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Proverbs 1 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:1 - The proverbs of Shlomo, the son of David, king of Yisra'el:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:2 - To know wisdom and instruction; To discern the words of understanding;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:3 - To receive instruction in wise dealing, In righteousness, justice, and equity;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:4 - To give prudence to the simple, Knowledge and discretion to the young man:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:5 - That the wise man may hear, and increase in learning; That the man of understanding may attain to sound counsel:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:6 - To understand a proverb, and parables, The words and riddles of the wise.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:7 - The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; But the foolish despise wisdom and instruction.

The Enticement of Sinners

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:8 - My son, listen to your father's instruction, And don't forsake your mother's teaching:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:9 - For they will be a garland to grace your head, And chains around your neck.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:10 - My son, if sinners entice you, don't consent.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:11 - If they say, "Come with us, Let's lay in wait for blood; Let's lurk secretly for the innocent without cause;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:12 - Let's swallow them up alive like She'ol, And whole, like those who go down into the pit.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:13 - We'll find all valuable wealth. We'll fill our houses with spoil.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:14 - You shall cast your lot among us. We'll all have one purse."
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:15 - My son, don't walk in the way with them. Keep your foot from their path,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:16 - For their feet run to evil. They hurry to shed blood.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:17 - For in vain is the net spread in the sight of any bird:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:18 - But these lay wait for their own blood. They lurk secretly for their own lives.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:19 - So are the ways of everyone who is greedy for gain. It takes away the life of its owners.

Wisdom Warns

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:20 - Wisdom calls aloud in the street. She utters her voice in the public squares.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:21 - She calls at the head of noisy places. At the entrance of the city gates, she utters her words:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:22 - "How long, you simple ones, will you love simplicity? How long will mockers delight themselves in mockery, And fools hate knowledge?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:23 - Turn at my reproof. Behold, I will pour out my spirit on you. I will make known my words to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:24 - Because I have called, and you have refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no one has paid attention;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:25 - But you have ignored all my counsel, And wanted none of my reproof;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:26 - I also will laugh at your disaster. I will mock when calamity overtakes you;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:27 - When calamity overtakes you like a storm, When your disaster comes on like a whirlwind; When distress and anguish come on you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:28 - Then will they call on me, but I will not answer. They will seek me diligently, but they will not find me;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:29 - Because they hated knowledge, And didn't choose the fear of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:30 - They wanted none of my counsel. They despised all my reproof.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:31 - Therefore they will eat of the fruit of their own way, And be filled with their own schemes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:32 - For the backsliding of the simple will kill them. The careless ease of fools will destroy them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:33 - But whoever listens to me will dwell securely, And will be at ease, without fear of harm."

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
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