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Home Of The Wicked, Home Of The Upright – Proverbs 14:11

Home Of The Wicked, Home Of The Upright
Proverbs 14:11 (NIV)

11 The house of the wicked will be destroyed,
but the tent of the upright will flourish.

Proverbs Club Commentary

The residence of the wicked is condemned.
The residence of the righteous is blessed.
You get to choose your residence.

Heart Of Bitterness And Joy – Proverbs 14:10

Heart Of Bitterness And Joy
Proverbs 14:10

10 Each heart knows its own bitterness,
and no one else can share its joy.

PCDC Commentary

The heart is part of your spirit.

You must experience the range of emotions
from bitterness to joy.

Then, you can relate more earnestly to others
from empathy, instead of sympathy.

Mockers, Penance, and Goodwill – Proverbs 14:9

Mockers, Penance, and Goodwill
Proverbs 14:9

9 Fools mock at making amends for sin,
but goodwill is found among the upright.

NIV

PCDC Commentary

Penance creates goodwill from and to the righteous.
Mockers seek neither penance nor goodwill.

Folly Of Fools – Proverbs 14:8

Folly Of Fools
Proverbs 14:8

8 The wisdom of the prudent is to give thought to their ways,
but the folly of fools is deception.

New International Version (NIV)

PCDC Commentary

The Prudent plan their ways through wisdom.
Absurdity deceives Fools.

Inanity Of The Fool – Proverbs 14:7

Inanity Of The Fool
Proverbs 14:7

7 Stay away from a fool,
for you will not find knowledge on their lips.

PCDC Commentary

Avoid the fool
for inanity is his zenith.