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Proverbs Sayings

Friday 25 March, 2016.

Proverbs sayings include daily wisdom sayings, sayings about life, inspirational quotes and sayings and attitude sayings from the Bible to inspire and motivate you.

We find that sometimes the right quote or saying will just make us see a stressful situation differently or give us a useful insight into how to deal with life’s ups and downs.

Sayings from Proverbs, a book in the Hebrew Bible or Old Testament are filled with the wisdom of the ages. We hope you find inspiration in our best quotes from the book of Proverbs.

Proverbs Sayings

“Happy is the man who finds wisdom, And the man who gains understanding.”
Proverbs 3:13

“The road the righteous travel is like the sunrise, getting brighter and brighter until daylight has come.
The road of the wicked, however, is dark as night. Thay fall, but cannot see what they have stumbled over.”
Proverbs 4:18-19

“Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, When it is in the power of your hand to do so.”
Proverbs 3:27

“He who walks with integrity walks securely, But he who perverts his ways will become known.”
Proverbs 10:9

Proverbs sayings encourage honest labour…

“The labor of the righteous leads to life, The wages of the wicked to sin.
Treasures of wickedness profit nothing, But righteousness delivers from death.”
Proverbs 10: 2

“He who has a slack hand becomes poor, But the hand of the diligent makes rich.”
Proverbs 10:4

Wisdom is the main subject of Proverbs sayings…

“The lips of the righteous feed many, But fools die for lack of wisdom.”
Proverbs 10:21

“When pride comes, then comes shame; But with the humble is wisdom. ”
Proverbs 11:2

“The merciful man does good for his own soul, But he who is cruel troubles his own flesh.”
Proverbs 11:17

“Wealth gotten by vanity shall be dimished: but he that gathereth by labour shall increase.”
Proverbs 11:25

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“He who tills his land will be satisfied with bread, But he who follows frivolity is devoid of understanding.”
Proverbs 12:11

“A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.”
Proverbs 15:1

“Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, Than a fatted calf with hatred.”
Proverbs 15:17

“A wise man maketh a glad father: but a foolish man despiseth his mother.”
Proverbs 15:20

“If you pay attention when you are corrected, you are wise.
If you refuse to learn, you are hurting yourself.
If you accept correction, you will become wiser.”
Proverbs 15:31-32

Better is a little with righteousness, Than vast revenues without justice.
Proverbs 16:8

Pride goes before destruction, And a haughty spirit before a fall.
Proverbs 16:18

Better is a dry morsel with quietness, Than a house full of feasting with strife.
Proverbs 17:1

The beginning of strife is like releasing water; Therefore stop contention before a quarrel starts.
Proverbs 17:14

Even a fool is counted wise when he holds his peace; When he shuts his lips, he is considered perceptive.
Proverbs 17:28

More Proverbs sayings…

A fool’s mouth is his destruction, And his lips are the snare of his soul.
Proverbs 18:7

He who answers a matter before he hears it, It is folly and shame to him.
Proverbs 18:13

Listen to counsel and receive instruction, That you may be wise in your latter days.
Proverbs 19:20

Bread gained by deceit is sweet to a man, But afterward his mouth will be filled with gravel.
Proverbs 20:17

The glory of young men is their strength, And the splendor of old men is their gray head.
Proverbs 20:29

Better to dwell in the wilderness, Than with a contentious and angry woman.
Proverbs 21:19

“Pleasant words are as a honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.”
Proverbs 16:24

“He that has pity upon the poor lendeth unto the Lord; and that which he has given will he pay him again.”
Proverbs 19:17

“Whoso stopoth his ears at the cry of the poor, he also shall cry himself, but shall not be heard.”
Proverbs 21:13

“A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favour rather than silver or gold.”
Proverbs 22:1

“Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old he will not depart from it.”
Proverbs 22:6

“Go not forth hastily to strive, lest thou know not what to do in the end thereof, when thy neighbour has put thee to shame.”
Proverbs 25:8

“He that has pity upon the poor lendeth unto the Lord; and that which he has given will he pay him again.”
Proverbs 19:17

“Through wisdom a house is built, And by understanding it is established.”
Proverbs 24:3

“An honest answer is like a kiss on the lips.”
Proverbs 24:26

“Do not rejoice when your enemy falls, And do not let your heart be glad when he stumbles.”
Proverbs 24:17

“Do not fret because of evildoers, Nor be envious of the wicked.”
Proverbs 24:19

“Whoever has no rule over his own spirit Is like a city broken down, without walls.”
Proverbs 25:28

“Do not boast about tomorrow, For you do not know what a day may bring forth.”
Proverbs 27:1

“Let another man praise you, and not your own mouth; A stranger, and not your own lips.”
Proverbs 27:2

“The righteous considers the cause of the poor, But the wicked does not understand such knowledge.”
Proverbs 29:7

One of my favorite Proverbs sayings…

“These six things doth the Lord hate: yea seven are an abomination unto him: a proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief, A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren.”
Proverbs 6:16

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