Find practical ideas for drawing closer to God's Word at our Scripture Engagement section.
1:6 honor. God is in Himself infinitely glorious, and He must receive the recognition of His people (Ps. 29:1, 2; 57:5, 11).
despise. The opposite of honoring and fearing the Lord (cf. 2 Sam. 12:9, 10). The word is used often in Proverbs (1:7; 15:20; 23:22).