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Four Awesome Ways – Proverbs 30:18-19

Four Awesome Ways
Proverbs 30:18-19 (NIV)

18 “There are three things
that are too amazing for me,
four that I do not understand:

19 the way of an eagle in the sky,
the way of a snake on a rock,
the way of a ship on the high seas,
and the way of a man with a young woman.

Proverbs Club Commentary

The way of:
An eagle in the sky
A snake on a rock
A ship on the high seas
A man with a young woman

Ravens Of The Valley – Proverbs 30:17

Ravens Of The Valley
Proverbs 30:17 (NIV)

17 “The eye that mocks a father,
that scorns an aged mother,
will be pecked out
by the ravens of the valley,
will be eaten by the vultures.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Honor your father and your mother
OR ELSE!

Four Things That Are Never Satisfied – Proverbs 30:15[b]-16

Four Things That Are Never Satisfied
Proverbs 30:15[b]-16

15[b] “There are three things that are never satisfied,
four that never say, ‘Enough!’:

16 the grave, the barren womb,
land, which is never satisfied with water,
and fire, which never says, ‘Enough!’

NIV

Proverbs Club Commentary

Never Satisfied
The Grave
The Barren Womb
Land

Never Says “Enough”
FIRE

Two Daughters Of The Leech – Proverbs 30:15[a]

Two Daughters Of The Leech
Proverbs 30:15[a]

15 “The leech has two daughters.
‘Give! Give!’ they cry.

NIV

PCDC Commentary

Classically speaking:
The leech is a blood-sucker.
The two daughters are Avarice and Ambition.
Avarice is Covetousness or Greed.
Ambition is self-centered desire to accomplish something.

Avoid surrendering to Avarice or Ambition.

Haters Of The Poor And Needy – Proverbs 30:11-14

Haters Of The Poor And Needy
Proverbs 30:11-14

11 “There are those who curse their fathers
and do not bless their mothers;

12 those who are pure in their own eyes
and yet are not cleansed of their filth;

13 those whose eyes are ever so haughty,
whose glances are so disdainful;

14 those whose teeth are swords
and whose jaws are set with knives
to devour the poor from the earth
and the needy from among mankind.

New International Version (NIV)

PCDC Commentary

Vile parent haters deny their sinfulness
and have only distain for the poor and needy.