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Foolish Progeny Are Ungodly Progeny – Proverbs 17:25

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Foolish Progeny Are Ungodly Progeny
Proverbs 17:25 (NIV)

25 A foolish son brings grief to his father
and bitterness to the mother who bore him.

Proverbs Club Commentary

The ungodly bring only grief and bitterness to their parents.

#foolish #son #brings #grief #father #bitterness #mother #bore

Seeking Wisdom Or Elsewise – Proverbs 17:24

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Seeking Wisdom Or Elsewise
Proverbs 17:24 (NIV)

24 A discerning person keeps wisdom in view,
but a fool’s eyes wander to the ends of the earth.

Proverbs Club Commentary

The Righteous glean wisdom.
Fools look everywhere for anything else but.

Okay, I made up ELSEWISE, but it fits perfectly.

#discerning #person #keeps #wisdom #view #fool #eyes #wander #ends #earth

Bribes Pervert Justice – Proverbs 17:23

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Bribes Pervert Justice
Proverbs 17:23 (NIV)

23 The wicked accept bribes in secret
to pervert the course of justice.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Bribery starts an evil path for wrongdoing.

#wicked #accept #bribes #secret #pervert #course #justice

Cheerful Hearts And Crushed Spirits – Proverbs 17:22

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Cheerful Hearts And Crushed Spirits
Proverbs 17:22 (NIV)

22 A cheerful heart is good medicine,
but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Faith encourages the heart.
Fear crushes the spirit.

He said to his disciples,
“Why are you so afraid?
Do you still have no faith?”
Mark 4:40 (NIV)

#cheerful #heart #good #medicine #crushed #spirit #dries #bones

Parents Of A Fool Suffer Despair – Proverbs 17:21

Parents Of A Fool Suffer Despair
Proverbs 17:21 (NIV)

21 To have a fool for a child brings grief;
there is no joy for the parent of a godless fool.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Godliness is never inherited.
Ungodly parents can have Godly children.
Godly parents can have ungodly children.
Children of Godly parents have a huge advantage.

#fool #child #grief #joy #parent #godless