Category Archives: 25

Striving For Veracity – Proverbs 25:13

Striving For Veracity
Proverbs 25:13

13 Like a snow-cooled drink at harvest time
is a trustworthy messenger to the one who sends him;
he refreshes the spirit of his master.

NIV

PCDC Commentary

A righteous person strives to complete his assignment
accurately for the requestor.

Righteous Ruling, Righteous Judge – Proverbs 25:11-12

Righteous Ruling, Righteous Judge
Proverbs 25:11-12

11 Like apples of gold in settings of silver
is a ruling rightly given.

12 Like an earring of gold or an ornament of fine gold
is the rebuke of a wise judge to a listening ear.

New International Version (NIV)

PCDC Commentary

A righteous ruling from a wise judge must be affirmed.

Court and Confidence – Proverbs 25:9-10

Court and Confidence
Proverbs 25:9-10

9 If you take your neighbor to court,
do not betray another’s confidence,
10 or the one who hears it may shame you
and the charge against you will stand.

PCDC Commentary

If you must go to court,
be open and honest.

If you reveal a confidence,
you could lose the case,
and it could bring shame to you.

Validate Your Vision To Avert Shame – Proverbs 25:8

Validate Your Vision To Avert Shame
Proverbs 25:8

8 What you have seen with your eyes
do not bring hastily to court,
for what will you do in the end
if your neighbor puts you to shame?

PCDC Commentary
Things are not always what you think you see.
Substantiate your vision before you testify about your neighbor.
Avoid embarrassment.