revised in discussion with Ken
A (1) The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel;
B (2,3) To know wisdom <02451> and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding; To receive the instruction of wisdom <07919>, justice, and judgment, and equity;
C (4) To give subtilty to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion.
D (5) A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels:
F (6) To understand a proverb, and the interpretation;
D1 (6) the words of the wise, and their dark sayings.
C1 (7) The fear of Yahweh is the beginning of knowledge:
B1 (7) but fools despise wisdom <02451> and instruction.
A1 (8,9) My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother: For they shall be an ornament of grace unto thy head, and chains about thy neck.