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A shrewd general can take a city defended by strong men, and destroy the walls they relied on.
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The wise man hath scaled the city of the strong, and hath cast down the strength of the confidence thereof.
2 Samuel 20:16-22 And a wise woman cried out from the city: Hear, hear, and say to Joab: Come near hither, and I will speak with thee. . . .
Ecclesiastes 7:19 Wisdom hath strengthened the wise more than ten princes of the city.
Ecclesiastes 9:13-18 This wisdom also I have seen under the sun, and it seemed to me to be very great: . . .
ContextThe King's Heart
…21He that followeth justice and mercy, shall find life, justice, and glory. 22The wise man hath scaled the city of the strong, and hath cast down the strength of the confidence thereof.23He that keepeth his mouth and his tongue, keepeth his soul from distress.…
2 Samuel 5:6
And the king and all the men that were with him went to Jerusalem to the Jebusites the inhabitants of the land: and they said to David: Thou shalt not come in hither unless thou take away the blind and the lame that say: David shall not come in hither.
A wise man is strong: and a knowing man, stout and valiant.
Wisdom hath strengthened the wise more than ten princes of the city.
Now there was found in it a man poor and wise, and he delivered the city by his wisdom, and no man afterward remembered that poor man.
And I said that wisdom is better than strength: how then is the wisdom of the poor man slighted, and his words not heard?
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