Here are some great verses to memorize from the Book of Proverbs:
Proverbs 3:5. Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and don’t lean on your own understanding.
Proverbs 3:6. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.
Proverbs 3:9. Honor the LORD with your substance, with the first fruits of all your increase:
Proverbs 3:10. so your barns will be filled with plenty, and your vats will overflow with new wine.
Proverbs 3:18. She is a tree of life to those who lay hold of her. Happy is everyone who retains her.
Proverbs 3:25. Have no fear of sudden disaster or the ruin that overtakes the wicked, (NIV translation)
Proverbs 3:26. For the LORD will be your confidence and will keep your foot from being snared. (NIV translation)
Proverbs 4:12. When you walk, your step will not be impeded, and should you run, you will not stumble. (NAB translation)
Proverbs 6:6. Go to the ant, you sluggard. Consider her ways, and be wise;
Proverbs 6:16. There are six things which the LORD hates; yes, seven which are an abomination to him:
Proverbs 6:17. arrogant eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood;
Proverbs 6:18. a heart that devises wicked schemes, feet that are swift in running to mischief,
Proverbs 6:19. a false witness who utters lies, and he who sows discord among brothers.
Proverbs 8:10. Receive my instruction rather than silver; knowledge rather than choice gold.
Proverbs 12:1. Whoever loves correction loves knowledge, but he who hates reproof is stupid.
Proverbs 12:15. The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but he who is wise listens to counsel.
Proverbs 14:12. There is a way which seems right to a man, but in the end it leads to death.
Proverbs 15:22. Where there is no counsel, plans fail; but in a multitude of counselors they are established.
Proverbs 16:3. Commit your deeds to the LORD, and your plans shall succeed.
Proverbs 16:9. A man’s heart plans his course, but the LORD directs his steps.
Proverbs 16:25. There is a way which seems right to a man, but in the end it leads to death.
Proverbs 17:5. Whoever mocks the poor reproaches his Maker. He who is glad at calamity shall not be unpunished.
Proverbs 17:17. A friend loves at all times; and a brother is born for adversity.
Proverbs 18:22. Whoever finds a wife finds a good thing, and obtains favor of the LORD.
Proverbs 19:11. A man’s wisdom gives him patience; it is to his glory to overlook an offense. (NIV translation)
Proverbs 21:2. Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but the LORD weighs the hearts.
Proverbs 22:29. Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will serve kings. He won’t serve obscure men.
Proverbs 24:11. Rescue those being led away to death; hold back those staggering toward slaughter. (NIV translation)
Proverbs 25:11. A word aptly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver. (NIV translation)
Proverbs 26:11. As a dog that returns to his vomit, so is a fool who repeats his folly.
Proverbs 26:14. As the door turns on its hinges, so does the sluggard on his bed.
Proverbs 27:1. Don’t boast about tomorrow; for you don’t know what a day may bring.
Proverbs 27:17. As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (NIV translation)
Proverbs 28:1. The wicked flee when no one pursues; but the righteous are as bold as a lion.
Proverbs 29:18a. Without prophecy the people become demoralized. (NAB translation)
Proverbs 31:30. Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain; but a woman who fears the LORD, she shall be praised.
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