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 Proverbs 1:5 - 9; 1:23; 2:1 - 6; 11:2; 12:15; 13:1; 13:10; 13:20; 14:6 - 8; 14:18; 14:29; 14:33; 15:14; 15:31 - 33; 16:16; 16:21; 17:24; 18:15; 19:20; 20:5; 20:18; 21:11; 22:17 - 21; 23:19; 23:22 - 23; 24:13 - 14; 28:5; 29:15
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   Book of Proverbs
   Chapter 1
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.
 
1:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Listen, my son, to your father's instruction and do not forsake your mother's teaching.
 
1:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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They will be a garland to grace your head and a chain to adorn your neck.
 
1:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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If you had responded to my rebuke, I would have poured out my heart to you and made my thoughts known to you.
 
   Chapter 2
2:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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My son, if you accept my words and store up my commands within you,
 
2:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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turning your ear to wisdom and applying your heart to understanding,
 
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.
 
   Chapter 11
11:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.
 
   Chapter 12
12:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The way of a fool seems right to him, but a wise man listens to advice.
 
   Chapter 13
13:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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A wise son heeds his father's instruction, but a mocker does not listen to rebuke.
 
13:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Pride only breeds quarrels, but wisdom is found in those who take advice.
 
13:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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He who walks with the wise grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm.
 
   Chapter 14
14:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The mocker seeks wisdom and finds none, but knowledge comes easily to the discerning.
 
14:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Stay away from a foolish man, for you will not find knowledge on his lips.
 
14:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The wisdom of the prudent is to give thought to their ways, but the folly of fools is deception.
 
14:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The simple inherit folly, but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.
 
14:29 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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A patient man has great understanding, but a quick-tempered man displays folly.
 
14:33 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Wisdom reposes in the heart of the discerning and even among fools she lets herself be known. F26
 
   Chapter 15
15:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The discerning heart seeks knowledge, but the mouth of a fool feeds on folly.
 
15:31 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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He who listens to a life-giving rebuke will be at home among the wise.
 
15:32 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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He who ignores discipline despises himself, but whoever heeds correction gains understanding.
 
15:33 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The fear of the LORD teaches a man wisdom, F29 and humility comes before honor.
 
   Chapter 16
16:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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How much better to get wisdom than gold, to choose understanding rather than silver!
 
16:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The wise in heart are called discerning, and pleasant words promote instruction. F30
 
   Chapter 17
17:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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A discerning man keeps wisdom in view, but a fool's eyes wander to the ends of the earth.
 
   Chapter 18
18:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The heart of the discerning acquires knowledge; the ears of the wise seek it out.
 
   Chapter 19
19:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Listen to advice and accept instruction, and in the end you will be wise.
 
   Chapter 20
20:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The purposes of a man's heart are deep waters, but a man of understanding draws them out.
 
20:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Make plans by seeking advice; if you wage war, obtain guidance.
 
   Chapter 21
21:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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When a mocker is punished, the simple gain wisdom; when a wise man is instructed, he gets knowledge.
 
   Chapter 22
22:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Pay attention and listen to the sayings of the wise; apply your heart to what I teach,
 
22:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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for it is pleasing when you keep them in your heart and have all of them ready on your lips.
 
22:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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So that your trust may be in the LORD, I teach you today, even you.
 
22:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Have I not written thirty F42 sayings for you, sayings of counsel and knowledge,
 
22:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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teaching you true and reliable words, so that you can give sound answers to him who sent you?
 
   Chapter 23
23:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Listen, my son, and be wise, and keep your heart on the right path.
 
23:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Listen to your father, who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old.
 
23:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Buy the truth and do not sell it; get wisdom, discipline and understanding.
 
   Chapter 24
24:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Eat honey, my son, for it is good; honey from the comb is sweet to your taste.
 
24:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Know also that wisdom is sweet to your soul; if you find it, there is a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off.
 
   Chapter 28
28:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Evil men do not understand justice, but those who seek the LORD understand it fully.
 
   Chapter 29
29:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The rod of correction imparts wisdom, but a child left to himself disgraces his mother.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F1 The Hebrew words rendered fool in Proverbs, and often elsewhere in the Old Testament, denote one who is morally deficient.
F26 Hebrew; Septuagint and Syriac / but in the heart of fools she is not known
F29 Or Wisdom teaches the fear of the LORD
F30 Or words make a man persuasive
F42 Or not formerly written; or not written excellent

 
 

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