Book of Proverbs Explained

The book of proverbs has been known as the book of wisdom from the very beginning. Most of the writing of Proverbs has been credited to the pen of Solomon. God has given Solomon the wisdom to rule his people fairly. Proverbs is actually a book of instructions on how to live a life pleasing to God and how to be more peaceful with all of mankind. It is a wonderful book for people of all ages to study how to live moral, peaceful lives. The purpose of the book is for moral instructions on everyday living.

The main topic is the fear of the Lord. In fact the "Fear of the Lord" is mentioned fourteen times. Solomon's instructions were very good. He would have been better off if he had heeded his own instructions. Solomon, in his later life strayed from his own teaching.

A "proverb" is a wise saying. It is similar to a parable in fact it bears a hidden message.

 These first seven verses form the prologue where the reader is call to serious study for his own benefit. In a few brief words, he is introduced to: (1) The genre of this literature, v.1; (2) a clear two fold purpose, verses 2-6; and (3) an all important motto in v.7.

Each of the chapters are done individually. Some due to length, have been shorten into "continued" sections. Each section contains a questionnaire which follows the section which has been done to aid in the learning process. Each section can be accessed by the simple menu found at the bottom of the file. (i.e., continue to next section or return to previous section.

Proverbs Chapter 1

Proverbs Chapter 10

Proverbs Chapter 15

Proverbs Chapter 20 Cont'd

Proverbs Chapter 27

Proverbs Chapter 2

Proverbs Chapter 10 Cont'd

Proverbs Chapter 15 Cont'd

Proverbs Chapter 21

Proverbs Chapter 27 Cont'd

Proverbs Chapter 3

Proverbs Chapter 11

Proverbs Chapter 16

Proverbs Chapter 21 Cont'd

Proverbs Chapter 28

Proverbs Chapter 4

Proverbs Chapter 11 Cont'd

Proverbs Chapter 16 Cont'd

Proverbs Chapter 22

Proverbs Chapter 28 Cont'd

Proverbs Chapter 5

Proverbs Chapter 12

Proverbs Chapter 17

Proverbs Chapter 22 Cont'd

Proverbs Chapter 29

Proverbs Chapter 6

Proverbs Chapter 12 Cont'd

Proverbs Chapter 17 Cont'd

Proverbs Chapter 23

Proverbs Chapter 30

Proverbs Chapter 7

Proverbs Chapter 13

Proverbs Chapter 18

Proverbs Chapter 24

Proverbs Chapter 31

Proverbs Chapter 8

Proverbs Chapter 13 Cont'd

Proverbs Chapter 19

Proverbs Chapter 24 Cont'd

Proverbs Chapter 8 Cont'd

Proverbs Chapter 14

Proverbs Chapter 19 Cont'd

Proverbs Chapter 25

Proverbs Chapter 9

Proverbs Chapter 14 Cont'd

Proverbs Chapter 20

Proverbs Chapter 26

 

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