Pro 8:1 Listen, Wisdom is calling. Yes, Understanding is shouting for us.
Pro 8:2 Wisdom stands at the top of the hill, by the road where the paths meet.
Pro 8:3 She is near the entrance to the city, calling from the open gates.
Pro 8:4 “I am calling out to all of you. I am speaking to everyone.
Pro 8:5 You who are ignorant, learn to be wise. You who are foolish, get some common sense.
Pro 8:6 Listen, I have something important to say, and I am telling you what is right.
Pro 8:7 My words are true, and I will not say anything that is wrong.
Pro 8:8 Everything I say is right; there is nothing false or crooked about it.
Pro 8:9 These things are clear to any intelligent person. They are right to anyone with knowledge.
Pro 8:10 Choose discipline over silver and knowledge over the finest gold.
Pro 8:11 Wisdom is better than pearls, and nothing you desire compares with her.
Pro 8:12 “I am Wisdom. I live with Good Judgment. I am at home with Knowledge and Planning.
Pro 8:13 To respect the LORD means to hate evil. I hate pride and boasting, evil lives and hurtful words.
Pro 8:14 I have good advice and common sense to offer. I have understanding and power.
Pro 8:15 With my help kings rule, and governors make good laws.
Pro 8:16 With my help leaders govern, and important officials make good decisions.
Pro 8:17 I love those who love me, and those who look for me will find me.
Pro 8:18 With me there are riches and honor. I have lasting wealth to give to you.
Pro 8:19 What I give is better than fine gold. What I produce is better than pure silver.
Pro 8:20 I lead people the right way— along the paths of justice.
Pro 8:21 I give riches to those who love me, and I fill their houses with treasures.
Pro 8:22 “The LORD made me in the beginning, long before he did anything else.
Pro 8:23 I was formed a long time ago, before the world was made.
Pro 8:24 I was born before there was an ocean, before the springs began to flow.
Pro 8:25 I was born before the mountains and hills were set into place,
Pro 8:26 before the earth and fields were made, before the dust of this world was formed.
Pro 8:27 I was there when he set up the skies, when he drew a circle in the ocean to make a place for the land.
Pro 8:28 I was there when he put the clouds in the sky and made the deep springs flow.
Pro 8:29 I was there when he set the limits on the sea to make it stop where he said. I was there when he laid the foundations of the earth.
Pro 8:30 I grew up as a child by his side, laughing and playing all the time.
Pro 8:31 I played in the world he made and enjoyed the people he put there.
Pro 8:32 “Now, children, listen to me. If you follow my ways, you will be happy too.
Pro 8:33 Listen to my teaching and be wise; don’t ignore what I say.
Pro 8:34 Whoever waits at my door and listens for me will be blessed.
Pro 8:35 Those who find me find life, and the LORD will reward them.
Pro 8:36 But those who do not find me put their lives in danger. Whoever hates me loves death.”
As far as bicycling goes: Another short and sweet interpretation: use your head and follow the rules…