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Proverbs 29

Introduction

Overview

Proverbs 29:1, Observations of public government, Proverbs 29:15, and of private; Proverbs 29:22, Of anger, pride, thievery, cowardice, and corruption.

Verse 1

He, that being often reproved: Heb. a man of reproofs, Proverbs 1:24-31, 1 Samuel 2:25, 1 Samuel 2:34, 1 Kings 17:1, 1 Kings 18:18, 1 Kings 20:42, 1 Kings 21:20-23, 1 Kings 22:20-23, 1 Kings 22:28, 1 Kings 22:34-37, 2 Chronicles 25:16, 2 Chronicles 33:10, 2 Chronicles 36:15-17, Jeremiah 25:3-5, Jeremiah 26:3-5, Jeremiah 35:13-16, Zechariah 1:3-6, Matthew 26:21-25, John 6:70, John 6:71, John 13:10, John 13:11, John 13:18, John 13:26, Acts 1:18, Acts 1:25

hardeneth: 2 Chronicles 36:13, Nehemiah 9:29, Isaiah 48:4, Jeremiah 17:23

shall: Proverbs 6:15, Proverbs 28:18, Isaiah 30:13, Isaiah 30:14, Zechariah 7:11-14, 1 Thessalonians 5:3

Reciprocal: Genesis 19:14 - as one Exodus 7:23 - neither Exodus 8:15 - he hardened Exodus 9:7 - the heart Exodus 32:9 - a stiffnecked Deuteronomy 29:19 - that he bless Judges 20:13 - would not 2 Samuel 2:22 - wherefore 1 Kings 22:18 - Did I not tell 2 Kings 17:14 - but hardened 2 Chronicles 18:17 - Did I not tell 2 Chronicles 36:16 - till Nehemiah 9:16 - hardened Job 9:4 - who hath hardened Psalms 6:10 - and be Psalms 35:8 - Let destruction Psalms 50:21 - will Psalms 64:7 - suddenly Proverbs 1:23 - my reproof Proverbs 9:8 - Reprove Proverbs 10:17 - he that Proverbs 15:32 - instruction Proverbs 21:29 - hardeneth Proverbs 22:3 - the simple Proverbs 28:14 - but Ecclesiastes 8:7 - he knoweth Isaiah 1:28 - the destruction Jeremiah 6:15 - therefore Jeremiah 7:26 - but Jeremiah 11:11 - which Jeremiah 31:18 - as a Jeremiah 36:23 - he cut Jeremiah 36:31 - will bring Ezekiel 3:19 - if thou Ezekiel 33:4 - whosoever heareth Ezekiel 33:9 - if he Daniel 5:5 - the same Hosea 9:17 - because Amos 8:14 - shall fall Habakkuk 2:7 - they Matthew 24:50 - come Matthew 27:19 - his John 9:34 - and dost Romans 2:5 - But after Ephesians 5:11 - but Hebrews 3:8 - Harden

Verse 2

the righteous: Proverbs 11:10, Proverbs 28:12, Proverbs 28:28, Esther 8:15, Psalms 72:1-7, Isaiah 32:1, Isaiah 32:2, Jeremiah 23:5, Jeremiah 23:6, Revelation 11:15

in authority: or, increased

when the wicked: Esther 3:15, Ecclesiastes 10:5, Matthew 2:3, Matthew 2:16

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 11:14 - all the people 2 Kings 11:20 - rejoiced 1 Chronicles 12:40 - there was joy 2 Chronicles 23:13 - all the people Job 29:11 - the ear Psalms 101:6 - Mine Proverbs 29:16 - the wicked Revelation 19:7 - be glad

Verse 3

loveth: Proverbs 10:1, Proverbs 15:20, Proverbs 23:15, Proverbs 23:24, Proverbs 23:25, Proverbs 27:11, Luke 1:13-17

he: Proverbs 5:8-10, Proverbs 6:26, Proverbs 21:17, Proverbs 21:20, Proverbs 28:7, Proverbs 28:19, Luke 15:13, Luke 15:30

Verse 4

king: Proverbs 29:14, Proverbs 16:12, Proverbs 20:8, 1 Samuel 13:13, 2 Samuel 8:15, 1 Kings 2:12, Psalms 89:14, Psalms 99:4, Isaiah 9:7, Isaiah 49:8

he that receiveth gifts: Heb. a man of oblations, 2 Kings 15:18-20, Jeremiah 22:13-17, Daniel 11:20, Micah 7:3

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 16:1 - with a couple 1 Kings 2:46 - the kingdom Proverbs 15:27 - but Isaiah 33:6 - wisdom Jeremiah 22:15 - and do Acts 24:26 - hoped

Verse 5

that: Proverbs 7:5, Proverbs 7:21, Proverbs 20:19, Proverbs 26:24, Proverbs 26:25, Proverbs 26:28, 2 Samuel 14:17-24, Job 17:5, Psalms 5:9, Psalms 12:2, 1 Thessalonians 2:5

spreadeth: Proverbs 1:17, Lamentations 1:13, Hosea 5:1, Luke 20:20, Luke 20:21, Romans 16:18

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 18:21 - a snare 2 Samuel 14:20 - according 2 Samuel 16:1 - with a couple 2 Kings 10:19 - But Jehu 2 Chronicles 24:17 - the princes of Judah Nehemiah 6:13 - that I should Job 32:22 - I know not Psalms 31:4 - Pull Psalms 57:6 - a net Psalms 140:5 - The proud Proverbs 2:16 - flattereth Proverbs 12:12 - desireth Matthew 22:16 - we know Acts 24:2 - Seeing

Verse 6

the transgression: Proverbs 5:22, Proverbs 11:5, Proverbs 11:6, Proverbs 12:13, Job 18:7-10, Psalms 11:6, Isaiah 8:14, Isaiah 8:15, 2 Timothy 2:26

but: Psalms 97:11, Psalms 118:15, Psalms 132:16, Romans 5:2, Romans 5:3, James 1:2, 1 Peter 1:8, 1 John 1:4

Reciprocal: Exodus 10:7 - snare Judges 20:34 - knew not Job 18:8 - he is cast Proverbs 12:12 - desireth Ecclesiastes 9:12 - the sons

Verse 7

considereth: Job 29:16, Job 31:13, Job 31:21, Psalms 31:7, Psalms 41:1, Galatians 6:1

but: Proverbs 21:13, 1 Samuel 25:9-11, Jeremiah 5:28, Jeremiah 22:15-17, Ezekiel 22:7, Ezekiel 22:29-31, Micah 3:1-4

Reciprocal: Ezekiel 18:17 - hath taken Matthew 24:39 - General Luke 18:2 - regarded John 12:6 - not Hebrews 10:24 - consider

Verse 8

Scornful: Proverbs 11:11, Isaiah 28:14-22, Matthew 27:39-43, John 9:40, John 9:41, John 11:47-50, 1 Thessalonians 2:15, 1 Thessalonians 2:16

bring a city into a snare: or, set a city on fire, James 3:5, James 3:6

wise: Exodus 32:10-14, Numbers 16:48, Numbers 25:11, Deuteronomy 9:18-20, 2 Samuel 24:16, 2 Samuel 24:17, Jeremiah 15:1, Ezekiel 22:30, Amos 7:2-6, James 5:15-18

Reciprocal: Proverbs 6:26 - by Proverbs 24:9 - the scorner

Verse 9

Proverbs 26:4, Ecclesiastes 10:13, Matthew 7:6, Matthew 11:17-19

Reciprocal: Numbers 16:12 - General Proverbs 14:16 - the fool Proverbs 17:19 - loveth Proverbs 18:6 - his Ecclesiastes 7:6 - the laughter Ephesians 4:31 - clamour

Verse 10

The bloodthirsty: Heb. Men of bloods, Genesis 4:5-8, 1 Samuel 20:31-33, 1 Samuel 22:11-23, 1 Kings 21:20, 1 Kings 22:8, 2 Chronicles 18:7, Mark 6:18, Mark 6:19, Mark 6:24-27, John 15:18, John 15:19, 1 John 3:12, 1 John 3:13

but: 1 Samuel 15:11, Jeremiah 13:15-17, Jeremiah 18:20, Jeremiah 40:14-16, Luke 23:34, John 5:34, Acts 7:60, Romans 10:1

Reciprocal: Psalms 37:14 - slay Matthew 14:8 - Give Matthew 14:11 - and given

Verse 11

Proverbs 12:16, Proverbs 12:23, Proverbs 14:33, Judges 16:17, Amos 5:13, Micah 7:5

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 10:16 - matter Esther 5:4 - If it seem Proverbs 15:28 - the mouth Proverbs 29:20 - Seest

Verse 12

Proverbs 20:8, Proverbs 25:23, 1 Samuel 22:8-23, 1 Samuel 23:19-23, 2 Samuel 3:7-11, 2 Samuel 4:5-12, 1 Kings 21:11-13, 2 Kings 10:6, 2 Kings 10:7, Psalms 52:2-4, Psalms 101:5-7

Reciprocal: Genesis 12:15 - princes Genesis 39:19 - heard Exodus 5:10 - taskmasters Judges 16:17 - all his heart 1 Samuel 18:22 - servants 1 Samuel 19:19 - General 1 Samuel 22:9 - Doeg 1 Samuel 24:1 - it was told 1 Samuel 24:9 - General 2 Samuel 11:16 - he assigned 2 Samuel 13:29 - servants 2 Kings 1:11 - O man 2 Kings 21:9 - seduced 2 Chronicles 24:17 - Then the king 2 Chronicles 33:9 - made Judah Nehemiah 5:15 - even their Psalms 12:8 - wicked Psalms 101:7 - He that worketh Proverbs 14:35 - king's Proverbs 17:7 - much Jeremiah 26:22 - men Jeremiah 37:2 - neither Daniel 3:2 - sent Zephaniah 1:9 - which

Verse 13

the deceitful man: or, the usurer, Matthew 9:9, 1 Corinthians 6:10

meet: Proverbs 22:2, Exodus 22:25, Exodus 22:26, Leviticus 25:35-37, Nehemiah 5:5-7

Lord: Psalms 13:3, Matthew 5:45, Ephesians 2:1

Reciprocal: Ecclesiastes 11:7 - the light

Verse 14

king: Proverbs 29:4, Proverbs 16:12, Proverbs 20:28, Proverbs 25:5, Proverbs 28:16, Job 29:11-18, Psalms 72:2-4, Psalms 72:12-14, Psalms 82:2, Psalms 82:3, Psalms 89:2, Isaiah 1:17, Isaiah 11:4, Jeremiah 5:28, Jeremiah 22:16, Daniel 4:27

his throne: Isaiah 9:6, Isaiah 9:7, Luke 1:32, Luke 1:33, Hebrews 1:8, Hebrews 1:9

Reciprocal: Proverbs 20:8 - General Isaiah 16:5 - in mercy Ezekiel 18:17 - hath taken

Verse 15

a rod, Proverbs 29:17, Proverbs 29:21, Proverbs 22:6, Proverbs 22:15, Proverbs 23:13, Proverbs 23:14, Hebrews 12:10, Hebrews 12:11

a child: Proverbs 10:1, Proverbs 10:5, Proverbs 17:21, Proverbs 17:25, 1 Kings 1:6

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 3:13 - restrained them not Proverbs 6:23 - and reproofs Proverbs 13:24 - General Proverbs 19:18 - Chasten Proverbs 28:7 - but Ephesians 6:4 - but Hebrews 12:7 - endure

Verse 16

the wicked: Proverbs 29:2, *marg.

but: Psalms 37:34, Psalms 37:36, Psalms 58:10, Psalms 91:8, Psalms 92:9, Psalms 92:11, Psalms 112:8, Revelation 15:4, Revelation 18:20

Reciprocal: Proverbs 18:3 - General

Verse 17

Proverbs 29:15, Proverbs 13:24, Proverbs 19:18, Proverbs 22:15, Proverbs 23:13, Proverbs 23:14

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 21:18 - when they Deuteronomy 21:20 - he will not Proverbs 3:12 - General Ephesians 6:4 - but Hebrews 12:7 - endure

Verse 18

there: 1 Samuel 3:1, Hosea 4:6, Amos 8:11, Amos 8:12, Matthew 9:36, Romans 10:13-15

perish: or, is made naked, 2 Chronicles 28:19

but: Proverbs 19:16, Psalms 19:11, Psalms 119:2, Luke 11:28, John 13:17, John 14:21-23, James 1:25, Revelation 22:14

Reciprocal: Psalms 147:20 - not dealt so Isaiah 22:1 - of vision

Verse 19

servant: Proverbs 26:3, Proverbs 30:22

though: Job 19:16

Reciprocal: Genesis 16:6 - as it pleaseth thee Exodus 21:20 - smite Proverbs 17:10 - General

Verse 20

Seest: Proverbs 29:11, Ecclesiastes 5:2, James 1:19

words: or, matters, Proverbs 14:29, Proverbs 21:5

more: Proverbs 26:12

Reciprocal: Job 20:2 - and for Proverbs 15:28 - the mouth

Verse 21

Reciprocal: Genesis 15:3 - born Proverbs 29:15 - General Proverbs 30:23 - an handmaid Luke 7:2 - who Luke 16:3 - I cannot 1 Timothy 5:6 - in pleasure

Verse 22

angry: Proverbs 10:12, Proverbs 15:18, Proverbs 17:19, Proverbs 26:21, Proverbs 30:33

a furious: Proverbs 17:19, Proverbs 22:24, James 3:16

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 25:10 - great anger Proverbs 3:30 - General Proverbs 14:17 - that Proverbs 16:28 - froward Proverbs 17:14 - beginning Proverbs 19:19 - man Proverbs 28:25 - that is Daniel 2:12 - General Daniel 3:13 - in his Ephesians 4:31 - clamour Colossians 3:8 - anger

Verse 23

man's: Proverbs 18:12, 2 Chronicles 32:25, 2 Chronicles 32:26, 2 Chronicles 33:10-12, 2 Chronicles 33:23, 2 Chronicles 33:24, Job 22:29, Job 40:12, Isaiah 2:11, Isaiah 2:12, Daniel 4:30-37, Daniel 5:20, Daniel 5:21, Luke 14:11, Luke 18:14, Acts 12:23, James 4:6-10, 1 Peter 5:5

honour: Proverbs 15:33, Deuteronomy 8:2, Deuteronomy 8:3, Deuteronomy 8:16, Isaiah 57:15, Isaiah 66:2, Matthew 5:3, Matthew 18:4, Matthew 23:12

Reciprocal: Judges 4:17 - fled 2 Samuel 24:2 - that I may 1 Kings 12:10 - My little finger 2 Kings 14:13 - took Amaziah 1 Chronicles 21:2 - that I may 2 Chronicles 10:10 - My little finger 2 Chronicles 25:23 - took Amaziah 2 Chronicles 28:19 - the Lord Proverbs 16:18 - General Jeremiah 49:16 - terribleness Ezekiel 29:9 - because Obadiah 1:3 - pride Matthew 26:35 - Though Matthew 26:70 - General Mark 14:31 - he spake Luke 7:6 - for Luke 20:46 - which John 13:38 - Wilt 1 Timothy 3:6 - lest 1 Peter 5:6 - Humble

Verse 24

partner: Proverbs 1:11-19, Psalms 50:18-22, Isaiah 1:23, Mark 11:17

hateth: Proverbs 6:32, Proverbs 8:36, Proverbs 15:32, Proverbs 20:2

he: Leviticus 5:1, Judges 17:2

Reciprocal: Proverbs 30:9 - and take the name Zechariah 5:3 - every one Matthew 26:63 - I adjure

Verse 25

fear: Genesis 12:11-13, Genesis 20:2, Genesis 20:11, Genesis 26:7, Exodus 32:22-24, 1 Samuel 15:24, 1 Samuel 27:1, 1 Samuel 27:11, 1 Kings 19:3, Isaiah 57:11, Matthew 10:28, Matthew 15:12, Matthew 26:69-74, John 3:2, John 9:22, John 12:42, John 19:12, John 19:13, Galatians 2:11-13, 2 Timothy 4:16, 2 Timothy 4:17

whoso: Proverbs 16:20, Proverbs 18:10, Proverbs 30:5, 1 Chronicles 5:20, Psalms 118:8, Psalms 125:1, Ecclesiastes 7:18, Daniel 3:28, Daniel 6:23, 1 Peter 1:21

safe: Heb. set on high, Psalms 69:29, Psalms 91:14

Reciprocal: Genesis 12:12 - will kill Genesis 31:31 - Because Genesis 50:16 - sent Exodus 2:14 - Moses Deuteronomy 1:17 - ye shall not Judges 16:11 - If they bind me 1 Samuel 21:13 - changed 1 Samuel 27:10 - And David 1 Kings 12:27 - and they shall 2 Kings 18:14 - I have offended Job 31:34 - Did I Psalms 25:13 - His soul Psalms 26:1 - trusted Jeremiah 26:21 - he was Jeremiah 38:5 - for Jeremiah 38:19 - I Daniel 1:10 - I fear Daniel 6:16 - the king Haggai 1:2 - This Matthew 10:26 - Fear Matthew 26:70 - General Mark 15:15 - willing John 7:13 - spake John 18:25 - He John 19:38 - but Acts 24:27 - willing Galatians 2:12 - fearing

Verse 26

seek: Proverbs 19:6, Psalms 20:9

ruler's favour: Heb. face of a ruler, Proverbs 16:7, Proverbs 19:21, Proverbs 21:1, Genesis 43:14, Ezra 7:27, Ezra 7:28, Nehemiah 1:11, Esther 4:16, Psalms 20:9, Psalms 62:12, Isaiah 46:9-11, Daniel 4:35

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 23:20 - our part 2 Samuel 14:1 - toward Absalom 1 Kings 21:11 - did as Jezebel Ezra 6:13 - so they did Isaiah 51:12 - that thou Lamentations 3:38 - General

Verse 27

Proverbs 24:9, Psalms 119:115, Psalms 139:21, Zechariah 11:8, John 7:7, John 15:17-19, John 15:23, 1 John 3:13

Reciprocal: Leviticus 11:10 - they shall be Psalms 37:14 - slay Proverbs 8:7 - an abomination to Proverbs 13:19 - it is Daniel 6:4 - sought John 17:14 - the world 2 Corinthians 6:14 - for 1 John 3:12 - And

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Proverbs 29". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/proverbs-29.html.