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Yuni Words of Wisdom - The Book of Proverbs
The Book of Proverbs
The Book of Proverbs
(King James Bible) are often called
by biblical scholars. This collection of moral and philosophical maxiums, are still a valid and practical guide to
A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.
The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness.
The eyes of the LORD
in every place, beholding the evil and the good.
A wholesome tongue
a tree of life: but perverseness therein
a breach in the spirit.
A fool despiseth his father's instruction: but he that regardeth reproof is prudent.
In the house of the righteous
much treasure: but in the revenues of the wicked is trouble.
The lips of the wise disperse knowledge: but the heart of the foolish
The sacrifice of the wicked
an abomination to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright
The way of the wicked
an abomination unto the LORD: but he loveth him that followeth after righteousness.
grievous unto him that forsaketh the way:
he that hateth reproof shall die.
Hell and destruction
before the LORD: how much more then the hearts of the children of men?
A scorner loveth not one that reproveth him: neither will he go unto the wise.
A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.
The heart of him that hath understanding seeketh knowledge: but the mouth of fools feedeth on foolishness.
All the days of the afflicted
evil: but he that is of a merry heart
a continual feast.
little with the fear of the LORD than great treasure and trouble therewith.
a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith.
A wrathful man stirreth up strife: but
he that is
slow to anger appeaseth strife.
The way of the slothful
as an hedge of thorns: but the way of the righteous
A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish man despiseth his mother.
him that is
destitute of wisdom: but a man of understanding walketh uprightly.
Without counsel purposes are disappointed: but in the multitude of counsellors they are established.
A man hath joy by the answer of his mouth: and a word
in due season, how good
The way of life
above to the wise, that he may depart from hell beneath.
The LORD will destroy the house of the proud: but he will establish the border of the widow.
The thoughts of the wicked
an abomination to the LORD: but
of the pure
He that is greedy of gain troubleth his own house; but he that hateth gifts shall live.
The heart of the righteous studieth to answer: but the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things.
far from the wicked: but he heareth the prayer of the righteous.
The light of the eyes rejoiceth the heart:
a good report maketh the bones fat.
The ear that heareth the reproof of life abideth among the wise.
He that refuseth instruction despiseth his own soul: but he that heareth reproof getteth understanding.
The fear of the LORD
the instruction of wisdom; and before honour
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