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Thrive good

February 2013



By: Joshua Roland

The Beginning of Knowledge

Proverbs 1:1 - 2:22

1 The proverbs of Solomon, son of David, king of Israel: 2 To know wisdom and instruction,
to understand words of insight,

Trust in the Lord with All Your Heart

Proverbs 3:1 - 35

1 My son, do not forget my teaching,
but let your heart keep my commandments,
2 for length of days and years of life
and peace they will add to you.

A Father's Wise Instruction

Proverbs 4:1 - 27

1 Hear, O sons, a father's instruction,
and be attentive, that you may gain insight,
2 for I give you good precepts;
do not forsake my teaching.

Warning Against Adultery

Proverbs 5:1 - 23

1 My son, be attentive to my wisdom;
incline your ear to my understanding,
2 that you may keep discretion,
and your lips may guard knowledge.

Practical Warnings

Proverbs 6:1 - 35

1 My son, if you have put up security for your neighbor,
have given your pledge for a stranger,
2 if you are snared in the words of your mouth,
caught in the words of your mouth,

Warning Against the Adulteress

Proverbs 7:1 - 27

1 My son, keep my words
and treasure up my commandments with you;
2 keep my commandments and live;
keep my teaching as the apple of your eye;

The Blessings of Wisdom

Proverbs 8:1 - 36

1 Does not wisdom call?
Does not understanding raise her voice?
2 On the heights beside the way,
at the crossroads she takes her stand;

The Way of Wisdom

Proverbs 9:1 - 18

1 Wisdom has built her house;
she has hewn her seven pillars.
2 She has slaughtered her beasts; she has mixed her wine;
she has also set her table.

The Proverbs of Solomon

Proverbs 10:1 - 32

1 The proverbs of Solomon.
A wise son makes a glad father,
but a foolish son is a sorrow to his mother.
2 Treasures gained by wickedness do not profit,
but righteousness delivers from death.

The Proverbs of Solomon

Proverbs 11:1 - 31

1 A false balance is an abomination to the Lord,
but a just weight is his delight.
2 When pride comes, then comes disgrace,
but with the humble is wisdom.