Proverbs 20:19-29 CSB

19 The one who reveals secrets is a constant gossip; avoid someone with a big mouth.a

References for Proverbs 20:19

    • u 20:19 - Pr 11:13; Lv 19:16
      20 Whoever curses his father or mother- his lamp will go out in deep darkness.b

      References for Proverbs 20:20

        • v 20:20 - Pr 24:20; Ex 21:17
          21 An inheritance gained prematurely will not be blessed ultimately.c

          References for Proverbs 20:21

            • w 20:21 - Pr 21:5; 23:5; 28:22
              22 Don't say, "I will avenge this evil!" Wait on the Lord, and He will rescue you.d

              References for Proverbs 20:22

                  23 Differing weightse are detestable to the Lord, and dishonest scales are unfair.f

                  References for Proverbs 20:23

                    • y 20:23 - Lit A stone and a stone
                    • z 20:23 - Pr 11:1; 20:10; Mc 6:11
                      24 A man's steps are determined by the Lord,g so how can anyone understand his own way?

                      References for Proverbs 20:24

                        • { 20:24 - Pr 16:9,33; 19:21
                          25 It is a trap for anyone to dedicate something rashly and later to reconsider his vows.h

                          References for Proverbs 20:25

                            • | 20:25 - Nm 30:2; Dt 23:21; Ec 5:4-6
                              26 A wise king separates out the wicked and drives the threshing wheel over them.
                              27 A person's breath is the lamp of the Lord, searching the innermost parts.i j

                              References for Proverbs 20:27

                                • } 20:27 - Lit the chambers of the belly
                                • ~ 20:27 - Pr 20:30; Ps 139:23
                                  28 Loyalty and faithfulness deliver a king; through loyalty he maintains his throne.
                                  29 The glory of young men is their strength, and the splendor of old men is gray hair.k

                                  References for Proverbs 20:29

                                    •  20:29 - Pr 16:31; Lv 19:32