Proverbs 8:29-36 NIV

29 when he gave the sea its boundary1 so the waters would not overstep his command,2 and when he marked out the foundations of the earth.3

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30 Then I was the craftsman at his side.4 I was filled with delight day after day, rejoicing always in his presence,

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31 rejoicing in his whole world and delighting in mankind.5

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32 "Now then, my sons, listen6 to me; blessed are7 those who keep my ways.8

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33 Listen to my instruction and be wise; do not ignore it.
34 Blessed is the man who listens9 to me, watching daily at my doors, waiting at my doorway.

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35 For whoever finds me10 finds life11 and receives favor from the LORD.12

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36 But whoever fails to find me harms himself;13 all who hate me love death."14

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