(DRB) Proverbs 1 : 1 The parables of Solomon, the son of David, king of Israel.
(DRB) Proverbs 1 : 2 To know wisdom, and instruction: To understand the words of prudence:
(DRB) Proverbs 1 : 3 and to receive the instruction of doctrine, justice, and judgment, and equity:
(DRB) Proverbs 1 : 4 To give subtilty to little ones, to the young man knowledge and understanding.
(DRB) Proverbs 1 : 5 A wise man shall hear and shall be wiser: and he that understandeth, shall possess governments.
(DRB) Proverbs 1 : 6 He shall understand a parable, and the interpretation, the words of the wise, and their mysterious sayings.
(DRB) Proverbs 1 : 7 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. Fools despise wisdom and instruction.
(DRB) Proverbs 1 : 8 My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother :
(DRB) Proverbs 1 : 9 That grace may be added to thy head, and a chain of gold to thy neck.
(DRB) Proverbs 1 : 10 My son, if sinners shall entice thee, consent not to them.
(DRB) Proverbs 1 : 11 If they shall say: Come with us, let us lie in wait for blood, let us hide snares for the innocent without cause:
(DRB) Proverbs 1 : 12 Let us swallow him up alive like hell, and whole as one that goeth down into the pit.
(DRB) Proverbs 1 : 13 We shall find all precious substance, we shall fill our houses with spoils.
(DRB) Proverbs 1 : 14 Cast in thy lot with us, let us all have one purse.
(DRB) Proverbs 1 : 15 My son, walk not thou with them, restrain thy foot from their paths.
(DRB) Proverbs 1 : 16 For their feet run to evil, and make haste to shed blood.
(DRB) Proverbs 1 : 17 But a net is spread in vain before the eyes of them that have wings.
(DRB) Proverbs 1 : 18 And they themselves lie in wait for their own blood, and practise deceits against their own souls.
(DRB) Proverbs 1 : 19 So the wage of every covetous man destroy the souls of the possessors.
(DRB) Proverbs 1 : 20 Wisdom preacheth abroad, she uttereth her voice in the streets:
(DRB) Proverbs 1 : 21 At the head of multitudes she crieth out, in the entrance of the gates of the city she uttereth her words, saying:
(DRB) Proverbs 1 : 22 O children, how long will you love childishness, and fools covet those things which are hurtful to themselves, and the unwise hate knowledge?
(DRB) Proverbs 1 : 23 Turn ye at my reproof: behold I will utter my spirit to you, and will shew you my words.
(DRB) Proverbs 1 : 24 Because I called, and you refused: I stretched out my hand, and there was none that regarded.
(DRB) Proverbs 1 : 25 You have despised all my counsel, and have neglected my reprehensions.
(DRB) Proverbs 1 : 26 I also will laugh in your destruction, and will mock when that shall come to you which you feared.
(DRB) Proverbs 1 : 27 When sudden calamity shall fall on you, and destruction, as a tempest, shall be at hand: when tribulation and distress shall come upon you:
(DRB) Proverbs 1 : 28 Then shall they call upon me, and I will not hear: they shall rise in the morning and shall not find me:
(DRB) Proverbs 1 : 29 Because they have hated instruction and received not the fear of the Lord,
(DRB) Proverbs 1 : 30 Nor consented to my counsel, but despised all my reproof.
(DRB) Proverbs 1 : 31 Therefore they shall eat the fruit of their own way, and shall be filled with their own devices.
(DRB) Proverbs 1 : 32 The turning away of little ones shall kill them, and the prosperity of fools shall destroy them.
(DRB) Proverbs 1 : 33 But he that shall hear me, shall rest without terror, and shall enjoy abundance, without fear of evils.