Wise Proverbs

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Proverbs 1:6

for understanding a proverb or a parable, the words of the wise, and their riddles.

Proverbs 26:7

A proverb in the mouth of a fool is like lame legs that hang limp.

Proverbs 26:9

A proverb in the mouth of a fool is like a stick with thorns, brandished by the hand of a drunkard.

Job 11:12

But a stupid man will gain understanding as soon as a wild donkey is born a man!

Numbers 21:27-30

Therefore the poets say: Come to Heshbon, let it be rebuilt; let the city of Sihon be restored. For fire came out of Heshbon, a flame from the city of Sihon. It consumed Ar of Moab, the lords of Arnon's heights. Woe to you, Moab! You have been destroyed, people of Chemosh! He gave up his sons as refugees, and his daughters into captivity to Sihon the Amorite king.read more.
We threw them down; Heshbon has been destroyed as far as Dibon. We caused desolation as far as Nophah, which reaches as far as Medeba.

Psalm 49:4

I turn my ear to a proverb; I explain my riddle with a lyre.

Proverbs 1:1

The proverbs of Solomon son of David, king of Israel:

Proverbs 25:1

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

Ecclesiastes 12:9

In addition to the Teacher being a wise man, he constantly taught the people knowledge; he weighed, explored, and arranged many proverbs.

Numbers 23:7

Balaam proclaimed his poem: Balak brought me from Aram; the king of Moab, from the eastern mountains: "Come, put a curse on Jacob for me; come, denounce Israel!"

Numbers 23:18

Balaam proclaimed his poem: Balak, get up and listen; son of Zippor, pay attention to what I say!

Numbers 24:3

and he proclaimed his poem: The oracle of Balaam son of Beor, the oracle of the man whose eyes are opened,

Numbers 24:15

Then he proclaimed his poem: The oracle of Balaam son of Beor, the oracle of the man whose eyes are opened;

Numbers 24:20

Then Balaam saw Amalek and proclaimed his poem: Amalek was first among the nations, but his future is destruction.

Numbers 24:21

Next he saw the Kenites and proclaimed his poem: Your dwelling place is enduring; your nest is set in the cliffs.

Numbers 24:23

Once more he proclaimed his poem: Ah, who can live when God does this?

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