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Proverbs

Chapters 21 & 22

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Proverbs 21

1) What themes run through the proverbs in chapter twenty-one of this book? (Proverbs 21:1-31)
2) How are the righteous, and the wicked compared in this chapter in these verses? (Proverbs 21:1-31)
3) What seems right to people in verse two of this book? (Proverbs 21:2)
4) What does the Lord weigh, according to verse two of this book? (Proverbs 21:2)
5) What is better than sacrifice in verse three of this book? (Proverbs 21:3)
6) What’s wrong with a fortune made by a lying tongue in verse six of this book? (Proverbs 21:6)
7) What did Solomon say about marriage in these two verses? (Proverbs 21:9 and 19)
8) How can punishment benefit a person, according to Solomon in verse eleven? (Proverbs 21:11)
9) What happens to a person who is insensitive to the poor in verse thirteen? (Proverbs 21:13)
10. How does the execution of justice impact the righteous as well as evildoers? (Proverbs 21:15)
11) What’s wrong with loving pleasure and wine in verse seventeen? (Proverbs 21:17)
12) What promise is there for the person who pursues righteousness and love in verse twenty-one? (Proverbs 21:21)
13) How should we manage our words, according to verse twenty-three? (Proverbs 21:23)
14) What did Solomon say about cravings in these verses? (Proverbs 21:25-26)
15) How can some sacrifices not please God in verse twenty-seven? (Proverbs 21:27)
16) How are our plans affected by God’s will, according to these verses? (Proverbs 21:30-31)

Questions by Frank Rose.

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Proverbs 22

1) What is the value of a good name in verse one of this book? (Proverbs 22:1)
2) What types of people did Solomon write about in chapter twenty-two? (Proverbs 22:1-29)
3) What do the rich and the poor have in common in verse two? (Proverbs 22:2)
4) What brings wealth and honor in life, according to verse four? (Proverbs 22:4)
5) What is the result of training a child properly in verse six? (Proverbs 22:6)
6) What happens to generous people in verse nine of this book? (Proverbs 22:9)
7) How does a sluggard use his or her mouth in verse thirteen? (Proverbs 22:13)
8) How do children become wise, according to verse fifteen of this book? (Proverbs 22:15)
9) Why did Solomon want the reader to listen to what he taught in these verses? (Proverbs 22:17-21)
10) Who wrote the proverbs in the second half of this chapter of these verses? (Proverbs 22:17-29)
11) What counsel do the wise have concerning friends in these two verses? (Proverbs 22:24-25)
12) Why should we strive to learn and develop skills in verse twenty-nine? (Proverbs 22:29)

Questions by Frank Rose.