Step 1: Proverbs - Chapter 1
The proverbs of Solomon. My son, if sinners entice you, do not consent. Wisdom calls aloud. The complacency of fools destroys them.
Step 2: Proverbs - Chapter 2
My son, apply your heart to understanding. For the LORD gives wisdom. It will save you from the way of evil, and from the adulteress.
Step 3: Proverbs - Chapter 3
My son, trust in the LORD with all your heart. Do not despise his discipline. Wisdom is a tree of life. Do not quarrel without cause.
Step 4: Proverbs - Chapter 4
Listen, my sons: Get wisdom. The path of the righteous is like the morning sun. Guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life.
Step 5: Proverbs - Chapter 5
My son, listen to my words. In the end an adulteress is bitter as wormwood. Keep away from her. Rejoice in the wife of your youth.
Step 6: Proverbs - Chapter 6
A little slumber, and poverty will come like a bandit. A scoundrel sows discord. My son, a man who commits adultery destroys himself.
Step 7: Proverbs - Chapter 7
My son, wisdom will keep you from the adulteress. I saw her seducing a young man. He followed her like an ox going to the slaughter.
Step 8: Proverbs - Chapter 8
Wisdom cries aloud: "My mouth speaks truth. The LORD brought me forth at the beginning of his works. Whoever finds me finds life."
Step 9: Proverbs - Chapter 9
Wisdom has built her house. She says, "Come, leave your folly." The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom. Folly knows nothing.
Step 10: Proverbs - Chapter 10
A wise son makes a glad father. Love covers all offences. With many words, sin is not lacking. The righteous will never be uprooted.
Step 11: Proverbs - Chapter 11
The LORD hates dishonest scales. The wicked earn false wages. Whoever gives water will get water. Whoever trusts in riches will fall.
Step 12: Proverbs - Chapter 12
No one finds security by wickedness. Those who work the land have food. Rash words pierce like a sword. Righteousness leads to life.
Step 13: Proverbs - Chapter 13
The righteous hate lies. Hope deferred makes the heart sick. Whoever heeds reproof is honoured. Whoever spares the rod hates his son.
Step 14: Proverbs - Chapter 14
The talk of fools is a rod for their backs. Even in laughter the heart may ache. Those who oppress the poor insult their Maker.
Step 15: Proverbs - Chapter 15
A gentle answer turns away wrath. The eyes of the LORD are everywhere. Plans fail for lack of counsel. The LORD hears the righteous.
Step 16: Proverbs - Chapter 16
A man plans his way, but the LORD directs his steps. Kings detest evil. Pride goes before destruction. Wisdom is a fountain of life.
Step 17: Proverbs - Chapter 17
A wise servant will rule over a shameful son. Starting a quarrel is like breaching a dam. Even a fool seems wise if he keeps silent.
Step 18: Proverbs - Chapter 18
A fool delights in his own opinions. The name of LORD is a strong tower. A gift opens the way. The tongue can bring life or death.
Step 19: Proverbs - Chapter 19
Wealth makes friends. A false witness will not go unpunished. A good wife is from the LORD. Whoever helps the poor lends to the LORD.
Step 20: Proverbs - Chapter 20
Wine is a mocker, beer a brawler. Even a child is known by his deeds. The LORD hates false weights. It is a snare to make rash vows.
Step 21: Proverbs - Chapter 21
To do justice is better than sacrifice. Better to live on the roof than with a quarrelsome wife. No plans can avail against the LORD.
Step 22: Proverbs - Chapter 22
A good name is better than riches. Train a child and he will not go astray. Incline your ear and apply your heart to my teaching.
Step 23: Proverbs - Chapter 23
Do not wear yourself out to get rich. Do not move a boundary marker. Buy the truth, and do not sell it. Do not linger long over wine.
Step 24: Proverbs - Chapter 24
Do not envy the wicked. Wisdom is sweet to the soul. Fear the LORD and the king, my son. I saw thorns in the field of the sluggard.
Step 25: Proverbs - Chapter 25
Do not exalt yourself in the king's presence. If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat. To seek one's own glory is not glory.
Step 26: Proverbs - Chapter 26
As a dog returns to its vomit, so a fool repeats his folly. Without gossip a quarrel dies down. Whoever digs a pit will fall into it.
Step 27: Proverbs - Chapter 27
Faithful are the wounds of a friend. A loud blessing in the morning will be taken as a curse. A person is tested by being praised.
Step 28: Proverbs - Chapter 28
Better to be poor and honest than crooked and rich. Whoever confesses sins will find mercy. Whoever trusts in the LORD will prosper.
Step 29: Proverbs - Chapter 29
By justice a king builds up the land. Whether a fool rages or laughs, there is no peace. Correct your son and he will give you rest.
Step 30: Proverbs - Chapter 30
Every word of God is pure. Give me neither poverty nor riches. Four things are never satisfied: Sheol, a barren womb, earth and fire.
Step 31: Proverbs - Chapter 31
Speak up for the speechless. Who can find an excellent wife? She buys a field, she makes garments, she watches over her household.
Step 32: Quiz
Here's an easy quiz to test your understanding of Proverbs. No time limit. Answer until you get the correct answer. We provided the chapter and verse to re-read for each question. Good luck!