Category Archives: 25

False Testimony Is Violence – Proverbs 25:18

False Testimony Is Violence
Proverbs 25:18 (NIV)

18 Like a club or a sword or a sharp arrow
is one who gives false testimony against a neighbor.

Proverbs Club Commentary
Libel is a vicious assault that condemns the culprit.

Honey And Company – Proverbs 25:16-17

Honey And Company
Proverbs 25:16-17

16 If you find honey, eat just enough;
too much of it, and you will vomit.

17 Seldom set foot in your neighbor’s house;
too much of you, and they will hate you.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Too much of a good thing will make you sick.
Think of a time when you over did it.

Company, like fish,
can start to smell after 3 days.

Carrot Or Stick – Proverbs 25:15

Carrot Or Stick
Proverbs 25:15 (NIV)

15 Through patience a ruler can be persuaded,
and a gentle tongue can break a bone.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Pleasant methods can be more successful than force.

Curse Of The Braggart – Proverbs 25:14

Curse Of The Braggart
Proverbs 25:14

14 Like clouds and wind without rain
is one who boasts of gifts never given.

NIV

Proverbs Club Commentary

A braggart brings only disappointment
if the brag goes unfulfilled.

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.