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Proverbs 8 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:1 - Doesn't wisdom cry out? Doesn't understanding raise her voice?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:2 - On the top of high places by the way, Where the paths meet, she stands.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:3 - Beside the gates, at the entry of the city, At the entry doors, she cries aloud:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:4 - "To you men, I call! I send my voice to the sons of mankind.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:5 - You simple, understand prudence. You fools, be of an understanding heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:6 - Hear, for I will speak excellent things. The opening of my lips is for right things.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:7 - For my mouth speaks truth. Wickedness is an abomination to my lips.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:8 - All the words of my mouth are in righteousness. There is nothing crooked or perverse in them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:9 - They are all plain to him who understands, Right to those who find knowledge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:10 - Receive my instruction rather than silver; Knowledge rather than choice gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:11 - For wisdom is better than rubies. All the things that may be desired can't be compared to it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:12 - "I, wisdom, have made prudence my dwelling. Find out knowledge and discretion.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:13 - The fear of the LORD is to hate evil. I hate pride, arrogance, the evil way, and the perverse mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:14 - Counsel and sound knowledge are mine. I have understanding and power.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:15 - By me kings reign, And princes decree justice.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:16 - By me princes rule; Nobles, and all the righteous rulers of the eretz.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:17 - I love those who love me. Those who seek me diligently will find me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:18 - With me are riches, honor, Enduring wealth, and prosperity.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:19 - My fruit is better than gold, yes, than fine gold; My yield than choice silver.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:20 - I walk in the way of righteousness, In the midst of the paths of justice;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:21 - That I may give wealth to those who love me. I fill their treasuries.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:22 - "The LORD possessed me in the beginning of his work, Before his deeds of old.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:23 - I was set up from everlasting, from the beginning, Before the eretz existed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:24 - When there were no depths, I was brought forth, When there were no springs abounding with water.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:25 - Before the mountains were settled in place, Before the hills, I was brought forth;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:26 - While as yet he had not made the eretz, nor the fields, Nor the beginning of the dust of the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:27 - When he established the heavens, I was there; When he set a circle on the surface of the deep,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:28 - When he established the clouds above, When the springs of the deep became strong,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:29 - When he gave to the sea its boundary, That the waters should not violate his mitzvah, When he marked out the foundations of the eretz;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:30 - Then I was the craftsman by his side. I was a delight day by day, Always rejoicing before him,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:31 - Rejoicing in his whole world. My delight was with the sons of men.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:32 - "Now therefore, my sons, listen to me, For blessed are those who keep my ways.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:33 - Hear instruction, and be wise. Don't refuse it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:34 - Blessed is the man who hears me, Watching daily at my gates, Waiting at my door posts.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:35 - For whoever finds me, finds life, And will obtain favor from the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:36 - But he who sins against me wrongs his own soul. All those who hate me love death."

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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