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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
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1:7 The fear - Reverence and obedience to God. Beginning - The foundation without which all other knowledge is vain. Fools - That is, wicked men, are so far from attaining true wisdom, that they despise it, and all the means of getting it.
Micheal's comment on 2012-11-25 13:47:34:
I like this verse because when I am faced with pressure to do what is not right [in the company of my peers], I just remember the verse and am able to overcome the pressure.
ngele's comment on 2012-01-07 04:34:15:
fear of God-having to recognize and realize without God everything is impossible
Beginning-the foundation of human living
Wisdom-the life of a human is no life without God
ailene grace's comment on 2011-08-10 20:32:53:
HAVING FEAR WITH GOD GIVES US KNOWLEDGE... BUT SOMETIMES WE REFUSE TO LEARN AND DO HIS WORDS...WE REFUSED TO BE TAUGHT OR REMINDED BY OTHERS... WE REFUSE TO ACCEPT GOD IN OUR HEARTS...AND THAT MADE US A FOOL..
Doris Early's comment on 2010-11-11 09:28:26:
Fear...is not to be AFRAID..I believe it is the Reverential HONOR and Aw of the Lord God. This is truly the beginning, just the beginning of wisdom.
Katherine's comment on 2010-07-27 10:54:10:
Fearing God is the start to knowledge. Once you fear his judgments, then you will be obedient to his word. Fools despise wisdom and instruction and therefore do not fear God or his judgments. What is to keep them obedient to his word?
freda's comment on 2010-07-23 17:55:20:
Without the fear and reverence, obedience to God the entire Word of God is of no use to us Nevertheless, it does not makes the Word of God any less true or powerful.
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