Proverbs 2 Commentary

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Proverbs 2:1-5

Continuing his introduction to The Book of Proverbs, Solomon uses cause-and-effect descriptions to communicate the value and benefit of wisdom

Proverbs 2:6-11

God is the source of wisdom, the arbiter of wisdom, the giver of wisdom and the gifts that accompany it.

Proverbs 2:12-15

Wickedness is a perversion of God’s design for the world and for each individual life. Those who chose it find themselves fighting against reality.

Proverbs 2:16-19

Temptation threatens to drive us away from reality, from truth. Its falsity leads to deadness. Wisdom can save us from believing in the seduction of the flesh.

Proverbs 2:20-22

Solomon sums up the difference between the life of the wise and the life of the foolish.