Proverbs Project: God’s Wisdom & Sovereignty

Proverbs related to God’s Wisdom & Sovereignty:

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Proverbs 2:6-8
6      For the LORD gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding.
7      He holds success in store for the upright, he is a shield to those whose walk is blameless,
8      for he guards the course of the just and protects the way of his faithful ones.

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Proverbs 3:5-6
5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding;
6 in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.

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Proverbs 3:19-20
19    By wisdom the LORD laid the earth’s foundations, by understanding he set the heavens in place;
20    by his knowledge the deeps were divided, and the clouds let drop the dew.

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Proverbs 5:21
21    For a man’s ways are in full view of the LORD, and he examines all his paths.
 

Proverbs 8:22-31 [Wisdom Personified Speaking]
22    “The LORD brought me forth as the first of his works, before his deeds of old;
23    I was appointed from eternity, from the beginning, before the world began.
24    When there were no oceans, I was given birth, when there were no springs abounding with water;
25    before the mountains were settled in place, before the hills, I was given birth,
26    before he made the earth or its fields or any of the dust of the world.
27    I was there when he set the heavens in place, when he marked out the horizon on the face of the deep,
28    when he established the clouds above and fixed securely the fountains of the deep,
29    when he gave the sea its boundary so the waters would not overstep his command, and when he marked out the foundations of the earth.
30    Then I was the craftsman at his side. I was filled with delight day after day, rejoicing always in his presence,
31    rejoicing in his whole world and delighting in mankind.

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Proverbs 11:21
21    Be sure of this: The wicked will not go unpunished, but those who are righteous will go free.

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Proverbs 15:3
3      The eyes of the LORD are everywhere, keeping watch on the wicked and the good.
 

Proverbs 15:11
11    Death and Destruction lie open before the LORD– how much more the hearts of men!

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Proverbs 15:26
26    The LORD detests the thoughts of the wicked, but those of the pure are pleasing to him.

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Proverbs 16:1-7
1      To man belong the plans of the heart, but from the LORD comes the reply of the tongue.
2      All a man’s ways seem innocent to him, but motives are weighed by the LORD.
3      Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and your plans will succeed.
4      The LORD works out everything for his own ends– even the wicked for a day of disaster.
5      The LORD detests all the proud of heart. Be sure of this: They will not go unpunished.
6      Through love and faithfulness sin is atoned for; through the fear of the LORD a man avoids evil.
7      When a man’s ways are pleasing to the LORD, he makes even his enemies live at peace with him.

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Proverbs 16:9
9      In his heart a man plans his course, but the LORD determines his steps.

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Proverbs 16:11
11    Honest scales and balances are from the LORD; all the weights in the bag are of his making.

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Proverbs 16:33
33    The lot is cast into the lap, but its every decision is from the LORD.

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Proverbs 17:3
3      The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold, but the LORD tests the heart.
 

Proverbs 19:17
17    He who is kind to the poor lends to the LORD, and he will reward him for what he has done.

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Proverbs 20:12
12    Ears that hear and eyes that see– the LORD has made them both.

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Proverbs 20:27
27    The lamp of the LORD searches the spirit of a man; it searches out his inmost being.
 

Proverbs 21:1
1      The king’s heart is in the hand of the LORD; he directs it like a watercourse wherever he pleases.

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Proverbs 21:12
12    The Righteous One takes note of the house of the wicked and brings the wicked to ruin.

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Proverbs 21:30-31
30    There is no wisdom, no insight, no plan that can succeed against the LORD.
31    The horse is made ready for the day of battle, but victory rests with the LORD.

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Proverbs 22:2
2      Rich and poor have this in common: The LORD is the Maker of them all.

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Proverbs 22:12
12    The eyes of the LORD keep watch over knowledge, but he frustrates the words of the unfaithful.

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Proverbs 24:12
12    If you say, “But we knew nothing about this,” does not he who weighs the heart perceive it? Does not he who guards your life know it? Will he not repay each person according to what he has done? 

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Proverbs 24:17-18
17    Do not gloat when your enemy falls; when he stumbles, do not let your heart rejoice,
18    or the LORD will see and disapprove and turn his wrath away from him.

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Proverbs 24:21-22a
21    Fear the LORD and the king, my son, and do not join with the rebellious,
22a  for those two will send sudden destruction upon them, and who knows what calamities they can bring?

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Proverbs 25:2
2      It is the glory of God to conceal a matter; to search out a matter is the glory of kings.

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Proverbs 25:21-22
21    If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat; if he is thirsty, give him water to drink.
22    In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head, and the LORD will reward you.

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Proverbs 29:13
13    The poor and the oppressor have this in common: The LORD gives sight to the eyes of both.

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Proverbs 29:26
26    Many seek an audience with a ruler, but it is from the LORD that one gets justice.

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Proverbs 30:5-6
5      Every word of God is flawless; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him.
6      Do not add to his words, or he will rebuke you and prove you a liar.

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