Paying Back Evil For Good – Proverbs 17:13

Paying Back Evil For Good
Proverbs 17:13 (NIV)

13 Evil will never leave the house
of one who pays back evil for good.

Proverbs Club Commentary

It is one thing to reluctantly pay back a favor.
It is another thing to do it maliciously,
Even if only as sinful as spitting in the food.

Knowledge Breeds Wisdom – Proverbs 18:15

Knowledge Breeds Wisdom
Proverbs 18:15 (NIV)

15 The heart of the discerning acquires knowledge,
for the ears of the wise seek it out.

Proverbs Club Commentary

The wise search for knowledge,
because knowledge precipitates wisdom.

Appeasing The Wrath Of The King – Proverbs 16:14

Appeasing The Wrath Of The King
Proverbs 16:14 (NIV)

14 A king’s wrath is a messenger of death,
but the wise will appease it.

Proverbs Club Commentary

When the leader gets angry,
the wise counter with mitigation.

Knowledge Seekers Or Foolish Speakers – Proverbs 15:14

Knowledge Seekers Or Foolish Speakers
Proverbs 15:14 (NIV)

14 The discerning heart seeks knowledge,
but the mouth of a fool feeds on folly.

Proverbs Club Commentary

The seeker yearns for knowledge.
The fool speaks nonsense.

Compensating The Righteous And The Wicked – Proverbs 14:14

Compensating The Righteous And The Wicked
Proverbs 14:14 (NIV)

14 The faithless will be fully repaid for their ways,
and the good rewarded for theirs.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Both the Wicked and the Righteous
will receive what they deserve.