33 (A)Heed instruction and be wise,
And do not neglect it.
34 (B)Blessed is the man who listens to me,
Watching daily at my gates,
Waiting at my doorposts.
35 “For (C)he who finds me finds life
And (D)obtains favor from the Lord.
36 “But he who [a]sins against me (E)injures himself;
All those who (F)hate me (G)love death.”

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 8:36 Or misses me

33 Listen to my instruction and be wise;
    do not disregard it.
34 Blessed are those who listen(A) to me,
    watching daily at my doors,
    waiting at my doorway.
35 For those who find me(B) find life(C)
    and receive favor from the Lord.(D)
36 But those who fail to find me harm themselves;(E)
    all who hate me love death.”(F)

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