I have been enjoying continuing on in my Proverbs study, and hope you have too! I am always struck by so many verses in each chapter. I have gotten behind on updating, but here are some of the Proverbs that have stood out to me lately...
Proverbs 17:9 "Love prospers when a fault is forgiven, but dwelling on it separates close friends."
Proverbs 17:22 "A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit saps a person's strength."
Proverbs 18:7 "The mouths of fools are their ruin; they trap themselves with their lips."
Proverbs 18:10 "The name of the Lord is a strong fortress; the godly run to Him and are safe."
Proverbs 18:15 "Intelligent people are always ready to learn. Their ears are open for knowledge."
Proverbs 19:2 "Enthusiasm without knowledge is no good; haste makes mistakes."
Proverbs 19:18 "Discipline your children while there is hope. Otherwise you will ruin their lives."
Proverbs 19:23 "Fear of the Lord leads to life, bringing security and protection from harm."
Proverbs 20:1 "Wine produces mockers; alcohol leads to brawls. Those led astray by drink cannot be wise."
Proverbs 20:7 "The godly walk with integrity; blessed are their children who follow them."
Proverbs 20:11 "Even children are known by the way they act, whether their conduct is pure, and whether it is right."
Proverbs 20:23 "The Lord detests double standards; he is not pleased by dishonest scales."
Proverbs 21:2 "People may be right in their own eyes, but the Lord examines the heart."
Proverbs 21:9 "It's better to live alone in the corner of an attic than with a quarrelsome wife in a lovely home."
Proverbs 21:23 "Watch your tongue and keep your mouth shut, and you will stay out of trouble."
Proverbs 22:6 "Direct your children onto the right path, and when they are older, they will not leave it."
Proverbs 22:15 "A youngster's heart is filled with foolishness, but physical discipline will drive it far away."
Proverbs 23:17-18 "Don't envy sinners, but always continue to fear the Lord. You will be rewarded for this; your hope will not be disappointed."
Proverbs 24:5 "The wise are mightier than the strong, and those with knowledge grow stronger and stronger."
Proverbs 24:17-18 "Don't rejoice when your enemies fall; don't be happy when they stumble. For the Lord will be displeased with you and will turn His anger away from them."
Proverbs 25:17 "Timely advice is lovely, like golden apples in a silver basket."
Proverbs 25:28 "A person without self-control is like a city with broken-down walls."
Proverbs 26:17 "Interfering in someone else's argument is as foolish as yanking a dog's ears."
Proverbs 26:20 "Fire goes out without wood, and quarrels disappear when gossip stops."
Proverbs 26:22 "Rumors are dainty morsels that sink deep into one's heart."