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Proverbs 1:22

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Prov. 1:22 "How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge?"


Attempting to gain and keep his young son’s attention, Solomon chose to personify wisdom as a woman.In verses 20 & 21, he placed wisdom in all public places – “in the streets,” “in the chief place of concourse,” “in the openings of the gates” and “in the city.”He wanted his son and his readers to realize that wisdom is available, that wisdom is accessible.No one needs to travel great distances to find wisdom.No one needs to climb some steep mountain to find it; wisdom is available wherever men walk and wherever men live.Verses 20 & 21 inform us that wisdom is not only accessible, but more importantly, it is audible. Solomon didn’t just place wisdom in public places – he placed wisdom speaking in public places.“Wisdom crieth without; she uttereth her voice in the streets: she crieth in the chief place of concourse, in the city she uttere…