Take hold of instruction; do not let go Guard her, for she is your life.
She is a tree of life to those who take hold of her, And happy are all who hold her fast.
So they will be life to your soul And adornment to your neck.
Then he said, "Let me go, for the dawn is breaking." But he said, "I will not let you go unless you bless me."
"For it is not an idle word for you; indeed it is your life And by this word you will prolong your days in the land, which you are about to cross the Jordan to possess."
Buy truth, and do not sell it, Get wisdom and instruction and understanding.
For wisdom is protection just as money is protection, But the advantage of knowledge is that wisdom preserves the lives of its possessors.
"Scarcely had I left them When I found him whom my soul loves; I held on to him and would not let him go Until I had brought him to my mother's house, And into the room of her who conceived me."
Then beginning with Moses and with all the prophets, He explained to them the things concerning Himself in all the Scriptures.
From that city many of the Samaritans believed in Him because of the word of the woman who testified, "He told me all the things that I have done."
Simon Peter answered Him, "Lord, to whom shall we go? You have words of eternal life.
They were continually devoting themselves to the apostles' teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.
Then when he arrived and witnessed the grace of God, he rejoiced and began to encourage them all with resolute heart to remain true to the Lord;
But examine everything carefully; hold fast to that which is good;
For this reason we must pay much closer attention to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away from it.
'I know where you dwell, where Satan's throne is; and you hold fast My name, and did not deny My faith even in the days of Antipas, My witness, My faithful one, who was killed among you, where Satan dwells.
"And they overcame him because of the blood of the Lamb and because of the word of their testimony, and they did not love their life even when faced with death.