Proverbs

 The Book of Proverbs
1Proverbs 1 – Wisdom
2Proverbs 2 – Value of Wisdom
3Ancient Near Easter Wisdom and Proverbs 3 – Trust the Lord, Not Self
4Proverbs 4 – Follow the Lord’s Words for a Safe Path
5Proverbs 5 – Discretion Outside of Marriage
6Heart, Breath, Throat, and Intestines: Ancient Hebrew Anthropology and Proverbs 6 – Idleness, Discord, and Adultery
7Proverbs 7 – The Deceitful Harlot
8Maat and Lady Wisdom and Proverbs 8 – Creation
9Parallels Between the Law and Wisdom and Proverbs 9 – Reproving
10Proverbs 10 – Wickedness
11Justice and Fraud in the Hymn to Shamash and Proverbs 11 – Fair Measure, Character, & Generosity
12Proverbs 12 – Instruction of Love and Lying Lips
13Proverbs 13 – Fruit of Mouth, Pride, and Dishonesty
14The Poor and the Afflicted in Ancient Wisdom Literature and Proverbs 14 – A Way Seems Right 
15Proverbs 15 – Relationships, Gentle Words, and Thoughts
16Proverbs 16 – Overconfidence, Tact, and Pride
17Proverbs 17 – Peace, Feasting, Heart Purity, Children, Cover up, and Money
18Proverbs 18 – Power of Words and Security in the Lord
19Proverbs 19 – Integrity Better than Poverty, Prudent Wife, and Anger
20The Instructions of Anii and Proverbs 20 – Wine Mocks, Self- Glory, True Weights, and Youth
21Proverbs 21 – Lord Turns King’s Heart, Pride, Violence, and Nagging Wife
22The Teaching of Amenemope and Proverbs 22 – Good Name, Parenting, and Diligence
23The Israelite Family and Proverbs 23 – Appetite, Alcoholism, and Honoring Parents
24Proverbs 24 – Wisdom, Character, Revenge, and Laziness
25Proverbs 25 – Self-Exaltation, Words, False Witness, and Lawsuit
26Dogs in the Ancient World and Proverbs 26 – Answering a Fool, Laziness, and Flattery
27Proverbs 27 – Tomorrow, Anger, Rebuke, and Hiding from Evil
28Proverbs 28 – Wicked are Fearful, Prayer Abomination, and Leaving Sin
29Proverbs 29 – Turning Away Anger,  Authority, Children, and Prophecy
30Proverbs 30 – Words of Agur to His Son, Children, and Wisdom
Proverbs 31 – Advice for King Lemuel and a Noble Wife

The Book of Proverbs

Summary of the Book of ProverbsThe Book of Proverbs is…

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Proverbs 1 – Wisdom

1 The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king…

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Proverbs 2 – Value of Wisdom

1 My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and…

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Ancient Near Easter Wisdom and Proverbs 3 – Trust the Lord, Not Self

Ancient Near Easter Wisdom The ancient Near East has yielded…

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Proverbs 4 – Follow the Lord’s Words for a Safe Path

1 Hear, ye children, the instruction of a father, and…

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Proverbs 5 – Discretion Outside of Marriage

1 My son, attend unto my wisdom, and bow thine…

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Heart, Breath, Throat, and Intestines: Ancient Hebrew Anthropology and Proverbs 6 – Idleness, Discord, and Adultery

Heart, Breath, Throat, and Intestines: Ancient Hebrew Anthropology Biblical Hebrew,…

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Proverbs 7 – The Deceitful Harlot

1 My son, keep my words, and lay up my…

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Maat and Lady Wisdom and Proverbs 8 – Creation

Maat and Lady Wisdom In ancient Egypt Maat was the…

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Parallels Between the Law and Wisdom and Proverbs 9 – Reproving

Parallels Between the Law and Wisdom Proverbs 9 - Reproving1…

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Proverbs 10 – Wickedness

1 The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a…

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Proverbs 12 – Instruction of Love and Lying Lips

1 Whoso loveth instruction loveth knowledge: but he that hateth…

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Proverbs 13 – Fruit of Mouth, Pride, and Dishonesty

1 A wise son heareth his father's instruction: but a…

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The Poor and the Afflicted in Ancient Wisdom Literature and Proverbs 14 – A Way Seems Right

The Poor and the Afflicted in Ancient Wisdom Literature The Wisdom…

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Proverbs 15 – Relationships, Gentle Words, and Thoughts

1 A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words…

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Proverbs 16 – Overconfidence, Tact, and Pride

1 The preparations of the heart in man, and the…

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Proverbs 17 – Peace, Feasting, Heart Purity, Children, Coverup, and Money

1 Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than…

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Proverbs 18 – Power of Words and Security in the Lord

1 Through desire a man, having separated himself, seeketh and…

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Proverbs 19 – Integrity Better than Poverty, Prudent Wife, and Anger

1 Better is the poor that walketh in his integrity,…

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The Instructions of Anii and Proverbs 20 – Wine Mocks, Self-Glory, True Weights, and Youth

The Instructions of Anii  A number of ancient texts are…

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The Teaching of Amenemope and Proverbs 22 – Good Name, Parenting, and Diligence

The Teaching of Amenemope Arrange into 30 chapters of varying…

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The Israelite Family and Proverbs 23 – Appetite, Alcoholism, and Honoring Parents

The Israelite Family Domestic issues abound in the book of…

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Proverbs 24 – Wisdom, Character, Revenge, and Laziness

1 Be not thou envious against evil men, neither desire…

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Proverbs 25 – Self-Exaltation, Words, False Witness, and Lawsuit

1 These are also proverbs of Solomon, which the men…

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Proverbs 27 – Tomorrow, Anger, Rebuke, and Hiding from Evil

  1 Boast not thyself of tomorrow; for thou knowest not…

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Proverbs 28 – Wicked are Fearful, Prayer Abomination, and Leaving Sin

1 The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the…

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Proverbs 29 – Turning Away Anger, Authority, Children, and Prophecy

  1 He, that being often reproved hardeneth his neck, shall…

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Proverbs 30 – Words of Agur to His Son, Children, and Wisdom

1 The words of Agur the son of Jakeh, even…

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Proverbs 31 – Advice for King Lemuel and a Noble Wife

1 The words of king Lemuel, the prophecy that his…

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