Wisdom of Solomon
Chapter 1

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Why is Wisdom of Solomon shown with the King James Bible?

1 Love righteousness, ye that be judges of the earth: think of the Lord with a good (heart,) and in simplicity of heart seek him.

2 For he will be found of them that tempt him not; and sheweth himself unto such as do not distrust him.

3 For froward thoughts separate from God: and his power, when it is tried, reproveth the unwise.

4 For into a malicious soul wisdom shall not enter; nor dwell in the body that is subject unto sin.

5 For the holy spirit of discipline will flee deceit, and remove from thoughts that are without understanding, and will not abide when unrighteousness cometh in.

6 For wisdom is a loving spirit; and will not acquit a blasphemer of his words: for God is witness of his reins, and a true beholder of his heart, and a hearer of his tongue.

7 For the Spirit of the Lord filleth the world: and that which containeth all things hath knowledge of the voice.

8 Therefore he that speaketh unrighteous things cannot be hid: neither shall vengeance, when it punisheth, pass by him.

9 For inquisition shall be made into the counsels of the ungodly: and the sound of his words shall come unto the Lord for the manifestation of his wicked deeds.

10 For the ear of jealousy heareth all things: and the noise of murmurings is not hid.

11 Therefore beware of murmuring, which is unprofitable; and refrain your tongue from backbiting: for there is no word so secret, that shall go for nought: and the mouth that belieth slayeth the soul.

12 Seek not death in the error of your life: and pull not upon yourselves destruction with the works of your hands.

13 For God made not death: neither hath he pleasure in the destruction of the living.

14 For he created all things, that they might have their being: and the generations of the world were healthful; and there is no poison of destruction in them, nor the kingdom of death upon the earth:

15 (For righteousness is immortal:)

16 But ungodly men with their works and words called it to them: for when they thought to have it their friend, they consumed to nought, and made a covenant with it, because they are worthy to take part with it.

Discussion for Wisdom of Solomon 1

  • Andrew Kingsly Raj on Wisdom of Solomon 1:13
    Wisdom of Solomon 1:13

    "For God made not death: neither hath he pleasure in the destruction of the living."

    My question: How do he said like this. God created tree of death and life in Eden. It contradict this verse.

    Why Martin Luther translated this verse?
  • Andrew, you're quoting from an Apocryphal book, which is not accepted in the Canon of Scripture. The reasons for these books not being accepted are many but come under the general reason that there are portions of text within them that conflict the general theme of Scripture. We can't say that all of it is wrong, but when you get Truth & dubious material mixed together, then it is wise to stay away from it.

    But to your question: from the King James Version, in Gen 2:16,17, we read that God created all the plants in Eden in perfection. The tree you mention that was one of the trees there, is the Tree of the Knowledge of Good & Evil. This wasn't a Tree of Death & Life - it did not give either. Why people consider it bad was because God used that tree to prevent Adam & Eve losing their innocence & remain pure. So the tree wasn't bad, it was their disobedience to God that caused them to sin & so spiritually die (i.e. become separated from their Maker) & to also physically die eventually.

    But the Tree of Life that was also in the garden, God had now secured it so Adam & Eve couldn't eat of its fruit & live forever in a sinful state: an unnatural state to be in for a sinner; the payment for sin is death (Rom 6:23).
  • Evwreni Tiroro Benjamin on Wisdom of Solomon 1
    Wisdom pays, foolishness pays. Choose your pay.
  • Sista Cindy - in Reply on Wisdom of Solomon 1
    Heavenly Father, we come in agreement according to Your Holy Words TY in Jesus Christs Almighty Name Amen & Amen
  • Douglas John Bobb on Wisdom of Solomon 1

    God bless President Donald John Trump every moment of his precious life. God bless Vice-President Pence. God bless the United States of America and the American people. God bless the Republican Party, American Conservatives, and people of faith.
  • Trinity - in Reply on Wisdom of Solomon 1
    Remember people shall reap that which is sown, whether it be good or bad. The word of God gives us clear instructions to apply to our lives and it also tells us about the end times which we are currently living in. The day shall come that the US is destroyed according to the word of God.
  • I heard that there were more than 66 books in the bible but i really never seach about it. So i did yesterday After a little I found the apocrypha, i am really interested to read this book Great job to revealed those books. Thx
  • I'm so inspired that the apocrypha is here and acknowledged as being an original part of the bible. I read elsewhere that Webster of websters dictionary is responsible for the removal of it in 1885. There are some allusions to the Knights of Templar and the Masons also being involved in removing it, and the Vatican.
  • The message to me is clear. Adultery kills. The wise man who pursues God will know this However, It is a tall but manageable task to keep ones self in peace. Knowledge Is peace. As well Knowledge Is also Hell. For with much wisdom IS much sadness, for those who increase themselves in wisdom DO increase sorrow.
  • Shepherd on Wisdom of Solomon 1
    those who hv removed those are thieves... and destroyeric mind the wish human kind to prosper..... so they took our stars of wisdom..... but now we want it back


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