Daily Wisdom

Meditations on the Book of Proverbs

10 Choose my instruction instead of silver,    knowledge rather than choice gold, 11 for wisdom is more precious than rubies,    and nothing you desire can compare with her.    Wisdom often brings wealth, but wealth does not bring wisdom. Silver and gold can be useful, but they can also be misused. They can be obtained, …

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12 “I, wisdom, dwell together with prudence;    I possess knowledge and discretion. 13 To fear the Lord is to hate evil;    I hate pride and arrogance,    evil behavior and perverse speech. 14 Counsel and sound judgment are mine;    I have insight, I have power.    There are many the world considers wise, yet their plans …

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17 I love those who love me,    and those who seek me find me. 18 With me are riches and honor,    enduring wealth and prosperity. 19 My fruit is better than fine gold;    what I yield surpasses choice silver.    Wisdom continues her speech. “I love those who love me,” she says, distinguishing herself from …

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