Thematic Bible: Proverbs 22

Proverbs 22:1 (show verse)

A good name is to be more desired than great wealth, Favor is better than silver and gold.

Proverbs 22:2 (show verse)

The rich and the poor have a common bond, The LORD is the maker of them all.

Proverbs 22:3 (show verse)

The prudent sees the evil and hides himself, But the naive go on, and are punished for it.

Proverbs 22:4 (show verse)

The reward of humility and the fear of the LORD Are riches, honor and life.

Proverbs 22:5 (show verse)

Thorns and snares are in the way of the perverse; He who guards himself will be far from them.

Proverbs 22:6 (show verse)

Train up a child in the way he should go, Even when he is old he will not depart from it.

Proverbs 22:7 (show verse)

The rich rules over the poor, And the borrower becomes the lender's slave.

Proverbs 22:8 (show verse)

He who sows iniquity will reap vanity, And the rod of his fury will perish.

Proverbs 22:9 (show verse)

He who is generous will be blessed, For he gives some of his food to the poor.

Proverbs 22:10 (show verse)

Drive out the scoffer, and contention will go out, Even strife and dishonor will cease.

Proverbs 22:11 (show verse)

He who loves purity of heart And whose speech is gracious, the king is his friend.

Proverbs 22:12 (show verse)

The eyes of the LORD preserve knowledge, But He overthrows the words of the treacherous man.

Proverbs 22:13 (show verse)

The sluggard says, "There is a lion outside; I will be killed in the streets!"

Proverbs 22:14 (show verse)

The mouth of an adulteress is a deep pit; He who is cursed of the LORD will fall into it.

Proverbs 22:15 (show verse)

Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child; The rod of discipline will remove it far from him.

Proverbs 22:16 (show verse)

He who oppresses the poor to make more for himself Or who gives to the rich, will only come to poverty.

Proverbs 22:17 (show verse)

Incline your ear and hear the words of the wise, And apply your mind to my knowledge;

Proverbs 22:18 (show verse)

For it will be pleasant if you keep them within you, That they may be ready on your lips.
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Proverbs 22:19 (show verse)

So that your trust may be in the LORD, I have taught you today, even you.
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Proverbs 22:20 (show verse)

Have I not written to you excellent things Of counsels and knowledge,
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Proverbs 22:21 (show verse)

To make you know the certainty of the words of truth That you may correctly answer him who sent you?
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Proverbs 22:22 (show verse)

Do not rob the poor because he is poor, Or crush the afflicted at the gate;

Proverbs 22:23 (show verse)

For the LORD will plead their case And take the life of those who rob them.

Proverbs 22:24 (show verse)

Do not associate with a man given to anger; Or go with a hot-tempered man,

Proverbs 22:25 (show verse)

Or you will learn his ways And find a snare for yourself.

Proverbs 22:26 (show verse)

Do not be among those who give pledges, Among those who become guarantors for debts.

Proverbs 22:27 (show verse)

If you have nothing with which to pay, Why should he take your bed from under you?

Proverbs 22:28 (show verse)

Do not move the ancient boundary Which your fathers have set.

Proverbs 22:29 (show verse)

Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will stand before kings; He will not stand before obscure men.