Category: Proverbs

Text reads Questions and answers on Proverbs chapters 23-30 0

Proverbs 23-31 Questions and Answers

Proverbs 23-31 – Questions and Answers Proverbs 23-31 ends the book of Proverbs. The last chapter of Proverbs, Proverbs 31 describes the ideal wife which is a standard for all Christian women. In Proverbs 23 you should not do bad things to the poor? Yes, you need to be kind to the poor. You have what you do by the grace of God. What does it mean to “put a knife to your throat if you are a man given to appetite” in Proverbs 23:2? Do whatever it takes even to the point of cutting your throat (figuratively speaking) to...

Questions and Answers on PRoverbs 18-22 0

Proverbs 18-22 Questions and Answers

Proverbs 18-22 Proverbs 18-22 continues with the loving instruction of a father to a son including some advice about wine and women and even a warning against pride. What does “harder” mean in Proverbs 18:19? This means “very difficult”. What does “entreated” mean in Proverbs 18:22? To make an earnest petition or request. A son that does not honor his father and mother is a very bad person. If someone cannot be polite to their own parents they will not be good to anyone else. Is it saying that you should not drink wine in Chapter 20:1 in Proverbs? Not...

Questions and Answers on Proverbs 10-17 0

Proverbs 10 -17 Questions and Answers

Proverbs 10-17 Proverbs 10-17 continue a father’s instruction to his son. As the book of Proverbs progresses, the content is directed to an older son. What does “causeth” mean in Proverbs 10:5? This means “continually causes”. What does “prating” mean in Proverbs 10:8? Prating – to talk excessively and pointlessly; to babble. This is characteristic of foolish people. What do then mean “love covers all sins” in Proverbs 10:12? Love seeks to overlook offenses and to cover sins instead of making them public. Everyone sins against someone and it is truly a sign of love to forgive and forget others’...

Questions and Answers on Proverbs 1-9 0

Proverbs 1-9 Questions and Answers

Proverbs 1-9 Questions and Answers Proverbs 1-9 introduces the book of Proverbs written by King Solomon, the son of David and Bathsheba. Solomon who was the wisest man wrote instructions to his son to instruct him in everyday day human relationships. The book of Proverbs, like the entire Bible, is divinely inspired, points to God Who is the source of all wisdom. In Proverbs 1 – If you don’t fear God you will not get knowledge. Yes, fearing God will give you great knowledge about many things, not fearing God is stupid in many ways. In Proverbs 1:8 what do...