The proverbs of Solomon the son of David,king of Israel;2
To knowwisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding;3
To receive the instruction of wisdom , justice, and judgment, and equity;a4
To givesubtilty to the simple, to the young manknowledge and discretion.b5
A wise man will hear , and will increaselearning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels:6
To understand a proverb, and the interpretation;c the words of the wise, and their dark sayings.7
The fear of the LORD is the beginningd of knowledge: but foolsdespisewisdom and instruction.