Category Archives: Proverbs: Wisdom to Live By
Proverbs 20:1 Wine produces mockers; alcohol leads to brawls. Those led astray by drink cannot be wise. Proverbs 23:19 My child, listen and be wise: Keep your heart on the right course. 20 Do not carouse with drunkards or feast with gluttons, 21 for they … Continue reading
Proverbs 19:1 Better is a poor person who walks in his integrity; than one who is crooked in speech and is a fool.
Wise words are like deep waters; wisdom flows from the wise like a bubbling brook. Fools’ words get them into constant quarrels; they are asking for a beating. The mouths of fools are their ruin; they trap themselves with their … Continue reading
Proverbs 16:1 The plans of the mind and orderly thinking belong to man, but from the Lord comes the [wise] answer of the tongue. 9 A man’s mind plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps and makes them … Continue reading
Too much talk leads to sin. Be sensible and keep your mouth shut. The words of the godly are like sterling silver; the heart of a fool is worthless. The words of the godly encourage many, but fools are destroyed … Continue reading
Proverbs 9:7 Anyone who rebukes a mocker will get an insult in return. Anyone who corrects the wicked will get hurt. 8 So don’t bother correcting mockers; they will only hate you. But correct the wise, and they will love you. 9 Instruct the … Continue reading
Joyful are those who listen to me, watching for me daily at my gates, waiting for me outside my home! For whoever finds me finds life and receives favor from the Lord . But those who miss me injure themselves. … Continue reading
4 Love wisdom like a sister; make insight a beloved member of your family. 5 Let them protect you from an affair with an immoral woman, from listening to the flattery of a promiscuous woman.
Proverbs 6 Take a lesson from the ants, you lazybones. Learn from their ways and become wise! 7 Though they have no prince or governor or ruler to make them work, 8 they labor hard all summer, gathering food for … Continue reading