Proverbs Chapter 20: Wisdom of God from the Bible! Answers to Life's Questions!

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Proverb Commentaries

Chapter 20

1.Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise. Proverbs 20:1
2.The fear of a king is as the roaring of a lion: whoso provoketh him to anger sinneth against his own soul. Proverbs 20:2
3.It is an honour for a man to cease from strife: but every fool will be meddling. Proverbs 20:3
4.The sluggard will not plow by reason of the cold; therefore shall he beg in harvest, and have nothing. Proverbs 20:4
5.Counsel in the heart of man is like deep water; but a man of understanding will draw it out. Proverbs 20:5
6.Most men will proclaim every one his own goodness: but a faithful man who can find? Proverbs 20:6
7.The just man walketh in his integrity: his children are blessed after him. Proverbs 20:7
8.A king that sitteth in the throne of judgment scattereth away all evil with his eyes. Proverbs 20:8
9.Who can say, I have made my heart clean, I am pure from my sin? Proverbs 20:9
10.Divers weights, and divers measures, both of them are alike abomination to the LORD. Proverbs 20:10
11.Even a child is known by his doings, whether his work be pure, and whether it be right. Proverbs 20:11
12.The hearing ear, and the seeing eye, the LORD hath made even both of them. Proverbs 20:12
13.Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thine eyes, and thou shalt be satisfied with bread. Proverbs 20:13
14.It is naught, it is naught, saith the buyer: but when he is gone his way, then he boasteth. Proverbs 20:14
15.There is gold, and a multitude of rubies: but the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel. Proverbs 20:15
16.Take his garment that is surety for a stranger: and take a pledge of him for a strange woman. Proverbs 20:16
17.Bread of deceit is sweet to a man; but afterwards his mouth shall be filled with gravel. Proverbs 20:17
18.Every purpose is established by counsel: and with good advice make war. Proverbs 20:18
19.He that goeth about as a talebearer revealeth secrets: therefore meddle not with him that flattereth with his lips. Proverbs 20:19
20.Whoso curseth his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in obscure darkness. Proverbs 20:20
21.An inheritance may be gotten hastily at the beginning; but the end thereof shall not be blessed. Proverbs 20:21
22.Say not thou, I will recompense evil; but wait on the LORD, and he shall save thee. Proverbs 20:22
23.Divers weights are an abomination unto the LORD; and a false balance is not good. Proverbs 20:23
24.Man's goings are of the LORD; how can a man then understand his own way? Proverbs 20:24
25.It is a snare to the man who devoureth that which is holy, and after vows to make enquiry. Proverbs 20:25
26.A wise king scattereth the wicked, and bringeth the wheel over them. Proverbs 20:26
27.The spirit of man is the candle of the LORD, searching all the inward parts of the belly. Proverbs 20:27
28.Mercy and truth preserve the king: and his throne is upholden by mercy. Proverbs 20:28
29.The glory of young men is their strength: and the beauty of old men is the grey head. Proverbs 20:29
30.The blueness of a wound cleanseth away evil: so do stripes the inward parts of the belly. Proverbs 20:30