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Proverbs One

Proverbs 1 emphasizes the importance of wisdom and knowledge, urging people to listen to instruction, gain understanding, and avoid the company of the wicked. It highlights the value of respecting and fearing God as the foundation of true wisdom. The chapter also warns against heeding the advice of sinners and emphasizes that those who reject wisdom will suffer the consequences of their choices. Overall, Proverbs 1 serves as an introduction to the themes and teachings found in the Book of Proverbs, which is a collection of practical wisdom for living a righteous and successful life.

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 wisdom =

 instruction  =

 understanding  =

justice  =

 judgment  =

 equity  =

 subtilty  =

 simple  =

 knowledge  =

 discretion  =

The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel;

To know wisdom and instruction ; to perceive the words of  understanding ;

To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice , and judgment , and equity ;

To give  subtilty to the  simple , to the young man  knowledge and  discretion .

Verses 1-4

Things to think about...

  • According to verses 2-4, what are the primary purposes of the Book of Proverbs?

  • How do wisdom, instruction, understanding, righteousness, justice, and equity relate to each other in the context of Proverbs 1:1-4?

  • Based on Proverbs 1:1-4, what practical steps can individuals take to seek wisdom and understanding in their daily lives?

  • In what ways can the wisdom found in Proverbs be applied to modern-day challenges and decision-making?

  • How might the pursuit of wisdom, understanding, and righteousness positively impact personal and community life today?

Proverbs One

Verse Highlights

  1. To impart wisdom: The book aims to share the wisdom of King Solomon and other wise individuals, offering practical advice for various aspects of life.

  2. To provide instruction: Proverbs offers moral and ethical instruction, teaching people how to make right choices and live a virtuous life.

  3. To give understanding: It seeks to help readers gain insight and discernment, enabling them to navigate life's challenges and complexities with clarity.

  4. To promote righteousness, justice, and equity: The book emphasizes the importance of living a just and fair life, upholding moral values, and treating others with equity and respect.

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