Proverbs

2:4-7

If you seek her as silver, And search for her as for hidden treasures; Then you will understand the fear of the LordAnd find the knowledge of God. For the Lord gives wisdom; From His mouth come knowledge and understanding; He stores up sound wisdom for the upright; He is a shield to those who walk uprightly;

3:7-8

Do not be wise in your own eyes; Fear the Lord and depart from evil. It will be health to your flesh, And strength to your bones.

3:13-14

13 Happy is the man who finds wisdom, And the man who gains understanding; 14 For her proceeds are better than the profits of silver, And her gain than fine gold.

3:18

18 She is a tree of life to those who take hold of her, And happy are all who retain her.

4:12

12 When you walk, your steps will not be hindered, And when you run, you will not stumble.

8:34-35

34 Blessed is the man who listens to me, Watching daily at my gates, Waiting at the posts of my doors. 35 For whoever finds me finds life, And obtains favor from the Lord;

12:3

A man is not established by wickedness, But the root of the righteous cannot be moved.

14:26

26 In the fear of the Lord there is strong confidence, And His children will have a place of refuge.

16:7 

When a man’s ways please the LordHe makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.

16:24 

24 Pleasant words are like a honeycomb, Sweetness to the soul and health to the bones.

16:32

32 He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, And he who rules his spirit than he who takes a city.

17:22

22 A merry heart does good, like medicine, But a broken spirit dries the bones.

17:27

27 He who has knowledge spares his words, And a man of understanding is of a calm spirit.

18:21

10 The name of the Lord is a strong tower; The righteous run to it and are safe.

20:7

The righteous man walks in his integrity; His children are blessed after him.

22:6

Train up a child in the way he should go, And when he is old he will not depart from it.

22:11

11 He who loves purity of heart And has grace on his lips, The king will be his friend.

24:3-4

Through wisdom a house is built, And by understanding it is established;
By knowledge the rooms are filled with all precious and pleasant riches.

24:5

A wise man is strong, Yes, a man of knowledge increases strength;

25:28

28 Whoever has no rule over his own spirit Is like a city broken down, without walls.

28:5

Evil men do not understand justice, But those who seek the Lord understand all.

29:23

23 A man’s pride will bring him low, But the humble in spirit will retain honor.

30:5

Every word of God is pure; He is a shield to those who put their trust in Him.