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 Proverbs 1:7; 1:29; 2:3 - 5; 3:7 - 8; 8:13; 9:10; 10:27; 14:2; 15:16; 15:33; 16:6; 19:23; 22:4; 23:17 - 19; 24:21; 28:5; 28:14; 29:25 - 26
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   Book of Proverbs
   Chapter 1
1:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge, but fools F1 despise wisdom and discipline.
 
1:29 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Since they hated knowledge and did not choose to fear the LORD,
 
   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 ]
Multi-Translation ]
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 ]
Multi-Translation ]
then you will understand the fear of the LORD and find the knowledge of God.
 
   Chapter 3
3:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the LORD and shun evil.
 
3:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
This will bring health to your body and nourishment to your bones.
 
   Chapter 8
8:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
To fear the LORD is to hate evil; I hate pride and arrogance, evil behavior and perverse speech.
 
   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
10:27 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The fear of the LORD adds length to life, but the years of the wicked are cut short.
 
   Chapter 14
14:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He whose walk is upright fears the LORD, but he whose ways are devious despises him.
 
   Chapter 15
15:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Better a little with the fear of the LORD than great wealth with turmoil.
 
15:33 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The fear of the LORD teaches a man wisdom, F29 and humility comes before honor.
 
   Chapter 16
16:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Through love and faithfulness sin is atoned for; through the fear of the LORD a man avoids evil.
 
   Chapter 19
19:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The fear of the LORD leads to life: Then one rests content, untouched by trouble.
 
   Chapter 22
22:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Humility and the fear of the LORD bring wealth and honor and life.
 
   Chapter 23
23:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Do not let your heart envy sinners, but always be zealous for the fear of the LORD.
 
23:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
There is surely a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off.
 
23:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Listen, my son, and be wise, and keep your heart on the right path.
 
   Chapter 24
24:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Fear the LORD and the king, my son, and do not join with the rebellious,
 
   Chapter 28
28:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Evil men do not understand justice, but those who seek the LORD understand it fully.
 
28:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Blessed is the man who always fears the LORD, but he who hardens his heart falls into trouble.
 
   Chapter 29
29:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the LORD is kept safe.
 
29:26 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Many seek an audience with a ruler, but it is from the LORD that man gets justice.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F1 The Hebrew words rendered fool in Proverbs, and often elsewhere in the Old Testament, denote one who is morally deficient.
F29 Or Wisdom teaches the fear of the LORD

 
 

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