Therefore shall ye observe, and do them , for that, will be your wisdom, and discernment, in the eyes of the peoples, - who will hear all these statutes, and will say - Nevertheless, a people wise and discerning, is this great nation.
And said to the son of earth, Lo! the reverence of the Lord, that, is wisdom, and, to avoid evil, is understanding.
The reverence of Yahweh, is the beginning of knowledge, Wisdom and correction, the foolish have despised.
The, law of Yahweh, is complete, Bringing back the soul, The, testimony of Yahweh, is confirmed, Making wise the simple;
The beginning of wisdom, is the reverence of Yahweh, Good discretion, have all that do them, His praise, endureth for aye.
And that, from a babe, those sacred letters, thou hast known which are able to make thee wise unto salvation, through the faith which is in Christ Jesus:
I call to witness against you to-day, the heavens and the earth, that life and death, have I set before thee, the blessing and the curse, - therefore shouldest thou choose life, that thou mayest live, thou and thy seed;
And there came in, of all the peoples, to hear the wisdom of Solomon - of all the kings of the earth, who heard his wisdom.
And she said unto the king, True, was the word which I heard in mine own land, - concerning thine affairs, and concerning thy wisdom.
Beyond mine enemies, will thy commandment make me wise, for, age-abidingly, shall it be mine.
The wisdom of the prudent, is to understand his way, but, the folly of dullards, is a fraud.
Ashamed are the wise, dismayed and captured! Lo! the word of Yahweh, have they rejected, And, what wisdom, have, they?
and, in any matter of wisdom and discernment as to which the king, enquired of them, he found them ten times better than all the sacred scribes - the magicians, who were in all his realm.
O Belteshazzar, chief of the sacred scribes, because I know that, the spirit of the holy gods, is in thee, - and no secret giveth thee trouble, therefore , the visions of my dream which I have seen, and the interpretation thereof, do thou tell.
There is a man in thy kingdom in whom is the spirit of the holy gods, and, in the days of thy father, light, and intelligence, and wisdom like the wisdom of the gods, were found in him, - and, King Nebuchadnezzar thy father, appointed him, chief of the sacred scribes, the magicians, the Chaldeans, and the astrologers, - thy father, O king!
Thus, saith Yahweh of hoses, - It shall yet be that there shall come in peoples, and the inhabitants of many cities;
So shall all the nations, pronounce you happy, - for, ye, shall become, a land of delight, saith Yahweh of hosts.