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The operative verb in Prov 8:22 is קָ֭נָנִי whose root is קָנָה (qanah) meaning "get" or "acquire". BDB lists several related meanings for this word (reproduced below in Appendix). The first of these is "of God creating", eg: Gen 14:19, 22 - And he blessed him and said, “Blessed be Abram by God Most High, Possessor/Creator of ...


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Bible scholars acknowledge that God’s personal name, as represented by the Tetragrammaton (יהוה), appears almost 7,000 times in the original text of the Hebrew Scriptures. However, many feel that it did not appear in the original text of the Christian Greek Scriptures. For this reason, most modern English Bibles do not use the name Jehovah when translating ...


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