Bible Book: Proverbs

The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel; To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding; To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity; To give subtilty to the simple, to the young...

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction....

A false balance is abomination to the LORD: but a just weight is his delight. When pride cometh, then cometh shame: but with the lowly is wisdom. The integrity of the upright shall guide them: but the perverseness of transgressors shall destroy them....

The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and he that winneth souls is wise....