Every one, therefore, who heareth these my words, and doeth them, shall be likened to a prudent man, who built his house upon the rock;
The beginning of wisdom, is the reverence of Yahweh, and, the knowledge of the Holy, is understanding;
All that generation also, were gathered unto their fathers,and there arose another generation, after them, who had not known Yahweh, nor even the work which he had wrought for Israel.
Take fast hold of correction, let her not go,keep her, for, she, is thy life.
Upon the path of the lawless, do not thou enter, and do not advance in the way of the wicked:
Every scripture, God-breathed, and profitableunto teaching, unto conviction, unto correction, unto the discipline that is in righteousness,
In order that, ready, may be the man, of God, unto every good work, being well-prepared.
Let, the well presiding elders, of double honour, be accounted worthy, especially they who toil in discourse and teaching;
For the scripture saithA threshing ox, shalt thou not muzzle, andWorthy, is the workman, of his hire.
Hear, my son, the correction of thy father, and do not reject the instruction of thy mother;
For, a wreath of beauty, shall they be to thy head, and chains of ornament, to thy neck.
20 Observe thou, my son, the commandment of thy father, and do not decline from the instruction of thy mother:
21 Bind them upon thy heart continually, fasten them upon thy neck;
22 When thou walkest abroad, it shall guide thee, when thou sleepest, it shall watch over thee, when thou wakest, it shall speak to thee:
23 For, a lamp, is the commandment, and, the instruction, a light, and, the way of life, are the reproofs of correction:
Let, the word of the Christ, dwell within you richly,in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another, with psalms, hymns, spiritual songs, with gratitude, raising song with your hearts unto God:
Whatsoever things, in fact, were written aforetime, all for our own instruction were written,in order that, through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures, we might have their hope.
1 Give ear, O my people, to mine instruction, Bend your ear to the sayings of my mouth;
2 I will open, in a parable, my mouth, I will pour forth enigmas out of antiquity;
3 Which we have heard, and come to know, And, our fathers, have recounted to us;
4 We will not withhold from their children, To a later generation, recounting the praises of Yahweh, Even his might and his wonders which he wrought;
23 Above all that must be guarded, keep thou thy heart, for, out of it, are the issues of life.
24 Remove from thee, perverseness of mouth, and, craftiness of lips, put far from thee.
25 Let, thine eyes, right onward, look,and, thine eyelashes, point straight before thee.
26 Make level the track of thy foot, that, all thy ways, may be directed aright:
27 Decline not, to the right hand or to the left,Turn away thy foot from wickedness.
the instruction of the wise, is a well-spring of life, by departing from the snares of death.
But, the profane pratings, shun; for, unto more ungodliness, will they force themselves on;
And, their discourse, as a gangrene, will eat its way;of whom are Hymenaeus and Philetus,
1 The proverbs of Solomon, son of David, King of Israel:
2 For the knowledge of wisdom and correction, for discerning the sayings of intelligence;
3 For receiving the correction of prudence, righteousness and justice, and equity;
4 For giving To the simple shrewdness, To the young man, knowledge and discretion.
5 A wise man, will hear, and will increase learning, and a, discreet man, wise counsels, will acquire,
6 By gaining discernment of proverb, and satire, the words of the wise, and their dark sayings.
7 The reverence of Yahweh, is the beginning of knowledge, Wisdom and correction, the foolish have despised.
5 Acquire wisdom, acquire understanding, Do not forget, neither decline thou from the sayings of my mouth.
6 Do not forsake her, and she will guard thee,love her and she will keep thee.
7 The principal thing, is wisdom, acquire thou wisdom, With all thine acquisition, acquire thou understanding.
8 Exalt her, and she will set thee on high, she will bring thee to honour, when thou dust embrace her:
5 Thou shalt therefore love Yahweh thy God,with all thy heart and with all thy soul, and with all thy might;
6 so shall these words which I am commanding thee to-day, be upon thy heart;
7 and thou shalt impress them upon thy sons, and shalt speak of them,when thou sittest in thy house and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down and when thou risest up;
Every one that taketh a lead, and abideth not in the teaching of Christ, hath not, God: he that abideth in the teaching, the same, hath, both the Father and the Son.
14 Presently, however, the feast being at its height, Jesus went up unto the temple and was teaching.
15 The Jews, therefore, began to marvel, sayingHow, doth this one know, letters, not having learned?
16 Jesus, therefore, answered them, and saidMy teaching, is not mine, but his who sent me.
17 If any one intend, his will, to do, he shall get to know concerning the teachingwhether it is, of God, or, I, from myself, am speaking,
18 He that, from himself, doth speak, his own glory, is seeking: he that seeketh the glory of him that sent him, the same, is, true, and, injustice, in him, is there none.