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They can make an inexperienced person clever and teach young people how to be resourceful.
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A wise man shall hear, and shall be wiser: and he that understandeth shall possess governments.
Proverbs 1:22,23 Turn ye at my reproof: behold I will utter my spirit to you, and will shew you my words. . . .
Proverbs 8:5 Hear, for I will speak of great things: and my lips shall be opened to preach right things.
Proverbs 9:4-6 Come, eat my bread, and drink the wine which I have mingled for you. . . .
Psalm 19:7 The law of the Lord is unspotted, converting souls: the testimony of the Lord is faithful, giving wisdom to little ones.
Psalm 119:130 The declaration of thy words giveth light: and giveth understanding to little ones.
Isaiah 35:8 And a path and a way shall be there, and it shall be called the holy way: the unclean shall not pass over it, and this shall be unto you a straight way, so that fools shall not err therein.
Proverbs 7:7-24 Who passeth through the street by the corner, and goeth nigh the way of her house, . . .
Proverbs 8:17,32 With me are riches and glory, glorious riches and justice. . . .
Psalm 34:11 Come, children, hearken to me: I will teach you the fear of the Lord.
Psalm 119:9 By what doth a young man correct his way? by observing thy words.
Ecclesiastes 11:9,10 Rejoice therefore, O young man, in thy youth, and let thy heart be in that which is good in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thy heart, and in the sight of thy eyes: and know that for all these God will bring thee into judgment. . . .
Ecclesiastes 12:1 Remember thy Creator in the days of thy youth, before the time of affliction come, and the years draw nigh of which thou shalt say: They please me not:
2 Timothy 2:22 But flee thou youthful desires, and pursue justice, faith, charity and peace with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.
Titus 2:6 Young men, in like manner, exhort that they be sober.
ContextThe Beginning of Knowledge
…3To give subtilty to little ones, to the young man knowledge and understanding. 4A wise man shall hear, and shall be wiser: and he that understandeth shall possess governments.5He shall understand a parable and the interpretation, the words of the wise, and their mysterious sayings.…
The Lord is the keeper of little ones: I was humbled, and he delivered me.
Turn ye at my reproof: behold I will utter my spirit to you, and will shew you my words.
Counsel shall keep thee, and prudence shall preserve thee,
That thou mayst be delivered from the evil way, and from the man that speaketh perverse things:
And there shall be life to thy soul, and grace to thy mouth.
Hear, for I will speak of great things: and my lips shall be opened to preach right things.
The fear of the Lord hateth evil; I hate arrogance, and pride, and every wicked way, and a mouth with a double tongue.
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