Therefore every man, whoever hears these sayings of mine, and does them, I will compare him to a wise man who built his house upon the rock.
The fear of LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy is understanding.
And also all that generation were gathered to their fathers. And there arose another generation after them that did not know LORD, nor yet the work which he had wrought for Israel.
Take firm hold of instruction. Do not let her go. Keep her, for she is thy life.
Enter not into the path of the wicked, and walk not in the way of evil men.
Every scripture is inspired by God and useful for instruction, for reproof, for correction, for discipline in righteousness,
so that the man of God may be qualified, having been completed for every good work.
Let the elders who rule well be regarded worthy of double compensation, especially those who labor in the word and in teaching.
For the scripture says thou shall not muzzle an ox that is threshing. And the workman is worthy of his wage.
My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother.
For they shall be a garland of grace to thy head, and chains about thy neck.
20 My son, keep the commandment of thy father, and do not forsake the law of thy mother.
21 Bind them continually upon thy heart. Tie them about thy neck.
22 When thou walk, it shall lead thee. When thou sleep, it shall watch over thee. And when thou awake, it shall talk with thee.
23 For the commandment is a lamp, and the law is light, and reproofs of instruction are the way of life,
Let the word of Christ dwell in you abundantly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing by grace in your hearts to God.
For as many things as were written previously were written for our learning, so that through perseverance and through the encouragement of the scriptures we might have hope.
1 Give ear, O my people, to my law. Incline your ears to the words of my mouth.
2 I will open my mouth in parables (LXX/NT). I will utter dark sayings of old,
3 which we have heard and known, and our fathers have told us.
4 We will not hide them from their sons, telling to the generation to come the praises of LORD, and his strength, and his wondrous works that he has done.
23 Keep thy heart with all diligence, for out of it are the issues of life.
24 Put away from thee a wayward mouth, and put perverse lips far from thee.
25 Let thine eyes look right on, and let thine eyelids look straight before thee.
26 Make the path of thy feet level, and let all thy ways be established.
27 Turn not to the right hand nor to the left. Remove thy foot from evil.
The law of a wise man is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.
But shun profane babblings, for they will advance to greater impiety,
and their word will have a feeding field like gangrene, of whom are Hymenaeus and Philetus,
1 The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel,
2 to know wisdom and instruction, to discern the words of understanding,
3 to receive instruction in wise dealing, in righteousness and justice and equity,
4 to give prudence to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion,
5 that the wise man may hear, and increase in learning, and that the man of understanding may attain to sound counsels,
6 to understand a proverb, and a figure, the words of the wise, and their dark sayings.
7 The fear of LORD is the beginning of knowledge. The foolish despise wisdom and instruction.
5 Get wisdom, get understanding. Do not forget, nor decline from the words of my mouth.
6 Do not forsake her, and she will preserve thee. Love her, and she will keep thee.
7 Wisdom [is] the principal thing. Get wisdom, yea, with all thy getting get understanding.
8 Exalt her, and she will promote thee. She will bring thee to honor when thou embrace her.
5 And thou shall love LORD thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might.
6 And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be upon thy heart.
7 And thou shall teach them diligently to thy sons, and shall talk of them when thou sit in thy house, and when thou walk by the way, and when thou lay down, and when thou rise up.
Every man transgressing, and not abiding in the doctrine of the Christ, does not have God. The man abiding in the doctrine of the Christ, this man has both the Father and the Son.
14 And when it was now in the middle of the feast, Jesus went up into the temple and taught.
15 The Jews therefore marveled, saying, How does this man know scholarly material, not having learned?
16 Jesus therefore answered them and said, My doctrine is not mine, but his who sent me.
17 If any man wants to do his will, he will know about the doctrine, whether it is from God, or I speak from myself.
18 He who speaks from himself seeks his own glory, but he who seeks the glory of him who sent him, this man is true, and unrighteousness is not in him.