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These proverbs can even add to the knowledge of the wise and give guidance to the educated,
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He shall understand a parable and the interpretation, the words of the wise, and their mysterious sayings.
Proverbs 9:9 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is prudence.
Proverbs 12:1 He that is good, shall draw grace from the Lord: but he that trusteth in his own devices, doth wickedly.
Job 34:10,16,34 Therefore, ye men of understanding, hear me: far from God be wickedness, and iniquity from the Almighty. . . .
Psalm 119:98-100 Through thy commandment, thou hast made me wiser than my enemies: for it is ever with me. . . .
1 Corinthians 10:15 I speak as to wise men: judge ye yourselves what I say.
1 Samuel 25:32,33 And David said to Abigail: Blessed be the Lord the God of Israel, who sent thee this day to meet me, and blessed be thy speech: . . .
2 Chronicles 25:16 And when he spoke these things, he answered him: Art thou the king's counsellor? be quiet, lest I kill thee. And the prophet departing, said: I know that God is minded to kill thee, because thou hast done this evil, and moreover hast not hearkened to my counsel.
ContextThe Beginning of Knowledge
…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.6The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. Fools despise wisdom and instruction.…
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is prudence.
A scorner seeketh wisdom, and findeth it not: the learning of the wise is easy.
I turned me to another thing, and I saw that under the sun, the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, nor bread to the wise, nor riches to the learned, nor favour to the skilful: but time and chance in all.
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