The purpose of these proverbs is to teach people wisdom and discipline, and to help them understand wise sayings.
Through these proverbs, people will receive instruction in discipline, good conduct, and doing what is right, just, and fair.
Scripture quotations marked NLT are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright 1996. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. All rights reserved. (New Living Translation - The Bible Online)