Category Archives: 19

Fools, Slaves, and Princes – Proverbs 19:10

Fools, Slaves, and Princes
Proverbs 19:10

10 It is not fitting for a fool to live in luxury;
how much worse for a slave to rule over princes!

Proverbs Club Commentary

Christians, as children of Jesus, the King,
are princes and princesses
that should live a blessed life
that eclipses the lives of others.

Fate Of Liars – Proverbs 19:9

Fate Of Liars
Proverbs 19:9

9 A false witness will not go unpunished,
and whoever pours out lies will perish.

NIV

Commentary

A false witness will be punished.
A liar will perish.
BTW, a false witness is a liar.

Rewards Of Wisdom And Understanding – Proverbs 19:8

Rewards Of Wisdom And Understanding
Proverbs 19:8

8 The one who gets wisdom loves life;
the one who cherishes understanding will soon prosper.

NIV

PCDC Commentary

Wisdom brings love of life.
Understanding brings prosperity.

Family, Friends, And The Poor – Proverbs 19:7

Family, Friends, And The Poor
Proverbs 19:7

7 The poor are shunned by all their relatives—
how much more do their friends avoid them!
Though the poor pursue them with pleading,
they are nowhere to be found.

New International Version (NIV)

PCDC Commentary

Rejected by family,
Dodged by friends,
The poor struggle alone in their poverty.

Rulers And Gift Givers – Proverbs 19:6

Rulers And Gift Givers
Proverbs 19:6

6 Many curry favor with a ruler,
and everyone is the friend of one who gives gifts.

PCDC Commentary

Wealth and power attract many friends.