30 Then I was constantly[1] at his side. I was filled with delight day after day, rejoicing always in his presence,

Other Translations of Proverbs 8:30

King James Version

30 Then I was by him, as one brought up with him: and I was daily his delight, rejoicing always before him;

English Standard Version

30 then I was beside him, like a master workman, and I was daily hisOr daily filled with delight, rejoicing before him always,

The Message

30 I was right there with him, making sure everything fit. Day after day I was there, with my joyful applause, always enjoying his company,

New King James Version

30 Then I was beside Him as a master craftsman; And I was daily His delight, Rejoicing always before Him,

New Living Translation

30 I was the architect at his side. I was his constant delight, rejoicing always in his presence.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 8:30

Commentary on Proverbs 8:22-31

(Read Proverbs 8:22-31)

The Son of God declares himself to have been engaged in the creation of the world. How able, how fit is the Son of God to be the Saviour of the world, who was the Creator of it! The Son of God was ordained, before the world, to that great work. Does he delight in saving wretched sinners, and shall not we delight in his salvation?