 30:24-28 NIV Thompson Student Kirkbride “Four things on earth are small, yet they are extremely wise;

Ants are creatures of little strength, yet they store up their food in the summer;

coneys are creatures of little power, yet they make their home in the crags;

locusts have no king, yet they advance together in ranks;

a lizard can be caught with the hand, yet it is found in kings’ palaces.

Proverbs 30:24-28 NLT Tyndale There are four things on earth that are small but unusually wise:

Ants–they aren’t strong, but they store up food for the winter.

Rock badgers–they aren’t powerful, but they make their homes among the rocky cliffs.

Locusts–they have no king, but they march like an army in ranks.

Lizards–they are easy to catch, but they are found even in kings’ palaces.

Proverbs 30:24-28 KJV Westminster Study Edition There be four things which are little upon the earth, But they are exceedingly wise;

The ants are a people not strong, Yet they prepare their meat in the summer;

The conies are but a feeble folk, Yet make they their houses in the rocks;

The locusts have no king, Yet go they forth all of them by bands;

The spider taketh hold with her hands, And is in kings’ palaces.