Praise Yah! Blessed is the man who fears Yahweh, who delights greatly in his commandments.
Don’t be wise in your own eyes. Fear Yahweh, and depart from evil.
It will be health to your body, and nourishment to your bones.
Behold, Yahweh’s eye is on those who fear him, on those who hope in his loving kindness,
God will bless us. All the ends of the earth shall fear him.
The fear of Yahweh is the beginning of wisdom. All those who do his work have a good understanding. His praise endures forever!
But to you who fear my name shall the sun of righteousness arise with healing in its wings. You will go out and leap like calves of the stall.
You shall walk after Yahweh your God, fear him, keep his commandments, and obey his voice. You shall serve him, and cling to him.
The fear of Yahweh is the beginning of wisdom. The knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.
Better is little, with the fear of Yahweh, than great treasure with trouble.
Therefore give everyone what you owe: if you owe taxes, pay taxes; if customs, then customs; if respect, then respect; if honor, then honor.
Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain; but a woman who fears Yahweh, she shall be praised.
Blessed is everyone who fears Yahweh, who walks in his ways.
The fear of Yahweh is to hate evil. I hate pride, arrogance, the evil way, and the perverse mouth.
Because the midwives feared God, he gave them families.
The result of humility and the fear of Yahweh is wealth, honor, and life.
Having therefore these promises, beloved, let’s cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
This is the end of the matter. All has been heard. Fear God and keep his commandments; for this is the whole duty of man.
The fear of Yahweh teaches wisdom. Before honor is humility.
The fear of Yahweh is the beginning of knowledge, but the foolish despise wisdom and instruction.
“To him who is ready to faint, kindness should be shown from his friend; even to him who forsakes the fear of the Almighty.
Now, Israel, what does Yahweh your God require of you, but to fear Yahweh your God, to walk in all his ways, to love him, and to serve Yahweh your God with all your heart and with all your soul,
to keep Yahweh’s commandments and statutes, which I command you today for your good?