Looking for some Bible Proverbs?
Are you too busy to read scripture these days? Reading Bible Proverbs is a perfect way to get into the Word of God if you have limited time.
You may begin at any verse or chapter, read some bible verses and learn something from it. It's a favorite book of the Bible for many.
The following are God's words of wisdom. These proverbs verses are full of practical advice, knowledge, and wise sayings for everyday living.
Below you will find a favorite sampling of Bible Proverbs from each chapter. You'll want to read the related declarations aloud.
Be inspired! Bible Proverbs will change your life!
Proverbs 1:33 NIV
33 but whoever listens to me will live in safety and be at ease, without fear of harm."
Proverbs 2:7-8 NIV
7 He holds victory in store for the upright, he is a shield to those whose walk is blameless,
8 for he guards the course of the just and protects the way of his faithful ones.
Proverbs 3:5-6 NIV
5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding;
6 in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.
Proverbs 4:18 NIV
18 The path of the righteous is like the first gleam of dawn, shining ever brighter till the full light of day.
Proverbs 4:23 NIV
23 Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life.
Proverbs 5:21 NIV
21 For a man's ways are in full view of the LORD, and he examines all his paths.
6 Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise!
7 It has no commander, no overseer or ruler,
8 yet it stores its provisions in summer and gathers its food at harvest.
4 Say to wisdom, "You are my sister," and call understanding your kinsman;
35 For whoever finds me finds life and receives favor from the LORD.
10 "The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.
11 For through me your days will be many, and years will be added to your life.
17 He who heeds discipline shows the way to life, but whoever ignores correction leads others astray.
8 The righteous man is rescued from trouble, and it comes on the wicked instead.
25 A generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed.
14 From the fruit of his lips a man is filled with good things as surely as the work of his hands rewards him.
26 A righteous man is cautious in friendship, but the way of the wicked leads them astray.
14 The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life, turning a man from the snares of death.
21 He who despises his neighbor sins, but blessed is he who is kind to the needy.
3 The eyes of the LORD are everywhere, keeping watch on the wicked and the good.
3 Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and your plans will succeed.
22 A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.
20 From the fruit of his mouth a man's stomach is filled; with the harvest from his lips he is satisfied.
21 The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.
23 The fear of the LORD leads to life: Then one rests content, untouched by trouble.
22 Do not say, "I'll pay you back for this wrong!" Wait for the LORD, and he will deliver you.
24 A man's steps are directed by the LORD. How then can anyone understand his own way?
21 He who pursues righteousness and love finds life, prosperity and honor.
4 Humility and the fear of the LORD bring wealth and honor and life.
17 Do not let your heart envy sinners, but always be zealous for the fear of the LORD.
18 There is surely a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off.
5 A wise man has great power, and a man of knowledge increases strength;
Proverbs 25:12 12 Like an earring of gold or an ornament of fine gold is a wise man's rebuke to a listening ear.
20 Fire goes out without wood, and quarrels disappear when gossip stops.
12 The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and suffer for it.
14 Blessed is the man who always fears the LORD, but he who hardens his heart falls into trouble.
25 Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the LORD is kept safe.
5 "Every word of God is flawless; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him.