Proverbs 1:1-6 NAS

The Usefulness of Proverbs

1 The 1proverbs of Solomon 2the son of David, king of Israel:

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2 To know 3wisdom and instruction, To discern the sayings of 4understanding,

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3 To 5receive instruction in wise behavior, 6Righteousness, justice and equity;

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4 To give 7prudence to the anaive, To the youth 8knowledge and discretion,

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5 A wise man will hear and 9increase in learning, And a 10man of understanding will acquire wise counsel,

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6 To understand a proverb and a figure, The words of the wise and their 11riddles.

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