This book is an attempt to benefit from secular wisdom by seeing it in the perspective of the fear of the Lord.
This book reveals how to live a life pleasing to the Lord, it does not tell us how to receive the power to do it.
6630 views · 0 secs ago
Year Written: (Assumed)900 BC
Manuscript: (Earliest Available)1010 AD - Complete - Leningrad Codex (Masoretic Text)
Scripture Type:Old Testament
The first of the two main divisions of the Christian Bible, comprising the Law, the Prophets and the Hagiographa. It is considered the complete Bible of the Jews including the Torah
) | PROVERBS
1 of 3
247 views · 2 days ago |
2 years ago
2 of 3
201 views · 2 days ago |
1 year ago
3 of 3
8 views · 1 day ago |
2 weeks ago
SCRIPTURE TEXT (27) | PROVERBS
When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.
1 of 27
Whoso loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father: but he that keepeth company with harlots spendeth his substance.
2 of 27
The king by judgment establisheth the land: but he that receiveth gifts overthroweth it.
3 of 27
A man that flattereth his neighbour spreadeth a net for his feet.
4 of 27
In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare: but the righteous doth sing and rejoice.
5 of 27
The righteous considereth the cause of the poor: but the wicked regardeth not to know it.
6 of 27
Scornful men bring a city into a snare: but wise men turn away wrath.
7 of 27
If a wise man contendeth with a foolish man, whether he rage or laugh, there is no rest.
8 of 27
The bloodthirsty hate the upright: but the just seek his soul.
9 of 27
A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards.
10 of 27
If a ruler hearken to lies, all his servants are wicked.
11 of 27
The poor and the deceitful man meet together: the LORD lighteneth both their eyes.
12 of 27
The king that faithfully judgeth the poor, his throne shall be established for ever.
13 of 27
The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame.
14 of 27
When the wicked are multiplied, transgression increaseth: but the righteous shall see their fall.
15 of 27
Correct thy son, and he shall give thee rest; yea, he shall give delight unto thy soul.
16 of 27
Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he.
17 of 27
A servant will not be corrected by words: for though he understand he will not answer.
18 of 27
Seest thou a man that is hasty in his words? there is more hope of a fool than of him.
19 of 27
He that delicately bringeth up his servant from a child shall have him become his son at the length.
20 of 27
An angry man stirreth up strife, and a furious man aboundeth in transgression.
21 of 27
A man's pride shall bring him low: but honour shall uphold the humble in spirit.
22 of 27
Whoso is partner with a thief hateth his own soul: he heareth cursing, and bewrayeth it not.
23 of 27
The fear of man bringeth a snare: but whoso putteth his trust in the LORD shall be safe.
24 of 27
Many seek the ruler's favour; but every man's judgment cometh from the LORD.
25 of 27
An unjust man is an abomination to the just: and he that is upright in the way is abomination to the wicked.
26 of 27
WARNING: Before You Read The Torah, Bible, Quran etc.
All SCRIPTURE TEXT has Context and Background. Text should never be read literally or in isolation. Always seek clarification from religious scholars and teachers. In general, to study Text requires four principles:
1. Literal Meaning - What the Text says
2. Historical Setting - The story events; how the Text was understood in its time
3. Grammar - The surrounding sentence and paragraph; textual context
4. Synthesis - A comparison with similar Texts to give a better contextual understanding