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Wisdom Activates Prayer – Proverbs 28:9

Wisdom Activates Prayer
Proverbs 28:9 (NIV)

9 If anyone turns a deaf ear to my instruction,
even their prayers are detestable.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Ignore wisdom and your prayers will be ignored.
So wise up and your prayers will be heard.

When The Poor Are Extorted The Righteous Restore Them – Proverbs 28:8

When The Poor Are Extorted The Righteous Restore Them
Proverbs 28:8

8 Whoever increases wealth by taking interest or profit from the poor
amasses it for another, who will be kind to the poor.

NIV

Proverbs Club Commentary

If you take from the poor for riches, you will fail.
Your wealth will transfer to the righteous
who will return it to the poor.

Discerning Or Foolish Son – Proverbs 28:7

Discerning Or Foolish Son
Proverbs 28:7

7 A discerning son heeds instruction,
but a companion of gluttons disgraces his father.

NIV

PCDC Commentary

A reasonable person follows a decent path.
A fool does not contemplate his path.

Blameless Poor Or Perverse Rich – Proverbs 28:6

Blameless Poor Or Perverse Rich
Proverbs 28:6

6 Better the poor whose walk is blameless
than the rich whose ways are perverse.

New International Version (NIV)

PCDC Commentary

A righteous life is more precious than wealth.

Grasping Righteousness – Proverbs 28:5

Grasping Righteousness
Proverbs 28:5

5 Evildoers do not understand what is right,
but those who seek the Lord understand it fully.

PCDC Commentary
Villains cannot discern righteousness.
Followers of the Lord easily grasp it.