Proverbs 22:1-7 CSB

1 A good name is to be chosen over great wealth; favor is better than silver and gold.a

References for Proverbs 22:1

    • a 22:1 - Pr 10:7; 8:10; Ec 7:1
      2 The rich and the poor have this in common:b the Lord made them both.c d

      References for Proverbs 22:2

        • b 22:2 - Lit poor meet
        • c 22:2 - Lit all
        • d 22:2 - Pr 29:13; Jb 31:13,15
          3 A sensible person sees danger and takes cover, but the inexperienced keep going and are punished.e

          References for Proverbs 22:3

            • e 22:3 - Pr 27:12; Isa 26:20
              4 The result of humility is fear of the Lord, along with wealth, honor, and life.f

              References for Proverbs 22:4

                • f 22:4 - Pr 15:33; 21:21; 29:23
                  5 There are thorns and snares on the path of the crooked;g the one who guards himself stays far from them.

                  References for Proverbs 22:5

                      6 Teach a youth about the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.
                      7 The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is a slave to the lender.h

                      References for Proverbs 22:7

                        • h 22:7 - Dt 28:12-13