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Proverbs 24

Introduction

Overview

Verse 1

not: Proverbs 24:19, Proverbs 3:31, Proverbs 23:17, Psalms 37:1, Psalms 37:7, Psalms 73:3, Galatians 5:19-21, James 4:5, James 4:6

neither: Proverbs 1:11-15, Proverbs 13:20, Genesis 13:10-13, Genesis 19:1-11, Psalms 26:9

Reciprocal: Psalms 10:5 - thy judgments 1 Peter 2:1 - envies

Verse 2

Proverbs 24:8, Proverbs 6:14, 1 Samuel 23:9, Esther 3:6, Esther 3:7, Job 15:35, Psalms 7:14, Psalms 10:7, Psalms 28:3, Psalms 36:4, Psalms 64:4-6, Psalms 140:2, Isaiah 59:4, Micah 7:3, Matthew 26:3, Matthew 26:4, Luke 23:20, Luke 23:21, Acts 13:10

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 20:7 - seeketh mischief Romans 2:6 - General

Verse 3

wisdom: Proverbs 9:1, Proverbs 14:1, 1 Corinthians 3:9

it is: 2 Samuel 7:26, Jeremiah 10:12, Colossians 2:7

Reciprocal: Exodus 1:21 - made them Ezra 8:18 - a man of understanding Proverbs 12:7 - the house Proverbs 16:20 - handleth Isaiah 33:6 - wisdom

Verse 4

Proverbs 15:6, Proverbs 20:15, Proverbs 21:20, Proverbs 27:23-27, 1 Kings 4:22-28, 1 Chronicles 27:25-31, 1 Chronicles 29:2-9, 2 Chronicles 4:18-22, 2 Chronicles 26:4-11, Nehemiah 10:39, Nehemiah 13:5-13, Matthew 13:52

Reciprocal: Job 28:10 - every precious thing Proverbs 12:7 - the house Proverbs 14:1 - wise

Verse 5

A wise: Proverbs 8:14, Proverbs 10:29, Proverbs 21:22, Ecclesiastes 7:19, Ecclesiastes 9:14-18

strong: Heb. in strength

increaseth strength: Heb. strengtheneth might. Psalms 84:7, Isaiah 40:31, Colossians 1:11

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 12:32 - all their Ecclesiastes 8:1 - a man's Ecclesiastes 9:16 - Wisdom Isaiah 36:5 - vain words Daniel 2:23 - who hast

Verse 6

by: Proverbs 20:18, Luke 14:31, 1 Corinthians 9:25-27, Ephesians 6:10-20, 1 Timothy 6:11, 1 Timothy 6:12, 2 Timothy 4:7

and: Proverbs 11:14, Proverbs 15:22

Reciprocal: Joshua 7:2 - Go up Judges 19:30 - consider Judges 20:7 - give here 2 Chronicles 32:3 - took counsel Isaiah 36:5 - vain words

Verse 7

too: Proverbs 14:6, Proverbs 15:24, Proverbs 17:24, Psalms 10:5, Psalms 92:5, Psalms 92:6, 1 Corinthians 2:14

openeth: Proverbs 22:22, Proverbs 31:8, Proverbs 31:9, Job 29:7-25, Job 31:21, Isaiah 29:21, Amos 5:10, Amos 5:12, Amos 5:15

Reciprocal: Judges 14:14 - they could Psalms 71:19 - Thy righteousness Proverbs 28:5 - General Proverbs 31:23 - in the Matthew 16:18 - and the

Verse 8

Proverbs 24:2, Proverbs 24:9, Proverbs 6:14, Proverbs 6:18, Proverbs 14:22, 1 Kings 2:44, Psalms 21:11, Isaiah 10:7-13, Isaiah 32:7, Ezekiel 38:10, Ezekiel 38:11, Nahum 1:11, Romans 1:30

Verse 9

thought: Proverbs 24:8, Proverbs 23:7, Genesis 6:5, Genesis 8:21, Psalms 119:113, Isaiah 55:7, Jeremiah 4:14, Matthew 5:28, Matthew 9:4, Matthew 15:19, Acts 8:22, 2 Corinthians 10:5

the scorner: Proverbs 22:10, Proverbs 29:8

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 15:9 - thine eye Proverbs 12:5 - thoughts Proverbs 15:26 - thoughts Proverbs 29:27 - General Isaiah 59:7 - their thoughts Mark 2:8 - Why Mark 7:22 - foolishness

Verse 10

thou: 1 Samuel 27:1, Job 4:5, Isaiah 40:28-31, John 4:8, 2 Corinthians 4:1, Ephesians 3:13, Hebrews 12:3-5, Revelation 2:3, Revelation 2:13

small: Heb. narrow

Reciprocal: Esther 4:13 - Think not Psalms 49:5 - days Proverbs 3:11 - neither Jeremiah 12:5 - thou hast Jeremiah 45:3 - I fainted Colossians 1:11 - unto

Verse 11

1 Samuel 26:8, 1 Samuel 26:9, Job 29:17, Psalms 82:4, Isaiah 58:6, Isaiah 58:7, Luke 10:31, Luke 10:32, Luke 23:23-25, Acts 18:17, Acts 21:31, Acts 21:32, Acts 23:10, Acts 23:23-35, 1 John 3:16, 1 John 3:17

Reciprocal: Genesis 14:14 - his brother Genesis 42:21 - we saw Exodus 1:17 - feared God Deuteronomy 22:1 - hide thyself Joshua 10:9 - all night 1 Samuel 19:4 - spake good 1 Samuel 20:32 - Wherefore 1 Samuel 22:14 - And who 2 Samuel 13:32 - determined Job 29:12 - I delivered Job 31:34 - that I Proverbs 31:8 - Open Ecclesiastes 3:7 - and a time to speak Jeremiah 21:12 - deliver Jeremiah 22:16 - judged Jeremiah 38:9 - these Ezekiel 32:20 - draw Daniel 2:25 - brought Acts 16:28 - cried Acts 28:2 - showed

Verse 12

doth not he that: Proverbs 5:21, Proverbs 21:2, 1 Samuel 16:7, Psalms 7:9, Psalms 17:3, Psalms 44:21, Ecclesiastes 5:8, Jeremiah 17:10, Romans 2:16, 1 Corinthians 4:5, Hebrews 4:12, Hebrews 4:13, Revelation 2:18, Revelation 2:23

that keepeth: 1 Samuel 2:6, 1 Samuel 25:29, Psalms 66:9, Psalms 121:3, Psalms 121:8, Daniel 5:23, Acts 17:28, Revelation 1:18

and shall: Job 34:11, Psalms 62:12, Jeremiah 32:19, Matthew 16:27, Romans 2:6, 2 Corinthians 5:10, Revelation 2:23, Revelation 20:12-15, Revelation 22:12

Reciprocal: Genesis 14:14 - his brother Genesis 42:21 - we saw Exodus 1:17 - feared God Joshua 10:9 - all night 1 Samuel 19:4 - spake good 1 Samuel 20:32 - Wherefore 1 Samuel 22:14 - And who 2 Samuel 13:32 - determined 1 Kings 2:9 - hold him Job 29:12 - I delivered Job 31:34 - that I Job 33:26 - he will Psalms 33:15 - considereth Psalms 82:4 - Deliver Proverbs 16:2 - but Proverbs 31:8 - Open Ecclesiastes 3:7 - and a time to speak Jeremiah 21:12 - deliver Jeremiah 22:16 - judged Jeremiah 38:9 - these Matthew 24:39 - General Luke 10:31 - he passed Acts 16:28 - cried Acts 28:2 - showed

Verse 13

eat: Proverbs 25:16, Proverbs 25:27, Song of Solomon 5:1, Isaiah 7:15, Matthew 3:4

to thy taste: Heb. upon thy palate

Reciprocal: Leviticus 2:11 - honey Nehemiah 8:12 - because Psalms 19:10 - sweeter Psalms 119:103 - sweet Proverbs 2:10 - General Proverbs 16:24 - an Proverbs 22:18 - it is Song of Solomon 4:11 - honey

Verse 14

shall the: Proverbs 22:18, Psalms 19:10, Psalms 19:11, Psalms 119:103, Psalms 119:111, Jeremiah 15:16

when: Proverbs 2:1-5, Proverbs 2:10, Proverbs 3:13-18

there: Proverbs 23:18, Matthew 19:21, James 1:25

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 8:12 - because Psalms 9:18 - expectation Psalms 104:34 - meditation Psalms 111:2 - that have Proverbs 16:24 - an Proverbs 25:16 - Hast Song of Solomon 4:11 - honey Matthew 10:42 - he shall

Verse 15

Lay: Proverbs 1:11, 1 Samuel 9:11, 1 Samuel 22:18, 1 Samuel 22:19, 1 Samuel 23:20-23, Psalms 10:8-10, Psalms 37:32, Psalms 56:6, Psalms 59:3, Psalms 140:5, Jeremiah 11:19, Matthew 26:4, Acts 9:24, Acts 23:16, Acts 25:3

spoil: Proverbs 22:28, Isaiah 32:18

Verse 16

a just: Job 5:19, Psalms 34:19, Psalms 37:24, Micah 7:8-10, 2 Corinthians 1:8-10, 2 Corinthians 4:8-12, 2 Corinthians 11:23-27

but: Proverbs 13:17, Proverbs 28:14-18, 1 Samuel 26:10, 1 Samuel 31:4, Esther 7:10, Psalms 7:16, Psalms 52:5, Amos 5:2, Amos 8:14, Acts 12:23, 1 Thessalonians 5:3, Revelation 18:20, Revelation 18:21

Reciprocal: Genesis 19:35 - General Genesis 20:2 - said Leviticus 26:18 - seven times 2 Kings 7:9 - some mischief will come upon us Jeremiah 8:4 - Shall they Hosea 5:5 - fall in John 10:28 - they

Verse 17

Proverbs 17:5, Judges 16:25, 2 Samuel 16:5-14, Job 31:29, Psalms 35:15, Psalms 35:19, Psalms 42:10, Obadiah 1:12, 1 Corinthians 13:6, 1 Corinthians 13:7

Reciprocal: Exodus 23:4 - General Judges 16:23 - to rejoice 2 Samuel 1:12 - General 2 Samuel 3:32 - lifted Psalms 70:3 - aha Proverbs 25:21 - General Isaiah 14:29 - Rejoice Jeremiah 48:27 - was not Ezekiel 25:3 - thou saidst Ezekiel 25:6 - rejoiced Ezekiel 36:5 - with the Micah 7:8 - Rejoice Luke 6:27 - Love Luke 10:34 - went Romans 12:19 - avenge 1 Thessalonians 5:15 - none Revelation 11:10 - rejoice

Verse 18

displease him: Heb. be evil in his eyes

and he: Lamentations 4:21, Lamentations 4:22, Zechariah 1:15, Zechariah 1:16

Reciprocal: Genesis 38:10 - displeased Genesis 48:17 - displeased him Exodus 23:4 - General Numbers 22:34 - if it displease thee Judges 16:25 - sport Job 31:29 - General Psalms 35:15 - in mine Psalms 70:3 - aha Proverbs 17:5 - and Jeremiah 48:27 - was not Ezekiel 25:3 - thou saidst Ezekiel 36:5 - with the Obadiah 1:12 - rejoiced Micah 7:8 - Rejoice Luke 10:34 - went

Verse 19

Fret: or, Keep not company with the wicked. Proverbs 13:20, Numbers 16:26, Psalms 1:1, Psalms 26:4, Psalms 26:5, Psalms 119:115, 2 Corinthians 6:17, Ephesians 5:11, 2 Timothy 3:2-5, Revelation 18:4

neither: Proverbs 24:1, Proverbs 23:17, Psalms 37:1, Psalms 73:3

Reciprocal: Proverbs 3:31 - Envy 1 Peter 2:1 - envies

Verse 20

there: Psalms 9:17, Psalms 11:6, Isaiah 3:11

candle: or, lamp, Proverbs 13:9, Proverbs 20:20, Job 18:5, Job 18:6, Job 21:17, Matthew 8:12, Matthew 25:8, Jude 1:13

Reciprocal: Job 29:3 - candle Proverbs 3:31 - Envy Revelation 18:23 - the light

Verse 21

fear: Exodus 14:31, 1 Samuel 24:6, Ecclesiastes 8:2-5, Matthew 22:21, Romans 13:1-7, Titus 3:1, 1 Peter 2:13-17

meddle: Numbers 16:1-3, 1 Samuel 8:5-7, 1 Samuel 12:12-19, 2 Samuel 15:13-37, 1 Kings 12:16

given to change: Heb. changers

Reciprocal: Joshua 4:14 - they feared him 2 Samuel 18:7 - a great 2 Samuel 20:1 - he blew 2 Samuel 20:12 - General 1 Kings 1:53 - Go to 1 Kings 3:28 - feared 1 Chronicles 29:20 - worshipped Proverbs 18:1 - intermeddleth Proverbs 20:19 - meddle Mark 12:17 - Render Luke 20:25 - Render Romans 13:7 - fear to Ephesians 5:21 - in 1 Timothy 2:2 - that 1 Peter 2:17 - Fear

Verse 22

their: Numbers 16:31-35, 1 Samuel 31:1-7, 2 Samuel 18:7, 2 Samuel 18:8, 2 Chronicles 13:16, 2 Chronicles 13:17, Hosea 5:11, Hosea 13:10, Hosea 13:11

who: Proverbs 16:14, Proverbs 20:2, Psalms 90:11

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 20:1 - he blew 2 Samuel 20:12 - General Ecclesiastes 8:7 - he knoweth

Verse 23

things: Psalms 107:43, Ecclesiastes 8:1-5, Hosea 14:9, James 3:17

It: Proverbs 18:5, Proverbs 28:21, Leviticus 19:15, Deuteronomy 1:17, Deuteronomy 16:19, 2 Chronicles 19:7, Psalms 82:2-4, John 7:24, 1 Timothy 5:20, 1 Timothy 5:21, James 2:4-6, 1 Peter 1:17

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 5:9 - It is not Job 13:8 - General Job 32:21 - accept Psalms 36:4 - setteth Proverbs 17:15 - that justifieth Proverbs 30:10 - Accuse not Romans 2:11 - General Romans 13:4 - he is James 2:1 - with

Verse 24

that: Proverbs 17:15, Exodus 23:6, Exodus 23:7, Isaiah 5:20, Isaiah 5:23, Jeremiah 6:13, Jeremiah 6:14, Jeremiah 8:10, Jeremiah 8:11, Ezekiel 13:22

him shall: Proverbs 11:26, Proverbs 28:27, Proverbs 30:10, Isaiah 66:24

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 18:11 - all the prophets Esther 7:6 - this wicked Romans 2:11 - General Romans 13:4 - he is

Verse 25

them: Leviticus 19:17, 1 Samuel 3:13, 1 Kings 21:19, 1 Kings 21:20, Nehemiah 5:7-9, Nehemiah 13:8-11, Nehemiah 13:17, Nehemiah 13:25, Nehemiah 13:28, Job 29:16-18, Matthew 14:4, 1 Timothy 5:20, 2 Timothy 4:2, Titus 1:13, Titus 2:15

a good blessing: Heb. a blessing of good, Proverbs 28:23

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 18:11 - all the prophets Esther 7:6 - this wicked Proverbs 10:6 - Blessings

Verse 26

shall: Proverbs 15:23, Proverbs 16:1, Proverbs 25:11, Proverbs 25:12, Genesis 41:38-57, Daniel 2:46-48, Mark 12:17, Mark 12:18, Mark 12:32-34

giveth a right answer: Heb. answereth right words, Job 6:25

Reciprocal: Joshua 22:21 - answered

Verse 27

1 Kings 5:17, 1 Kings 5:18, 1 Kings 6:7, Luke 14:28-30

Reciprocal: Judges 19:16 - his work Psalms 112:5 - he will Proverbs 17:19 - he that Jeremiah 22:14 - I will

Verse 28

not: Proverbs 14:5, Proverbs 19:5, Proverbs 19:9, Proverbs 21:28, Exodus 20:16, Exodus 23:1, 1 Samuel 22:9, 1 Samuel 22:10, 1 Kings 21:9-13, Job 2:3, Psalms 35:7, Psalms 35:11, Psalms 52:1, *title Matthew 26:59, Matthew 26:60, Matthew 27:23, John 15:25

deceive: Ephesians 4:25, Colossians 3:9, Revelation 21:8, Revelation 22:15

Reciprocal: Genesis 34:13 - deceitfully Leviticus 6:2 - deceived Deuteronomy 16:19 - respect Judges 16:10 - now tell me Proverbs 12:17 - but

Verse 29

Say: Proverbs 20:22, Proverbs 25:21, Proverbs 25:22, Matthew 5:39-44, Romans 12:17-21, 1 Thessalonians 5:15

I will do: Judges 15:11, 2 Samuel 13:22-28

Reciprocal: Genesis 34:13 - deceitfully Psalms 119:61 - but I Romans 12:19 - avenge Revelation 20:12 - according

Verse 30

went: Proverbs 6:6-19, Job 4:8, Job 5:27, Job 15:17, Psalms 37:25, Psalms 107:42, Ecclesiastes 4:1-8, Ecclesiastes 7:15, Ecclesiastes 8:9-11

void: Proverbs 10:13, Proverbs 12:11

Reciprocal: Genesis 9:20 - planted Psalms 112:5 - he will Proverbs 7:7 - void Proverbs 10:4 - becometh Proverbs 12:24 - but Proverbs 18:9 - that is slothful Proverbs 19:24 - General Proverbs 20:13 - Love Proverbs 21:25 - General Proverbs 23:21 - drowsiness Ecclesiastes 10:18 - General Song of Solomon 7:12 - let us see Isaiah 56:10 - loving Luke 16:3 - I cannot Romans 12:11 - slothful 2 Thessalonians 3:10 - that Hebrews 6:12 - ye

Verse 31

it: Genesis 3:17-19, Job 31:40, Jeremiah 4:3, Matthew 13:7, Matthew 13:22, Hebrews 6:8

and the: Proverbs 19:23, Proverbs 20:4, Proverbs 22:13, Proverbs 23:21, Ecclesiastes 10:18

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:18 - Thorns Job 30:7 - the nettles Song of Solomon 7:12 - let us see Hosea 9:6 - nettles

Verse 32

considered it: Heb. set my heart, Job 7:17, Psalms 4:4, Luke 2:19, Luke 2:51

I looked: Deuteronomy 13:11, Deuteronomy 21:21, Deuteronomy 32:29, 1 Corinthians 10:6, 1 Corinthians 10:11, Jude 1:5 -7

Reciprocal: Exodus 7:23 - neither Exodus 9:21 - regarded not Proverbs 27:23 - look well Jeremiah 31:21 - set thine Ezekiel 44:5 - mark well 2 Timothy 2:7 - Consider

Verse 33

Proverbs 6:4-11, Romans 13:11, Ephesians 5:14, 1 Thessalonians 5:6-8

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 4:5 - lay on a bed 2 Samuel 11:2 - arose from Proverbs 6:9 - How Proverbs 6:10 - General Proverbs 19:15 - casteth Proverbs 26:14 - General Ecclesiastes 4:5 - fool Mark 13:36 - he find

Verse 34

thy poverty: Proverbs 10:4, Proverbs 13:4

armed man: Heb. a man of shield

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 4:5 - lay on a bed 2 Samuel 11:2 - arose from Job 15:24 - as a king Proverbs 6:9 - How Proverbs 6:10 - General Proverbs 13:25 - the belly Proverbs 20:4 - therefore Ecclesiastes 4:5 - fool Mark 13:36 - he find

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Proverbs 24". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/proverbs-24.html.