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116 Bible Verses About Proverbs

Here are 116 Bible verses about proverbs from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Proverbs 29:11 KJV

A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards.

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Proverbs 3:5 KJV

Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.

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Proverbs 12:15 KJV

The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth unto counsel is wise.

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Proverbs 27:17 KJV

Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.

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Proverbs 23:9 KJV

Speak not in the ears of a fool: for he will despise the wisdom of thy words.

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James 1:5 KJV

If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.

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Proverbs 1:7 KJV

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.

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Proverbs 16:3 KJV

Commit thy works unto the LORD, and thy thoughts shall be established.

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Proverbs 31:9 KJV

Open thy mouth, judge righteously, and plead the cause of the poor and needy.

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Proverbs 23:7 KJV

For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he: Eat and drink, saith he to thee; but his heart is not with thee.

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Proverbs 22:7 KJV

The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.

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Proverbs 13:10 KJV

Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well advised is wisdom.

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Proverbs 11:2 KJV

When pride cometh, then cometh shame: but with the lowly is wisdom.

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Proverbs 31:8 KJV

Open thy mouth for the dumb in the cause of all such as are appointed to destruction.

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Proverbs 21:20 KJV

There is treasure to be desired and oil in the dwelling of the wise; but a foolish man spendeth it up.

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Proverbs 12:18 KJV

There is that speaketh like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of the wise is health.

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Proverbs 19:2 KJV

Also, that the soul be without knowledge, it is not good; and he that hasteth with his feet sinneth.

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Proverbs 16:16 KJV

How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver!

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Proverbs 16:9 KJV

A man’s heart deviseth his way: but the LORD directeth his steps.

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Ephesians 4:29 KJV

Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.

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Proverbs 31:10 KJV

Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies.

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Proverbs 19:20 KJV

Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou mayest be wise in thy latter end.

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Proverbs 17:17 KJV

A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.

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Proverbs 22:16 KJV

He that oppresseth the poor to increase his riches, and he that giveth to the rich, shall surely come to want.

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Proverbs 15:33 KJV

The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom; and before honour is humility.

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Proverbs 9:10 KJV

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.

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Proverbs 22:15 KJV

Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.

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Proverbs 22:6 KJV

Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.

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Proverbs 19:8 KJV

He that getteth wisdom loveth his own soul: he that keepeth understanding shall find good.

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Proverbs 28:6 KJV

Better is the poor that walketh in his uprightness, than he that is perverse in his ways, though he be rich.

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Proverbs 24:14 KJV

So shall the knowledge of wisdom be unto thy soul: when thou hast found it, then there shall be a reward, and thy expectation shall not be cut off.

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Proverbs 17:22 KJV

A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.

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Proverbs 13:1 KJV

A wise son heareth his father’s instruction: but a scorner heareth not rebuke.

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Proverbs 10:19 KJV

In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: but he that refraineth his lips is wise.

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Proverbs 1:6 KJV

To understand a proverb, and the interpretation; the words of the wise, and their dark sayings.

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Galatians 5:22 KJV

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,

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Proverbs 29:20 KJV

Seest thou a man that is hasty in his words? there is more hope of a fool than of him.

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Proverbs 28:26 KJV

He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool: but whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered.

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Proverbs 18:21 KJV

Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.

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Proverbs 14:1 KJV

Every wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands.

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Proverbs 4:23 KJV

Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.

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Colossians 3:23 KJV

And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;

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Proverbs 29:15 KJV

The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame.

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Proverbs 27:6 KJV

Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.

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Proverbs 18:22 KJV

Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favour of the LORD.

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James 3:17 KJV

But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.

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Proverbs 20:1 KJV

Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.

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Proverbs 15:1 KJV

A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.

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Proverbs 14:26 KJV

In the fear of the LORD is strong confidence: and his children shall have a place of refuge.

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Proverbs 13:4 KJV

The soul of the sluggard desireth, and hath nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.

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Proverbs 13:3 KJV

He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life: but he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction.

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Proverbs 10:1 KJV

The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother.

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Proverbs 2:1 KJV

My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and hide my commandments with thee;

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Psalms 127:3 KJV

Lo, children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.

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Proverbs 25:18 KJV

A man that beareth false witness against his neighbour is a maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow.

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Proverbs 25:1 KJV

These are also proverbs of Solomon, which the men of Hezekiah king of Judah copied out.

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Proverbs 23:4 KJV

Labour not to be rich: cease from thine own wisdom.

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Proverbs 18:24 KJV

A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.

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Proverbs 18:10 KJV

The name of the LORD is a strong tower: the righteous runneth into it, and is safe.

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Proverbs 18:4 KJV

The words of a man’s mouth are as deep waters, and the wellspring of wisdom as a flowing brook.

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Proverbs 17:28 KJV

Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.

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Proverbs 16:28 KJV

A froward man soweth strife: and a whisperer separateth chief friends.

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Proverbs 16:18 KJV

Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.

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Proverbs 14:8 KJV

The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way: but the folly of fools is deceit.

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Proverbs 1:1 KJV

The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel;

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Psalms 111:10 KJV

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: a good understanding have all they that do his commandments: his praise endureth for ever.

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Ecclesiastes 10:2 KJV

A wise man’s heart is at his right hand; but a fool’s heart at his left.

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Proverbs 31:3 KJV

Give not thy strength unto women, nor thy ways to that which destroyeth kings.

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Proverbs 22:9 KJV

He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he giveth of his bread to the poor.

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Proverbs 22:4 KJV

By humility and the fear of the LORD are riches, and honour, and life.

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Proverbs 19:11 KJV

The discretion of a man deferreth his anger; and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.

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Proverbs 15:2 KJV

The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness.

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Proverbs 14:12 KJV

There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.

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Proverbs 13:24 KJV

He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.

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Proverbs 13:22 KJV

A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children’s children: and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.

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Proverbs 10:13 KJV

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.

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Proverbs 1:8 KJV

My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother:

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Revelation 1:1 KJV

The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John:

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Philippians 4:6 KJV

Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

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Proverbs 29:7 KJV

The righteous considereth the cause of the poor: but the wicked regardeth not to know it.

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Proverbs 28:27 KJV

He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack: but he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse.

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Proverbs 28:11 KJV

The rich man is wise in his own conceit; but the poor that hath understanding searcheth him out.

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Proverbs 25:15 KJV

By long forbearing is a prince persuaded, and a soft tongue breaketh the bone.

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Proverbs 30:5 KJV

Every word of God is pure: he is a shield unto them that put their trust in him.

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Proverbs 28:13 KJV

He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.

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Proverbs 29:18 KJV

Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he.

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Proverbs 3:9 KJV

Honour the LORD with thy substance, and with the firstfruits of all thine increase:

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Proverbs 11:4 KJV

Riches profit not in the day of wrath: but righteousness delivereth from death.

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Proverbs 15:4 KJV

A wholesome tongue is a tree of life: but perverseness therein is a breach in the spirit.

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Proverbs 28:23 KJV

He that rebuketh a man afterwards shall find more favour than he that flattereth with the tongue.

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Proverbs 12:8 KJV

A man shall be commended according to his wisdom: but he that is of a perverse heart shall be despised.

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Proverbs 25:26 KJV

A righteous man falling down before the wicked is as a troubled fountain, and a corrupt spring.

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Proverbs 10:22 KJV

The blessing of the LORD, it maketh rich, and he addeth no sorrow with it.

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Proverbs 10:16 KJV

The labour of the righteous tendeth to life: the fruit of the wicked to sin.

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Proverbs 29:3 KJV

Whoso loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father: but he that keepeth company with harlots spendeth his substance.

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Proverbs 17:20 KJV

He that hath a froward heart findeth no good: and he that hath a perverse tongue falleth into mischief.

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Proverbs 26:9 KJV

As a thorn goeth up into the hand of a drunkard, so is a parable in the mouth of fools.

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Psalms 49:1-4 KJV

Hear this, all ye people; give ear, all ye inhabitants of the world: Both low and high, rich and poor, together. My mouth shall speak of wisdom; and the meditation of my heart shall be of understanding. I will incline mine ear to a parable: I will open my dark saying upon the harp.

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Proverbs 10:3 KJV

The LORD will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish: but he casteth away the substance of the wicked.

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Proverbs 15:16 KJV

Better is little with the fear of the LORD than great treasure and trouble therewith.

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Proverbs 7:1-5 KJV

My son, keep my words, and lay up my commandments with thee. Keep my commandments, and live; and my law as the apple of thine eye. Bind them upon thy fingers, write them upon the table of thine heart. Say unto wisdom, Thou art my sister; and call understanding thy kinswoman: That they may keep thee from the strange woman, from the stranger which flattereth with her words.

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Proverbs 30:15-16 KJV

The horseleach hath two daughters, crying, Give, give. There are three things that are never satisfied, yea, four things say not, It is enough: The grave; and the barren womb; the earth that is not filled with water; and the fire that saith not, It is enough.

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Proverbs 22:1-2 KJV

A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favour rather than silver and gold. The rich and poor meet together: the LORD is the maker of them all.

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Proverbs 12:3 KJV

A man shall not be established by wickedness: but the root of the righteous shall not be moved.

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Proverbs 21:30 KJV

There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.

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Proverbs 23:4-5 KJV

Labour not to be rich: cease from thine own wisdom. Wilt thou set thine eyes upon that which is not? for riches certainly make themselves wings; they fly away as an eagle toward heaven.

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Proverbs 21:15 KJV

It is joy to the just to do judgment: but destruction shall be to the workers of iniquity.

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Proverbs 11:12 KJV

He that is void of wisdom despiseth his neighbour: but a man of understanding holdeth his peace.

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Proverbs 21:6 KJV

The getting of treasures by a lying tongue is a vanity tossed to and fro of them that seek death.

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Proverbs 16:31 KJV

The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness.

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Proverbs 13:9 KJV

The light of the righteous rejoiceth: but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.

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Proverbs 11:10 KJV

When it goeth well with the righteous, the city rejoiceth: and when the wicked perish, there is shouting.

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Proverbs 26:7 KJV

The legs of the lame are not equal: so is a parable in the mouth of fools.

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Proverbs 29:2 KJV

When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.

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1 Kings 4:29-34 KJV

And God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding exceeding much, and largeness of heart, even as the sand that is on the sea shore. And Solomon’s wisdom excelled the wisdom of all the children of the east country, and all the wisdom of Egypt. For he was wiser than all men; than Ethan the Ezrahite, and Heman, and Chalcol, and Darda, the sons of Mahol: and his fame was in all nations round about. And he spake three thousand proverbs: and his songs were a thousand and five. And he spake of trees, from the cedar tree that is in Lebanon even unto the hyssop that springeth out of the wall: he spake also of beasts, and of fowl, and of creeping things, and of fishes. And there came of all people to hear the wisdom of Solomon, from all kings of the earth, which had heard of his wisdom.

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Proverbs 14:32 KJV

The wicked is driven away in his wickedness: but the righteous hath hope in his death.

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