Proverbs 8:6-16 NIV

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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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

References for Proverbs 8:16

    • p 8:16 - Some Hebrew manuscripts and Septuagint; other Hebrew manuscripts "all righteous rulers"