10 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom;
all those who practice it have a good understanding.
His praise endures forever! – Psalm 111:10
There are many reminders in the Bible that there is a gap between knowing and doing. Some of them are quite obvious and others are more subtle. Put this in the subtle category. The psalmist reminds us of the source of wisdom and the value in having it as he casually reminds us that its practice is what demonstrates that it has truly been acquired. After all, what good is wisdom, if you don’t use it?