let a wise person listen and increase learning,(A)
and let a discerning person obtain guidance—
for understanding a proverb or a parable,[a]
the words of the wise, and their riddles.(B)

The fear of the Lord
is the beginning of knowledge;(C)
fools despise wisdom and discipline.(D)

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Footnotes

  1. 1:6 Or an enigma

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