Proverbs 1:4-14 NAS

4 To give 1prudence to the anaive, To the youth 2knowledge and discretion,

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5 A wise man will hear and 3increase in learning, And a 4man 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 5riddles.

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7 6The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; Fools despise wisdom and instruction.

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The Enticement of Sinners

8 7Hear, my son, your father's instruction And 8do not forsake your mother's teaching;

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9 Indeed, they are a 9graceful wreath to your head And b10ornaments about your neck.

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    • b 1:9 - Lit "necklaces"
      10 My son, if sinners 11entice you, 12Do not consent.

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      11 If they say, "Come with us, Let us 13lie in wait for blood, Let us 14ambush the innocent without cause;

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      12 Let us 15swallow them alive like Sheol, Even whole, as those who 16go down to the pit;

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      13 We will find all kinds of precious wealth, We will fill our houses with spoil;
      14 Throw in your lot cwith us, We shall all have one purse,"

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        • c 1:14 - Lit "in the midst of us"