7 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge, but foolsa despise wisdom and instruction.

Read Proverbs 1:7 Using Other Translations

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction.
Fear of the LORD is the foundation of true knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and discipline.