Proverbs Study Guide Answers 

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 Chapter 1

  1. To give wisdom, instruction, understanding, instruction, justice, judgment, equity,  subtlety to the simple, and discretion
  2. A wise man
  3. The fear of the LORD
  4. Consent not
  5. Scorn, hate knowledge, disregard,  and despise
  6. Dwell in safety without fear

 Chapter 2 

  1. As one would seek for silver or hid treasure
  2. The LORD
  3. Deliver you from the way of the evil man and the strange woman
  4. Paths to the dead and the paths of life

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 Chapter 3 

  1. Long life and peace
  2. Our own understanding
  3. Acknowledge God in all our ways
  4. With our substance, and the first fruits of all our increase
  5. The chastening of the LORD
  6. The man that finds wisdom and  gets understanding
  7. Wisdom
  8. Good
  9. A man without cause
  10. The scorners
  11. Shame

 Chapter 4 

  1. Wisdom
  2. The path of the wicked and the way of evil men
  3. The shining light, that shines more and more to the perfect day
  4. Your heart

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 Chapter 5 

  1. Disease, loss of honor and wealth, regret, and death
  2. Far from her
  3. Rejoice and love her

Chapter 6 

  1. As a roe from the hand of the hunter, and as a bird from the hand of the fowler
  2. The ant
  3. Poverty and want
  4. Calamity
  5. A proud look, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood, an heart that devises wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief, a false witness that speaks lies, and he that sows discord among brothers
  6. The evil and strange woman
  7. A whorish woman
  8. Adultery
  9. A jealous man

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Chapter 7 

  1. As the apple of your eye
  2. The house of a strange woman
  3. The attire of an harlot
  4. As an ox goes to the slaughter, or as a fool to the correction of the stocks
  5. Disease, hell and death

 Chapter 8 

  1. Silver, gold, rubies
  2. Evil
  3. From the beginning
  4. Life and favor of the LORD
  5. Death

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Chapter 9 

  1. Seven
  2. A scorner will hate the one who gives reproof but a wise man will love him
  3. He will be wiser and increase in learning
  4. The fear of the LORD
  5. Her guests are in the depths of hell

Chapter 10 

  1. A wise son
  2. Diligence
  3. The mouth of a righteous man
  4. Hatred
  5. He that refrains his lips is wise
  6. Makes rich, and  adds no sorrow with it
  7. Vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes
  8. The mouth of the just brings forth wisdom: but the mouth of the wicked speaks frowardness

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Chapter 11 

  1. A false balance and they that are of a fraudulent heart
  2. Integrity and righteousness
  3. When it goes well with the righteous and the wicked perish
  4. Secrets
  5. The multitude of counselors
  6. As a jewel of gold in a swine's snout
  7. The liberal soul shall be made fat
  8. They will fall
  9. He is wise

Chapter 12 

  1. A good man
  2. A virtuous woman
  3. A righteous man
  4. His own eyes
  5. Abomination
  6. A good word
  7. That which he took in hunting

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Chapter 13 

  1. A wise son
  2. Destruction
  3. Pride
  4. He that gathers by labor
  5. Hope deferred
  6. Poverty and shame
  7. Wise men
  8. An inheritance to his children's children
  9. Chastens him

Chapter 14 

  1. A rod of pride
  2. Where no oxen are
  3. Make a mock at sin
  4. Death
  5. The simple
  6. He that has mercy on the poor
  7. Labor
  8. Confidence
  9. He that is slow to wrath
  10. He that oppresses the poor
  11. Righteousness

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Chapter 15 

  1. A soft answer and slowness to anger
  2. In every place
  3. A wholesome tongue
  4. The sacrifice, ways and thoughts of the wicked
  5. The prayer of the upright
  6. He that forsakes the way
  7. Little with the fear of the LORD
  8. A stalled ox and hatred therewith
  9. How good it is
  10. Humility

Chapter 16 

  1. Spirits
  2. The fear of the LORD
  3. He makes even his enemies to be at peace with him
  4. Pride
  5. Evil
  6. A whisperer
  7. The hoary head
  8. He that is slow to anger and rules his spirit

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Chapter 17 

  1. A wise servant
  2. Grandchildren
  3. He that repeats a matter (a transgression)
  4. A friend
  5. A man void of understanding
  6. The father of a fool
  7. A merry heart
  8. He that has knowledge and understanding

Chapter 18 

  1. As deep waters
  2. Contention
  3. Wounds
  4. He that is slothful in his work
  5. The name of the LORD
  6. After you hear the facts
  7. A man's gift
  8. A brother offended
  9. Death and life
  10. A good thing
  11. Show himself friendly:

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Chapter 19 

  1. Wealth and gifts
  2. A continual dropping
  3. A prudent wife
  4. An idle soul
  5. He that has pity on the poor
  6. A poor man
  7. He that wastes his father, and chases away his mother
  8. Stripes

Chapter 20 

  1. Wine
  2. Every fool
  3. The sluggard
  4. Counsel
  5. His doings
  6. The hearing ear and the seeing eye
  7. Sleep
  8. His lamp shall be put out in obscure darkness
  9. An inheritance gotten hastily at the beginning
  10. The spirit of man
  11. Mercy and truth

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Chapter 21 

  1. To do justice and judgment
  2. The diligent
  3. To dwell in a corner of the housetop or in the wilderness
  4. Whoever stops his ears at the cry of the poor
  5. He that loves pleasure or wine
  6. Keeping your mouth and tongue
  7. It kills him
  8. The LORD

Chapter 22 

  1. A good name
  2. When he is old, he will not depart from it
  3. The borrower
  4. He that has a bountiful eye
  5. The rod of correction
  6. The poor and afflicted
  7. An angry man
  8. You may have to pay their debts with your own possessions
  9. The ancient landmark, which your fathers have set
  10. He that loves pureness of heart and a man diligent in his business

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Chapter 23 

  1. Riches
  2. Riches certainly make themselves wings; they fly away as an eagle toward heaven
  3. For as he thinks in his heart, so is he
  4. Correction
  5. The drunkard and the glutton
  6. The truth
  7. Woe,  sorrow, contentions, babbling, wounds without cause, redness of eyes
  8. As he that lies down in the middle of the sea, or as he that lies on the top of a mast
  9. The phrase “I will seek it yet again”

Chapter 24 

  1. In multitude of counsellors
  2. The thought of foolishness
  3. Honey
  4. He rises up again
  5. Rejoice
  6. It was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down

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Chapter 25 

  1. Taking away the dross from the silver
  2. Humility and waiting to be asked
  3. Your neighbor himself
  4. Apples of gold in pictures of silver
  5. Clouds and wind without rain
  6. They may get weary of you and hate you
  7. A broken tooth, and a foot out of joint
  8. He that takes away a garment in cold weather, and as vinegar on niter
  9. Feed him if he is hungry and give him water if he is thirsty
  10. A backbiting tongue
  11. As cold waters to a thirsty soul
  12. A city that is broken down, and without walls

Chapter 26 

  1. As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, and he that binds a stone in a sling
  2. A dog that  returns to his vomit
  3. One that takes a dog by the ears
  4. Strife
  5. Whoever digs a pit

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Chapter 27 

  1. Tomorrow
  2. Another man praise
  3. The wounds of a friend
  4. The full soul loathes an honeycomb; but to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet
  5. Your own friend, and your father's friend
  6. As iron sharpens iron
  7. The eyes of man
  8. The state of your flocks
  9. Riches

Chapter 28 

  1. As a lion
  2. They that forsake the law
  3. He that turns away his ear from hearing the law
  4. He shall fall into his own pit
  5. He that covers his sins
  6. As a roaring lion, and a ranging bear
  7. He that tills his land shall have plenty of bread
  8. Poverty
  9. To have respect of persons
  10.  Whoever robs his father or his mother, and said, It is no transgression
  11. He that gives to the poor shall not lack

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Chapter 29 

  1. He, that being often reproved hardens his neck
  2. The cause of the poor
  3. A fool
  4. A child left to himself
  5. Where there is no vision
  6. A man's pride

Chapter 30 

  1. Every word of God
  2. Lest I be full and deny God, or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name of  God in vain
  3. The grave, barren womb, the earth that is not filled with water; and fire
  4. The eye that mocks at his father, and despises to obey his mother
  5. The way of an eagle in the air; the way of a serpent on a rock; the way of a ship in the middle of the sea; and the way of a man with a maid
  6. A servant when he reigns;  a fool when he is filled with meat;  an odious woman when she is married; and an handmaid that is heir to her mistress
  7. Ants, conies, locusts, and spiders
  8. A lion, greyhound, he goat , and a king against whom there is no rising
  9. Strife

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Chapter 31 

  1. They might forget the law, and pervert the judgment of any of the afflicted
  2. Him that is ready to perish
  3. The poor and needy
  4. A virtuous woman
  5. Her husband
  6. She works willingly with her hands, brings her food from afar, gives meat to her household, plants a vineyard, she reaches forth her hands to the needy, makes herself coverings of tapestry, and looks well to the ways of her household
  7. In the gates
  8. She opens her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of kindness
  9. Her husband
  10.  Favor and beauty



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