Proverbs 1:1-7

1The proverbs of Solomon son of David, king of Israel:

2For learning about wisdom and instruction,
for understanding words of insight,
3for gaining instruction in wise dealing,
righteousness, justice, and equity;
4to teach shrewdness to the simple,
knowledge and prudence to the young—
5let the wise also hear and gain in learning,
and the discerning acquire skill,
6to understand a proverb and a figure,
the words of the wise and their riddles. 7The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge;
fools despise wisdom and instruction.

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