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Proverbs 10

(10:1a) "The proverbs of Solomon"
The book of Proverbs was written several centuries after Solomon supposedly lived.

(10:1b) "A wise son maketh a glad father."

(10:3) "The LORD will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish: but he casteth away the substance of the wicked."
God never allows good people to go hungry or the wicked to become wealthy.
Has there ever been a righteous person?

(10:6-7) "Blessings are upon the head of the just ... The memory of the just is blessed."
Has there ever been a just person?

(10:10) "He that winketh with the eye causeth sorrow: but a prating fool shall fall."
Those that wink will lose. (Like Sarah Palin)

(10:11) "The mouth of a righteous man is a well of life."
Has there ever been a righteous person?


(10:12) "Hatred stirreth up strifes: but love covereth all sins."
(10:13a) "In the lips of him that hath understanding wisdom is found."

(10:13b)
"A rod is for the back of him that is void of understanding."

(10:14) "Wise men lay up knowledge: but the mouth of the foolish is near destruction."
Is wisdom a good thing?

(10:16) "The labour of the righteous tendeth to life: the fruit of the wicked to sin."
Are we saved by faith alone?
Has the ever been a just person?

(10:18) "He that hideth hatred with lying lips, and he that uttereth a slander, is a fool."

(10:20) "The tongue of the just is as choice silver."
Has the ever been a just person?

(10:21a)
(10:21a) "The lips of the righteous feed many."
Righteous people feed the hungry just by talking.
Has there ever been a righteous person?

(10:21b) "Fools die for want of wisdom."

(10:24) "The desire of the righteous shall be granted."
Righteous people get whatever they want.
Has there ever been a righteous person?

(10:25) "As the whirlwind passeth, so is the wicked no more."
Does hell exist?

(10:27)
(10:27a) "The fear of the LORD prolongeth days."
Should we fear God?

(10:27b) "The years of the wicked shall be shortened."
Do the wicked lived long and prosper?

(10:28-32)
(10:28) "The hope of the righteous shall be gladness."
(10:30) "The righteous shall never be removed."
(10:32) "The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable."
Has there ever been a righteous person?

(10:31) "The mouth of the just bringeth forth wisdom."
Has there ever been a just person?

10:1 The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother.
10:2 Treasures of wickedness profit nothing: but righteousness delivereth from death.
10:3 The LORD will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish: but he casteth away the substance of the wicked.
10:4 He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.
10:5 He that gathereth in summer is a wise son: but he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame.
10:6 Blessings are upon the head of the just: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.
10:7 The memory of the just is blessed: but the name of the wicked shall rot.
10:8 The wise in heart will receive commandments: but a prating fool shall fall.
10:9 He that walketh uprightly walketh surely: but he that perverteth his ways shall be known.
10:10 He that winketh with the eye causeth sorrow: but a prating fool shall fall.
10:11 The mouth of a righteous man is a well of life: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.
10:12 Hatred stirreth up strifes: but love covereth all sins.
10:13 In the lips of him that hath understanding wisdom is found: but a rod is for the back of him that is void of understanding.
10:14 Wise men lay up knowledge: but the mouth of the foolish is near destruction.
10:15 The rich man's wealth is his strong city: the destruction of the poor is their poverty.
10:16 The labour of the righteous tendeth to life: the fruit of the wicked to sin.
10:17 He is in the way of life that keepeth instruction: but he that refuseth reproof erreth.
10:18 He that hideth hatred with lying lips, and he that uttereth a slander, is a fool.
10:19 In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: but he that refraineth his lips is wise.
10:20 The tongue of the just is as choice silver: the heart of the wicked is little worth.
10:21 The lips of the righteous feed many: but fools die for want of wisdom.
10:22 The blessing of the LORD, it maketh rich, and he addeth no sorrow with it.
10:23 It is as sport to a fool to do mischief: but a man of understanding hath wisdom.
10:24 The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him: but the desire of the righteous shall be granted.
10:25 As the whirlwind passeth, so is the wicked no more: but the righteous is an everlasting foundation.
10:26 As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to them that send him.
10:27 The fear of the LORD prolongeth days: but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.
10:28 The hope of the righteous shall be gladness: but the expectation of the wicked shall perish.
10:29 The way of the LORD is strength to the upright: but destruction shall be to the workers of iniquity.
10:30 The righteous shall never be removed: but the wicked shall not inhabit the earth.
10:31 The mouth of the just bringeth forth wisdom: but the froward tongue shall be cut out.
10:32 The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable: but the mouth of the wicked speaketh frowardness.

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