Category Archives: 17

Forgive And Forget – Proverbs 17:9

Forgive And Forget
Proverbs 17:9

Whoever would foster love
covers over an offense,
but whoever repeats the matter
separates close friends.

NIV

Commentary

Forgiving covers a the matter.
Forgetting is mandatory.

A Bribe Is Evil – Proverbs 17:8

A Bribe Is Evil
Proverbs 17:8

8 A bribe is seen as a charm by the one who gives it;
they think success will come at every turn.

NIV

PCDC Commentary

A bribe is a moral and criminal offense
that always spawns evil.

Fluency And Lies – Proverbs 17:7

Fluency And Lies
Proverbs 17:7

7 Eloquent lips are unsuited to a godless fool;
how much worse lying lips to a ruler!

New International Version (NIV)

PCDC Commentary

Fluency is incompatible with fools.
Lies are even worse for rulers.

Crown Of The Elderly – Proverbs 17:6

Crown Of The Elderly
Proverbs 17:6

6 Children’s children are a crown to the aged,
and parents are the pride of their children.

PCDC Commentary

Children enjoy their parents.
Grandparents enjoy their grandchildren.