Proverbs 8:12-21 NIV

12 “I, wisdom, dwell together with prudence; I possess knowledge and discretion.

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13 To fear the LORD is to hate evil; I hate pride and arrogance, evil behavior and perverse speech.

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14 Counsel and sound judgment are mine; I have insight, I have power.

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15 By me kings reign and rulers issue decrees that are just;

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16 by me princes govern, and nobles—all who rule on earth.a

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    • p 8:16 - Some Hebrew manuscripts and Septuagint; other Hebrew manuscripts "all righteous rulers"
      17 I love those who love me, and those who seek me find me.

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      18 With me are riches and honor, enduring wealth and prosperity.

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      19 My fruit is better than fine gold; what I yield surpasses choice silver.

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      20 I walk in the way of righteousness, along the paths of justice,

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      21 bestowing a rich inheritance on those who love me and making their treasuries full.

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