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18 Bible Verses about Wise Proverbs

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Proverbs 1:6

For understanding a proverb and its sweetness, Words of the wise and their acute sayings.

Proverbs 26:7

Weak have been the two legs of the lame, And a parable in the mouth of fools.

Proverbs 26:9

A thorn hath gone up into the hand of a drunkard, And a parable in the mouth of fools.

Job 11:12

And empty man is bold, And the colt of a wild ass man is born.

Numbers 21:27-30

therefore those using similes say -- 'Enter ye Heshbon, Let the city of Sihon be built and ready, For fire hath gone out from Heshbon, A flame from the city of Sihon, It hath consumed Ar of Moab, Owners of the high places of Arnon. Woe to thee, O Moab, Thou hast perished, O people of Chemosh, He hath given his sons who escape -- Also his daughters -- Into captivity, to a king of the Amorite -- Sihon!read more.
And we shoot them, Perished hath Heshbon unto Dibon, And we make desolate unto Nophah, Which is unto Medeba.'

1 Kings 4:32

And he speaketh three thousand similes, and his songs are five, and the chief one;

Psalm 49:4

I incline to a simile mine ear, I open with a harp my riddle:

Proverbs 1:1

Proverbs of Solomon, son of David, king of Israel:

Proverbs 25:1

Also these are Proverbs of Solomon, that men of Hezekiah king of Judah transcribed: --

Ecclesiastes 12:9

And further, because the preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge, and gave ear, and sought out -- he made right many similes.

Numbers 23:7

And he taketh up his simile, and saith: 'From Aram he doth lead me -- Balak king of Moab; From mountains of the east: Come -- curse for me Jacob, And come -- be indignant with Israel.

Numbers 23:18

And he taketh up his simile, and saith: 'Rise, Balak, and hear; Give ear unto me, son of Zippor!

Numbers 24:3

and he taketh up his simile, and saith: 'An affirmation of Balaam son of Beor -- And an affirmation of the man whose eyes are shut --

Numbers 24:15

And he taketh up his simile, and saith: 'An affirmation of Balaam son of Beor -- And an affirmation of the man whose eyes are shut --

Numbers 24:20

And he seeth Amalek, and taketh up his simile, and saith: 'A beginning of the Goyim is Amalek; And his latter end -- for ever he perisheth.'

Numbers 24:21

And he seeth the Kenite, and taketh up his simile, and saith: 'Enduring is thy dwelling, And setting in a rock thy nest,

Numbers 24:23

And he taketh up his simile, and saith: 'Alas! who doth live when God doth this?

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