1 Kings 12:6-8

6Then King Rehoboam took counsel with the old men, who had stood before Solomon his father while he was yet alive, saying, “How do you advise me to answer this people?” 7And they said to him, “If you will be a servant to this people today and serve them, and speak good words to them when you answer them, then they will be your servants forever.” 8But he abandoned the counsel that the old men gave him and took counsel with the young men who had grown up with him and stood before him.

Job 8:8-10

8 For a  inquire, please, of bygone ages,
and consider what b  the fathers have searched out.
9For we are but of yesterday and know nothing,
for our days on earth are c  a shadow.
10Will they not teach you and tell you
and utter words out of their understanding?

Job 12:12

12Wisdom is with d  the aged,
and understanding in length of days.

Psalms 34:11-12

11 e  Come, O children, listen to me;
f  I will teach you the fear of the  Lord.
12 g  What man is there who desires life
and loves many days, that he may h  see good?

Proverbs 1:1-4

The Beginning of Knowledge

1 i  The proverbs of Solomon, son of David, king of Israel:

2 To know wisdom and instruction,
to understand words of insight,
3to receive instruction in wise dealing,
in j  righteousness, justice, and equity;
4to give prudence to k  the simple,
knowledge and l  discretion to the youth

Proverbs 16:31

31 m  Gray hair is n  a crown of glory;
it o  is gained in a righteous life.

Hebrews 5:12

12For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you again p  the basic principles of the oracles of God. You need q  milk, not solid food,
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