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Proverbs 8

NIV 1 Does not wisdom call out? Does not understanding raise her voice? NIV 1 Does not wisdom call out? Does not understanding raise her voice? NIV 2 On the heights along the way, where the paths meet, she takes her stand; NIV 2 On the heights along the way, where the paths meet, she takes her stand; NIV 3 beside the gates leading into the city, at the entrances, she cries aloud: NIV 3 beside the gates leading into the city, at the entrances, she cries aloud: NIV 4 "To you, O men, I call out; I raise my voice to all mankind. NIV 4 "To you, O men, I call out; I raise my voice to all mankind. NIV 5 You who are simple, gain prudence; you who are foolish, gain understanding. NIV 5 You who are simple, gain prudence; you who are foolish, gain understanding. NIV 6 Listen, for I have worthy things to say; I open my lips to speak what is right. NIV 6 Listen, for I have worthy things to say; I open my lips to speak what is right. NIV 7 My mouth speaks what is true, for my lips detest wickedness. NIV 7 My mouth speaks what is true, for my lips detest wickedness. NIV 8 All the words of my mouth are just; none of them is crooked or perverse. NIV 8 All the words of my mouth are just; none of them is crooked or perverse. NIV 9 To the discerning all of them are right; they are faultless to those who have knowledge. NIV 9 To the discerning all of them are right; they are faultless to those who have knowledge. NIV 10 Choose my instruction instead of silver, knowledge rather than choice gold, NIV 10 Choose my instruction instead of silver, knowledge rather than choice gold, NIV 11 for wisdom is more precious than rubies, and nothing you desire can compare with her. NIV 11 for wisdom is more precious than rubies, and nothing you desire can compare with her. NIV 12 "I, wisdom, dwell together with prudence; I possess knowledge and discretion. NIV 12 "I, wisdom, dwell together with prudence; I possess knowledge and discretion. NIV 13 To fear the LORD is to hate evil; I hate pride and arrogance, evil behavior and perverse speech. NIV 13 To fear the LORD is to hate evil; I hate pride and arrogance, evil behavior and perverse speech. NIV 14 Counsel and sound judgment are mine; I have understanding and power. NIV 14 Counsel and sound judgment are mine; I have understanding and power. NIV 15 By me kings reign and rulers make laws that are just; NIV 15 By me kings reign and rulers make laws that are just; NIV 16 by me princes govern, and all nobles who rule on earth. NIV 16 by me princes govern, and all nobles who rule on earth. NIV 17 I love those who love me, and those who seek me find me. NIV 17 I love those who love me, and those who seek me find me. NIV 18 With me are riches and honor, enduring wealth and prosperity. NIV 18 With me are riches and honor, enduring wealth and prosperity. NIV 19 My fruit is better than fine gold; what I yield surpasses choice silver. NIV 19 My fruit is better than fine gold; what I yield surpasses choice silver. NIV 20 I walk in the way of righteousness, along the paths of justice, NIV 20 I walk in the way of righteousness, along the paths of justice, NIV 21 bestowing wealth on those who love me and making their treasuries full. NIV 21 bestowing wealth on those who love me and making their treasuries full. NIV 22 "The LORD brought me forth as the first of his works, before his deeds of old; NIV 22 "The LORD brought me forth as the first of his works, before his deeds of old; NIV 23 I was appointed from eternity, from the beginning, before the world began. NIV 23 I was appointed from eternity, from the beginning, before the world began. NIV 24 When there were no oceans, I was given birth, when there were no springs abounding with water; NIV 24 When there were no oceans, I was given birth, when there were no springs abounding with water; NIV 25 before the mountains were settled in place, before the hills, I was given birth, NIV 25 before the mountains were settled in place, before the hills, I was given birth, NIV 26 before he made the earth or its fields or any of the dust of the world. NIV 26 before he made the earth or its fields or any of the dust of the world. NIV 27 I was there when he set the heavens in place, when he marked out the horizon on the face of the deep, NIV 27 I was there when he set the heavens in place, when he marked out the horizon on the face of the deep, NIV 28 when he established the clouds above and fixed securely the fountains of the deep, NIV 28 when he established the clouds above and fixed securely the fountains of the deep, NIV 29 when he gave the sea its boundary so the waters would not overstep his command, and when he marked out the foundations of the earth. NIV 29 when he gave the sea its boundary so the waters would not overstep his command, and when he marked out the foundations of the earth. NIV 30 Then I was the craftsman at his side. I was filled with delight day after day, rejoicing always in his presence, NIV 30 Then I was the craftsman at his side. I was filled with delight day after day, rejoicing always in his presence, NIV 31 rejoicing in his whole world and delighting in mankind. NIV 31 rejoicing in his whole world and delighting in mankind. NIV 32 "Now then, my sons, listen to me; blessed are those who keep my ways. NIV 32 "Now then, my sons, listen to me; blessed are those who keep my ways. NIV 33 Listen to my instruction and be wise; do not ignore it. NIV 33 Listen to my instruction and be wise; do not ignore it. NIV 34 Blessed is the man who listens to me, watching daily at my doors, waiting at my doorway. NIV 34 Blessed is the man who listens to me, watching daily at my doors, waiting at my doorway. NIV 35 For whoever finds me finds life and receives favor from the LORD. NIV 35 For whoever finds me finds life and receives favor from the LORD. NIV 36 But whoever fails to find me harms himself; all who hate me love death." NIV 36 But whoever fails to find me harms himself; all who hate me love death."