Thematic Bible

Proverbs 30:1 (show verse)

The words of Agur son of Jakeh. The oracle.The man’s oration to Ithiel, to Ithiel and Ucal:

Proverbs 30:2 (show verse)

I am more stupid than any other man,
and I lack man’s ability to understand.
No Themes for this verse.

Proverbs 30:3 (show verse)

I have not gained wisdom,
and I have no knowledge of the Holy One.
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Proverbs 30:4 (show verse)

Who has gone up to heaven and come down?
Who has gathered the wind in His hands?
Who has bound up the waters in a cloak?
Who has established all the ends of the earth?
What is His name,
and what is the name of His Son—
if you know?

Proverbs 30:5 (show verse)

Every word of God is pure;
He is a shield to those who take refuge in Him.

Proverbs 30:6 (show verse)

Don’t add to His words,
or He will rebuke you, and you will be proved a liar.

Proverbs 30:7 (show verse)

Two things I ask of You;
don’t deny them to me before I die:
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Proverbs 30:8 (show verse)

Keep falsehood and deceitful words far from me.
Give me neither poverty nor wealth;
feed me with the food I need.

Proverbs 30:9 (show verse)

Otherwise, I might have too much
and deny You, saying, “Who is the Lord?”
or I might have nothing and steal,
profaning the name of my God.

Proverbs 30:10 (show verse)

Don’t slander a servant to his master
or he will curse you, and you will become guilty.

Proverbs 30:11 (show verse)

There is a generation that curses its father
and does not bless its mother.

Proverbs 30:12 (show verse)

There is a generation that is pure in its own eyes,
yet is not washed from its filth.

Proverbs 30:13 (show verse)

There is a generation—how haughty its eyes
and pretentious its looks.
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Proverbs 30:14 (show verse)

There is a generation whose teeth are swords,
whose fangs are knives,
devouring the oppressed from the land
and the needy from among mankind.

Proverbs 30:15 (show verse)

The leech has two daughters: “Give, Give!”
Three things are never satisfied;
four never say, “Enough!”:

Proverbs 30:16 (show verse)

Sheol; a childless womb;
earth, which is never satisfied with water;
and fire, which never says, “Enough!”

Proverbs 30:17 (show verse)

As for the eye that ridicules a father
and despises obedience to a mother,
may ravens of the valley pluck it out
and young vultures eat it.

Proverbs 30:18 (show verse)

Three things are beyond me;
four I can’t understand:

Proverbs 30:19 (show verse)

the way of an eagle in the sky,
the way of a snake on a rock,
the way of a ship at sea,
and the way of a man with a young woman.

Proverbs 30:20 (show verse)

This is the way of an adulteress:
she eats and wipes her mouth
and says, “I’ve done nothing wrong.”

Proverbs 30:21 (show verse)

The earth trembles under three things;
it cannot bear up under four:

Proverbs 30:22 (show verse)

a servant when he becomes king,
a fool when he is stuffed with food,

Proverbs 30:23 (show verse)

an unloved woman when she marries,
and a servant girl when she ousts her queen.

Proverbs 30:24 (show verse)

Four things on earth are small,
yet they are extremely wise:

Proverbs 30:25 (show verse)

the ants are not a strong people,
yet they store up their food in the summer;

Proverbs 30:26 (show verse)

hyraxes are not a mighty people,
yet they make their homes in the cliffs;

Proverbs 30:27 (show verse)

locusts have no king,
yet all of them march in ranks;

Proverbs 30:28 (show verse)

a lizard can be caught in your hands,
yet it lives in kings’ palaces.

Proverbs 30:29 (show verse)

Three things are stately in their stride,
even four are stately in their walk:

Proverbs 30:30 (show verse)

a lion, which is mightiest among beasts
and doesn’t retreat before anything,

Proverbs 30:31 (show verse)

a strutting rooster, a goat,
and a king at the head of his army.

Proverbs 30:32 (show verse)

If you have been foolish by exalting yourself
or if you’ve been scheming,
put your hand over your mouth.
No Themes for this verse.

Proverbs 30:33 (show verse)

For the churning of milk produces butter,
and twisting a nose draws blood,
and stirring up anger produces strife.