Thematic Bible

Proverbs 20:1 (show verse)

Wine is a voluptuous thing, and drunkenness causes sedition; whoso delighteth therein, shall never be wise.

Proverbs 20:2 (show verse)

The king ought to be feared as the roaring of a lion; whoso provoketh him unto anger, offendeth against his own soul.

Proverbs 20:3 (show verse)

It is a man's honour to keep himself from strife; but they that have pleasure in brawling, are fools every one.

Proverbs 20:4 (show verse)

A slothful body will not go to plow, for cold of the winter; therefore shall he go a begging in Summer and have nothing.

Proverbs 20:5 (show verse)

Wise counsel in the heart of man is like a water in the deep of the earth; but he that hath understanding bringeth it forth.

Proverbs 20:6 (show verse)

Many there be that would be called good-doers; but where shall one find a true faithful man?

Proverbs 20:7 (show verse)

Whoso leadeth a godly and an innocent life; happy shall his children be whom he leaveth behind him.

Proverbs 20:8 (show verse)

A king that sitteth in judgment, and looketh well about him, driveth away all evil.

Proverbs 20:9 (show verse)

Who can say, "My heart is clean, I am innocent from sin"?

Proverbs 20:10 (show verse)

To use two manner of weights, or two manner of measures, both these are abominable unto the LORD.

Proverbs 20:11 (show verse)

A child is known by his conversation, whether his works be pure and right.

Proverbs 20:12 (show verse)

As for the hearing of the ear and the sight of the eye, the LORD hath made them both.

Proverbs 20:13 (show verse)

Delight not thou in sleep, lest thou come to poverty; but open thine eyes, and thou shalt have bread enough.

Proverbs 20:14 (show verse)

"It is naught; It is naught," sayeth he that buyeth anything: but when he cometh to his own house, then he boasteth of his pennyworth.

Proverbs 20:15 (show verse)

A mouth of understanding is more worth than gold, many precious stones, and costly Jewels.

Proverbs 20:16 (show verse)

Take his garment that is surety for a stranger; and take a pledge of him for the unknown man's sake.

Proverbs 20:17 (show verse)

Every man liketh the bread that is gotten in deceit; but at the last his mouth shall be filled with gravel.

Proverbs 20:18 (show verse)

Through counsel the things that men devise go forward; and with discretion ought wars to be taken in hand.

Proverbs 20:19 (show verse)

Meddle not with him that betrayeth secrets, and is a slanderer, and deceiveth with his lips.

Proverbs 20:20 (show verse)

Whoso curseth his father and mother, his light shall be put out in the midst of darkness.

Proverbs 20:21 (show verse)

The heritage that cometh too hastily at the first, shall not be praised at the end.

Proverbs 20:22 (show verse)

Say not thou, "I will recompense evil"; but put thy trust in the LORD, and he shall defend thee.

Proverbs 20:23 (show verse)

The LORD abhoreth two manner of weights, and a false balance is an evil thing.

Proverbs 20:24 (show verse)

The LORD ordereth every man's goings; for what is he, that understandeth his own way?

Proverbs 20:25 (show verse)

It is a snare for a man to blaspheme that which is holy, and then to go about with vows.

Proverbs 20:26 (show verse)

A wise king destroyeth the ungodly, and bringeth the wheel over them.

Proverbs 20:27 (show verse)

The lantern of the LORD is the breath of man; and goeth through all the inward parts of the body.

Proverbs 20:28 (show verse)

Mercy and faithfulness preserve the king, and with loving-kindness his seat is holden up.

Proverbs 20:29 (show verse)

The strength of young men is their worship; and a grey head, is a honour unto the aged.

Proverbs 20:30 (show verse)

Wounds drive away evil; and so do stripes the inward parts of the body.