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Proverbs

Chapters 11 & 12

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Proverbs 11

1) What common themes are discussed in this chapter of this book? (Proverbs 11:1-31)
2) What types of people are discussed in this chapter in these verses? (Proverbs 11:1-31)
3) What goes with pride and humility in verse two? (Proverbs 11:2)
4) How did Solomon describe the upright, or blameless, person in these verses? (Proverbs 11:3-6)
5) How did Solomon contrast the life of the righteous person with the life of the wicked person? (Proverbs 11:7-11)
6) What kind of person holds his or her tongue in verse twelve? (Proverbs 11:12)
7) What does gossip do, according to verse thirteen? (Proverbs 11:13)
8) What kind of person can keep a secret in verse thirteen of this book? (Proverbs 11:13)
9) What is the result of too few or too many advisers in verse fourteen? (Proverbs 11:14)
10) What does the wicked earn and the righteous reap in verse eighteen? (Proverbs 11:18)
11) What fact did Solomon say we can be sure about in verse twenty-one? (Proverbs 11:21)
12) How did Solomon describe a woman with no discretion in verse twenty-two? (Proverbs 11:22)
13) What is the result of being generous or being stingy in these verses? (Proverbs 11:24-25)
14) What is the result of trusting in money in verse twenty-eight of this book? (Proverbs 11:28)
15) What results from being righteous in verse thirty of this book? (Proverbs 11:30)

Questions by Frank Rose.

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Proverbs 12

1) What does the person who loves discipline also love in verse one of this book? (Proverbs 12:1)
2) How would you summarize the proverbs in this chapter in these verses? (Proverbs 12:1-28)
3) What is a firm foundation for life and also a shaky foundation in verse three? (Proverbs 12:3)
4) How did Solomon distinguish a wife of noble character from a disgraceful one in verse four? (Proverbs 12:4)
5) What’s the difference between the words of the righteous and the words of the wicked? (Proverbs 12:5-6)
6) What is a person praised for in verse eight of this book? (Proverbs 12:8)
7) What did Solomon say about the person who chases fantasies in verse eleven? (Proverbs 12:11)
8) What is the result of sinful talk, according to verse thirteen? (Proverbs 12:13)
9) What does a wise man listen to in verse fifteen of this book? (Proverbs 12:15)
10) What did Solomon say about reckless words and the tongue of the wise in verse eighteen? (Proverbs 12:18)
11) In what sort of person does the Lord delight in, according to verse twenty-two? (Proverbs 12:22)
12) What did Solomon say the prudent man did with his knowledge in contrast to what the fool does with his folly? (Proverbs 12:23)
13) How do the diligent and the lazy person differ in these verses? (Proverbs 12:24-27)
14) What kind of worker is a righteous person in verse twenty-seven? (Proverbs 12:27)
15) What is one significant reward of being righteous in verse twenty-eight? (Proverbs 12:28)

Questions by Frank Rose.