Proverbs 1:2-12 KJV

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:
                  9 For they shall be an ornament of grace unto thy head, and chainse about thy neck.

                  References for Proverbs 1:9

                    • e 1:9 - an...: Heb. an adding
                      10 My son, if sinners entice thee, consent thou not.
                      11 If they say , Come with us, let us lay wait for blood, let us lurk privily for the innocent without cause:
                      12 Let us swallow them up alive as the grave; and whole, as those that go down into the pit: