Questions about Proverbs
Book of Proverbs - Bible Survey
What is wisdom literature?
Who was Solomon in the Bible?
What is a proverb in the Bible?
How can I get wisdom from God?
What is synonymous parallelism in Hebrew poetry?
What is antithetical parallelism in Hebrew poetry?
What is synthetic parallelism in Hebrew poetry?
What is emblematic parallelism in Hebrew poetry?
How is the fear of the Lord the beginning of wisdom?
What is wisdom? What is the difference between wisdom and knowledge?
What is a fool according to the book of Proverbs?
Why do fools despise wisdom (Proverbs 1:7)?
Why is wisdom referred to as a she in Proverbs?
Does the Bible teach that Sophia is the goddess of wisdom?
Why are both wisdom and foolishness pictured as women in Proverbs?
What does the Bible say about a contentious or quarrelsome woman?
Why didn’t Solomon follow his own advice on women?
What does it mean to write mercy and truth on the tablet of your heart (Proverbs 3:3)?
What does it mean to trust in the Lord with all your heart (Proverbs 3:5)?
What does it mean to lean not on your own understanding (Proverbs 3:5)?
What does it mean to “in all your ways acknowledge Him” in Proverbs 3:6?
What does it mean to not be wise in your own eyes (Proverbs 3:7)?
How do you honor the Lord with your wealth (Proverbs 3:9)?
What does it mean to “drink water from your own cistern” (Proverbs 5:15)?
What does it mean to rejoice in the wife of your youth (Proverbs 5:18)?
What is a sluggard? What does Proverbs teach about sluggards?
What is the meaning of “go to the ants you sluggard” in Proverbs 6:6?
Why does Proverbs 6:10 say “a little sleep, a little slumber” will bring poverty?
What does it mean to have a perverse mouth (Proverbs 6:12)?
What can be said about a person who sows discord (Proverbs 6:14)?
What is the meaning of “Can a man take fire in his bosom and not be burned?” (Proverbs 6:27)?
What are the seven things God hates?
What does the Bible mean when it speaks against haughty eyes?
How can I obtain favor from the Lord (Proverbs 8:35)?
What are the seven pillars of wisdom in Proverbs 9:1?
What makes stolen water seem sweet (Proverbs 9:17)?
How is a winking eye trouble (Proverbs 10:10)?
How does love cover all wrongs (Proverbs 10:12)?
How does fearing God add length to a person’s life (Proverbs 10:27)?
How is a beautiful woman without discretion like a gold ring in a pig’s snout (Proverbs 11:22)?
What does it mean that he who wins souls is wise (Proverbs 11:30)?
How is a virtuous woman a crown to her husband (Proverbs 12:4)?
How is a shameful wife rottenness to her husband’s bones (Proverbs 12:4)?
What does it mean that a righteous person cares for the needs of animals (Proverbs 12:10)?
What does it mean that the tongue of the wise promotes health (Proverbs 12:18)?
Why does Proverbs 12:25 say that anxiety causes depression?
What does it mean that hope deferred makes the heart sick (Proverbs 13:12)?
What does it mean that “even in laughter the heart may ache” (Proverbs 14:13)?
How is envy rottenness to the bones (Proverbs 14:30)?
How does oppressing the poor show contempt for their Maker (Proverbs 14:31)?
What does it mean that a soft answer turns away wrath (Proverbs 15:1)?
Why are even the prayers of the wicked an abomination to God (Proverbs 15:8, 29)?
Why should we be slow to anger (Proverbs 15:18)?
Why is a multitude of counselors valuable (Proverbs 15:22)?
How can we commit our work to the Lord and have our plans established (Proverbs 16:3)?
What does it mean that a man’s heart plans his ways, but the Lord directs his steps (Proverbs 16:9)?
What does it mean that pride goes before a fall (Proverbs 16:18)?
How are pleasant words like a honeycomb (Proverbs 16:24)?
What does it mean that a friend loves at all times (Proverbs 17:17)?
What does it mean that a merry heart does good (Proverbs 17:22)?
What does the Bible say about having a calm spirit (Proverbs 17:27)?
How is the name of the Lord a strong tower (Proverbs 18:10)?
Why does he who finds a wife obtain favor from the Lord (Proverbs 18:22)?
How can a friend stick closer than a brother (Proverbs 18:24)?
How and when should we overlook an offense (Proverbs 19:11)?
What does it mean that wine is a mocker (Proverbs 20:1)?
What does it mean that even a child is known by his deeds (Proverbs 20:11)?
Why does the Bible tell us to not love sleep (Proverbs 20:13)?
How is choosing a good name better than choosing riches (Proverbs 22:1)?
Does the Bible promise that godly parenting will always result in godly children (Proverbs 22:6)?
What does it mean to train up a child in the way he should go (Proverbs 22:6)?
Was some of Proverbs copied from the Instruction of Amenemope?
What does it mean that “as a man thinks, so is he” in Proverbs 23:7?
Why does Proverbs 23:10 tell us not to remove the ancient landmark?
What does it mean to buy the truth and not sell it (Proverbs 23:23)?
What does it mean that by wisdom a house is built (Proverbs 24:3)?
What does it mean that a righteous man falls seven times (Proverbs 24:16)?
Why should we not rejoice when our enemy falls (Proverbs 24:17)?
Why should we not fret because of evildoers (Proverbs 24:19)?
What does it mean that an honest answer is like a kiss on the lips (Proverbs 24:26)?
What is the benefit of a word fitly spoken (Proverbs 25:11)?
What is the meaning of apples of gold in settings of silver in Proverbs 25:11?
How is one who sings songs to a heavy heart like vinegar on soda (Proverbs 25:20)?
How should we treat our enemies according to Proverbs 25:21–22?
Do Proverbs 26:4 and 26:5 contradict? How can both verses be true?
What does the Bible say about people who are wise in their own eyes (Proverbs 26:12)?
What is the value of letting another man praise you (Proverbs 27:2)?
Why is an open rebuke better than secret love (Proverbs 27:5)?
What does it mean that “faithful are the wounds of a friend” (Proverbs 27:6)?
What does it mean to know the condition of your flock (Proverbs 27:23)?
What does it mean that the righteous are as bold as a lion (Proverbs 28:1)?
What does it mean that iron sharpens iron?
What does it mean to fear God?
Is it true that life and death is in the power of the tongue?
What does it mean that without vision the people perish?
What does Proverbs tell us about a child left to himself (Proverbs 29:15)?
What happens in a place where there is no revelation (Proverbs 29:18)?
How is the fear of man a snare (Proverbs 29:25)?
Who was Agur son of Jakeh (Proverbs 30)?
What does it mean that every word of God is pure (Proverbs 30:5)?
What is the meaning of “give me neither poverty nor riches” (Proverbs 30:8)?
What does it mean that the leech has two daughters (Proverbs 30:15)?
Who was King Lemuel in Proverbs 31?
What should we learn from the virtuous woman in Proverbs 31?
What does it mean to be more precious than rubies (Proverbs 31:10)?
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