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Proverbs 11-17 June9-15 Answers...

9\Proverbs 11

What happens to the wicked man’s hope when he dies?

Prov 11:7 When a wicked man dies, his hope perishes; all he expected from his power comes to nothing. NIV

Who derides his neighbor?

Prov 11:12 A man who lacks judgment derides his neighbor, but a man of understanding holds his tongue. NIV

Who is refreshed?

Prov 11:25 A generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed. NIV

10\Proverbs 12

How is an excellent wife described?

Prov 12:4 A wife of noble character is her husband's crown, but a disgraceful wife is like decay in his bones. NIV

What does verse nine say about pretending?

Prov 12:9 Better to be a nobody and yet have a servant than pretend to be somebody and have no food. NIV

Who listens to advice?

Prov 12:15 The way of a fool seems right to him, but a wise man listens to advice. NIV

11\Proverbs 13

What breeds quarrels?

Prov 13:10 Pride only breeds quarrels, but wisdom is found in those who take advice. NIV

What scripture tells us how to save money?

Prov 13:11 Dishonest money dwindles away, but he who gathers money little by little makes it grow.

What does verse 24 say about disciplining your children?

Prov 13:24 He who spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is careful to discipline him. NIV

12\Proverbs 14

Who is hotheaded and reckless?

Prov 14:16 A wise man fears the LORD and shuns evil, but a fool is hotheaded and reckless.

Who is blessed?

Prov 14:21 He who despises his neighbor sins, but blessed is he who is kind to the needy. NIV

Mere talk leads only to...?

Prov 14:23 All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty. NIV

13\Proverbs 15

The tongue that brings healing is...?

Prov 15:4 The tongue that brings healing is a tree of life, but a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit.

What awaits those who leave the path?

Prov 15:10 Stern discipline awaits him who leaves the path; he who hates correction will die.

A cheerful look brings...?

Prov 15:30 A cheerful look brings joy to the heart, and good news gives health to the bones. NIV

14\Proverbs 16

What can you do so that your plans will succeed?

Prov 16:3 Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and your plans will succeed. NIV

How does one avoid evil?

Prov 16:6 Through love and faithfulness sin is atoned for; through the fear of the LORD a man avoids evil. NIV

A wise man’s heart guides his...?

Prov 16:23 A wise man's heart guides his mouth, and his lips promote instruction. NIV

15\Proverbs 17

He who mocks the poor shows contempt for whom?

Prov 17:5 He who mocks the poor shows contempt for their Maker; whoever gloats over disaster will not go unpunished. NIV

If you cover over an offense you promote...?

Prov 17:9 He who covers over an offense promotes love, but whoever repeats the matter separates close friends. NIV

He who loves a quarrel loves _ _ _;

Prov 17:19 He who loves a quarrel loves sin; he who builds a high gate invites destruction. NIV


Proverbs 18-24 June16-22 Answers...

16\Proverbs 18

An unfriendly man pursues...? Unfriendliness defies all sound judgment!

Prov 18:1 An unfriendly man pursues selfish ends; he defies all sound judgment. NIV

What happens before a downfall?

Prov 18:12 Before his downfall a man's heart is proud, but humility comes before honor.

The tongue has the power of...?

Prov 18:21 The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.

17\Proverbs 19

It is not good to have zeal without?

Prov 19:2 It is not good to have zeal without knowledge, nor to be hasty and miss the way. NIV

He who cherishes understanding _ _ _ _ _ _ _.

Prov 19:8 He who gets wisdom loves his own soul; he who cherishes understanding prospers.

Laziness brings on deep...?

Prov 19:15 Laziness brings on deep sleep, and the shiftless man goes hungry. NIV

18\Proverbs 20

Beer is a ...?

Prov 20:1 Wine is a mocker and beer a brawler; whoever is led astray by them is not wise. NIV

Whose children are blessed?

Prov 20:7 The righteous man leads a blameless life; blessed are his children after him. NIV

What scripture reminds us, we shouldn’t cheat people out of what they are selling?

Prov 20:14 "It's no good, it's no good!" says the buyer; then off he goes and boasts about his purchase.

19\Proverbs 21

Haughty eyes and a proud heart are _ _ _!

Prov 21:4 Haughty eyes and a proud heart, the lamp of the wicked, are sin! NIV

What happens to those who shut their ears to the cry of the poor?

Prov 21:13 If a man shuts his ears to the cry of the poor, he too will cry out and not be answered.

What happens to the one who pursues righteousness and love?

Prov 21:21 He who pursues righteousness and love finds life, prosperity and honor. NIV

20\Proverbs 22

What is more desirable than great riches?

Prov 22:1 A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold.

What reward is given to those who train their children in the way they should go?

Prov 22:6 Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it. NIV

Why shouldn’t you make friends with a hot-tempered man?

Prov 22:24 Do not make friends with a hot-tempered man, do not associate with one easily angered, 25 or you may learn his ways and get yourself ensnared. NIV

21\Proverbs 23

Gluttony (eating too much) is how serious?

Prov 23:2 and put a knife to your throat if you are given to gluttony. NIV

Who are we not to envy?

Prov 23:17 Do not let your heart envy sinners, but always be zealous for the fear of the LORD.

What should you not gaze at when it is red?

Prov 23:31 Do not gaze at wine when it is red, when it sparkles in the cup, when it goes down smoothly!

22\Proverbs 24

Who should we not envy?

Prov 24:1 Do not envy wicked men, do not desire their company; NIV

For though a righteous man falls seven times, he...?

Prov 24:16 for though a righteous man falls seven times, he rises again, but the wicked are brought down by calamity. NIV

Should we gloat when our enemy falls?

Prov 24:17 Do not gloat when your enemy falls; when he stumbles, do not let your heart rejoice,








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