Daily Wisdom

Meditations on the Book of Proverbs

5 The wise prevail through great power,    and those who have knowledge muster their strength. 6 Surely you need guidance to wage war,    and victory is won through many advisers. 7 Wisdom is too high for fools;    in the assembly at the gate they must not open their mouths.   Wisdom is superior to brute …

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9 Whoever walks in integrity walks securely,    but whoever takes crooked paths will be found out. 10 Whoever winks maliciously causes grief,    and a chattering fool comes to ruin. 11 The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life,    but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.    The path of integrity is not …

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12 Whoever derides their neighbor has no sense,    but the one who has understanding holds their tongue. 13 A gossip betrays a confidence,    but a trustworthy person keeps a secret. 14 For lack of guidance a nation falls,    but victory is won through many advisers.    If there is tension between you and your neighbor, …

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