Proverbs Chapter 1: Wisdom of God from the Bible! Answers to Life's Questions!

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Chapter 1

1.The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel; Proverbs 1:1
 2.To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding; Proverbs 1:2
 3.To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity; Proverbs 1:3
 4.To give subtilty to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion. Proverbs 1:4
5.A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels: Proverbs 1:5
6.To understand a proverb, and the interpretation; the words of the wise, and their dark sayings. Proverbs 1:6
7.The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction. Proverbs 1:7
 8.My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother: Proverbs 1:8
 9.For they shall be an ornament of grace unto thy head, and chains about thy neck. Proverbs 1:9
10.My son, if sinners entice thee, consent thou not. Proverbs 1:10
 11.If they say, Come with us, let us lay wait for blood, let us lurk privily for the innocent without cause: Proverbs 1:11
12.Let us swallow them up alive as the grave; and whole, as those that go down into the pit: Proverbs 1:12
 13.We shall find all precious substance, we shall fill our houses with spoil: Proverbs 1:13
 14.Cast in thy lot among us; let us all have one purse: Proverbs 1:14
15.My son, walk not thou in the way with them; refrain thy foot from their path: Proverbs 1:15
16.For their feet run to evil, and make haste to shed blood. Proverbs 1:16
 17.Surely in vain the net is spread in the sight of any bird. Proverbs 1:17
 18.And they lay wait for their own blood; they lurk privily for their own lives. Proverbs 1:18
19.So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain; which taketh away the life of the owners thereof. Proverbs 1:19
20.Wisdom crieth without; she uttereth her voice in the streets: Proverbs 1:20
 21.She crieth in the chief place of concourse, in the openings of the gates: in the city she uttereth her words, saying, Proverbs 1:21
 22.How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge? Proverbs 1:22
 23.Turn you at my reproof: behold, I will pour out my spirit unto you, I will make known my words unto you. Proverbs 1:23
 24.Because I have called, and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no man regarded; Proverbs 1:24
 25.But ye have set at nought all my counsel, and would none of my reproof: Proverbs 1:25
 26.I also will laugh at your calamity; I will mock when your fear cometh; Proverbs 1:26
 27.When your fear cometh as desolation, and your destruction cometh as a whirlwind; when distress and anguish cometh upon you. Proverbs 1:27
 28.Then shall they call upon me, but I will not answer; they shall seek me early, but they shall not find me: Proverbs 1:28
 29.For that they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of the LORD: Proverbs 1:29
30.They would none of my counsel: they despised all my reproof. Proverbs 1:30
31.Therefore shall they eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own devices. Proverbs 1:31
 32.For the turning away of the simple shall slay them, and the prosperity of fools shall destroy them. Proverbs 1:32
 33.But whoso hearkeneth unto me shall dwell safely, and shall be quiet from fear of evil. Proverbs 1:33