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The most popular Bible verses from Proverbs 20
Found 30 Verses
Bible Rank: 2,633
Wine is a mocker and beer a brawler; whoever is led astray by them is not wise.
WINE IS a mocker, strong drink a riotous brawler; and whoever errs or reels because of it is not wise.
[Prov. 23:29, 30; Isa. 28:7; Hos. 4:11.]
Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.
Bible Rank: 3,402
An inheritance claimed too soon will not be blessed at the end.
An inheritance hastily gotten
[by greedy, unjust means]
at the beginning, in the end it will not be blessed.
[Prov. 28:20; Hab. 2:6.]
An inheritance may be gotten hastily at the beginning; but the end thereof shall not be blessed.
Bible Rank: 4,975
Do not say, "I'll pay you back for this wrong!" Wait for the LORD, and he will avenge you.
Do not say, I will repay evil; wait
for the Lord, and He will rescue you.
[II Sam. 16:12; Rom. 12:17-19; I Thess. 5:15; I Pet. 3:9.]
Say not thou, I will recompense evil; but wait on the LORD, and he shall save thee.
Bible Rank: 7,678
The LORD detests differing weights, and dishonest scales do not please him.
Diverse and deceitful weights are shamefully vile and abhorrent to the Lord, and false scales are not good.
Divers weights are an abomination unto the LORD; and a false balance is not good.
Bible Rank: 8,508
A wise king winnows out the wicked; he drives the threshing wheel over them.
A wise king winnows out the wicked
[from among the good]
and brings the threshing wheel over them
[to separate the chaff from the grain]
A wise king scattereth the wicked, and bringeth the wheel over them.
Bible Rank: 9,025
Blows and wounds cleanse away evil, and beatings purge the inmost being.
Blows that wound cleanse away evil, and strokes
reach to the innermost parts.
The blueness of a wound cleanseth away evil: so do stripes the inward parts of the belly.
Bible Rank: 9,771
Love and faithfulness keep a king safe; through love his throne is made secure.
Loving-kindness and mercy, truth and faithfulness, preserve the king, and his throne is upheld by
Mercy and truth preserve the king: and his throne is upholden by mercy.
Bible Rank: 10,791
A person's steps are directed by the LORD. How then can anyone understand their own way?
Man's steps are ordered by the Lord. How then can a man understand his way?
Man's goings are of the LORD; how can a man then understand his own way?
Bible Rank: 14,913
It is a trap to dedicate something rashly and only later to consider one's vows.
It is a snare to a man to utter a vow
[whether he can fulfill it]
It is a snare to the man who devoureth that which is holy, and after vows to make enquiry.
Bible Rank: 16,238
The righteous lead blameless lives; blessed are their children after them.
The righteous man walks in his integrity; blessed (happy, fortunate, enviable) are his children after him.
The just man walketh in his integrity: his children are blessed after him.