Wisdom promiseth godliness to her children,
Proverbs 2:1 My sonne, yf thou wilt receaue my wordes, and kepe my comaundemetes by the, Proverbs 2:2 that thine eare maye herken vnto wysdome, applie thine herte then to vnderstodinge. Proverbs 2:3 For yf thou criest after wysdome, & callest for knowlege: Proverbs 2:4 yf thou sekest after her as after money, and dyggest for her as for treasure: Proverbs 2:5 The shalt thou vnderstonde ye feare of the LORDE, and fynde ye knowlege of God. Proverbs 2:6 For it is the LORDE that geueth wysdome, out of his mouth commeth knowlege and vnderstondinge. Proverbs 2:7 He preserueth ye welfare of the rightuous, and defendeth them yt walke innocently: Proverbs 2:8 he kepeth them in ye right path, and preserueth ye waye of his sayntes. Proverbs 2:9 Then shalt thou vnderstonde rightuousnesse, iudgment and equite, yee and euery good path.
and safety from evil company,
Proverbs 2:10 Yf wysdome entre in to thine herte, and yi soule delyte in knowlege: Proverbs 2:11 then shal councell preserue the, and vnderstondinge shal kepe the. Proverbs 2:12 That thou mayest be delyuered fro ye euell waye, and from the man yt speaketh frowarde thinges. Proverbs 2:13 From soch as leaue the hye strete, and walke i ye wayes of darcknesse: Proverbs 2:14 which reioyse in doynge euell, and delyte i wicked thinges: Proverbs 2:15 whose wayes are croked, and their pathes slaunderous. Proverbs 2:16 That thou mayest be delyuered also from the straunge woman, and from her that is not thine owne: which geueth swete wordes, Proverbs 2:17 forsaketh the husbande of hir youth, and forgetteth the couenaunt of hir God. Proverbs 2:18 For hir house is enclyned vnto death, and hir pathes vnto hell. Proverbs 2:19 All they that go in vnto her, come not agayne, nether take they holde of the waye of life.
and direction in good ways.
Proverbs 2:20 That thou mayest walke in ye good waye, and kepe the pathes of the rightuous. Proverbs 2:21 For the iust shal dwell in the londe, and the innocentes shal remayne in it: Proverbs 2:22 but the vngodly shalbe roted out of ye londe, and the wicked doers shalbe taken out of it.