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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15 She gets up while it is still night;    she provides food for her family    and portions for her female servants. 16 She considers a field and buys it;    out of her earnings she plants a vineyard. 17 She sets about her work vigorously;    her arms are strong for her tasks. 18 She sees that …

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27 when calamity overtakes you like a storm,    when disaster sweeps over you like a whirlwind,    when distress and trouble overwhelm you. 28 “Then they will call to me but I will not answer;    they will look for me but will not find me, 29 since they hated knowledge    and did not choose to fear …

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