Don't you just love the book of Proverbs? This verse comes from Chapter 9...a very interesting chapter. I hope you'll take a few moments today and read the whole chapter. It tells us that Wisdom and Folly both are issuing us an invitation to their 'house'.
The rest of verse 10 says: 'and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.'
A similar verse is found in 1:7:
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge,
but fools despise wisdom and discipline.
As a matter of fact, the theme of the entire book of Proverbs is the fear of the Lord.
The footnote in the NIV describes fear of the Lord as 'a loving reverence for God that includes submission to His lordship and to the command of His word.'
Proverbs is considered wisdom literature. Many direct comparisons are made...a positive and a negative, as it seeks to drive home truth and to turn sinners from their wicked ways.
I hope your week will be filled afresh and anew with an awareness of the great
and awesome God we serve!