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Putting the Proverbs to Use. Facts on Proverbs. Proverb means “parallel” or “similar” Proverb is “a description by way of comparisons”. A wise son heeds his father’s instruction, but a scoffer does not listen to rebuke.” Proverbs 13:1. Facts on Proverbs.

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facts on proverbs
Facts on Proverbs
  • Proverb means “parallel” or “similar”
  • Proverb is “a description by way of comparisons”

A wise son heeds his father’s instruction, but a scoffer does not listen to rebuke.”

Proverbs 13:1

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Facts on Proverbs
  • Proverbs is classified as “wisdom literature”
    • A proverb is defined as “a short, self-evident statement”

“The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction”

Proverbs 1:7

A catchy way of expressing a truth for remembrance

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Facts on Proverbs
  • Proverbs is a distinct philosophy of life
    • Proverbs 1:10
  • Capsules of wisdom from those who knew the law of God
    • Generally true, but not absolute in every case

“Train up a child in the way heshould go, and when he is old hewill not depart from it”

Proverbs 22:6

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Facts on Proverbs
  • Book is made of many Proverbs
    • Solomon’s
      • Spoke 3,000 proverbs
        • 1 Kings 4:32
      • Wisdom to speak wasa direct gift from God
        • 1 Kings 4:29-31
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Facts on Proverbs
  • Book is made of many Proverbs
    • Solomon’s
      • His proverbs fall into two categories
        • Those he personally arranged
          • Chapters 1-24
        • Those arranged by scribesof Hezekiah’s time
          • Chapters 25-29
          • Agur(c. 30)
          • Lemuel(c. 31)
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Facts on Proverbs
  • Purpose of the Book
    • To impart wisdom
      • Proverbs 1:1-6
    • “the best guide book of success a young man can follow”
    • Key thought
      • “the fear of the Lord” (14 times)
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Facts on Proverbs
  • Theme of the book is “wisdom” (104 times)
    • Wisdom comes from God
      • James 1:5
      • Proverbs 9:10
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Facts on Proverbs
  • Theme of the book is “wisdom” (104 times)
    • Three things needed to attain true wisdom:
      • Available revelation from God
        • Proverbs 2:6
      • A seeking heart
        • Proverbs 2:1-5
      • A submissive life
        • Psalms 119:100
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Facts on Proverbs

The Bible defines wisdomin terms of one’s relationshipwith God rather than one’sformal education

The book of Proverbs shows the tremendous value of wisdom!