Listen, for I have trustworthy things to say; I open my lips to speak what is right.
My mouth speaks what is true, for my lips detest wickedness.
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All the words of my mouth are just; none of them is crooked or perverse.
To the discerning all of them are right; they are upright to those who have found knowledge.
Choose my instruction instead of silver, knowledge rather than choice gold,
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for wisdom is more precious than rubies, and nothing you desire can compare with her.
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“I, wisdom, dwell together with prudence; I possess knowledge and discretion.
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To fear the LORD is to hate evil; I hate pride and arrogance, evil behavior and perverse speech.
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Counsel and sound judgment are mine; I have insight, I have power.
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By me kings reign and rulers issue decrees that are just;
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by me princes govern, and nobles—all who rule on earth.
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