Category Archives: Commentary

Proverbs 31

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Word of King Lemuel Proverbs 31   Proverbs 31.        CHAPTER 31 1 The words of king Lemuel, the prophecy that his mother taught him: 2 What, my son? and what, O son of my womb? and what, O son of my vows? 3 Give not thy strength unto women, […]

Proverbs 30

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Prophecy of Agur Proverbs 30   Proverbs 30.        CHAPTER 30 1 The words of Agur the son of Jakeh; the prophecy uttered by the man unto Ithiel, even unto Ithiel and Ucal: 2 Truly I am more stupid than any one; and I have not a man’s intelligence. 3 […]

Proverbs 29

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Additional Proverbs of Solomon Copied Out by Others Proverbs 29   Proverbs 29.        CHAPTER 29 1 He that being often reproved hardeneth his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and without remedy. 2 When the righteous increase, the people rejoice; but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn. 3 Whoso […]

Proverbs 28

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Additional Proverbs of Solomon Copied Out by Others Proverbs 28   Proverbs 28.        CHAPTER 28 1 The wicked flee when no man pursueth; but the righteous are bold as a lion. 2 By the transgression of a land many are the princes thereof; but by a man of understanding and […]

Proverbs 27

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Additional Proverbs of Solomon Copied Out by Others Proverbs 27   Proverbs 27.        CHAPTER 27 1 Boast not thyself of to-morrow, for thou knowest not what a day will bring forth. 2 Let another praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a stranger, and not thine own lips. 3 A […]

Proverbs 26

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Additional Proverbs of Solomon Copied Out by Others Proverbs 26   Proverbs 26.        CHAPTER 26 1 As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honour beseemeth not a fool. 2 As the sparrow for flitting about, as the swallow for flying, so a curse undeserved shall not come. […]

Proverbs 25

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Additional Proverbs of Solomon Copied Out by Others Proverbs 25   Proverbs 25.        CHAPTER 25 1 These are also proverbs of Solomon, which the men of Hezekiah king of Judah transcribed. 2 It is the glory of God to conceal a thing; but the glory of kings is to search […]

Proverbs 24

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Words of the Wise, Continued Proverbs 24   Proverbs 24.        CHAPTER 24 1 Be not thou envious of evil men, neither desire to be with them; 2 for their heart studieth destruction, and their lips talk of mischief. 3 Through wisdom is a house built, and by understanding it […]

Proverbs 23

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Words of the Wise, Continued Proverbs 23   Proverbs 23.        CHAPTER 23 1 When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, consider well who is before thee; 2 and put a knife to thy throat, if thou be a man given to appetite. 3 Be not desirous of his […]

Proverbs 22

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Words of the Wise Proverbs 22   Proverbs 22.        CHAPTER 22 1 A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches; loving favour rather than silver and gold. 2 The rich and poor meet together; Jehovah is the maker of them all. 3 A prudent man seeth […]

Proverbs 21

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Righteous and The Wicked, Continued Proverbs 21   Proverbs 21.         CHAPTER 21 1 The king’s heart in the hand of Jehovah is as brooks of water: he turneth it whithersoever he will. 2 Every way of a man is right in his own eyes; but Jehovah weigheth the hearts. […]

Proverbs 20

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Righteous and The Wicked Proverbs 20   Proverbs 20.        CHAPTER 20 1 Wine is a scorner, strong drink is raging; and whoso erreth thereby is not wise. 2 The terror of a king is as the roaring of a lion: he that provoketh him to anger sinneth against his […]

Proverbs 19

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Wealthy and the Poor Proverbs 19   Proverbs 19.        CHAPTER 19 1 Better is a poor man that walketh in his integrity, than he that is perverse in his lips, and is a fool. 2 Also that a person be without knowledge is not good; and he that hasteth […]

Proverbs 18

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Folly of Self-Centeredness Proverbs 18   Proverbs 18.        CHAPTER 18 1 He that separateth himself seeketh his pleasure, he is vehement against all sound wisdom. 2 A fool hath no delight in understanding, but only that his heart may reveal itself. 3 When the wicked cometh, there cometh also […]

Proverbs 17

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Strife and Peace Proverbs 17   Proverbs 17.        CHAPTER 17 1 Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than a house full of feasting with strife. 2 A wise servant shall rule over a son that causeth shame, and shall have part in the inheritance among the brethren. 3 […]

Proverbs 16

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Man’s Plans and God’s Sovereignty Proverbs 16   Proverbs 16.        CHAPTER 16 1 The purposes of the heart are of man, but the answer of the tongue is from Jehovah. 2 All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; but Jehovah weigheth the spirits. 3 Commit […]

Proverbs 15

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Having Wisdom in our Speech Proverbs 15   Proverbs 15.        CHAPTER 15 1 A soft answer turneth away fury; but a grievous word stirreth up anger. 2 The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright; but the mouth of the foolish poureth out folly. 3 The eyes of Jehovah are […]

Proverbs 14

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Wise and the Foolish Proverbs 14   Proverbs 14.        CHAPTER 14 1 The wisdom of women buildeth their house; but folly plucketh it down with her hands. 2 He that walketh in his uprightness feareth Jehovah; but he that is perverted in his ways despiseth him. 3 In the […]

Proverbs 13

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Danger of Anger and Violence Proverbs 13   Proverbs 13.        CHAPTER 13 1 A wise son heareth his father’s instruction; but a scorner heareth not rebuke. 2 A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth; but the soul of the treacherous, violence. 3 He that guardeth […]

Proverbs 12

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Honesty and Kindness Proverbs 12   Proverbs 12.        CHAPTER 12 1 Whoso loveth discipline loveth knowledge, but he that hateth reproof is brutish. 2 A good man obtaineth favour of Jehovah; but a man of mischievous devices will he condemn. 3 A man shall not be established by wickedness; but […]