The Bible in Its Traditions

Sirach 1:22–24

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22  The fear of the Lord is the crown of wisdom, the completion of peace, and the fruit of salvation.

Sir1:18  The fear of the Lord is a crown of wisdom, making peace and perfect health to flourish; both which are the gifts of God: and it enlargeth their rejoicing that love him.

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23  And the fear of the Lord has seen and numbered wisdom; but both are gifts of God.

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24  Wisdom will distribute knowledge and an understanding of prudence; and she lifts up the glory of those who hold to her.

Sir1:19  Wisdom raineth down skill and knowledge of understanding standing, and exalteth them to honour that hold her fast.