5 "Every word of God is flawless; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 30:5

Commentary on Proverbs 30:1-6

(Read Proverbs 30:1-6)

Agur speaks of himself as wanting a righteousness, and having done very foolishly. And it becomes us all to have low thoughts of ourselves. He speaks of himself as wanting revelation to guide him in the ways of truth and wisdom. The more enlightened people are, the more they lament their ignorance; the more they pray for clearer, still clearer discoveries of God, and his rich grace in Christ Jesus. In ver.