In the paths of the wicked are snares and pitfalls, but those who would preserve their life stay far from them.
References for Proverbs 22:5
Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.
References for Proverbs 22:6
The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is slave to the lender.
Whoever sows injustice reaps calamity, and the rod they wield in fury will be broken.
References for Proverbs 22:8
The generous will themselves be blessed, for they share their food with the poor.
References for Proverbs 22:9
Drive out the mocker, and out goes strife; quarrels and insults are ended.
References for Proverbs 22:10
One who loves a pure heart and who speaks with grace will have the king for a friend.
References for Proverbs 22:11
The eyes of the LORD keep watch over knowledge, but he frustrates the words of the unfaithful.
The sluggard says, “There’s a lion outside! I’ll be killed in the public square!”
References for Proverbs 22:13
The mouth of an adulterous woman is a deep pit; a man who is under the LORD’s wrath falls into it.
References for Proverbs 22:14
Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline will drive it far away.
References for Proverbs 22:15