Thematic Bible

Proverbs 1:1 (show verse)

The proverbs of Solomon, the son of David, king of Israel;

Proverbs 1:2 (show verse)

to know wisdom and chastening; to understand prudent words;

Proverbs 1:3 (show verse)

to receive the chastening of prudence, justice, judgment, and equity;

Proverbs 1:4 (show verse)

to give prudence to the simple, and to the young men knowledge and council.

Proverbs 1:5 (show verse)

If the wise will hear them, doctrine shall increase, and the man of understanding shall acquire wise counsel:
No Themes for this verse.

Proverbs 1:6 (show verse)

To understand a parable and the interpretation; the words of the wise and their enigmas.
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Proverbs 1:7 (show verse)

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and chastening.

Proverbs 1:8 (show verse)

My son, hearken unto the chastening of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother:

Proverbs 1:9 (show verse)

For they shall be an increase of grace unto thy head and protection about thy neck.

Proverbs 1:10 (show verse)

My son, if sinners entice thee, do not consent.

Proverbs 1:11 (show verse)

If they say, Come with us, let us lay in wait for blood; let us ambush the innocent without cause.

Proverbs 1:12 (show verse)

Let us swallow them up alive as Sheol and whole as those that go down into the pit;

Proverbs 1:13 (show verse)

We shall find all kinds of riches, we shall fill our houses with spoil.

Proverbs 1:14 (show verse)

Cast in thy lot among us; let us all have one purse:

Proverbs 1:15 (show verse)

My son, do not walk in the way with them; refrain thy foot from their path:

Proverbs 1:16 (show verse)

For their feet shall run to evil and make haste to shed blood.

Proverbs 1:17 (show verse)

Surely in vain the net is spread in the sight of any bird.

Proverbs 1:18 (show verse)

And they lay in wait for their own blood; they ambush their own souls.

Proverbs 1:19 (show verse)

So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain which takes away the life of those who possess it.

Proverbs 1:20 (show verse)

Wisdom cries without; she utters her voice in the streets:

Proverbs 1:21 (show verse)

She cries in the chief place of concourse, in the entrance to the gates of the city she utters her words, saying,

Proverbs 1:22 (show verse)

How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and the fools hate knowledge?

Proverbs 1:23 (show verse)

Return at my reproof; behold, I will pour out my spirit unto you, I will make known my words unto you.

Proverbs 1:24 (show verse)

Because I have called and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no one responded;
The call of God » Rejection of, leads to » Rejection by God
The call of God » Most reject
divine Call » Heal persecution of » Refused
Calling » The reward for not answering the calls of wisdom
Counsel » Rejected
Despisement » The reward for despising wisdom
Evil » Who shall not have evil upon them
Fear » Who shall not be afraid
Fear » Those that do not fear the lord
Fear of God » Guilty
Finding » Who shall not find wisdom
God » Mysteries of » Rejected
God's Call » Examples of Leadership » Refused by men
God's Call » The comes of God's word » Divine pleadings
Hate » The reward for hating knowledge
Hearing » Those that hear wisdom
Holy spirit » Withdrawn from incorrigible sinners
Impenitence » Warnings against
Judgments » Are sent, as punishment for » Despising the warnings of God
King » Demanded by israel
Knowledge » The reward for hating knowledge
Opportunity » The measure of responsibility
Opportunity » Lost, by indifference or neglect » Responsibility according to
Prayer, answers to » Denied to those who » Reject the call of God
Punishment » Delayed
Rejected » Christ » God
Rejection » Of Christ » Of God
Repentance » Exhortation to
Reproof » Who despises reproof
Safety » Who shall be safe
Self-will » Exhibited in » Refusing to listen to God
Self-will and stubbornness » Exhibited in » Refusing to hearken to God
The lord seeking that which was lost » Who shall not find wisdom when they seek it
Wisdom » Those that hear wisdom
Wisdom » The reward for despising wisdom

Proverbs 1:25 (show verse)

for because ye have disregarded all my counsel and rejected my reproof:

Proverbs 1:26 (show verse)

I also will laugh at your calamity; I will mock when your fear comes upon you;

Proverbs 1:27 (show verse)

when what you have feared comes as destruction, and your calamity comes as a whirlwind; when tribulation and anguish come upon you.

Proverbs 1:28 (show verse)

Then they shall call upon me, but I will not answer; they shall seek me early, but they shall not find me:

Proverbs 1:29 (show verse)

Because they hated knowledge and did not choose the fear of the LORD:

Proverbs 1:30 (show verse)

They rejected my counsel: they despised all my reproof.

Proverbs 1:31 (show verse)

Therefore they shall eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own counsel.

Proverbs 1:32 (show verse)

For the rest of the ignorant shall slay them, and the prosperity of fools shall destroy them.

Proverbs 1:33 (show verse)

But whosoever hearkens unto me shall dwell safely and shall rest from the fear of evil.