VICTORY BAPTIST CHURCH
BIBLE INSTITUTE, VBCBI
PROVERBS FACTS SHEET:
QUOTED TWICE IN THE NEW TESTAMENT:
The repeated theme is that “the fear of God (meaning submission to the will of God) is the beginning of wisdom”.
Prov 3:11 My son, despise not the chastening of the LORD; neither be weary of his correction:
Heb 12:5 And ye have forgotten the exhortation which speaketh unto you as unto children, My son, despise not thou the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when thou art rebuked of him:
Prov 3:12 For whom the LORD loveth he correcteth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.
Heb 12:6 For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth.
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Prov 1:2 To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding;
Prov 1:3 To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity;
Prov 1:4 To give subtilty to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion.
Prov 1:5 A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels:
Prov 1:6 To understand a proverb, and the interpretation; the words of the wise, and their dark sayings.
Prov 1:7 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
Prov 1:8 My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother:
Prov 2:3 Yea, if thou criest after knowledge, and liftest up thy voice for understanding; 4 If thou seekest her as silver, and searchest for her as for hid treasures; 5 Then shalt thou understand the fear of the LORD, and find the knowledge of God.
Prov 3:1 My son, forget not my law; but let thine heart keep my commandments:
Prov 3:5 Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.
Prov 3:6 In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.
Prov 3:9 Honour the LORD with thy substance, and with the firstfruits of all thine increase:
Prov 4:5 Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.
Prov 4:6 Forsake her not, and she shall preserve thee: love her, and she shall keep thee.
Prov 4:7 Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.
Prov 4:23 Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.
Prov 6:6 Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise:
Prov 6:7 Which having no guide, overseer, or ruler,
Prov 6:8 Provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest.
Prov 6:16-19 These six things doth the LORD hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him: 17 A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, 18 An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief, 19 A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren.
Prov 8:9 They are all plain to him that understandeth, and right to them that find knowledge.
Prov 9:10 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.
Prov 10:11 The mouth of a righteous man is a well of life: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.
Prov 11:12 He that is void of wisdom despiseth his neighbour: but a man of understanding holdeth his peace.
wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.
Prov 12:1 Whoso loveth instruction loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof is brutish.
Prov 12:13 The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips: but the just shall come out of trouble.
Prov 13:20 He that walketh with wise men shall be wise, but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.
Prov 13:24 He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.
Prov 14:12 There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.
Prov 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation: but sin is a reproach to any people.
Prov 15:1 A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.
Prov 15:16 Better is little with the fear of the LORD than great treasure and trouble therewith.
Prov 16:3 Commit thy works unto the LORD, and thy thoughts shall be established.
Prov 16:9 A man’s heart deviseth his way: but the LORD directeth his steps.
Prov 16:17 The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: he that keepeth his way preserveth his soul.
Prov 16:18 Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.
Prov 17:17 A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
Prov 17:22 A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.
Prov 18:21 Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.
Prov 18:22 Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favour of the LORD.
Prov 18:24 A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.
Prov 19:21 There are many devices in a man’s heart; nevertheless the counsel of the LORD, that shall stand.
Prov 20:1 Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.
Prov 22:1 A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favour rather than silver and gold.
Prov 22:6 Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.
Prov 22:7 The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.
Prov 22:15 Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far
Prov 23:7 For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he: Eat and drink, saith he to thee; but his heart is not with thee.
Prov 27:17 Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.
Prov 28:13 He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.
Prov 29:15 The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame.
Prov 29:17 Correct thy son, and he shall give thee rest; yea, he shall give delight unto thy soul.
Prov 29:18 Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he.
Prov 30:5 Every word of God is pure: he is a shield unto them that put their trust in him.
Prov 31:10 Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies.
Prov 31:30 Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the LORD, she shall be praised.