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Flashcards in Proverbs Deck (8):
1

What does Proverbs concern itself with?

Proverbs concerns itself completely with instructing people in the path of Godly wisdom.

2

Proverbs 1:7

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction.

3

What is the main theme of Proverbs?

Wisdom!
According to Proverbs, wisdom involves having a measure of humility both before God as well as before others.

4

What was the primary stated function of the book of Proverbs?

To instruct Youth.

5

What is important about how we apply Proverbs?

We need to understand Proverbs as wisdom not promises.

Also Proverbs is about probabilities rather than promises.

6

What is the percentage of the first 9 chapters that speaks of the value of wisdom?

%52

7

What is the percentage of the first 9 chapters that warns young men against adultery?

%24

8

Proverbs 27:17

As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.