1The proverbs of Solomon son of David, king of Israel:
2For learning about wisdom and instruction,
for understanding words of insight,3for gaining inst ... View more
Wise Sayings of Solomon
1The proverbs of Solomon.
A wise child makes a glad father,
but a foolish child is a mother's grief.2Treasures gained by wickedness do ... View more
Sayings of the Wise
17The words of the wise:
Incline your ear and hear my words,
and apply your mind to my teaching;18for it will be pleasant if you keep them ... View more
Further Sayings of the Wise
23These also are sayings of the wise:
Partiality in judging is not good.24Whoever says to the wicked, “You are innocent,”
will be c ... View more
Further Wise Sayings of Solomon
1These are other proverbs of Solomon that the officials of King Hezekiah of Judah copied.
2It is the glory of God to conceal thi ... View more
Sayings of Agur
1The words of Agur son of Jakeh. An oracle.
Thus says the man: I am weary, O God,
I am weary, O God. How can I prevail?2Surely I am too stupid ... View more
The Teaching of King Lemuel's Mother
1The words of King Lemuel. An oracle that his mother taught him:
2No, my son! No, son of my womb!
No, son of my vows!3Do no ... View more
Ode to a Capable Wife
10A capable wife who can find?
She is far more precious than jewels.11The heart of her husband trusts in her,
and he will have no lack of ... View more