Proverbs 2:1-9

“My son, if you receive my words,
And treasure my commands within you,
So that you incline your ear to wisdom,
And apply your heart to understanding;
Yes, if you cry out for discernment,
And lift up your voice for understanding,
If you seek her as silver,
And search for her as for hidden treasures;
Then you will understand the fear of the Lord,
And find the knowledge of God.
For the Lord gives wisdom;
From His mouth come knowledge and understanding;
He stores up sound wisdom for the upright;
He is a shield to those who walk uprightly;
He guards the paths of justice,
And preserves the way of His saints.
Then you will understand righteousness and justice,
Equity and every good path.”

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2 comments

  1. fred

    *Hi Gordon,

    What is the use of the word ‘her’ in two lines … what is it referring to, makes no sense!** * Fred

    • Gordon King

      Thanks for your question Fred!

      The Psalmist is referring to both God’s words and commands. They are like silver, a very precious metal in those days, and hidden treasures.

      God bless Fred!

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