pay attention and gain understanding.d
so do not forsake my teaching.
still tender, and cherished by my mother.
“Take holde of my words with all your heart;
keep my commands, and you will live.f
5 Get wisdom,g get understanding;
do not forget my words or turn away from them.
6 Do not forsake wisdom, and she will protect you;h
love her, and she will watch over you.i
7 The beginning of wisdom is this: Geta wisdom.
embrace her, and she will honor you.l
and present you with a glorious crown.m”
10 Listen, my son,n accept what I say,
and the years of your life will be many.o
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