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The most popular Bible verses from Proverbs 23
Found 35 Verses
Bible Rank: 1,049
For he is the kind of person who is always thinking about the cost. "Eat and drink," he says to you, but his heart is not with you.
For as he thinks in his heart, so is he. As one who reckons, he says to you, eat and drink, yet his heart is not with you
[but is grudging the cost]
For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he: Eat and drink, saith he to thee; but his heart is not with thee.
Bible Rank: 3,864
The father of a righteous child has great joy; a man who fathers a wise son rejoices in him.
The father of the
righteous (the upright, in right standing with God) shall greatly rejoice, and he who becomes the father of a wise child shall have joy in him.
The father of the righteous shall greatly rejoice: and he that begetteth a wise child shall have joy of him.
Bible Rank: 6,021
May your father and mother rejoice; may she who gave you birth be joyful!
Let your father and your mother be glad, and let her who bore you rejoice.
Thy father and thy mother shall be glad, and she that bare thee shall rejoice.
Bible Rank: 9,677
My son, give me your heart and let your eyes delight in my ways
My son, give me your heart and let your eyes observe and delight in my ways
My son, give me thine heart, and let thine eyes observe my ways.
Bible Rank: 10,333
In the end it bites like a snake and poisons like a viper.
At the last it bites like a serpent and stings like an adder.
At the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder.
Bible Rank: 11,222
You will be like one sleeping on the high seas, lying on top of the rigging.
Yes, you will be
as he who lies down in the midst of the sea, and
[as open to disaster]
as he who lies upon the top of a mast.
Yea, thou shalt be as he that lieth down in the midst of the sea, or as he that lieth upon the top of a mast.
Bible Rank: 12,308
For an adulterous woman is a deep pit and a wayward wife is a narrow well.
For a harlot is a deep ditch, and a loose woman is a narrow pit.
For a whore is a deep ditch; and a strange woman is a narrow pit.
Bible Rank: 14,148
Do not gaze at wine when it is red, when it sparkles in the cup, when it goes down smoothly!
Do not look at wine when it is red, when it sparkles in the wineglass, when it goes down smoothly.
Look not thou upon the wine when it is red, when it giveth his colour in the cup, when it moveth itself aright.
Bible Rank: 14,728
When you sit to dine with a ruler, note well what is before you
WHEN YOU sit down to eat with a ruler, consider who and what are before you
When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, consider diligently what is before thee:
Bible Rank: 14,938
Do not withhold discipline from children; if you punish them with the rod, they will not die.
Withhold not discipline from the child; for if you strike and punish him with the
rod, he will not die.
Withhold not correction from the child: for if thou beatest him with the rod, he shall not die.