Thematic Bible

Proverbs 20:1 (show verse)

Wine is a mocker, and beer is a brawler. Whoever is led astray by them is not wise.

Proverbs 20:2 (show verse)

The terror of a king is like the roaring of a lion. He who provokes him to anger forfeits his own life.

Proverbs 20:3 (show verse)

It is an honor for a man to keep aloof from strife; but every fool will be quarreling.

Proverbs 20:4 (show verse)

The sluggard will not plow by reason of the winter; therefore he shall beg in harvest, and have nothing.

Proverbs 20:5 (show verse)

Counsel in the heart of man is like deep water; but a man of understanding will draw it out.

Proverbs 20:6 (show verse)

Many men claim to be men of unfailing love, but who can find a faithful man?

Proverbs 20:7 (show verse)

A righteous man walks in integrity. Blessed are his children after him.

Proverbs 20:8 (show verse)

A king who sits on the throne of judgment scatters away all evil with his eyes.

Proverbs 20:9 (show verse)

Who can say, "I have made my heart pure. I am clean and without sin?"

Proverbs 20:10 (show verse)

Differing weights and differing measures, both of them alike are an abomination to Yahweh.

Proverbs 20:11 (show verse)

Even a child makes himself known by his doings, whether his work is pure, and whether it is right.

Proverbs 20:12 (show verse)

The hearing ear, and the seeing eye, Yahweh has made even both of them.

Proverbs 20:13 (show verse)

Don't love sleep, lest you come to poverty. Open your eyes, and you shall be satisfied with bread.

Proverbs 20:14 (show verse)

"It's no good, it's no good," says the buyer; but when he is gone his way, then he boasts.

Proverbs 20:15 (show verse)

There is gold and abundance of rubies; but the lips of knowledge are a rare jewel.

Proverbs 20:16 (show verse)

Take the garment of one who puts up collateral for a stranger; and hold him in pledge for a wayward woman.

Proverbs 20:17 (show verse)

Fraudulent food is sweet to a man, but afterwards his mouth is filled with gravel.

Proverbs 20:18 (show verse)

Plans are established by advice; by wise guidance you wage war!

Proverbs 20:19 (show verse)

He who goes about as a tale-bearer reveals secrets; therefore don't keep company with him who opens wide his lips.

Proverbs 20:20 (show verse)

Whoever curses his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in blackness of darkness.

Proverbs 20:21 (show verse)

An inheritance quickly gained at the beginning, won't be blessed in the end.

Proverbs 20:22 (show verse)

Don't say, "I will pay back evil." Wait for Yahweh, and he will save you.

Proverbs 20:23 (show verse)

Yahweh detests differing weights, and dishonest scales are not pleasing.

Proverbs 20:24 (show verse)

A man's steps are from Yahweh; how then can man understand his way?

Proverbs 20:25 (show verse)

It is a snare to a man to make a rash dedication, then later to consider his vows.

Proverbs 20:26 (show verse)

A wise king winnows out the wicked, and drives the threshing wheel over them.

Proverbs 20:27 (show verse)

The spirit of man is Yahweh's lamp, searching all his innermost parts.

Proverbs 20:28 (show verse)

Love and faithfulness keep the king safe. His throne is sustained by love.

Proverbs 20:29 (show verse)

The glory of young men is their strength. The splendor of old men is their gray hair.

Proverbs 20:30 (show verse)

Wounding blows cleanse away evil, and beatings purge the innermost parts.