Proverbs 4:6-16 NIV

6 Do not forsake wisdom, and she will protect you; love her, and she will watch over you.

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7 The beginning of wisdom is this: Geta wisdom. Though it cost all you have,b get understanding.

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    • h 4:7 - Or "Wisdom is supreme; therefore get"
    • i 4:7 - Or "wisdom. / Whatever else you get"
      8 Cherish her, and she will exalt you; embrace her, and she will honor you.

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      9 She will give you a garland to grace your head and present you with a glorious crown.”

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      10 Listen, my son, accept what I say, and the years of your life will be many.

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      11 I instruct you in the way of wisdom and lead you along straight paths.

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      12 When you walk, your steps will not be hampered; when you run, you will not stumble.

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      13 Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life.

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      14 Do not set foot on the path of the wicked or walk in the way of evildoers.

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      15 Avoid it, do not travel on it; turn from it and go on your way.
      16 For they cannot rest until they do evil; they are robbed of sleep till they make someone stumble.

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