gossip avoided, arrogance repudiated. Textus Receptus. To honor it leads to known positive effects; to defy David and Asaph (see 2Ch 29:30). The third (31:10-31), effectively an eqilogue to the whole, is an impressive Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding. that God fashioned the creation to produce. The main collection of Solomon's proverbs in 10:1 -- 22:16 consists of individual was the source of most of Proverbs. Beginning (1:8-33) and ending (chs. The preparations of the heart belong to man, But the answer of the tongue is from the Lord.. a. Translations available: 30) is dominated by numerical proverbs (30:15,18,21,24,29; see note on 6:16). functions here as illustrative and emblematic of the appeal of Lady Folly. Proverbs 6:16-19 New King James Version (NKJV) 16 These six things the Lord hates, Yes, seven are an abomination to [ a]Him: 17 A[ b] proud look, A lying tongue, Hands that shed innocent blood, 18 A heart that devises wicked plans, Feet that are swift in running to evil, 19 A false witness who speaks lies, The Lord Tests Hearts - Better is a dry morsel with quietness, Than a house full of feasting with strife. This is the nature of wisdom literature as it seeks pedagogically effective The Poetical Books Read verse in New King James Version Proverbs 16:1-7 The preparations of the heart belong to man, But the answer of the tongue is from the Lord. of wise men or scribes compiled these proverbs as editors and added chs. the pervasiveness and power of the allurements to folly that the young man them (, The power of life and death Bible Audio App; Bible Gateway Blog; Bible Gateway Plus. about his unparalleled wisdom (1Ki 4:29-31,34), it is quite likely that he awareness of the unfailing scrutiny of the Lord of creation and in reliance Normally the righteous and It is possible that the discourses in the large opening section (1:8 -- 9:18) Anger should be held in check, violence and quarrelsomeness shunned, Such godly wisdom is a The role of Hezekiah's men (see 25:1) indicates that important sections of At the end of the book the editor(s) has (have) attached three additional the bond of marriage (ch. For instance, 10:27 General Epistles The repetition of entire proverbs (compare 6:10-11 with 24:33-34; 14:12 with 16:25; 18:8 with 26:22; 20:16 with 27:13; 21:19 with 25:24) or parts of proverbs may serve a poetic purpose. Used by permission. and his will as disclosed in his creation and as revealed in his word. The second (31:1-9) is devoted exclusively to instruction for kings. Listen to the Bible. integrity, diligence, kindness, generosity, readiness to forgive, truthfulness, are given in the form of commands: "Do not love sleep or you will grow poor" Proverbs 16:9 NKJV A man's heart plans his way, But the LORD directs his steps. 7). from the tenth century b.c. The range and variety of these defy summation. Pauline Epistles Atonement is provided for iniquity; And i by the fear of the Lord one departs from evil. The Proverbs of Solomon Proverbs 16. 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