Proverbs 1:1-4 says, These are the proverbs of Solomon, David’s son, king of Israel.
Their purpose is to teach people wisdom and discipline,
to help them understand the insights of the wise.
Their purpose is to teach people to live disciplined and successful lives,
to help them do what is right, just, and fair.
These proverbs will give insight to the simple,
knowledge and discernment to the young.
Verse one tells us that Solomon, the son of King David, is one of the authors of the book of Proverbs. The word for proverbs in the ancient Hebrew means sentences of ethical wisdom. Barnes' Notes on the Bible describes the book of Proverbs as an ethical guidebook for the young.*
The ancient Hebrew word for wisdom means the ability or skill to do something well. Biblical wisdom is the ability to do life well.
Proverbs 1:1-4 tells us that the purpose of the book of Proverbs is to:
Short and sweet inspirations for Christian teen girls.