Proverbs 1:1-7 NIRV

Purpose

1 These are the proverbs of Solomon. He was the son of David and the king of Israel.

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      2 Proverbs teach you wisdom and train you. They help you understand wise sayings.
      3 They provide you with training and help you live wisely. They lead to what is right and honest and fair.
      4 They give understanding to childish people. They give knowledge and good sense to those who are young.
      5 Let wise people listen and add to what they have learned. Let those who understand what is right get guidance.
      6 What I'm teaching also helps you understand proverbs and stories. It helps you understand the sayings and riddles of those who are wise.

      Main Point

      7 If you really want to gain knowledge, you must begin by having respect for the Lord. But foolish people hate wisdom and training.

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