Proverbs 8:2-12 NIV

2 On the heights along the way, where the paths meet, she takes her stand;
3 beside the gates leading into the city, at the entrances, she cries aloud:1

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4 "To you, O men, I call out;2 I raise my voice to all mankind.

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5 You who are simple,3 gain prudence;4 you who are foolish, gain understanding.

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6 Listen, for I have worthy things to say; I open my lips to speak what is right.
7 My mouth speaks what is true,5 for my lips detest wickedness.

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8 All the words of my mouth are just; none of them is crooked or perverse.
9 To the discerning all of them are right; they are faultless to those who have knowledge.
10 Choose my instruction instead of silver, knowledge rather than choice gold,6

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11 for wisdom is more precious7 than rubies, and nothing you desire can compare with her.8

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12 "I, wisdom, dwell together with prudence; I possess knowledge and discretion.9

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