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Silence Projects Wisdom And Discernment – Proverbs 17:28

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Silence Projects Wisdom And Discernment
Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

28) Even fools are thought wise if they keep silent,
and discerning if they hold their tongues.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Better to be reticent than to speak out of ignorance.

#even #fools #thought #wise #keep #silent #discerning #they #hold #their #tongues

On Choosing Your Words – Proverbs 17:27

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On Choosing Your Words
Proverbs 17:27 (NIV)

27 The one who has knowledge uses words with restraint,
and whoever has understanding is even-tempered.

Proverbs Club Commentary

The Wise speak carefully with civility and poise.

#one #knowledge #uses #words #restraint #whoever #understanding #even_tempered

On Invalid Fines And Floggings – Proverbs 17:26

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On Invalid Fines And Floggings
Proverbs 17:26 (NIV)

26 If imposing a fine on the innocent is not good,
surely to flog honest officials is not right.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Fining an innocent person is unacceptable.
Punishing an honest leader is worse and wrong.

#imposing #fine #innocent #not #good #surely #flog #honest #officials #right

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