The Rewards of Wisdom

1 My son, 1do not forget my teaching, But let your heart 2keep my commandments;
2 For 3length of days and years of life And peace they will add to you.
3 Do not let 4kindness and truth leave you; 5Bind them around your neck, 6Write them on the tablet of your heart.
4 So you will 7find favor and 8good repute In the sight of God and man.
5 9Trust in the LORD with all your heart And 10do not lean on your own understanding.
6 In all your ways 11acknowledge Him, And He will 12make your paths straight.
7 13Do not be wise in your own eyes; 14Fear the LORD and turn away from evil.
8 It will be 15healing to your body And 16refreshment to your bones.