Proverbs 8:32
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New Living Translation
"And so, my children, listen to me, for all who follow my ways are joyful.

King James Bible
Now therefore hearken unto me, O ye children: for blessed are they that keep my ways.

Darby Bible Translation
And now, sons, hearken unto me, and blessed are they that keep my ways:

World English Bible
"Now therefore, my sons, listen to me, for blessed are those who keep my ways.

Young's Literal Translation
And now, ye sons, hearken to me, Yea, happy are they who keep my ways.

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Having Said This, when they had Kissed Him...
92. Having said this, when they had kissed him, he lifted up his feet, and as though he saw friends coming to him and was glad because of them--for as he lay his countenance appeared joyful--he died and was gathered to the fathers. And they afterward, according to his commandment, wrapped him up and buried him, hiding his body underground. And no one knows to this day where it was buried, save those two only. But each of those who received the sheepskin of the blessed Antony and the garment worn
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Introduction to Proverbs viii. 22 Continued. Absurdity of Supposing a Son or Word Created in Order to the Creation of Other Creatures; as to the Creation
Chapter XVII.--Introduction to Proverbs viii. 22 continued. Absurdity of supposing a Son or Word created in order to the creation of other creatures; as to the creation being unable to bear God's immediate hand, God condescends to the lowest. Moreover, if the Son a creature, He too could not bear God's hand, and an infinite series of media will be necessary. Objected, that, as Moses who led out the Israelites was a man, so our Lord; but Moses was not the Agent in creation:--again, that unity is found
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Introduction to Proverbs viii. 22 Continued. Contrast Between the Father's Operations Immediately and Naturally in the Son...
Chapter XVIII.--Introduction to Proverbs viii. 22 continued. Contrast between the Father's operations immediately and naturally in the Son, instrumentally by the creatures; Scripture terms illustrative of this. Explanation of these illustrations; which should be interpreted by the doctrine of the Church; perverse sense put on them by the Arians, refuted. Mystery of Divine Generation. Contrast between God's Word and man's word drawn out at length. Asterius betrayed into holding two Unoriginates; his
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Texts Explained; Sixthly...
Chapter XIX.--Texts explained; Sixthly, Proverbs viii. 22. Proverbs are of a figurative nature, and must be interpreted as such. We must interpret them, and in particular this passage, by the Regula Fidei. He created me' not equivalent to I am a creature.' Wisdom a creature so far forth as Its human body. Again, if He is a creature, it is as a beginning of ways,' an office which, though not an attribute, is a consequence, of a higher and divine nature. And it is for the works,' which implied the
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Cross References
Luke 11:28
Jesus replied, "But even more blessed are all who hear the word of God and put it into practice."

2 Samuel 22:22
For I have kept the ways of the LORD; I have not turned from my God to follow evil.

Job 28:22
Destruction and Death say, 'We've heard only rumors of where wisdom can be found.'

Psalm 18:21
For I have kept the ways of the LORD; I have not turned from my God to follow evil.

Psalm 119:1
Joyful are people of integrity, who follow the instructions of the LORD.

Psalm 119:2
Joyful are those who obey his laws and search for him with all their hearts.

Psalm 128:1
A song for pilgrims ascending to Jerusalem. How joyful are those who fear the LORD--all who follow his ways!

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