Most Popular Bible Verses in Proverbs 17



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78

A man lacking in sense pledges And becomes guarantor in the presence of his neighbor.

117

He who loves transgression loves strife; He who raises his door seeks destruction.

178

He who has a crooked mind finds no good, And he who is perverted in his language falls into evil.

228

Wisdom is in the presence of the one who has understanding, But the eyes of a fool are on the ends of the earth.

244

Even a fool, when he keeps silent, is considered wise; When he closes his lips, he is considered prudent.

294

It is also not good to fine the righteous, Nor to strike the noble for their uprightness.

466

A wicked man receives a bribe from the bosom To pervert the ways of justice.

679

Excellent speech is not fitting for a fool, Much less are lying lips to a prince.

694

Why is there a price in the hand of a fool to buy wisdom, When he has no sense?

721

A rebuke goes deeper into one who has understanding Than a hundred blows into a fool.

734

An evildoer listens to wicked lips; A liar pays attention to a destructive tongue.

755

Let a man meet a bear robbed of her cubs, Rather than a fool in his folly.

756

A servant who acts wisely will rule over a son who acts shamefully, And will share in the inheritance among brothers.

784

A bribe is a charm in the sight of its owner; Wherever he turns, he prospers.

817

A rebellious man seeks only evil, So a cruel messenger will be sent against him.

821

He who returns evil for good, Evil will not depart from his house.