Thematic Bible

Proverbs 8:1 (show verse)

Doth not wisdom cry, and give her voice to intelligence?

Proverbs 8:2 (show verse)

She stands in the top of high places, by the way at the crossroads of the paths.

Proverbs 8:3 (show verse)

She cries at the gates, at the entry of the city, at the coming in at the doors.

Proverbs 8:4 (show verse)

Unto you, O men, I call; and my voice is to the sons of men.

Proverbs 8:5 (show verse)

O ye simple, understand prudence; and, ye fools, be ye of an understanding heart.

Proverbs 8:6 (show verse)

Hear, for I will speak of excellent things, and the opening of my lips shall be right things.

Proverbs 8:7 (show verse)

For my mouth shall speak truth, and wickedness is an abomination to my lips.

Proverbs 8:8 (show verse)

All the words of my mouth are in righteousness; there is nothing perverse or twisted in them.

Proverbs 8:9 (show verse)

They are all plain to him that understands and right to those that have found wisdom.

Proverbs 8:10 (show verse)

Receive my chastening and not silver, and knowledge rather than choice gold.

Proverbs 8:11 (show verse)

For wisdom is better than precious stones; and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it.

Proverbs 8:12 (show verse)

I, wisdom, dwell with prudence, and I invent the knowledge of giving counsel.

Proverbs 8:13 (show verse)

The fear of the LORD is to hate evil; pride, arrogancy, the evil way, and the perverse mouth, do I hate.

Proverbs 8:14 (show verse)

With me is counsel, and existence; I am understanding; strength belongs to me.

Proverbs 8:15 (show verse)

By me the kings reign, and the princes decree justice.

Proverbs 8:16 (show verse)

By me the princes rule, and all of the governors judge the earth.

Proverbs 8:17 (show verse)

I love those that love me, and those that seek me early shall find me.

Proverbs 8:18 (show verse)

Riches and honour are with me, yea, durable riches and righteousness.

Proverbs 8:19 (show verse)

My fruit is better than gold, yea, than precious stones, and my revenue than choice silver.

Proverbs 8:20 (show verse)

I shall lead in the way of righteousness in the midst of the paths of judgment,

Proverbs 8:21 (show verse)

that I may cause my friends to inherit existence and I will fill their treasures.

Proverbs 8:22 (show verse)

The LORD possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old.

Proverbs 8:23 (show verse)

I was set up with eternal dominion, from the beginning, before the earth was.

Proverbs 8:24 (show verse)

I was begotten before the depths, before the existence of the fountains of many waters.

Proverbs 8:25 (show verse)

Before the mountains were founded, before the hills was I begotten.

Proverbs 8:26 (show verse)

While as yet he had not made the earth nor the fields nor the beginning of the dust of the world,

Proverbs 8:27 (show verse)

when he composed the heavens, I was there. When he set a compass upon the face of the depth,

Proverbs 8:28 (show verse)

when he established the clouds above, when he strengthened the fountains of the deep,

Proverbs 8:29 (show verse)

when he gave to the sea his decree that the waters should not pass his commandment, when he appointed the foundations of the earth,

Proverbs 8:30 (show verse)

I was with him ordering everything; I was his delight every day, being content before him at all times;

Proverbs 8:31 (show verse)

I am content in the circumference of his earth, and my contentment is with the sons of men.

Proverbs 8:32 (show verse)

Now therefore hearken unto me, O ye sons; for blessed are those that keep my ways.

Proverbs 8:33 (show verse)

Hearken unto chastening, and be wise; refuse it not.

Proverbs 8:34 (show verse)

Blessed is the man that hears me, keeping vigil at my gates, waiting at the threshold of my doors.

Proverbs 8:35 (show verse)

For whosoever finds me shall find life and shall obtain the will of the LORD.

Proverbs 8:36 (show verse)

But he that sins against me wrongs his own soul; all those that hate me love death.