Tag Archives: proverbs

Proverbs Project: Wise & Foolish Words

Proverbs related to the wise or foolish use of speech:

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Proverbs 10:6
Blessings crown the head of the righteous,
but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked.

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Proverbs 10:10-11
10 Whoever winks maliciously causes grief,
and a chattering fool comes to ruin.
11 The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life,
but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.
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Proverbs Project: Conflict & Strife

Proverbs related to the theme of Conflict & Strife:

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Proverbs 10:12
12 Hatred stirs up conflict,
but love covers over all wrongs.

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Proverbs 12:16
16 Fools show their annoyance at once,
but the prudent overlook an insult.
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Proverbs Project: Avoiding Evil & Seeking Good

Proverbs related to the the theme of Avoiding Evil & Seeking Good:

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Proverbs 4:14-16
14        Do not set foot on the path of the wicked or walk in the way of evil men.
15        Avoid it, do not travel on it; turn from it and go on your way.
16        For they cannot sleep till they do evil; they are robbed of slumber till they make someone fall.

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Proverbs 5:7-10
7          Now then, my sons, listen to me; do not turn aside from what I say.
8          Keep to a path far from [the adulteress], do not go near the door of her house,
9          lest you give your best strength to others and your years to one who is cruel,
10        lest strangers feast on your wealth and your toil enrich another man’s house.
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