Thursday, November 20, 2008

The wise woman builds her house, but with her own hands, the foolish woman tears hers down. Proverbs 14:1

If a man pays back evil for good, trouble will never leave his house. Proverbs 17:13

Houses and wealth are inherited from parents, but a prudent wife is from the LORD Proverbs 19:14

Better to live on a corner of the roof than share a house with a quarrelsome wife. Proverbs 21:9

In the house of the wise are stores of choice food and oil, but a foolish man devours all he has. Proverbs 21:20

By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established. Proverbs 24:3

Finish your outdoor work and get your fields ready; after that, build your house. Proverbs 24:27

Better a dry crust with peace and quiet than a house full of feasting, with strife. Proverbs 17:1

The LORD tears down the proud man's house but he keeps the widow's boundaries intact. Proverbs 15:25

The house of the righteous contains great treasure, but the income of the wicked brings them trouble. Proverbs 15:6

The house of the wicked will be destroyed, but the tent of the upright will flourish. Proverbs 14:11

A wife of noble character is her husband's crown, but a disgraceful wife is like decay in his bones. Proverbs 12:4

He who finds a wife finds what is good and receives favor from the Lord. Proverbs 18:22.

Proverbs 9: Wisdom and foolishness illustrated as two women, each in her house.

He who fears the LORD has a secure fortress, and for his children it will be a refuge. Proverbs 14:26.

Children's children are a crown to the aged, and parents are the pride of their children. Proverbs 17:6

The righteous man leads a blameless life; blessed are his children after him. Proverbs 20:7

A good man leaves an inheritance for his children's children, but a sinner's wealth is stored up for the righteous. Proverbs 13:22

Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline will drive it far from him. Proverbs 22:15

The rod of correction imparts wisdom, but a child left to himself disgraces his mother. Proverbs 29:15

These are just a few things that the book of Proverbs has to say about the house and the family. It makes an interesting study, don't you think?


1 comment:

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