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A leader must be a person of wisdom.

A Leader Must Be a Person of Wisdom

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Wisdom is too lofty for fools. Among leaders at the city gate, they have nothing to say. – Proverbs 24:7 (NLT)

This verse provides a reminder that fools do not have wisdom but leaders do. In fact, when fools are around leaders they do not have anything to say because leaders live lifestyles different from fools. The wisdom leaders have has places them in a different position and social level than fools. Again, leaders must be men and women of wisdom.

What happens when leaders have wisdom:

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What difference is there for a nation between poor leadership and wise leadership? Does it make a difference? Can the people tell?

According to Proverbs 28:2 there is a definite difference between good and poor leadership.

Wise and Knowledgeable Leadership Brings Stability

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Proverbs 28:2 states:

When there is moral rot within a nation, its government topples easily.
But wise and knowledgeable leaders bring stability. (NLT)

Based on my understanding of Biblical Hebrew, here is a more literal translation of Proverbs 28:2:

By many violations of the region by officials;
But a man understanding and knowing thus has been made long.

Proverbs 28:2Here’s my examination of each of the words and their syntax in this verse:

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