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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Proverbs 22

Introduction

Overview

Verse 1

name: 1 Kings 1:47, Ecclesiastes 7:1, Luke 10:20, Philippians 4:3, Hebrews 11:39

loving favour rather than: or, favour is better than, etc. Acts 7:10

Reciprocal: Genesis 44:7 - General Nehemiah 6:13 - and that they

Verse 2

rich: Proverbs 29:13, 1 Samuel 2:7, Psalms 49:1, Psalms 49:2, Luke 16:19, Luke 16:20, 1 Corinthians 12:21, James 2:2-Deuteronomy :

the Lord: Proverbs 14:31, Job 31:15, Job 34:19

Reciprocal: Exodus 30:15 - rich Leviticus 14:21 - poor Deuteronomy 15:11 - the poor Psalms 33:15 - fashioneth

Verse 3

prudent: Proverbs 14:16, Proverbs 27:12, Exodus 9:20, Exodus 9:21, Isaiah 26:20, Isaiah 26:21, Matthew 24:15-Job :, 1 Thessalonians 5:2-Joshua :, Hebrews 6:18, Hebrews 11:7

the simple: Proverbs 7:7, Proverbs 7:22, Proverbs 7:23, Proverbs 9:16-Job :, Proverbs 29:1

Reciprocal: Genesis 7:7 - General Genesis 41:34 - and take Exodus 2:15 - fled Judges 20:3 - the children of Benjamin 1 Samuel 20:5 - that I may 2 Samuel 15:11 - their simplicity 1 Chronicles 5:22 - the war was of God Proverbs 14:15 - simple Hosea 13:13 - an Micah 6:9 - and Matthew 24:16 - General Mark 13:15 - General Luke 21:21 - flee Acts 23:17 - one Romans 16:18 - the simple

Verse 4

By: etc. Heb. The reward of humility, etc. Proverbs 3:16, Proverbs 21:21, Psalms 34:9, Psalms 34:10, Psalms 112:1-Leviticus :, Isaiah 33:6, Isaiah 57:15, Matthew 6:33, 1 Timothy 4:8, James 4:6, James 4:10

Reciprocal: Genesis 24:35 - the Lord Deuteronomy 6:24 - he might Deuteronomy 22:7 - thou mayest Job 42:10 - the Lord Psalms 91:16 - With long life Proverbs 4:8 - General Daniel 4:36 - added

Verse 5

Thorns: Proverbs 13:15, Proverbs 15:19, Joshua 23:13, Job 18:8, Psalms 11:6, Psalms 18:26, Psalms 18:27

he: Proverbs 13:3, Proverbs 16:17, Proverbs 19:16, Psalms 91:1, 1 John 5:18, Jude 1:20, Jude 1:21

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:18 - Thorns Proverbs 4:23 - Keep Proverbs 14:27 - to

Verse 6

Train up: or, Catechize

a child: Genesis 18:19, Deuteronomy 4:9, Deuteronomy 6:7, Psalms 78:3-Joshua :, Ephesians 6:4, 2 Timothy 3:15

the way: Heb. his way

when: 1 Samuel 1:28, 1 Samuel 2:26, 1 Samuel 12:2, 1 Samuel 12:3

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 6:20 - when thy son Deuteronomy 31:13 - General Judges 13:12 - How shall we order the child 2 Kings 2:23 - little children Psalms 34:11 - Come Proverbs 4:4 - He Proverbs 29:15 - General Ecclesiastes 12:1 - Remember

Verse 7

rich: Proverbs 22:16, Proverbs 22:22, Proverbs 14:31, Proverbs 18:23, Amos 2:6, Amos 4:1, Amos 5:11, Amos 5:12, Amos 8:4, Amos 8:6, James 2:6, James 5:1, James 5:4

the borrower: 2 Kings 4:1, Nehemiah 5:4, Nehemiah 5:5, Isaiah 24:2, Matthew 18:25

lender: Heb. man that lendeth

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 15:6 - thou shalt lend Deuteronomy 28:12 - lend Psalms 37:21 - borroweth

Verse 8

that: Job 4:8, Hosea 8:7, Hosea 10:13, Galatians 6:7, Galatians 6:8

the rod of his anger shall fail: or, with the rod of his anger he shall be consumed, Proverbs 14:3, Psalms 125:3, Isaiah 9:4, Isaiah 10:5, Isaiah 14:29, Isaiah 30:31

Reciprocal: Judges 15:6 - and burnt Job 15:31 - for vanity Psalms 9:15 - General Proverbs 1:31 - General Proverbs 6:14 - soweth Proverbs 11:18 - but Proverbs 21:6 - getting Proverbs 30:8 - Remove 1 Corinthians 6:9 - unrighteous

Verse 9

He that hath a bountiful eye: Heb. Good of eye, Proverbs 11:25, Proverbs 19:17, Proverbs 21:13, Deuteronomy 15:7-1 Kings :, Deuteronomy 28:56, Job 31:16-Proverbs :, Psalms 41:1-Leviticus :, Psalms 112:9, Ecclesiastes 11:1, Ecclesiastes 11:2, Isaiah 32:8, Isaiah 58:7-2 Kings :, Matthew 20:15, Matthew 25:34-:, Mark 7:22, Luke 6:35-Zechariah :, Acts 20:35, 2 Corinthians 8:1, 2 Corinthians 8:2, 2 Corinthians 9:6-1 Kings :, 1 Timothy 6:18, 1 Timothy 6:19, Hebrews 6:10, Hebrews 13:16, 1 Peter 4:9

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 15:10 - because Proverbs 3:10 - General Proverbs 23:6 - an Proverbs 28:27 - that giveth Proverbs 31:20 - she reacheth Ezekiel 18:16 - but hath Matthew 25:35 - I was an Luke 6:30 - Give Luke 6:38 - and it Romans 12:8 - giveth 2 Corinthians 9:7 - God

Verse 10

Proverbs 21:24, Proverbs 26:20, Proverbs 26:21, Genesis 21:9, Genesis 21:10, Nehemiah 4:1-Leviticus :, Nehemiah 13:28, Psalms 101:5, Matthew 18:17, 1 Corinthians 5:5, 1 Corinthians 5:6, 1 Corinthians 5:13

Reciprocal: Leviticus 14:40 - take away Judges 9:55 - General Psalms 15:3 - taketh up Proverbs 6:19 - that soweth Proverbs 18:3 - General Proverbs 24:9 - the scorner Proverbs 28:25 - that is John 9:34 - And they

Verse 11

that: Proverbs 16:13, Psalms 101:6, Matthew 5:8

for the grace of his lips: or, and hath grace in his lips, Psalms 45:2, Luke 4:22

the king: Genesis 41:39-Philemon :, Ezra 7:6-1 Kings :, Nehemiah 2:4-Joshua :, Esther 10:3, Daniel 2:46-Ephesians :, Daniel 3:30, Daniel 6:20-Isaiah :

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 4:5 - the king's Proverbs 14:35 - king's

Verse 12

eyes: 2 Chronicles 16:9, Isaiah 59:19-Ecclesiastes :, Matthew 16:16-Job :, Acts 5:39, Acts 12:23, Acts 12:24, Revelation 11:3-1 Kings :, Revelation 12:14-Esther :

he: Job 5:12, Job 5:13, Acts 8:9-2 Kings :, Acts 13:8-2 Kings :, 2 Thessalonians 2:8, 2 Timothy 3:8, 2 Timothy 3:9

words: or, matters

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 5:3 - are not thine

Verse 13

The slothful: That is, the slothful man uses any pretext, however improbable, to indulge his love of ease and indolence. Proverbs 15:19, Proverbs 26:13-Nehemiah :, Numbers 13:32, Numbers 13:33

Reciprocal: Judges 5:15 - thoughts 1 Kings 13:24 - a lion Proverbs 6:6 - thou Proverbs 12:24 - but Proverbs 21:25 - General Proverbs 24:31 - and the Ecclesiastes 11:4 - General Song of Solomon 5:3 - have put Haggai 1:2 - This

Verse 14

mouth: Proverbs 2:16-Psalms :, Proverbs 5:3-Isaiah :, Proverbs 6:24-Joel :, Proverbs 7:5-Daniel :, Proverbs 23:27, Judges 16:20, Judges 16:21, Nehemiah 13:26, Ecclesiastes 7:26

a deep pit: That is, it is like a deep pit, or pitfall, in which animals are often taken alive.

abhorred: Deuteronomy 32:19, Psalms 81:12

Reciprocal: Genesis 39:8 - refused Genesis 39:10 - as she spake Judges 16:4 - he loved Judges 16:6 - General 1 Kings 11:1 - loved 1 Kings 21:25 - whom Jezebel Job 31:9 - If mine Proverbs 5:20 - with Proverbs 23:28 - as for a prey

Verse 15

Foolishness: Job 14:4, Psalms 51:5, John 3:6, Ephesians 2:3

but: Proverbs 13:24, Proverbs 19:18, Proverbs 23:13, Proverbs 23:14, Proverbs 29:15, Proverbs 29:17, Hebrews 12:10, Hebrews 12:11

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 21:18 - when they 1 Kings 1:6 - had not 2 Kings 2:23 - little children Psalms 58:3 - estranged Proverbs 20:11 - General Proverbs 20:30 - stripes Ecclesiastes 11:10 - for Matthew 15:19 - out Mark 7:22 - foolishness Ephesians 6:4 - but Hebrews 12:7 - endure Revelation 3:19 - many

Verse 16

that oppresseth: Proverbs 22:22, Proverbs 22:23, Proverbs 14:31, Proverbs 28:3, Job 20:19-Joel :, Psalms 12:5, Micah 2:2, Micah 2:3, Zechariah 7:9-2 Chronicles :, James 2:13, James 5:1-Deuteronomy :

he that giveth: Luke 6:33-Habakkuk :, Luke 14:12-2 Chronicles :, Luke 16:24

Reciprocal: Leviticus 25:14 - General Deuteronomy 24:14 - General Job 24:4 - turn Psalms 10:9 - when Proverbs 17:18 - void Proverbs 22:7 - rich Proverbs 30:14 - to devour Habakkuk 2:6 - that increaseth 1 Timothy 6:9 - they James 2:6 - Do

Verse 17

Bow: Proverbs 2:2-Deuteronomy :, Proverbs 5:1, Proverbs 5:2

and hear: Proverbs 1:3, Proverbs 3:1, Proverbs 4:4-Ruth :, Proverbs 8:33, Proverbs 8:34, Isaiah 55:3, Matthew 17:5

apply: Proverbs 23:12, Psalms 90:12, Ecclesiastes 7:25, Ecclesiastes 8:9, Ecclesiastes 8:16

Reciprocal: Exodus 7:23 - neither Psalms 31:2 - Bow Psalms 49:3 - mouth Proverbs 4:1 - attend Proverbs 5:7 - Hear Proverbs 10:17 - the way Proverbs 16:23 - heart Ecclesiastes 10:12 - words Ecclesiastes 12:10 - written Matthew 13:52 - which Luke 6:45 - good man Acts 18:26 - expounded Colossians 4:6 - your

Verse 18

it is: Proverbs 2:10, Proverbs 3:17, Proverbs 24:13, Proverbs 24:14, Psalms 19:10, Psalms 119:103, Psalms 119:111, Psalms 119:162, Jeremiah 15:16

within thee: Heb. within thy belly, Job 32:18, Job 32:19, John 7:38

fitted: Proverbs 8:6, Proverbs 10:13, Proverbs 10:21, Proverbs 15:7, Proverbs 16:21, Proverbs 25:11, Psalms 119:13, Psalms 119:171, Malachi 2:7, Hebrews 13:15

Reciprocal: Proverbs 16:23 - heart Proverbs 18:20 - General Proverbs 19:8 - he that keepeth Ecclesiastes 10:12 - words Matthew 13:52 - which Luke 6:45 - good man Acts 18:26 - expounded Colossians 4:6 - your

Verse 19

thy: Proverbs 3:5, Psalms 62:8, Isaiah 12:2, Isaiah 26:4, Jeremiah 17:7, 1 Peter 1:21

even to thee: or, trust thou also

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 4:5 - General Deuteronomy 11:2 - And know Proverbs 16:20 - whoso

Verse 20

Proverbs 8:6, Psalms 12:6, Hosea 8:12, 2 Timothy 3:15-Esther :, 2 Peter 1:19-Ecclesiastes :

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 4:5 - General Job 36:4 - in Psalms 49:3 - mouth Proverbs 4:2 - good Proverbs 16:20 - whoso

Verse 21

I: Luke 1:3, Luke 1:4, John 20:31, 1 John 5:13

answer: 1 Peter 3:15

them that send unto thee: or, those that send thee

Reciprocal: Job 36:4 - in Psalms 49:3 - mouth Proverbs 4:2 - good Proverbs 8:6 - for Proverbs 18:20 - General Daniel 11:2 - will I

Verse 22

Rob: Proverbs 23:10, Proverbs 23:11, Ezekiel 22:29

oppress: Proverbs 22:16, Exodus 23:6, Job 29:12-Nehemiah :, Job 31:16, Job 31:21, Zechariah 7:10, Malachi 3:5

in the gate: That is, in the court of justice, which, as we have already seen, was held at the gates of cities in the East.

Reciprocal: Exodus 3:9 - and I have Exodus 21:26 - General Exodus 22:23 - I will surely Leviticus 19:13 - shalt not Deuteronomy 1:17 - ye shall hear Deuteronomy 24:15 - lest he Deuteronomy 24:17 - pervert Job 20:19 - Because Job 27:13 - the heritage Job 36:6 - giveth Psalms 12:5 - oppression Psalms 35:10 - which Psalms 103:6 - executeth Psalms 109:31 - to save Psalms 140:12 - the Lord Psalms 146:7 - executeth Proverbs 3:31 - choose Proverbs 10:15 - the destruction Proverbs 14:31 - that oppresseth Proverbs 21:7 - robbery Proverbs 22:7 - rich Proverbs 24:7 - openeth Isaiah 3:13 - standeth up Lamentations 3:35 - turn Ezekiel 18:7 - hath not Ezekiel 22:7 - dealt Amos 4:1 - which oppress Amos 5:12 - in the 1 Thessalonians 4:6 - defraud

Verse 23

the Lord: Proverbs 23:11, 1 Samuel 24:12, 1 Samuel 24:15, 1 Samuel 25:39, Psalms 12:5, Psalms 35:1, Psalms 35:10, Psalms 43:1, Psalms 68:5, Psalms 140:12, Jeremiah 50:34, Jeremiah 51:36, Micah 7:9, Malachi 3:5

spoil: Isaiah 33:1, Habakkuk 2:8

Reciprocal: Exodus 3:9 - and I have Exodus 9:20 - General Exodus 21:26 - General Exodus 22:23 - I will surely Deuteronomy 1:17 - ye shall hear Deuteronomy 24:15 - lest he Deuteronomy 24:17 - pervert Job 20:19 - Because Job 27:13 - the heritage Job 36:6 - giveth Psalms 103:6 - executeth Psalms 109:31 - to save Psalms 119:154 - Plead Psalms 146:7 - executeth Proverbs 10:15 - the destruction Proverbs 14:31 - that oppresseth Proverbs 21:7 - robbery Proverbs 22:16 - that oppresseth Isaiah 3:13 - standeth up Isaiah 17:14 - the portion Isaiah 51:22 - pleadeth Ezekiel 18:7 - hath not Ezekiel 22:7 - dealt Amos 4:1 - which oppress Zechariah 7:10 - oppress Philippians 1:27 - the faith 1 Thessalonians 4:6 - the Lord

Verse 24

Proverbs 21:24, Proverbs 29:22, 2 Corinthians 6:14-Esther :

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 20:32 - what hath Psalms 101:4 - know Proverbs 14:17 - that Proverbs 14:29 - but Proverbs 18:6 - his Proverbs 19:19 - man Proverbs 25:28 - General

Verse 25

Proverbs 13:20, Psalms 106:35, 1 Corinthians 15:33

Reciprocal: Proverbs 14:29 - but Proverbs 18:6 - his Proverbs 19:19 - man

Verse 26

Proverbs 6:1-Deuteronomy :, Proverbs 11:15, Proverbs 17:18, Proverbs 27:13

Reciprocal: Job 17:3 - strike Psalms 112:5 - he will Psalms 119:122 - surety Proverbs 20:16 - Take his

Verse 27

Proverbs 20:16, Exodus 22:26, Exodus 22:27, 2 Kings 4:1

Reciprocal: Leviticus 15:20 - General Psalms 112:5 - he will Psalms 119:122 - surety Proverbs 11:15 - that is surety Proverbs 17:18 - void Proverbs 27:13 - General

Verse 28

remove: Proverbs 23:10, Deuteronomy 19:14, Deuteronomy 27:17, Job 24:2

landmark: or, bound

Reciprocal: Proverbs 24:15 - spoil Hosea 5:10 - remove

Verse 29

a man: Proverbs 10:4, Proverbs 12:24, 1 Kings 11:28, Ecclesiastes 9:10, Matthew 25:21, Matthew 25:23, Romans 12:11, 2 Timothy 4:2

he shall stand: That is, he shall have the honour of serving kings; as the phrase denotes.

mean men: Heb. obscure men

Reciprocal: Genesis 24:33 - General Genesis 24:54 - Send me Genesis 39:4 - overseer Genesis 41:40 - Thou shalt Genesis 41:41 - General Genesis 41:46 - he stood Genesis 47:6 - rulers Deuteronomy 1:38 - which standeth Joshua 10:9 - all night Ruth 2:7 - continued 1 Samuel 16:21 - stood before him 1 Samuel 17:31 - sent for him 2 Samuel 2:32 - went Proverbs 26:12 - Seest Proverbs 27:18 - so Jeremiah 15:19 - stand Jeremiah 40:10 - serve Daniel 1:4 - ability Daniel 1:19 - therefore Daniel 6:3 - was preferred

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Proverbs 22". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/proverbs-22.html.