301 The sayings of Agur son of Jakeh-an inspired utterance. This man's utterance to Ithiel: "I am weary, God, but I can prevail.
301 The words of Agur the son of Jakeh, even the prophecy: the man spake unto Ithiel, even unto Ithiel and Ucal,
301 The words of Agur son of Jakeh. The oracle.
301 The skeptic swore, "There is no God! No God! - I can do anything I want!
301 The words of Agur the son of Jakeh, his utterance. This man declared to Ithiel--to Ithiel and Ucal:
301 The sayings of Agur son of Jakeh contain this message. I am weary, OÂ God; I am weary and worn out, OÂ God.
Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 30:1
Commentary on Proverbs 30:1-6
(Read Proverbs 30:1-6)
Agur speaks of himself as wanting a righteousness, and having done very foolishly. And it becomes us all to have low thoughts of ourselves. He speaks of himself as wanting revelation to guide him in the ways of truth and wisdom. The more enlightened people are, the more they lament their ignorance; the more they pray for clearer, still clearer discoveries of God, and his rich grace in Christ Jesus. In ver.