2:6 the Lord gives wisdom. No matter how much we are engaged in the task of searching for knowledge through our human experience in the world, the source of all truth is God. He must provide the wisdom necessary for the proper interpretation of reality (3:5).
from his mouth. Although their emphasis is different, both Deuteronomy and Proverbs recognize that the underlying foundation of knowledge is the Word of God (Deut. 8:3). Even before sin had entered the world, Adam and Eve needed God’s Word in order to know themselves and their relationship to creation (Gen. 1:28–30).