Proverbs 8:10

Receive my instruction, and not silver; and knowledge rather than choice gold.
– Proverbs 8:10

Instruction is discipline and correction. It is the training in wisdom we are exhorted to receive. Knowledge refers to discernment and not just a store of facts. Receiving the training of wisdom and discernment are more valuable than money—silver and choice gold. A choice is presented suggesting that you cannot pursue both.

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