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Lying To Leaders – Proverbs 29:12

Lying To Leaders
Proverbs 29:12 (NIV)

12 If a ruler listens to lies,
all his officials become wicked.

Proverbs Club Commentary

A misinformed leader corrupts his staff.

Rage From The Fools, Calm From The Wise – Proverbs 29:11

Rage From The Fools, Calm From The Wise
Proverbs 29:11

11 Fools give full vent to their rage,
but the wise bring calm in the end.

Proverbs Club Commentary

The wicked release their violence.
The righteous deliver peace.

 

The Bloodthirsty Seek To Kill The Upright – Proverbs 29:10

The Bloodthirsty Seek To Kill The Upright
Proverbs 29:10

10 The bloodthirsty hate a person of integrity
and seek to kill the upright.

NIV

Proverbs Club Commentary

The Wicked hate the Righteous
and pursue their deaths.

Contentious Fool – Proverbs 29:9

Contentious Fool
Proverbs 29:9

9 If a wise person goes to court with a fool,
the fool rages and scoffs, and there is no peace.

NIV

PCDC Commentary

A contentious fool destroys the neutrality of the court.
A reasonable argument avoids contention.

Wise Guys And Mockers – Proverbs 29:8

Wise Guys And Mockers
Proverbs 29:8

8 Mockers stir up a city,
but the wise turn away anger.

New International Version (NIV)

PCDC Commentary

Be wise and peaceful
not derisive and violent.