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Proverbs is a collection of short, pithy sayings intended to offer general advice. A good foundation to begin for this book is our essay on proverbial literature. Also useful is this item [off site] about allegations of borrowing from pagan literature.
- Proverbs 1:28, 8:17
- Is Proverbs contradictory about who finds God?
- Proverbs 3:13, 4:7
- Is it bad to be wise, or not?
- Proverbs 6:6
- Does this verse contradict biological facts?
- Proverbs 8:22-27
- On this passage as related to the identity and eternality of Christ
- Proverbs 8:27
- Does this verse teach a flat earth?
- Proverbs 12:22
- If God hates lying, why does He use lying spirits?
- Proverbs 13:24, 19:18, 22:15, 23:13-14, 26:3
- Is the Bible encouraging excessive corporal punishment?
- Proverbs 18:6
- Should we contend, or not?
- Proverbs 18:11
- Is Jesus contradictory with the OT about wealth?
- Proverbs 20:1
- Is the Bible contradictory about wine?
- Proverbs 22:24
- Is the Bible contradictory about being angry?
- Proverbs 26:4, 5
- Do we answer a fool, or not?
- Proverbs 26:10
- "The great God that formed all things both rewardeth the fool, and rewardeth transgressors."[KJV] One Skeptic asks how it is God rewards fools. Apprarently they have never heard of the word "reward" use in a negative sense. The word here, sakar, simply means "payment of contract" or compensation.
- Proverbs 30:2-4
- Do Christians abuse this passage?
- Proverbs 30:5-6
- Did Jesus "add onto" the OT law in violation of this verse?