Most Popular Bible Verses in Proverbs 22
Train up a child in the way he should go, Even when he is old he will not depart from it.
The rich rules over the poor, And the borrower becomes the lender's slave.
A good name is to be more desired than great wealth, Favor is better than silver and gold.
For the LORD will plead their case And take the life of those who rob them.
Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child; The rod of discipline will remove it far from him.
Do not be among those who give pledges, Among those who become guarantors for debts.
Or you will learn his ways And find a snare for yourself.
If you have nothing with which to pay, Why should he take your bed from under you?
The reward of humility and the fear of the LORD Are riches, honor and life.
He who oppresses the poor to make more for himself Or who gives to the rich, will only come to poverty.
Do not associate with a man given to anger; Or go with a hot-tempered man,
The prudent sees the evil and hides himself, But the naive go on, and are punished for it.
Do not move the ancient boundary Which your fathers have set.
Do not rob the poor because he is poor, Or crush the afflicted at the gate;
The rich and the poor have a common bond, The LORD is the maker of them all.
Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will stand before kings; He will not stand before obscure men.
Incline your ear and hear the words of the wise, And apply your mind to my knowledge;
He who is generous will be blessed, For he gives some of his food to the poor.
Drive out the scoffer, and contention will go out, Even strife and dishonor will cease.
Have I not written to you excellent things Of counsels and knowledge,
The mouth of an adulteress is a deep pit; He who is cursed of the LORD will fall into it.
The sluggard says, "There is a lion outside; I will be killed in the streets!"
He who sows iniquity will reap vanity, And the rod of his fury will perish.
Thorns and snares are in the way of the perverse; He who guards himself will be far from them.
He who loves purity of heart And whose speech is gracious, the king is his friend.
So that your trust may be in the LORD, I have taught you today, even you.
The eyes of the LORD preserve knowledge, But He overthrows the words of the treacherous man.
To make you know the certainty of the words of truth That you may correctly answer him who sent you?