Proverbs 1:1-7 LEB

Prologue

1 Proverbs of Solomon, son of David, king of Israel:

References for Proverbs 1:1

      2 To know wisdom and instruction, to understand sayings of understanding,
      3 to gain {insightful instruction},a righteousness and justice and equity,

      References for Proverbs 1:3

        • a 1:3 - Literally "the instruction of insight"
          4 to give shrewdnessb to the simple, knowledge and purposec to the young,

          References for Proverbs 1:4

            • b 1:4 - Or "cleverness," or "prudence"
            • c 1:4 - Or "plan"
              5 may the wise hear and increase learning, and the one who understands gain direction,d

              References for Proverbs 1:5

                • d 1:5 - Or "guidance"
                  6 to understand a proverb and an expression, words of wisdom and their riddles.
                  7 Fear of Yahweh [is the] beginning of knowledge; wisdom and instruction, fools despise.