She is a tree of life to those who embrace her, and those who hold on to her are happy.
Buy-- and do not sell-- truth, wisdom, instruction, and understanding.
And they devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching, to fellowship, to the breaking of bread, and to prayers.
When he arrived and saw the grace of God, he was glad, and he encouraged all of them to remain true to the Lord with a firm resolve of the heart--
but test all things. Hold on to what is good.
We must therefore pay even more attention to what we have heard, so that we will not drift away.
I know where you live-- where Satan's throne is! And you are holding on to My name and did not deny your faith in Me, even in the days of Antipas, My faithful witness, who was killed among you, where Satan lives.
They conquered him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, for they did not love their lives in the face of death.
Then He said to Jacob, "Let Me go, for it is daybreak." But Jacob said, "I will not let You go unless You bless me."
I had just passed them when I found the one I love. I held on to him and would not let him go until I brought him to my mother's house-- to the chamber of the one who conceived me.
Then beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, He interpreted for them the things concerning Himself in all the Scriptures.
They came near the village where they were going, and He gave the impression that He was going farther.
But they urged Him: "Stay with us, because it's almost evening, and now the day is almost over." So He went in to stay with them.
Now many Samaritans from that town believed in Him because of what the woman said when she testified, "He told me everything I ever did."
Therefore, when the Samaritans came to Him, they asked Him to stay with them, and He stayed there two days.
Many more believed because of what He said.
And they told the woman, "We no longer believe because of what you said, for we have heard for ourselves and know that this really is the Savior of the world."
They will be life for you and adornment for your neck.
For they are not meaningless words to you but they are your life, and by them you will live long in the land you are crossing the Jordan to possess."
For wisdom is protection as money is protection, and the advantage of knowledge is that wisdom preserves the life of its owner.
Simon Peter answered, "Lord, who will we go to? You have the words of eternal life.