To really know someone or something one must first love that someone or something. This applies both to human relationships and to Bible study.
Tag Archives: Wisdom Literature
Bite-Sized Exegesis – Proverbs 10:20
The words of a good man are always of great value, but even the thoughts of a wicked man are worthless.
Bite-Sized Exegesis – Proverbs 10:19
“When using lots of words one never fails to offend, but the one who restrains his lips is wise.”
Bite-Sized Exegesis – Proverbs 10:18
Someone who hates secretly is a deceiver. Someone who hates publicly is an idiot.
Bite-Sized Exegesis – Proverbs 10:15
Wealth acts as a protective barrier between the wealthy man and the difficulties of life. On the other hand, poverty puts a poor man in difficult situations without any kind of protective barrier. In order to survive, the poor man often has to resort to solutions that have regrettable lasting effects that keep the poor man poor.
Bite-Sized Exegesis: Proverbs 10:12
Text שִׂנְאָה תְּעוֺרֵר מְדָנִים וְעַל כָּל־פְּשָׁעִים תְּכַסֶּה אַהֲבָה׃
Bite-Sized Exegesis: Proverbs 10:6-11 as a Unit?
Some initial thoughts on reading Proverbs 10:6-11 as a unit.
Bite-Sized Exegesis: Proverbs 10:11
Commentary on Proverbs 10:11 – “A fountain of life is the mouth of the righteous one, but the mouth of wicked people conceals violence.
Bite-Sized Exegesis: Proverbs 10:10
Text קֺרֵץ עַיִן יִתֵּן עַצָּבֶת וֶאֱוִיל שְׂפָתַיִם יִלָּבֵט׃
Bite-Sized Exegesis: Proverbs 10:9
Text הוֺלֵךְ בַּתֺּם יֵלֶךְ בֶּטַח וּמְעַקֵשׁ דְּרָכָיו יְוָּדֵעַ׃