The path of life [leads] upward for him who has insight, in order to turn away from Sheol below.
They shall be life for your soul and adornment for your neck.
For he who finds me [is] he who finds life, and he obtains favor from Yahweh.
A fountain of life is wisdom for its owner, but the instruction of fools is folly.
Lay aside simplicity and live; walk in the way of understanding."
Seize the instruction! Do not let go! Guard her, for she is your life.
[On] the path to life is he who guards instruction, but he who rejects rebuke goes astray.
The teaching of the wise [is] a fountain of life, [in order] to avoid the snares of death.
For [like] a lamp [is] a commandment, and instruction [is] light, and the way of life [is the] reproof of discipline,
She does not observe the path of life; her ways wander, [and] she does not know [it].