Proverbs 3:11-18, More Precious Than Jewels





11My son, do not reject the discipline of the Lord

Or loathe His reproof,

12For whom the Lord loves He reproves,

Even as a father corrects the son in whom he delights.
13How blessed is the man who finds wisdom

And the man who gains understanding.

14For her profit is better than the profit of silver

And her gain better than fine gold.

15She is more precious than jewels;

And nothing you desire compares with her.

16Long life is in her right hand;

In her left hand are riches and honor.

17Her ways are pleasant ways

And all her paths are peace.

18She is a tree of life to those who take hold of her,

And happy are all who hold her fast.

1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation


Action: What are the riches that wisdom brings?