Proverbs 8

Chapter 8

8:13  The fear of the LORD is to hate evil: pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth, do I hate.

fear

(See Scofield "Psalms 19:9")

8:22  The LORD possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old.

The Lord possessed me

That wisdom is more than the personification of an attribute of God, or of the will of God as best for man, but is a distinct adumbration of Christ, is sure to the devout mind. Proverbs 8:22-36 ; John 1:1-3 ; Colossians 1:17 can refer to nothing less than the Eternal Son of God.

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