Curse Of The Braggart – Proverbs 25:14

Curse Of The Braggart
Proverbs 25:14

14 Like clouds and wind without rain
is one who boasts of gifts never given.

NIV

Proverbs Club Commentary

A braggart brings only disappointment
if the brag goes unfulfilled.

Wisdom Is Honey From The Comb – Proverbs 24:13-14

Wisdom Is Honey From The Comb
Proverbs 24:13-14

13 Eat honey, my son, for it is good;
honey from the comb is sweet to your taste.

14 Know also that wisdom is like honey for you:
If you find it, there is a future hope for you,
and your hope will not be cut off.

NIV

Proverbs Club Commentary

Eating honey from the comb is good.
Wisdom guarantees your future hope.

Eschew Envy Of Transgressors And Embrace The Fear Of The Lord – Proverbs 23:17

Eschew Envy Of Transgressors
And Embrace The Fear Of The Lord
Proverbs 23:17

17 Do not let your heart envy sinners,
but always be zealous for the fear of the Lord.

18 There is surely a future hope for you,
and your hope will not be cut off.

NIV

Proverbs Club Commentary

Avoid the way of the sinner.
Pursue The Fear Of The Lord.

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom,
and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.
Proverbs 9:10

Blessed For Sharing With The Poor – Proverbs 22:9

Blessed For Sharing With The Poor
Proverbs 22:9

9 The generous will themselves be blessed,
for they share their food with the poor.

NIV

Commentary

A generous person will be blessed
for as little an offering
as sharing food with the poor.
Got milk?

Escaping The Quarrelsome Wife – Proverbs 21:9

Escaping The Quarrelsome Wife
Proverbs 21:9

9 Better to live on a corner of the roof
than share a house with a quarrelsome wife.

NIV

Commentary

To be fair, let’s say “spouse” instead of “wife”.
Do you have a contentious spouse?
Make yourself scarce.