Proverbs Chapter 8: Wisdom of God from the Bible! Answers to Life's Questions!

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Chapter 8

1.Doth not wisdom cry? and understanding put forth her voice? Proverbs 8:1
2.She standeth in the top of high places, by the way in the places of the paths. Proverbs 8:2
3.She crieth at the gates, at the entry of the city, at the coming in at the doors. Proverbs 8:3
4.Unto you, O men, I call; and my voice is to the sons of man. Proverbs 8:4
5.O ye simple, understand wisdom: and, ye fools, be ye of an understanding heart. Proverbs 8:5
6.Hear; for I will speak of excellent things; and the opening of my lips shall be right things. Proverbs 8:6
7.For my mouth shall speak truth; and wickedness is an abomination to my lips. Proverbs 8:7
8.All the words of my mouth are in righteousness; there is nothing froward or perverse in them. Proverbs 8:8
9.They are all plain to him that understandeth, and right to them that find knowledge. Proverbs 8:9
10.Receive my instruction, and not silver; and knowledge rather than choice gold. Proverbs 8:10
11.For wisdom is better than rubies; and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it. Proverbs 8:11
12.I wisdom dwell with prudence, and find out knowledge of witty inventions. Proverbs 8:12
13.The fear of the LORD is to hate evil: pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth, do I hate. Proverbs 8:13
14.Counsel is mine, and sound wisdom: I am understanding; I have strength. Proverbs 8:14
15.By me kings reign, and princes decree justice. Proverbs 8:15
16.By me princes rule, and nobles, even all the judges of the earth. Proverbs 8:16
17.I love them that love me; and those that seek me early shall find me. Proverbs 8:17
18.Riches and honour are with me; yea, durable riches and righteousness. Proverbs 8:18
19.My fruit is better than gold, yea, than fine gold; and my revenue than choice silver. Proverbs 8:19
20.I lead in the way of righteousness, in the midst of the paths of judgment: Proverbs 8:20
21.That I may cause those that love me to inherit substance; and I will fill their treasures. Proverbs 8:21
22.The LORD possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old. Proverbs 8:22
23.I was set up from everlasting, from the beginning, or ever the earth was. Proverbs 8:23
24.When there were no depths, I was brought forth; when there were no fountains abounding with water. Proverbs 8:24
25.Before the mountains were settled, before the hills was I brought forth: Proverbs 8:25
26.While as yet he had not made the earth, nor the fields, nor the highest part of the dust of the world. Proverbs 8:26
27.When he prepared the heavens, I was there: when he set a compass upon the face of the depth: Proverbs 8:27
28.When he established the clouds above: when he strengthened the fountains of the deep: Proverbs 8:28
29.When he gave to the sea his decree, that the waters should not pass his commandment: when he appointed the foundations of the earth: Proverbs 8:29
30.Then I was by him, as one brought up with him: and I was daily his delight, rejoicing always before him; Proverbs 8:30
31.Rejoicing in the habitable part of his earth; and my delights were with the sons of men. Proverbs 8:31
32.Now therefore hearken unto me, O ye children: for blessed are they that keep my ways. Proverbs 8:32
33.Hear instruction, and be wise, and refuse it not. Proverbs 8:33
34.Blessed is the man that heareth me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors. Proverbs 8:34
35.For whoso findeth me findeth life, and shall obtain favour of the LORD. Proverbs 8:35
36.But he that sinneth against me wrongeth his own soul: all they that hate me love death. Proverbs 8:36