Chapter 1 In the beginningโ€ฆ

In those days, in those far remote days, in those nights, in those faraway nights, in those years, in those far remote years, at that time the wise one who knew how to speak in elaborate words lived in the Land. Iโ€™ve been living like this for years. The wise one who knew how to speak in elaborate words lived in the Land.

The scribe was busily writing down words and numbers and now and then turning the book round to check that the writing was correct. And at last he threw down the stylus and leaned back in his chair. His eyes shining, he told the king that his scheme would work. The king was astonished and delighted. He had no fear of God in his heart. The verse comes from the scripture โ€™Proverbs 7 which was written down in the reign of King Asa (949 872 B.C.). The author of this verse is Asa himself.