“Listen, for I have trustworthy things to say; I open my lips to speak what is right.”
“My mouth speaks what is true, for my lips detest wickedness.”
“Choose my instruction instead of silver, knowledge rather than gold.”
“To fear the Lord is to hate evil; I hate pride and arrogance, evil behavior and perverse speech.”
“I walk in the way of righteousness, along the paths of justice.”
How to gain wisdom:
“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.”
These selected readings are from Proverbs chapters 8 and 9.