Proverbs 1:5-7 New English Translation (NET Bible)
5 (Let the wise also hear and gain instruction,
and let the discerning acquire guidance!)
6 To discern the meaning of a proverb and a parable,
the sayings of the wise and their riddles.
Introduction to the Theme of the Book
7 Fearing the Lord is the beginning of discernment,
but fools have despised wisdom and moral instruction.