She is a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her: and happy is every one that retaineth her.
 

3:18 tree of life. The “tree of life” in Eden (Genesis 2:9; 3:24) is used four times in Proverbs (3:18; 11:30; 13:12; 15:4) as a symbol of some spiritual blessing. The first and definitive figure calls it the divine Wisdom—which in the final analysis, is none other than the Creator Himself, the Lord Jesus Christ.


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