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Proverbs 1 These are the proverbs of King Solomon of Israel, David’s son: 2 He wrote them to teach his people how to live – how to act in every circumstance.

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1 Proverbs 1 These are the proverbs of King Solomon of Israel, David’s son: 2 He wrote them to teach his people how to live – how to act in every circumstance.

2 Proverbs 3:1,2 My son, never forget the things I’ve taught you. If you want a long and satisfying life, closely follow my instructions. My son, never forget the things I’ve taught you. If you want a long and satisfying life, closely follow my instructions.

3 Start With God First in Your Life Proverbs 3:6 In everything you do put God first, and he will direct you and crown your efforts with success. In everything you do put God first, and he will direct you and crown your efforts with success.

4 Proverbs 16:3 Commit your work to the Lord, then it will succeed. Commit your work to the Lord, then it will succeed.

5 Seek Wisdom Proverbs 3: 13 The man who knows right from wrong, and has good judgment and common sense is happier than the man who is immensely rich! The man who knows right from wrong, and has good judgment and common sense is happier than the man who is immensely rich!

6 Proverbs 3:19 The Lord’s wisdom founded the earth… The Lord’s wisdom founded the earth…

7 Proverbs 3 : 21, Have two goals: wisdom—that is knowing and doing right—and common sense. Have two goals: wisdom—that is knowing and doing right—and common sense. With them on guard you can sleep without fear; you need not be afraid of disaster or the plots of wicked men, for the Lord is with you; he protects you. With them on guard you can sleep without fear; you need not be afraid of disaster or the plots of wicked men, for the Lord is with you; he protects you.

8 Proverbs 4: 8-9 If you exalt wisdom, she will exalt you. Hold her fast and she will lead you to great honor; she will place a beautiful crown upon your head. If you exalt wisdom, she will exalt you. Hold her fast and she will lead you to great honor; she will place a beautiful crown upon your head.

9 Proverbs 8:14, 17-18, 21 I, Wisdom, give good advice and common sense. I love all who love me. Those who search for me shall surely find me. Unending riches, honor, justice, and righteousness are mine to distribute. Those who love and follow me are indeed wealthy. I fill their treasuries. I, Wisdom, give good advice and common sense. I love all who love me. Those who search for me shall surely find me. Unending riches, honor, justice, and righteousness are mine to distribute. Those who love and follow me are indeed wealthy. I fill their treasuries.

10 Proverbs 11:28 Trust in you money and down you go! Trust in God and flourish as a tree! Trust in you money and down you go! Trust in God and flourish as a tree!

11 Do What’s Right Proverbs 4: 11, 12 I would have you learn this great fact: that a life of doing right is the wisest life there is. If you live that kind of life, you’ll not limp or stumble as you run. I would have you learn this great fact: that a life of doing right is the wisest life there is. If you live that kind of life, you’ll not limp or stumble as you run.

12 Proverbs 10: 2 …ill-gotten gain brings no lasting happiness; right living does. …ill-gotten gain brings no lasting happiness; right living does.

13 Proverbs 11: 1, 3 The Lord hates cheating and delights in honesty. The Lord hates cheating and delights in honesty. A good man is guided by his honesty; the evil man is destroyed by his dishonesty. A good man is guided by his honesty; the evil man is destroyed by his dishonesty.

14 Work Hard Proverbs 6: 6 Take a lesson from the ants, you lazy fellow. Learn from their ways and be wise! For though they have no king to make them work, yet they labor hard all summer, gathering food for the winter. Take a lesson from the ants, you lazy fellow. Learn from their ways and be wise! For though they have no king to make them work, yet they labor hard all summer, gathering food for the winter.

15 Proverbs 10: 4-5 Lazy men are soon poor; hard workers get rich. Lazy men are soon poor; hard workers get rich. A wise youth makes hay while the sun shines, but what a shame to see a lad who sleeps away his hour of opportunity. A wise youth makes hay while the sun shines, but what a shame to see a lad who sleeps away his hour of opportunity.

16 Proverbs 10: 26 A lazy fellow is a pain to his employers... A lazy fellow is a pain to his employers...

17 Proverbs 12: 11, 24 Hard work means prosperity; only a fool idles away his time. Hard work means prosperity; only a fool idles away his time. Work hard and become a leader; be lazy and never succeed. Work hard and become a leader; be lazy and never succeed.

18 Proverbs 16: 26 Hunger is good—if it makes you work to satisfy it! Hunger is good—if it makes you work to satisfy it!

19 Proverbs 20: 4, 13 If you won’t plow in the cold, you won’t eat at the harvest. If you won’t plow in the cold, you won’t eat at the harvest. If you love sleep, you will end in poverty. Stay awake, work hard, and there will be plenty to eat! If you love sleep, you will end in poverty. Stay awake, work hard, and there will be plenty to eat!

20 Proverbs 21: 25 The lazy man longs for many things, but his hands refuse to work. The lazy man longs for many things, but his hands refuse to work.

21 Proverbs 22: 13 The lazy man is full of excuses. The lazy man is full of excuses.

22 Proverbs 28: 19 Hard work brings prosperity; playing around brings poverty. Hard work brings prosperity; playing around brings poverty.

23 Listen to Wise Counsel Proverbs 10:17 Anyone willing to be corrected is on the pathway to life. Anyone refusing has lost his chance. Anyone willing to be corrected is on the pathway to life. Anyone refusing has lost his chance.

24 Proverbs 12:1,13 To learn, you must want to be taught. To refuse reproof is stupid. To learn, you must want to be taught. To refuse reproof is stupid. A fool thinks he needs no advice, but a wise man listens to others. A fool thinks he needs no advice, but a wise man listens to others.

25 Proverbs 13:14 The advice of a wise man refreshes like water from a mountain spring. Those accepting it become aware of the pitfalls on ahead. The advice of a wise man refreshes like water from a mountain spring. Those accepting it become aware of the pitfalls on ahead.

26 Marital Advice Proverbs 5:15 Drink from you own well, my son—be faithful and true to your wife. Drink from you own well, my son—be faithful and true to your wife. Let your manhood be a blessing; rejoice in the wife of your youth. Let her charms and tender embrace satisfy you. Let your manhood be a blessing; rejoice in the wife of your youth. Let her charms and tender embrace satisfy you.

27 Before Marriage

28 After Marriage

29 After Divorce

30 Proverbs 21:9 It is better to live in the corner of an attic than with a crabby woman in a lovely home. It is better to live in the corner of an attic than with a crabby woman in a lovely home.

31 Proverbs 31:10 If you can find a truly good wife, she is worth more than precious gems! If you can find a truly good wife, she is worth more than precious gems!

32 Be Kind Proverbs 3:3 Never forget to be truthful and kind. Never forget to be truthful and kind.

33 Proverbs 11:17 Your own soul is nourished when you are kind; it is destroyed when you are cruel. Your own soul is nourished when you are kind; it is destroyed when you are cruel.

34 Proverbs 15:13, 15 A happy face means a glad heart; a sad face means a breaking heart. A happy face means a glad heart; a sad face means a breaking heart. When a man is gloomy, everything seems to go wrong; when he is cheerful, everything seems right! When a man is gloomy, everything seems to go wrong; when he is cheerful, everything seems right!

35 Proverbs 19:22 Kindness makes a man attractive. Kindness makes a man attractive.

36 Slow-tempered Proverbs13:2, 3 The good man wins his case by careful argument; the evil-minded only wants to fight. The good man wins his case by careful argument; the evil-minded only wants to fight. Self-control means controlling the tongue! A quick retort can ruin everything. Self-control means controlling the tongue! A quick retort can ruin everything.

37 Be Slow-tempered Proverbs 16:32 It is better to be slow-tempered than famous; it is better to have self-control than to control an army. It is better to be slow-tempered than famous; it is better to have self-control than to control an army.

38 Proverbs 15:1 A soft answer turns away wrath, but harsh words cause quarrels. A soft answer turns away wrath, but harsh words cause quarrels.

39 Practical Advice Proverbs 24:27 Develop your business first before building your house. Develop your business first before building your house.

40 Proverbs 21:20 The wise man saves for the future, but the foolish man spends whatever he gets. The wise man saves for the future, but the foolish man spends whatever he gets.

41 Proverbs 22:3 The prudent man foresees the difficulties ahead and prepares for them; the simpleton goes blindly on and suffers the consequences. The prudent man foresees the difficulties ahead and prepares for them; the simpleton goes blindly on and suffers the consequences.

42 Scriptures About Money There are 2,350 scriptures relating to the handling of finances. There are 2,350 scriptures relating to the handling of finances.

43 Proverbs 21:19 Better to live in the desert than with a quarrelsome, complaining woman. Better to live in the desert than with a quarrelsome, complaining woman.

44 Proverbs 10: 3 The Lord will not let a good man starve to death, nor will he lit the wicked man’s riches continue forever.


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