Wisdom satisfies

The one who lives without the fear of God must endure emptiness and misery in the end. For the fear of the Lord births wisdom, and when courted, wisdom satisfies those who embrace her.

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. For by me your days will be multiplied, and years of life will be added to you. If you are wise, you are wise for yourself, and if you scoff, you will bear it alone.

—Proverbs 9:10–12

The righteous shall flourish like a palm tree; he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon. Those who are planted in the house of the Lord shall flourish in the courts of our God. They shall still bear fruit in old age; they shall be fresh and flourishing, to declare that the Lord is upright.

—Psalm 92:12–15

 

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