Proverbs 1:1-8 KJV

1 The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel;
2 To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding;
3 To receive the instruction of wisdom , justice, and judgment, and equity;a

References for Proverbs 1:3

    • a 1:3 - equity: Heb. equities
      4 To give subtilty to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion.b

      References for Proverbs 1:4

        • b 1:4 - discretion: or, advisement
          5 A wise man will hear , and will increase learning; 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.

          References for Proverbs 1:6

            • c 1:6 - the interpretation: or, an eloquent speech
              7 The fear of the LORD is the beginningd of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.

              References for Proverbs 1:7

                • d 1:7 - the beginning: or, the principal part
                  8 My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother: