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Proverbs 13

Introduction

Overview

Verse 1

wise: Proverbs 4:1-14, Proverbs 4:20-22, Proverbs 10:1, Proverbs 15:5, Proverbs 15:20

but: Proverbs 9:7, Proverbs 9:8, Proverbs 14:6, 1 Samuel 2:25, Isaiah 28:14, Isaiah 28:15

Reciprocal: Ruth 2:23 - General 1 Kings 5:7 - a wise son Proverbs 15:10 - grievous Proverbs 17:10 - General Jeremiah 35:8 - General

Verse 2

eat: Proverbs 12:14, Proverbs 18:20

the soul: Proverbs 1:11-13, Proverbs 1:18, Proverbs 1:31, Proverbs 4:17, Proverbs 10:11, Psalms 75:8, Psalms 140:11, Jeremiah 25:27-31, Habakkuk 2:8, Habakkuk 2:17, Revelation 16:6

Reciprocal: James 1:26 - bridleth

Verse 3

Proverbs 10:19, Proverbs 12:13, Proverbs 21:23, Psalms 39:1, Matthew 12:36, Matthew 12:37, James 1:26, James 3:2-12

Reciprocal: Judges 16:11 - If they bind me Psalms 17:3 - I am Proverbs 4:23 - with all diligence Proverbs 10:8 - but Proverbs 10:14 - the mouth Proverbs 18:7 - his destruction Proverbs 22:5 - he James 1:19 - slow to speak

Verse 4

desireth: Proverbs 10:4, Proverbs 12:11, Proverbs 12:24, Proverbs 26:13, Numbers 23:10

but: Proverbs 2:2-9, Proverbs 8:34, John 6:27, Hebrews 6:11, 2 Peter 1:5-11

made: Proverbs 11:25, Proverbs 28:25, Psalms 92:14, Isaiah 58:11

Reciprocal: Genesis 26:32 - We have Joshua 7:3 - about two Joshua 18:3 - How long are Ruth 2:7 - continued Proverbs 6:6 - thou Proverbs 6:11 - General Proverbs 12:27 - slothful Proverbs 20:13 - Love Proverbs 21:5 - thoughts Proverbs 21:25 - General Proverbs 24:34 - thy poverty Ecclesiastes 4:5 - fool Song of Solomon 5:3 - have put Luke 16:3 - I cannot Romans 12:11 - slothful Philippians 2:12 - work 2 Thessalonians 3:10 - that Hebrews 6:12 - ye

Verse 5

righteous: Proverbs 6:17, Proverbs 30:8, Psalms 119:163, Ephesians 4:25, Colossians 3:9

is: Ezekiel 6:9, Ezekiel 20:43, Ezekiel 36:31, Zechariah 11:8

and: Proverbs 3:35, Daniel 12:2, Revelation 21:8

Reciprocal: Judges 16:11 - If they bind me Psalms 62:4 - delight Proverbs 14:5 - General Romans 7:15 - what I hate

Verse 6

Righteousness: Proverbs 11:3, Proverbs 11:5, Proverbs 11:6, Psalms 15:2, Psalms 25:21, Psalms 26:1

wickedness: Proverbs 5:22, Proverbs 21:12, 2 Chronicles 28:23, Psalms 140:11

the sinner: Heb. sin

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 1:52 - wickedness 1 Kings 13:34 - to cut it off Job 2:3 - an upright

Verse 7

is that maketh himself rich: Proverbs 13:11, Proverbs 12:9, Luke 18:11-14, 1 Corinthians 4:8, 2 Peter 2:19, Revelation 3:17

that maketh himself poor: Ecclesiastes 11:1, Ecclesiastes 11:2, 1 Corinthians 4:10, 1 Corinthians 4:11, 2 Corinthians 4:7, Revelation 2:9

Reciprocal: 1 Timothy 6:4 - He

Verse 8

ransom: Proverbs 6:35, Exodus 21:30, Job 2:4, Psalms 49:6-10, Jeremiah 41:8, Matthew 16:26, 1 Peter 1:18, 1 Peter 1:19

the poor: 2 Kings 24:14, 2 Kings 25:12, Jeremiah 39:10, Zephaniah 3:12

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 20:39 - or else Proverbs 3:35 - but Luke 12:23 - General Philippians 3:7 - General

Verse 9

light: Proverbs 4:18, 1 Kings 11:36, Psalms 97:11, Psalms 112:4

lamp: or, candle, Proverbs 20:20, Proverbs 24:20, Job 18:5, Job 18:6, Job 21:17, Isaiah 50:10, Isaiah 50:11, Matthew 22:13, Matthew 25:8

Reciprocal: Numbers 27:4 - Why Job 12:5 - a lamp Job 29:3 - candle Psalms 9:5 - put out Proverbs 15:30 - light Ezekiel 32:7 - put thee out

Verse 10

Only: Proverbs 21:24, Judges 12:1-6, 1 Kings 12:10, 1 Kings 12:11, 1 Kings 12:16, 2 Kings 14:10, Luke 22:24, 1 Timothy 6:4, James 3:14-16, James 4:1, James 4:5, James 4:6, 3 John 1:9, 3 John 1:10

with: Proverbs 12:15, Proverbs 12:16, Proverbs 17:14, Proverbs 19:20, Proverbs 20:18, Proverbs 25:8, Judges 8:1-3, Luke 14:28-32, Acts 6:1-5

Reciprocal: Numbers 12:2 - hath he not Numbers 16:10 - and seek Judges 19:30 - consider Ruth 4:3 - he said 1 Samuel 18:8 - the saying 2 Samuel 19:43 - ten parts 1 Kings 12:14 - My father made 2 Kings 5:11 - Naaman 2 Kings 14:8 - Come 2 Chronicles 25:19 - heart Proverbs 18:6 - fool's Proverbs 28:25 - that is Ecclesiastes 7:8 - the patient Jeremiah 41:1 - of the Matthew 20:24 - they Mark 9:35 - If Mark 10:41 - they Romans 2:8 - contentious 1 Corinthians 1:11 - that there 1 Corinthians 13:4 - vaunteth not itself Philippians 2:3 - nothing Philippians 2:14 - disputings

Verse 11

Wealth: Proverbs 10:2, Proverbs 20:21, Proverbs 28:8, Job 15:28, Job 15:29, Job 20:15, Job 20:19-22, Job 27:16, Job 27:17, Ecclesiastes 5:14, Jeremiah 17:11, Habakkuk 2:6, Habakkuk 2:7, James 5:1-5

he: Proverbs 13:22, Proverbs 13:23, Proverbs 20:21, Proverbs 27:23-27, Psalms 128:2

by labour: Heb. with the hand

Reciprocal: Judges 19:16 - his work Proverbs 13:7 - is that maketh himself rich Proverbs 21:6 - getting Proverbs 28:20 - but Ephesians 4:28 - labour

Verse 12

Hope: Psalms 42:1-3, Psalms 69:3, Psalms 119:81-83, Psalms 143:7, Song of Solomon 5:8

when: Proverbs 13:19, Genesis 21:6, Genesis 21:7, Genesis 46:30, 1 Samuel 1:26-28, Psalms 17:15, Psalms 40:2, Psalms 40:3, Luke 2:29, Luke 2:30, John 16:22

a tree: Proverbs 3:18, Proverbs 11:30, Revelation 22:2

Reciprocal: Genesis 15:2 - childless Genesis 15:3 - Behold 1 Samuel 27:1 - And David Psalms 119:20 - soul Psalms 119:82 - eyes Psalms 119:174 - longed Romans 4:18 - against Revelation 2:7 - the tree

Verse 13

despiseth: Proverbs 1:25, Proverbs 1:30, Proverbs 1:31, 2 Samuel 12:9, 2 Samuel 12:10, 2 Chronicles 36:16, Jeremiah 43:2, Jeremiah 44:16, Jeremiah 44:17, Ezekiel 20:13, Ezekiel 20:16, Ezekiel 20:24, Luke 16:31, Hebrews 10:28, Hebrews 10:29

he: Ezra 10:3, Psalms 115:13, Isaiah 66:2, Malachi 3:16

rewarded: Heb. in peace, Psalms 19:11, Psalms 119:165, Matthew 5:12, 2 John 1:8

Reciprocal: Numbers 15:31 - despised Proverbs 13:18 - Poverty Proverbs 19:16 - he that despiseth Ecclesiastes 7:5 - better Isaiah 66:5 - ye that Jeremiah 23:39 - even I Jeremiah 35:17 - because Jeremiah 36:23 - he cut

Verse 14

law: Proverbs 9:11, Proverbs 10:11, Proverbs 14:27, Proverbs 16:22

to: Proverbs 15:24, Proverbs 16:6, Proverbs 16:17, 2 Samuel 22:6, 2 Samuel 22:7, Psalms 18:5, Psalms 116:3

Reciprocal: Job 28:28 - to depart Psalms 34:14 - Depart Psalms 141:9 - from the snares Proverbs 18:4 - words

Verse 15

Good: Proverbs 3:4, Proverbs 14:35, 1 Samuel 18:14-16, Luke 2:52, Acts 7:10

but: Proverbs 4:19, Proverbs 15:10, Psalms 95:9-11, Jeremiah 2:19, Romans 6:21

Reciprocal: Psalms 1:1 - way Proverbs 14:9 - among Proverbs 16:20 - handleth Proverbs 22:5 - Thorns Isaiah 21:2 - grievous Acts 26:14 - hard

Verse 16

prudent: Proverbs 12:22, Proverbs 12:23, Proverbs 15:2, Proverbs 21:24, Psalms 112:5, Isaiah 52:13, Matthew 10:16, Romans 16:19, 1 Corinthians 14:20, Ephesians 5:17

a fool: 1 Samuel 25:10, 1 Samuel 25:11, 1 Samuel 25:17, 1 Samuel 25:25, Ecclesiastes 10:3

layeth: Heb. spreadeth

Reciprocal: Genesis 24:5 - Peradventure 2 Chronicles 10:10 - My little finger Proverbs 14:33 - General Proverbs 15:28 - the mouth

Verse 17

wicked: Proverbs 10:26, Proverbs 26:6, Jeremiah 23:13-16, Jeremiah 23:28, Ezekiel 3:18, Ezekiel 33:7, Ezekiel 33:8, 2 Corinthians 2:17

but: Proverbs 25:13, Proverbs 25:23, 1 Corinthians 4:2, 2 Corinthians 5:20, 1 Timothy 1:12, 2 Timothy 2:2

a faithful ambassador: Heb. an ambassador of faithfulness

Reciprocal: Proverbs 12:18 - but Proverbs 24:16 - but 1 Corinthians 4:17 - faithful Ephesians 6:20 - I am

Verse 18

Poverty: Proverbs 13:13, Proverbs 5:9-14, Proverbs 12:1, Proverbs 15:5, Proverbs 15:31, Proverbs 15:32, Proverbs 19:6, Jeremiah 5:3-9, Hebrews 12:25

he: Proverbs 9:9, Proverbs 25:12, Psalms 141:5

Reciprocal: Proverbs 5:12 - and my Proverbs 9:8 - rebuke Ephesians 5:11 - but

Verse 19

The desire: Proverbs 13:12, 1 Kings 1:48, Psalms 21:1, Psalms 21:2, Song of Solomon 3:4, 2 Timothy 4:7, 2 Timothy 4:8, Revelation 7:14-17

it is: Proverbs 29:27

depart: Proverbs 3:7, Proverbs 16:6, Proverbs 16:17, Job 28:28, Psalms 34:14, Psalms 37:27, 2 Timothy 2:19

Reciprocal: Psalms 14:1 - fool

Verse 20

that: Proverbs 2:20, Psalms 119:63, Song of Solomon 1:7, Song of Solomon 1:8, Malachi 3:16, Acts 2:42, Hebrews 10:24

but: Proverbs 1:11-19, Proverbs 2:12-19, Proverbs 7:22, Proverbs 7:23, Proverbs 7:27, Proverbs 9:6, Genesis 13:12, Genesis 13:13, Genesis 14:12, 1 Kings 12:8, 1 Kings 12:10, 1 Kings 22:4, 1 Kings 22:32, 2 Chronicles 19:2, 1 Corinthians 15:33, 1 Corinthians 15:34, 2 Corinthians 6:14-18, Revelation 18:4

destroyed: Heb. broken

Reciprocal: Genesis 34:2 - saw her Genesis 38:1 - turned Leviticus 11:10 - they shall be Ruth 2:23 - General 1 Kings 10:3 - told her 1 Kings 10:8 - happy are these 1 Kings 12:13 - forsook 2 Kings 9:27 - Ahaziah 2 Kings 10:11 - and 2 Chronicles 9:2 - all 2 Chronicles 9:7 - General 2 Chronicles 20:37 - Because 2 Chronicles 22:4 - they were his Job 34:8 - General Job 35:4 - thy Psalms 1:1 - walketh Psalms 16:3 - in whom Psalms 26:4 - General Proverbs 1:10 - General Proverbs 1:15 - walk Proverbs 4:14 - General Proverbs 5:14 - General Proverbs 12:11 - he that followeth Proverbs 14:7 - General Proverbs 15:31 - ear Proverbs 21:16 - wandereth Proverbs 22:25 - General Proverbs 24:1 - neither Proverbs 24:19 - Fret Proverbs 28:19 - but Proverbs 28:24 - the same Jeremiah 51:6 - be not Hosea 7:5 - with scorners Mark 4:10 - General Luke 22:55 - Peter John 18:18 - Peter Acts 4:23 - they Acts 17:4 - some Ephesians 5:7 - General

Verse 21

pursueth: Genesis 4:7, Numbers 32:23, Psalms 32:10, Psalms 140:11, Acts 28:4

righteous: Isaiah 3:10, Isaiah 3:11, Romans 2:7-10

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 28:45 - Moreover Joshua 7:18 - was taken 1 Samuel 15:18 - the sinners 1 Kings 18:18 - in that ye have 2 Chronicles 18:34 - he died Ecclesiastes 8:12 - a sinner Jeremiah 42:16 - that the sword

Verse 22

leaveth: Genesis 17:7, Genesis 17:8, Psalms 25:12, Psalms 25:13, Psalms 102:28, Psalms 112:2, Psalms 128:6

the wealth: Proverbs 28:8, Job 27:16, Job 27:17, Ecclesiastes 2:26

Reciprocal: Genesis 31:9 - General Exodus 3:22 - spoil Exodus 11:2 - borrow Deuteronomy 28:4 - General Joshua 5:12 - but they did eat Joshua 8:2 - only the spoil Joshua 24:13 - cities 1 Chronicles 28:8 - leave it Ezra 9:12 - and leave it Esther 8:1 - give the house Esther 8:7 - Behold Psalms 37:25 - nor his seed Psalms 39:6 - he heapeth Proverbs 11:21 - the seed Proverbs 13:11 - he Proverbs 15:6 - the house Proverbs 19:14 - the inheritance Proverbs 20:7 - his children Proverbs 20:21 - but Isaiah 23:18 - for them Jeremiah 48:36 - the riches Acts 11:24 - he was 2 Corinthians 12:14 - for the

Verse 23

food: Proverbs 12:11, Proverbs 12:14, Proverbs 27:18, Proverbs 27:23-27, Proverbs 28:19, Ecclesiastes 5:9

destroyed: Proverbs 6:6-11, Proverbs 11:5, Proverbs 11:6, Psalms 112:5, Ecclesiastes 8:5, Ecclesiastes 8:6, Jeremiah 8:7-10

Reciprocal: Genesis 47:23 - here is seed Proverbs 13:11 - he Proverbs 14:4 - but

Verse 24

Proverbs 3:12, Proverbs 8:36, Proverbs 19:18, Proverbs 22:15, Proverbs 23:13, Proverbs 23:14, Proverbs 29:15, Proverbs 29:17, Luke 14:26, Hebrews 12:6-8

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 21:18 - when they Romans 9:13 - hated Hebrews 12:7 - for what

Verse 25

righteous: Psalms 34:10, Psalms 37:3, Psalms 37:16, Psalms 37:18, Psalms 37:19, 1 Timothy 4:8, Hebrews 13:5

the belly: Proverbs 6:11, Proverbs 24:34, Deuteronomy 28:48, Deuteronomy 32:24, Isaiah 65:13, Isaiah 65:14, 2 Thessalonians 3:10

Reciprocal: Genesis 25:29 - and he Hosea 4:10 - they shall eat Joel 2:26 - ye shall Matthew 14:20 - were Luke 9:17 - eat

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Proverbs 13". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/proverbs-13.html.