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Short Comments · 2h ago

Proverbs 21:25

The desire of the slothful killeth him; for his hands refuse to labor. – Proverbs 21:25 he word for desire means longing, or wish. In the negative sense, the word refers to greed and lust. T...
Short Comments · 2h ago

Proverbs 21:24

Proud and haughty scorner is his name, who dealeth in proud wrath. – Proverbs 21:24 he wording of this proverb is awkward. The word for name indicates the reputation or character of a person...
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Proverbs 21:23

Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from troubles. – Proverbs 21:23 he word for keepeth in both occurrences means to guard, or hedge about. The act of closely guarding yo...
Short Comments · 3d ago

Proverbs 21:22

A wise man scaleth the city of the mighty, and casteth down the strength of the confidence thereof. – Proverbs 21:22 his proverb presents a military image. The wise man is skillful and shrew...
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Proverbs 21:21

He that followeth after righteousness and mercy findeth life, righteousness, and honor. – Proverbs 21:21 he word for righteousness means rightness, or justice. The word for mercy means goodn...
Short Comments · 3d ago

Proverbs 21:20

There is treasure to be desired and oil in the dwelling of the wise; but a foolish man spendeth it up. – Proverbs 21:20 his proverb is straightforward and we shouldn’t pull its punch by tryi...
Short Comments · 1w ago

Proverbs 21:18

The wicked shall be a ransom for the righteous, and the transgressor for the upright. – Proverbs 21:18 ommentators vary on the meaning of this proverb as it presents some difficulty. The wor...
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Proverbs 21:17

He that loveth pleasure shall be a poor man: he that loveth wine and oil shall not be rich. – Proverbs 21:17 oving pleasure, or joy, and wine and oil means pursuing and indulging in luxury. ...
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Proverbs 21:16

The man that wandereth out of the way of understanding shall remain in the congregation of the dead. – Proverbs 21:16 isdom takes the long view and is concerned with outcomes throughout Prov...
Short Comments · 1W ago

Proverbs 21:15

It is joy to the just to do judgment: but destruction shall be to the workers of iniquity. – Proverbs 21:15 he word for joy means gladness, or pleasure. Judgment refers to justice, or just d...