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Monday, May 27th, 2024
the Week of Proper 3 / Ordinary 8
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Bible Commentaries
Proverbs 17

Gray's Concise Bible CommentaryGray's Concise Commentary

Verses 1-28

In these chapters we have a series of exhortations to a life of godliness expressed in general terms about as follows:

1. Confidence in God as a wise ruler (chap. 16) 2. A disposition of peacefulness and contentment (chap. 17) 3. The virtues of affability, fidelity, and others of a social nature (chap. 18) 4. Humility and meekness (chap. 19) 5. Sobriety, diligence and kindness (chap. 21) 6. Justice, patience, submission (chap. 21) 7. The attainment and preservation of a good name (chap. 22) 8. Warnings against avarice, licentiousness, and similar vices (chap. 23) 9. Warnings against ungodly companionship (chap. 24)

Bibliographical Information
Gray, James. "Commentary on Proverbs 17". Gray's Concise Bible Commentary. https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/jgc/proverbs-17.html. 1897-1910.
 
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