Sunday, July 8, 2012

Prov. 18 Wise Sayings


Proverbs 18 – Wise sayings

Pro 18:1  Through desire a man, having separated himself, seeketh and intermeddleth with all wisdom.
Pro 18:2  A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself.
Pro 18:3  When the wicked cometh, then cometh also contempt, and with ignominy reproach.
·        2Ti_4:3  For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears;
·        Tit_3:9  But avoid foolish questions, and genealogies, and contentions, and strivings about the law; for they are unprofitable and vain.
·        2Pe_1:20  Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation.
·        2Ti 3:7  Ever learning, and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth.
·        2Ti_2:15  Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
·        Php_2:12  Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.

The Tongue
·        Pro 18:4  The words of a man's mouth are as deep waters, and the wellspring of wisdom as a flowing brook.
·        Pro 18:6  A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calleth for strokes.
·        Pro 18:7  A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul.
·        Pro 18:8  The words of a talebearer are as wounds, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.
·        Pro 18:20  A man's belly shall be satisfied with the fruit of his mouth; and with the increase of his lips shall he be filled.
·        Pro 18:21  Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.
·        Pro 18:13  He that answereth a matter before he heareth it, it is folly and shame unto him.
·        Pro_10:19  In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: but he that refraineth his lips is wise.
·        Pro_17:28  Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.
·        James 3:4,5,8

Pro 18:5  It is not good to accept the person of the wicked, to overthrow the righteous in judgment.
·        Don’t be a respecter of persons
·        Acts 10:34

Pro 18:9  He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster.
·        Laziness
·        Pro_6:6  Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise:
·        Pro_6:9  How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard? when wilt thou arise out of thy sleep?
·        Pro_10:26  As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to them that send him.
·        Pro_13:4  The soul of the sluggard desireth, and hath nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.
·        Pro_20:4  The sluggard will not plow by reason of the cold; therefore shall he beg in harvest, and have nothing.
·        Pro_26:16  The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can render a reason.


Pro 18:10  The name of the LORD is a strong tower: the righteous runneth into it, and is safe.
·        Pro_11:14  Where no counsel is, the people fall: but in the multitude of counsellors there is safety.
·        Pro_21:31  The horse is prepared against the day of battle: but safety is of the LORD.
·        Pro_24:6  For by wise counsel thou shalt make thy war: and in multitude of counsellors there is safety.

Pro 18:11  The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and as an high wall in his own conceit.
·        Pro_11:4  Riches profit not in the day of wrath: but righteousness delivereth from death.
·        Pro_13:7  There is that maketh himself rich, yet hath nothing: there is that maketh himself poor, yet hath great riches.
·        Pro_23:5  Wilt thou set thine eyes upon that which is not? for riches certainly make themselves wings; they fly away as an eagle toward heaven.
·        Pro_27:24  For riches are not for ever: and doth the crown endure to every generation?  

Pro 18:12  Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honour is humility.
·        Lucifer Isaiah 14

Pro 18:14  The spirit of a man will sustain his infirmity; but a wounded spirit who can bear?
·        Pro_20:27  The spirit of man is the candle of the LORD, searching all the inward parts of the belly.

Pro 18:15  The heart of the prudent getteth knowledge; and the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge.
·        Pro 2:4  If thou seekest her as silver, and searchest for her as for hid treasures;

Pro 18:16  A man's gift maketh room for him, and bringeth him before great men.
·        The wise men and their gifts
·        Matt 2:9-11

Pro 18:17  He that is first in his own cause seemeth just; but his neighbour cometh and searcheth him.
·        Who is your third wheel, independent party, trusted objective observer.

Pro 18:18  The lot causeth contentions to cease, and parteth between the mighty.
·        Prov. 16:33
·        Acts 1:26
·        Promised land divided by lot

Pro 18:19  A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city: and their contentions are like the bars of a castle.
·        Unity brings invincibility
·        War analogies

Pro 18:22  Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favour of the LORD.

Pro 18:23  The poor useth intreaties; but the rich answereth roughly.
·        Beggars can’t be choosers.

Pro 18:24  A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.

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