Her 1ways are pleasantways And all her paths are 2peace.
She is a 3tree of life to those who takehold of her, And happy are all who hold her fast.
The LORD4by wisdomfounded the earth, By understanding He 5established the heavens.
By His knowledge the 6deeps were broken up And the 7skiesdrip with dew.
My son, 8let them not avanish from your sight ; Keepsoundwisdom and discretion,
So they will be 9life to your soul And 10adornment to your neck.
23Then you will 11walk in your waysecurely And your foot will not 12stumble.
24When you 13liedown, you will not be afraid ; When you liedown, your sleep will be sweet.
2514Do not be afraid of suddenfearNor of the b15onslaught of the wickedwhen it comes ;
For the LORD will be cyour confidence And will 16keep your foot from being caught.
2717Do not withholdgood from dthose to whom it is due, When it is in your power to do it.