Wisdom promiseth godliness to her children,
Proverbs 2:1 My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and lay up my commandments with thee; Proverbs 2:2 So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding; Proverbs 2:3 Yea, if thou cry after discernment, and lift up thy voice for understanding; Proverbs 2:4 If thou seek her as silver, and search for her as for hid treasures; Proverbs 2:5 Then shalt thou understand the fear of the LORD, and find the knowledge of God. Proverbs 2:6 For the LORD giveth wisdom; out of his mouth [cometh] knowledge and understanding: Proverbs 2:7 He layeth up sound wisdom for the upright, [he is] a shield to them that walk in integrity; Proverbs 2:8 That he may guard the paths of judgment, and preserve the way of his saints. Proverbs 2:9 Then shalt thou understand righteousness and judgment, and equity, [yea], every good path.
and safety from evil company,
Proverbs 2:10 For wisdom shall enter into thine heart, and knowledge shall be pleasant unto thy soul; Proverbs 2:11 Discretion shall watch over thee, understanding shall keep thee: Proverbs 2:12 To deliver thee from the way of evil, from the men that speak froward things; Proverbs 2:13 Who forsake the paths of uprightness, to walk in the ways of darkness; Proverbs 2:14 Who rejoice to do evil, and delight in the frowardness of evil; Proverbs 2:15 Who are crooked in their ways, and perverse in their paths: Proverbs 2:16 To deliver thee from the strange woman, even from the stranger which flattereth with her words; Proverbs 2:17 Which forsaketh the friend of her youth, and forgetteth the covenant of her God: Proverbs 2:18 For her house inclineth unto death, and her paths unto the dead: Proverbs 2:19 None that go unto her return again, neither do they attain unto the paths of life:
and direction in good ways.
Proverbs 2:20 That thou mayest walk in the way of good men, and keep the paths of the righteous. Proverbs 2:21 For the upright shall dwell in the land, and the perfect shall remain in it. Proverbs 2:22 But the wicked shall be cut off from the land, and they that deal treacherously shall be rooted out of it.