Proverbs 4:7

Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all your getting get understanding.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Beginning. The first part of wisdom is to desire it. For nothing hindereth from being just, but that justice is not desired. (St. Augustine, in Psalm cxviii. 20.) (Worthington) "Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get "(Protestants) (Haydock) It is the one thing necessary. (Calmet) The pearl, to acquire which we must part with every thing else, if required, Matthew xiii. 46. (Menochius)

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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