Proverbs 8:4-14 NIV

4 “To you, O people, I call out; I raise my voice to all mankind.

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5 You who are simple, gain prudence; you who are foolish, set your hearts on it.a

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    • o 8:5 - Septuagint; Hebrew "foolish, instruct your minds"
      6 Listen, for I have trustworthy things to say; I open my lips to speak what is right.
      7 My mouth speaks what is true, 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 upright to those who have found knowledge.
      10 Choose my instruction instead of silver, knowledge rather than choice gold,

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

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      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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