Proverbs 10:8 The wise in heart will receive commandments: but a prating fool shall fall.
The truth of this verse plays itself out over and over again in daily life. As is common in Hebrew poetry, the first part of the verse stands in contrast to the last part.
If a person is wise then they will receive commandments. “Receive” should be understood as “listen” or “obey”. It doesn’t mean that a person will get more rules to follow, but rather it means that he/she is receptive to instruction. Continue reading →