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Commentaries for Proverbs Chapter 19

Proverbs 19:1

A poor man who fears God, is more honourable and happy, than a man without wisdom and grace, however rich or advanced in rank...
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Proverbs 19:2

What good can the soul do, if without knowledge? And he sins who will not take time to ponder the path of his feet...
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Proverbs 19:3

Men run into troubles by their own folly, and then fret at the appointments of God...
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Proverbs 19:4

Here we may see how strong is men's love of money...
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Proverbs 19:5

Those that tell lies in discourse, are in a fair way to be guilty of bearing false-witness...
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Proverbs 19:6

We are without excuse if we do not love God with all our hearts...
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Proverbs 19:7

Christ was left by all his disciples; but the Father was with him...
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Proverbs 19:8

Those only love their souls aright that get true wisdom...
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Proverbs 19:9

Lying is a damning, destroying sin...
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Proverbs 19:10

A man that has not wisdom and grace, has no right or title to true joy...
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Proverbs 19:11

He attains the most true glory who endeavours most steadily to overcome evil with good...
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Proverbs 19:12

Christ is a King, whose wrath against his enemies will be as the roaring of a lion, and his favour to his people as the refreshing dew...
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Proverbs 19:13

It shows the vanity of the world, that we are liable to the greatest griefs where we promise ourselves the greatest comfort...
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Proverbs 19:14

A discreet and virtuous wife is more valuable than house and riches...
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Proverbs 19:15

A sluggish, slothful disposition makes men poor; it brings them to want...
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Proverbs 19:16

If we keep God's word, God's word will keep us from every thing really hurtful...
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Proverbs 19:17

God has chosen the poor of this world, to be rich in faith, and heirs of his kingdom...
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Proverbs 19:18

When parents keep under foolish tenderness, they do their best to render children a comfort to them, and happy in themselves...
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Proverbs 19:19

The spared and spoiled child is likely to become a man of great wrath...
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Proverbs 19:20

Those that would be wise in their latter end, must be taught and ruled when young...
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Proverbs 19:21

What should we desire, but that all our purposes may agree with God's holy will? (Pr 19:22)...
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Proverbs 19:22

It is far better to have a heart to do good, and want ability for it, than to have ability for it, and want a heart to it...
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Proverbs 19:23

Those that live in the fear of God, shall get safety, satisfaction, and true and complete happiness...
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Proverbs 19:24

Indolence, when indulged, so grows upon people, that they have no heart to do the most needful things for themselves...
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Proverbs 19:25

A gentle rebuke goes farthest with a man of understanding...
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Proverbs 19:26

The young man who wastes his father's substance, or makes his aged mother destitute, is hateful, and will come to disgrace...
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Proverbs 19:27

It is the wisdom of young men to dread hearing such talk as puts loose and evil principles into the mind...
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Proverbs 19:28

Those are the worst of sinners, who are glad of an opportunity to sin...
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Proverbs 19:29

The unbelief of man shall not make God's threatenings of no effect...
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