when he marked out gthe foundations of the earth. 11  uand poverty will come upon you like a robber. 6:33; Luke 16:11; Eph. Cancel any time. so that the waters might not transgress his command. 9  They are all ystraight to him who understands. 31  xThe mouth of the righteous brings forth wisdom. 3. 19  eWhen words are many, transgression is not lacking. 11  uThe mouth of the righteous is va fountain of life. 9 They are all straight to him who understands, and right to those who find knowledge. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. 25  tDo not desire her beauty in your heart. Proverbs 8 The Blessings of Wisdom. and all that you may desire cannot compare with her. Bible > ESV > Proverbs 1 ... 8 Hear, my son, your father’s instruction, and forsake not your mother’s teaching, 9 for they are a graceful garland for your head and pendants for your neck. and the rreproofs of discipline are the way of life, 24  to preserve you from the evil woman,5, from the smooth tongue of sthe adulteress.6. O simple ones, learn prudence; O fools, learn sense. Listen to Proverbs 8 using the ESV Bible online. 10 Take my instruction instead of silver, and knowledge rather than choice gold, 11 for wisdom is better than jewels, and all that you may desire cannot compare with her. Bible Verses. 29  uThe way of the Lord is a stronghold to the blameless. 3  then do this, my son, and save yourself. English Standard Version (ESV) Bible Book List. that her guests are in the depths of Sheol. 8 All the words of my mouth are righteous; there is nothing x twisted or crooked in them. Easily hear Scripture read as you study the Bible! Proverbs 8. and understanding put forth her voice?. Looking to help your church and family stay connected to the Word while social distancing? 1 Does not l wisdom call? Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Pro 8:24 - When there were no depths I was brought forth, when there were no springs abounding with water. Proverbs - Chapter 8 (ESV) Font Size + -The Blessings of Wisdom. 18  But he does not know bthat the dead4 are there. Sign up for an account to try it FREE for 30 days. 20 I walk in the way of righteousness, in the paths of justice, 29  when he eassigned to the sea its flimit. 12  sIf you are wise, you are wise for yourself; she takes a seat on wthe highest places of the town, 16  y“Whoever is simple, let him turn in here!”. 22  iThe blessing of the Lord makes rich. Proverbs 8 - ESV > Read this Bible chapter online, click here to read. The fear of the LORD is hatred of evil. The Blessings of Wisdom - Does not wisdom call? Pride and arrogance and the way of evil and perverted speech I hate. but xa rod is for the back of him who ylacks sense. 7  Whoever corrects a scoffer gets himself abuse. but pthe righteous is established forever. 10 Take my instruction instead of silver, and knowledge rather than choice gold, 11 for wisdom is better than jewels, and all that you may desire cannot compare with her. Leviticus 19:3 You shall fear every man his mother, and his father, and keep my sabbaths: I am the LORD your God. Proverbs 6:6-8 Go to the ant, O sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise. at the entrance of the portals she cries aloud: when there were no springs abounding with water. 25  Before the mountains zhad been shaped. 34  oBlessed is the one who listens to me. The ESV® text has been reproduced in cooperation with and by permission of Good News Publishers. 6 to understand a proverb and a saying, f the words of the wise and their g riddles. and one who asows discord among brothers. Does not (B)understanding raise her voice?2 On (C)the heights beside the way,    at the crossroads she takes her stand;3 beside (D)the gates in front of (E)the town,    at the entrance of the portals she cries aloud:4 “To you, O (F)men, I call,    and my cry is to (G)the children of man.5 O (H)simple ones, learn (I)prudence;    O (J)fools, learn sense.6 Hear, for I will speak (K)noble things,    and from my lips will come (L)what is right,7 for my (M)mouth will utter truth;    wickedness is an abomination to my lips.8 All the words of my mouth are righteous;    there is nothing (N)twisted or crooked in them.9 They are all (O)straight to him who understands,    and right to those who find knowledge.10 (P)Take my instruction instead of silver,    and knowledge rather than choice gold,11 (Q)for wisdom is better than jewels,    and (R)all that you may desire cannot compare with her. English Standard Version (ESV) NIV KJV ESV NKJV. 2  if you are fsnared in the words of your mouth. Does not understanding raise her voice? The Blessings of Wisdom Does not #See ch. 28  sThe hope of the righteous brings joy.