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Get wisdom and insight! Do not forget or ignore what I say.
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Forsake her not, and she shall keep thee: love her, and she shall preserve thee.
Proverbs 1:22,23 Turn ye at my reproof: behold I will utter my spirit to you, and will shew you my words. . . .
Proverbs 2:2-4 For if thou shalt call for wisdom, and incline thy heart to prudence: . . .
Proverbs 3:13-18 The purchasing thereof is better than the merchandise of silver, and her fruit than the chief and purest gold: . . .
Proverbs 8:5 Hear, for I will speak of great things: and my lips shall be opened to preach right things.
Proverbs 17:16 What doth it avail a fool to have riches, seeing he cannot buy wisdom? He that maketh his house high, seeketh a downfall: and he that refuseth to learn, shall fall into evils.
Proverbs 18:1 He that hath a mind to depart from a friend, seeketh occasions: he shall ever be subject to reproach.
Proverbs 19:8 But he that possesseth a mind, loveth his own soul, and he that keepeth prudence, shall find good things.
Proverbs 23:23 Buy truth, and do not sell wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.
James 1:5 But if any of you want wisdom, let him ask of God who giveth to all men abundantly and upbraideth not. And it shall be given him.
2 Chronicles 34:2 And he did that which was right in the sight of the Lord, and walked in the ways of David his father: he declined not, neither to the right hand, nor to the left.
Job 23:11 My foot hath followed his steps, I have kept his way, and have not declined from it.
Psalm 44:18 All these things have come upon us, yet we have not forgotten thee: and we have not done wickedly in thy covenant.
Psalm 119:51,157 The proud did iniquitously altogether: but I declined not from thy law. . . .
ContextA Father's Instruction
…4Get wisdom, get prudence: forget not, neither decline from the words of my mouth. 5Forsake her not, and she shall keep thee: love her, and she shall preserve thee.6The beginning of wisdom, get wisdom, and with all thy possession purchase prudence.…
For they shall add to thee length of days, and years of life, and peace.
Take hold on her, and she shall exalt thee: thou shalt be glorified by her, when thou shalt embrace her.
Get wisdom, because it is better than gold: and purchase prudence, for it is more precious than silver.
Additional TranslationsGet wisdom, get understanding; do not forget my words or turn from them.Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.
Get wisdom, get understanding; Forget not, neither decline from the words of my mouth;
and do not neglect the speech of my mouth.
Get wisdom, get intelligence: forget [it] not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.
Get wisdom, get understanding; forget it not, neither decline from the words of my mouth:
Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.
Get wisdom. Get understanding. Don't forget, neither swerve from the words of my mouth.
Get wisdom, get understanding, Do not forget, nor turn away From the sayings of my mouth.
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