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 Proverbs 1:4 - 7; 2:3 - 6; 2:10 - 12; 8:9 - 12; 9:10; 10:14; 11:9; 12:23; 14:6 - 7; 14:18; 15:2; 15:14; 18:15; 19:2; 19:27; 22:12; 23:12; 24:3 - 5; 28:2
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   Book of Proverbs
   Chapter 1
1:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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for giving prudence to the simple, knowledge and discretion to the young -
 
1:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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let the wise listen and add to their learning, and let the discerning get guidance -
 
1:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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for understanding proverbs and parables, the sayings and riddles of the wise.
 
1:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge, but fools F1 despise wisdom and discipline.
 
   Chapter 2
2:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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and if you call out for insight and cry aloud for understanding,
 
2:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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and if you look for it as for silver and search for it as for hidden treasure,
 
2:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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then you will understand the fear of the LORD and find the knowledge of God.
 
2:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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For the LORD gives wisdom, and from his mouth come knowledge and understanding.
 
2:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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For wisdom will enter your heart, and knowledge will be pleasant to your soul.
 
2:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Discretion will protect you, and understanding will guard you.
 
2:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Wisdom will save you from the ways of wicked men, from men whose words are perverse,
 
   Chapter 8
8:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
To the discerning all of them are right; they are faultless to those who have knowledge.
 
8:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Choose my instruction instead of silver, knowledge rather than choice gold,
 
8:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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for wisdom is more precious than rubies, and nothing you desire can compare with her.
 
8:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"I, wisdom, dwell together with prudence; I possess knowledge and discretion.
 
   Chapter 9
9:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.
 
   Chapter 10
10:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Wise men store up knowledge, but the mouth of a fool invites ruin.
 
   Chapter 11
11:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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With his mouth the godless destroys his neighbor, but through knowledge the righteous escape.
 
   Chapter 12
12:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A prudent man keeps his knowledge to himself, but the heart of fools blurts out folly.
 
   Chapter 14
14:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The mocker seeks wisdom and finds none, but knowledge comes easily to the discerning.
 
14:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Stay away from a foolish man, for you will not find knowledge on his lips.
 
14:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The simple inherit folly, but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.
 
   Chapter 15
15:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouth of the fool gushes folly.
 
15:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The discerning heart seeks knowledge, but the mouth of a fool feeds on folly.
 
   Chapter 18
18:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The heart of the discerning acquires knowledge; the ears of the wise seek it out.
 
   Chapter 19
19:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
It is not good to have zeal without knowledge, nor to be hasty and miss the way.
 
19:27 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Stop listening to instruction, my son, and you will stray from the words of knowledge.
 
   Chapter 22
22:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The eyes of the LORD keep watch over knowledge, but he frustrates the words of the unfaithful.
 
   Chapter 23
23:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Apply your heart to instruction and your ears to words of knowledge.
 
   Chapter 24
24:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established;
 
24:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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through knowledge its rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures.
 
24:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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A wise man has great power, and a man of knowledge increases strength;
 
   Chapter 28
28:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When a country is rebellious, it has many rulers, but a man of understanding and knowledge maintains order.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F1 The Hebrew words rendered fool in Proverbs, and often elsewhere in the Old Testament, denote one who is morally deficient.

 
 

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