Proverbs 1:2-3 To know wisdom and instruction, To discern the saying of understanidng, 3 To receive instruction in wise behavior, Righteousness, justice and equity.

Posted: November 1, 2020 in Proverbs 01, Proverbs 01:02-03, Seeking Wisdom, Wisdom, Wisdom for the Soul
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Expanding the purpose and terms of verse 2, Proverbs engages in a process of schooling a son in the disciplines of (1) Wisdom (a different Hebrew word from that in v.2) which means discreet counsel or the ability to govern oneself by choice; (2) Justice, the ability to conform to the will and standard of God; a practical righteousness that matches one’s positional righteousness; (3) Judgment, the application of true righteousness in dealing with others; and (4) Equity, the living of life in a fair, pleasing way.

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