Words, words, words

By Tim Kight on 12/7/18 5:30 AM

I’ve grouped together these verses from chapter 14 because they focus on words and how we talk.

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Productive work

By Tim Kight on 12/6/18 5:30 AM

I have grouped together these three Proverbs from chapter 14 because they focus on daily practice and work. By way of reminder, the word for “righteousness” in the Hebrew Bible is tzedek, and it means “rightness” or “adherence to the right standard.” And while the primary reference is to moral rightness, it also include two other dimensions:  relational and functional.

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Do not spare the rod

By Tim Kight on 12/5/18 5:30 AM

Proverbs 13.24
“Whoever spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him.”

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Thankful and content

By Tim Kight on 12/4/18 5:30 AM

Proverbs 13.22
“A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children, but the sinner's wealth is laid up for the righteous.”

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Walk with the wise

By Tim Kight on 12/3/18 5:30 AM

Proverbs 13.20
“Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm.”

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