Proverbs 4
Wisdom Is Supreme
1#Pr 1:8; Ps 34:11 Hear, O children, the instruction of a father,
and attend to know understanding.
2#Dt 32:2 For I give you good precepts;
do not forsake my teaching.
3#1Ch 22:5; 29:1 For I was my father’s son,
tender and the only beloved in the sight of my mother.
4#Pr 7:2; Eph 6:4 He also taught me and said to me,
“Let your heart retain my words;
keep my commandments, and live.
5Get wisdom! Get understanding!
Do not forget it, nor turn away from the words of my mouth.
6#2Th 2:10 Do not forsake her, and she will preserve you;
love her, and she will keep you.
7#Mt 13:44–46 Wisdom is principal; therefore get wisdom.
And with all your getting, get understanding.
8#1Sa 2:30 Exalt her, and she will promote you;
she will bring you honor, when you embrace her.
9#Pr 1:9 She will place on your head an ornament of grace;
a crown of glory she will deliver to you.”
10#Pr 3:2 Hear, my son, and receive my sayings,
and the years of your life will be many.
11I have taught you in the way of wisdom;
I have led you in right paths.
12#Pr 3:23; Ps 18:36 When you walk, your steps will not be hindered,
and when you run, you will not stumble.
13#Pr 3:18; 3:22 Take firm hold of instruction, do not let her go;
keep her, for she is your life.
14#Ps 1:1; Pr 1:15 Do not enter the path of the wicked,
and do not go in the way of evil men.
15Avoid it, do not travel on it;
turn from it and pass on.
16#Ps 36:4; Mic 2:1 For they do not sleep unless they have done mischief;
and their sleep is taken away unless they cause some to fall.
17For they eat the bread of wickedness
and drink the wine of violence.
18#2Sa 23:4; Job 11:17 But the path of the just is as the shining light,
that shines more and more unto the perfect day.
19#Isa 59:9–10; Jn 12:35 The way of the wicked is as darkness;
they do not know at what they stumble.
20#Pr 5:1 My son, attend to my words;
incline your ear to my sayings.
21#Pr 3:21; 2:1 Do not let them depart from your eyes;
keep them in the midst of your heart;
22#Pr 3:8; 12:18 for they are life to those who find them,
and health to all their body.
23#Lk 6:45; Pr 4:7 Keep your heart with all diligence,
for out of it are the issues of life.
24Put away from you a deceitful mouth,
and put perverse lips far from you.
25Let your eyes look right on,
and let your eyelids look straight before you.
26#Pr 5:6; Heb 12:13 Ponder the path of your feet,
and let all your ways be established.
27#Dt 5:32; 28:14 Do not turn to the right or to the left;
remove your foot from evil.

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