Thematic Bible

Proverbs 6:1 (show verse)

My son, if you have become surety for your neighbor,
Have given a pledge for a stranger,

Proverbs 6:2 (show verse)

If you have been snared with the words of your mouth,
Have been caught with the words of your mouth,

Proverbs 6:3 (show verse)

Do this then, my son, and deliver yourself;
Since you have come into the hand of your neighbor,
Go, humble yourself, and importune your neighbor.
No Themes for this verse.

Proverbs 6:4 (show verse)

Give no sleep to your eyes,
Nor slumber to your eyelids;

Proverbs 6:5 (show verse)

Deliver yourself like a gazelle from the hunter’s hand
And like a bird from the hand of the fowler.

Proverbs 6:6 (show verse)

Go to the ant, O sluggard,
Observe her ways and be wise,

Proverbs 6:7 (show verse)

Which, having no chief,
Officer or ruler,

Proverbs 6:8 (show verse)

Prepares her food in the summer
And gathers her provision in the harvest.

Proverbs 6:9 (show verse)

How long will you lie down, O sluggard?
When will you arise from your sleep?

Proverbs 6:10 (show verse)

A little sleep, a little slumber,
A little folding of the hands to rest”—

Proverbs 6:11 (show verse)

Your poverty will come in like a vagabond
And your need like an armed man.

Proverbs 6:12 (show verse)

A worthless person, a wicked man,
Is the one who walks with a perverse mouth,
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Proverbs 6:13 (show verse)

Who winks with his eyes, who signals with his feet,
Who points with his fingers;
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Proverbs 6:14 (show verse)

Who with perversity in his heart continually devises evil,
Who spreads strife.

Proverbs 6:15 (show verse)

Therefore his calamity will come suddenly;
Instantly he will be broken and there will be no healing.

Proverbs 6:16 (show verse)

There are six things which the Lord hates,
Yes, seven which are an abomination to Him:

Proverbs 6:17 (show verse)

Haughty eyes, a lying tongue,
And hands that shed innocent blood,

Proverbs 6:18 (show verse)

A heart that devises wicked plans,
Feet that run rapidly to evil,

Proverbs 6:19 (show verse)

A false witness who utters lies,
And one who spreads strife among brothers.

Proverbs 6:20 (show verse)

My son, observe the commandment of your father
And do not forsake the teaching of your mother;

Proverbs 6:21 (show verse)

Bind them continually on your heart;
Tie them around your neck.

Proverbs 6:22 (show verse)

When you walk about, they will guide you;
When you sleep, they will watch over you;
And when you awake, they will talk to you.

Proverbs 6:23 (show verse)

For the commandment is a lamp and the teaching is light;
And reproofs for discipline are the way of life

Proverbs 6:24 (show verse)

To keep you from the evil woman,
From the smooth tongue of the adulteress.

Proverbs 6:25 (show verse)

Do not desire her beauty in your heart,
Nor let her capture you with her eyelids.

Proverbs 6:26 (show verse)

For on account of a harlot one is reduced to a loaf of bread,
And an adulteress hunts for the precious life.

Proverbs 6:27 (show verse)

Can a man take fire in his bosom
And his clothes not be burned?

Proverbs 6:28 (show verse)

Or can a man walk on hot coals
And his feet not be scorched?

Proverbs 6:29 (show verse)

So is the one who goes in to his neighbor’s wife;
Whoever touches her will not go unpunished.

Proverbs 6:30 (show verse)

Men do not despise a thief if he steals
To satisfy himself when he is hungry;

Proverbs 6:31 (show verse)

But when he is found, he must repay sevenfold;
He must give all the substance of his house.

Proverbs 6:32 (show verse)

The one who commits adultery with a woman is lacking sense;
He who would destroy himself does it.

Proverbs 6:33 (show verse)

Wounds and disgrace he will find,
And his reproach will not be blotted out.

Proverbs 6:34 (show verse)

For jealousy enrages a man,
And he will not spare in the day of vengeance.

Proverbs 6:35 (show verse)

He will not accept any ransom,
Nor will he be satisfied though you give many gifts.