Proverbs 1:1

The wise sayings of Solomon, the son of David, king of Israel.

Proverbs 1:2

To have knowledge of wise teaching; to be clear about the words of reason:

Proverbs 1:3

To be trained in the ways of wisdom, in righteousness and judging truly and straight behaviour:

Proverbs 1:4

To make the simple-minded sharp, and to give the young man knowledge, and serious purpose:

Proverbs 1:5

(The wise man, hearing, will get greater learning, and the acts of the man of good sense will be wisely guided:)

Proverbs 1:6

To get the sense of wise sayings and secrets, and of the words of the wise and their dark sayings.

Proverbs 1:7

The fear of the Lord is the start of knowledge: but the foolish have no use for wisdom and teaching.

Proverbs 1:8

My son, give ear to the training of your father, and do not give up the teaching of your mother:

Proverbs 1:9

For they will be a crown of grace for your head, and chain-ornaments about your neck.

Proverbs 1:10

My son, if sinners would take you out of the right way, do not go with them.

Proverbs 1:11

If they say, Come with us; let us make designs against the good, waiting secretly for the upright, without cause;

Proverbs 1:12

Let us overcome them living, like the underworld, and in their strength, as those who go down to death;

Proverbs 1:13

Goods of great price will be ours, our houses will be full of wealth;

Proverbs 1:14

Take your chance with us, and we will all have one money-bag:

Proverbs 1:15

My son, do not go with them; keep your feet from their ways:

Proverbs 1:16

For their feet are running after evil, and they are quick to take a man's life.

Proverbs 1:17

Truly, to no purpose is the net stretched out before the eyes of the bird:

Proverbs 1:18

And they are secretly waiting for their blood and making ready destruction for themselves.

Proverbs 1:19

Such is the fate of everyone who goes in search of profit; it takes away the life of its owners.

Proverbs 1:20

Wisdom is crying out in the street; her voice is loud in the open places;

Proverbs 1:21

Her words are sounding in the meeting-places, and in the doorways of the town:

Proverbs 1:22

How long, you simple ones, will foolish things be dear to you? and pride a delight to the haters of authority? how long will the foolish go on hating knowledge?

Proverbs 1:23

Be turned again by my sharp words: see, I will send the flow of my spirit on you, and make my words clear to you.

Proverbs 1:24

Because your ears were shut to my voice; no one gave attention to my out-stretched hand;

Proverbs 1:25

You were not controlled by my guiding, and would have nothing to do with my sharp words:

Proverbs 1:26

So in the day of your trouble I will be laughing; I will make sport of your fear;

Proverbs 1:27

When your fear comes on you like a storm, and your trouble like a rushing wind; when pain and sorrow come on you.

Proverbs 1:28

Then I will give no answer to their cries; searching for me early, they will not see me:

Proverbs 1:29

For they were haters of knowledge, and did not give their hearts to the fear of the Lord:

Proverbs 1:30

They had no desire for my teaching, and my words of protest were as nothing to them.

Proverbs 1:31

So the fruit of their way will be their food, and with the designs of their hearts they will be made full.

Proverbs 1:32

For the turning back of the simple from teaching will be the cause of their death, and the peace of the foolish will be their destruction.

Proverbs 1:33

But whoever gives ear to me will take his rest safely, living in peace without fear of evil.

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