Proverbs Chapter 22: Wisdom of God from the Bible! Answers to Life's Questions!

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Proverb Commentaries

Chapter 22

1.A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favour rather than silver and gold. Proverbs 22:1
2.The rich and poor meet together: the LORD is the maker of them all. Proverbs 22:2
3.A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself: but the simple pass on, and are punished. Proverbs 22:3
4.By humility and the fear of the LORD are riches, and honour, and life. Proverbs 22:4
5.Thorns and snares are in the way of the froward: he that doth keep his soul shall be far from them. Proverbs 22:5
6.Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6
7.The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender. Proverbs 22:7
8.He that soweth iniquity shall reap vanity: and the rod of his anger shall fail. Proverbs 22:8
9.He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he giveth of his bread to the poor. Proverbs 22:9
10.Cast out the scorner, and contention shall go out; yea, strife and reproach shall cease. Proverbs 22:10
11.He that loveth pureness of heart, for the grace of his lips the king shall be his friend. Proverbs 22:11
12.The eyes of the LORD preserve knowledge, and he overthroweth the words of the transgressor. Proverbs 22:12
13.The slothful man saith, There is a lion without, I shall be slain in the streets. Proverbs 22:13
14.The mouth of strange women is a deep pit: he that is abhorred of the LORD shall fall therein. Proverbs 22:14
15.Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him. Proverbs 22:15
16.He that oppresseth the poor to increase his riches, and he that giveth to the rich, shall surely come to want. Proverbs 22:16
17.Bow down thine ear, and hear the words of the wise, and apply thine heart unto my knowledge. Proverbs 22:17
18.For it is a pleasant thing if thou keep them within thee; they shall withal be fitted in thy lips. Proverbs 22:18
19.That thy trust may be in the LORD, I have made known to thee this day, even to thee. Proverbs 22:19
20.Have not I written to thee excellent things in counsels and knowledge, Proverbs 22:20
21.That I might make thee know the certainty of the words of truth; that thou mightest answer the words of truth to them that send unto thee? Proverbs 22:21
22.Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither oppress the afflicted in the gate: Proverbs 22:22
23.For the LORD will plead their cause, and spoil the soul of those that spoiled them. Proverbs 22:23
24.Make no friendship with an angry man; and with a furious man thou shalt not go: Proverbs 22:24
25.Lest thou learn his ways, and get a snare to thy soul. Proverbs 22:25
26.Be not thou one of them that strike hands, or of them that are sureties for debts. Proverbs 22:26
27.If thou hast nothing to pay, why should he take away thy bed from under thee? Proverbs 22:27
28.Remove not the ancient landmark, which thy fathers have set. Proverbs 22:28
29.Seest thou a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before mean men. Proverbs 22:29