Thematic Bible

Proverbs 25:1 (show verse)

These also are proverbs of Solomon, which the men of Hezekiah king of Judah copied out.

Proverbs 25:2 (show verse)

It is the glory of God to conceal a thing, but the glory of kings is to search out a matter.

Proverbs 25:3 (show verse)

As the heavens for height, and the earth for depth, so the heart of kings is unsearchable.

Proverbs 25:4 (show verse)

Take away the dross from the silver, and there comes forth a vessel for the refiner.

Proverbs 25:5 (show verse)

Take away the wicked [from] before the king, and his throne shall be established in righteousness.

Proverbs 25:6 (show verse)

Put not thyself forward in the presence of the king, and stand not in the place of great men.

Proverbs 25:7 (show verse)

For it is better that it be said to thee, Come up here, than that thou should be put lower in the presence of the prince, whom thine eyes have seen.

Proverbs 25:8 (show verse)

Go not forth hastily to strive. What will thou do in the end of it when thy neighbor has put thee to shame?

Proverbs 25:9 (show verse)

Debate thy case with thy neighbor [himself], and disclose not the secret of another,

Proverbs 25:10 (show verse)

lest he who hears it revile thee, and thine infamy turn not away.

Proverbs 25:11 (show verse)

A word fitly spoken is apples of gold in a network of silver.

Proverbs 25:12 (show verse)

An earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, [is] a wise reprover upon an obedient ear.

Proverbs 25:13 (show verse)

As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, [is] a faithful messenger to those who send him, for he refreshes the soul of his masters.

Proverbs 25:14 (show verse)

Clouds and wind without rain, [is] he who boasts himself of his gifts falsely.

Proverbs 25:15 (show verse)

By long-suffering a ruler is persuaded, and a soft tongue breaks the bone.

Proverbs 25:16 (show verse)

Have thou found honey? Eat as much as is sufficient for thee, lest thou be filled with it, and vomit it.

Proverbs 25:17 (show verse)

Let thy foot be seldom in thy neighbor's house, lest he be weary of thee, and hate thee.

Proverbs 25:18 (show verse)

A man who bears FALSE witness against his neighbor is a maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow.

Proverbs 25:19 (show verse)

Confidence in an unfaithful man in time of trouble is a broken tooth, and a foot out of joint.

Proverbs 25:20 (show verse)

As he who takes off a garment in cold weather, [and] vinegar upon soda, so [is] he who sings songs to a heavy heart.

Proverbs 25:21 (show verse)

If thine enemy is hungry, give him bread to eat, and if he is thirsty, give him water to drink.

Proverbs 25:22 (show verse)

For thou will heap coals of fire upon his head, and LORD will reward thee.

Proverbs 25:23 (show verse)

The north wind brings forth rain. So does a backbiting tongue, an angry countenance.

Proverbs 25:24 (show verse)

It is better to dwell in the corner of the housetop, than with a contentious woman in a wide house.

Proverbs 25:25 (show verse)

[As] cold waters to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far country.

Proverbs 25:26 (show verse)

A troubled fountain, and a corrupted spring, [is] a righteous man who gives way before the wicked.

Proverbs 25:27 (show verse)

It is not good to eat much honey, so [for men] to search out their own glory is grievous.

Proverbs 25:28 (show verse)

He whose spirit is without restraint is a city that is broken down and without walls.