to impart prudence to the simple, knowledge and discretion to the young--
Cross ReferencesPsalm 116:6
The LORD preserves the simplehearted; I was helpless, and He saved me.
"How long, O simple ones, will you love simplicity? How long will scoffers delight in their scorn and fools hate knowledge?
For wisdom will enter your heart, and knowledge will delight your soul.
Discretion will watch over you, and understanding will guard you,
My son, do not lose sight of this: Preserve sound judgment and discernment.
O you simple, learn to be shrewd, and you foolish, gain understanding.
I, wisdom, dwell together with prudence, and I find knowledge and discretion.
Chapter Outline1. The use of the proverbs
7. An exhortation to fear God, and believe his word
10. to avoid the enticing of sinners
20. Wisdom complains of her contempt
24. She threatens her contemners
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Proverbs 1:22, 23
Proverbs 8:17, 32
Ecclesiastes 11:9, 10
2 Timothy 2:22
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