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Proverbs

Chapters 23 & 24

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Proverbs 23

1) What is deceptive in these three verses? (Proverbs 23:1-3)
2) What themes are developed in these sayings of the wise in these verses? (Proverbs 23:1-35)
3) How did the author characterize riches in these two verses? (Proverbs 23:4-5)
4) What did the author say about the food of the stingy person in these verses? (Proverbs 23:6-8)
5) Why should we not withhold discipline from children, according to these verses? (Proverbs 23:13-14)
6) What did the author encourage the reader to do in these verses? (Proverbs 23:17-18)
7) What advice did the author have for our associations with people in these verses? (Proverbs 23:19-21)
8) How should we treat our parents and why, according to these verses? (Proverbs 23:22-25)
9) How did the author warn men about prostitutes in these verses of this book? (Proverbs 23:26-28)
10) What was the author’s advice concerning alcohol and why in these verses? (Proverbs 23:29-35)

Questions by Frank Rose.

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Proverbs 24

1) Who did the author say not to envy in verses one and two of this book? (Proverbs 24:1-2)
2) What common themes link the proverbs in this chapter together in these verses? (Proverbs 24:1-34)
3) What characters are discussed in these verses of this book? (Proverbs 24:1-34)
4) How is a household built, established, and furnished in verses three and four? (Proverbs 24:3-4)
5) What does the wise person have, according to these verses? (Proverbs 24:5-6)
6) What happens to a person who plots evil in verses eight and nine? (Proverbs 24:8-9)
7) What does a person’s response to hardship reveal in verse ten? (Proverbs 24:10)
8) Who did the author encourage his reader to rescue and hold back in verse eleven? (Proverbs 24:11)
9) According to what will each person be repaid in verse twelve? (Proverbs 24:12)
10) What is sweet to the soul, according to these verses? (Proverbs 24:13-14)
11) What should we not do when an enemy falls in these verses? (Proverbs 24:17-18)
12) Why should we not envy wicked people, according to these verses? (Proverbs 24:19-20)
13) Who should we fear in these verses of this book? (Proverbs 24:21-22)
14) What did the author say was not good in these verses? (Proverbs 24:23-25)
15) What is an honest answer like, according to verse twenty-six? (Proverbs 24:26)
16) What should we not do to our neighbor in these verses of this book? (Proverbs 24:28-29)
17) What did the author learn from observing the field of the sluggard in these verses? (Proverbs 24:30-34)

Questions by Frank Rose.