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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Keep Quiet - Even Fools Are Thought Wise With 31 Days of Wisdom - Proverbs 17


Better a dry crust with peace and quiet than a house full of feasting, with strife.

The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold, but the Lord tests the heart.

Whoever mocks the poor shows contempt for their Maker; whoever gloats over disaster will not go unpunished. (Prov. 17:5)

Children's children are a crown to the aged,
and parents are the pride of their children (Prov. 17:6)



Eloquent lips are unsuited to a godless fool - how much worse lying lips to a ruler!

Whoever would foster love covers over an offense, but whoever repeats the matter separates close friends. (Prov. 17;9)

A rebuke impresses a discerning person more than a hundred lashes a fool.

Evil will never leave the house of one who pays back evil for good.

Starting a quarrel is like breaching a dam; so drop the matter before a dispute breaks out. (Prov. 17:14)

Acquitting the guilty and condemning the innocent - the Lord detests them both.

Why should fools have money in hand to buy wisdom, when they are not able to understand it?

A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for a time of adversity.

Whoever loves a quarrel loves sin; whoever builds a high gate invites destruction.


A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones. (Prov. 17;22)

The one who has knowledge uses words with restraint, and whoever has understanding is even-tempered.

Even fools are thought wise if they keep silent, and discerning if they hold their tongues. (Prov. 17:28)



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