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Proverbs

Chapters 17 & 18

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Proverbs 17

1) When is dry crust better than feasting, according to verse one of this book? (Proverbs 17:1)
2) What themes are developed in this chapter seventeen of these verses? (Proverbs 17:1-28)
3) What does chapter seventeen say about fathers and sons? (Proverbs 17:1-28)
4) What does the Lord test in verse three of this book? (Proverbs 17:3)
5) What did Solomon say about children and parents in verse six of this book? (Proverbs 17:6)
6) What did Solomon say about bribes in these two verses? (Proverbs 17:8 and 23)
7) How can friends build or tear down their friendship in verse nine of this book? (Proverbs 17:9)
8) What happens to the person who pays back evil for good in verse thirteen? (Proverbs 17:13)
9) What does a friend always do in verse thirteen of this book? (Proverbs 17:17)
10) What do we know about a person who loves quarrels in verse nineteen? (Proverbs 17:19)
11) What is the good of a cheerful attitude in verse twenty-two? (Proverbs 17:22)
12) What dries up the bones, according to verse twenty-two of this book? (Proverbs 17:22)
13) What distinguishes the aspirations of the discerning person from those of the fool? (Proverbs 17:24)
14) How does a person of knowledge use words in verse twenty-seven? (Proverbs 17:27)
15) What is the benefit of holding one’s tongue—even for the fool in verse twenty-eight? (Proverbs 17:28)

Questions by Frank Rose.

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Proverbs 18

1) What main topics are explored in these verses of this book? (Proverbs 18:1-24)
2) What sort of themes are developed in this chapter eighteen? (Proverbs 18:1-24)
3) What does a fool delight in, according to verse two of this book? (Proverbs 18:2)
4) What did Solomon say about wisdom in verse four? (Proverbs 18:4)
5) How does a fool’s words affect his or her life in these verses? (Proverbs 18:6-7)
6) What did Solomon compare gossip to in verse eight of this book? (Proverbs 18:8)
7) What is the value in God’s name in verse ten? (Proverbs 18:10)
8) What does pride and humility precede in verse twelve? (Proverbs 18:12)
9) What is the value of listening, according to these verses? (Proverbs 18:13-15-17)
10) What power does the tongue possess in verse twenty-one of this book? (Proverbs 18:21)
11) What did Solomon say about the person who finds a wife in verse twenty-two? (Proverbs 18:22)
12) What’s the difference between a person’s closest friends and his or her larger group of friends in verse twenty-four of this book? (Proverbs 18:24)

Questions by Frank Rose.