A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast: but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.
Where no oxen are, the crib is clean: but much increase is by the strength of the ox.
Proverbs 27:23-27see 1 Timothy 6:7-8
Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, and look well to thy herds. For riches are not for ever: and doth the crown endure to every generation? The hay appeareth, and the tender grass sheweth itself, and herbs of the mountains are gathered. The lambs are for thy clothing, and the goats are the price of the field. And thou shalt have goats' milk enough for thy food, for the food of thy household, and for the maintenance for thy maidens.
There be three things which are too wonderful for me, yea, four which I know not: The way of an eagle in the air; the way of a serpent upon a rock; the way of a ship in the midst of the sea; and the way of a man with a maid.
There be four things which are little upon the earth, but they are exceeding wise: The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer; The conies are but a feeble folk, yet make they their houses in the rocks; The locusts have no king, yet go they forth all of them by bands; The spider taketh hold with her hands, and is in kings' palaces.
There be three things which go well, yea, four are comely in going: A lion which is strongest among beasts, and turneth not away for any; A greyhound; an he goat also; and a king, against whom there is no rising up.
Greed steals a person's life. Compare 1:19 with 1 Timothy 6:10 and contrast it with Matthew 6:33 & Hebrews 13:5.
Surely in vain the net is spread in the sight of any bird. And they lay wait for their own blood; they lurk privily for their own lives. So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain; which taketh away the life of the owners thereof.
See also Hebrews 13:4. There is nothing immoral about sex inside of marriage. Sex between a husband and wife should be enjoyed.
Let thy fountain be blessed: and rejoice with the wife of thy youth. Let her be as the loving hind and pleasant roe; let her breasts satisfy thee at all times; and be thou ravished always with her love.
Deliver thyself as a roe from the hand of the hunter, and as a bird from the hand of the fowler.
Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: Which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, Provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest.
With her much fair speech she caused him to yield, with the flattering of her lips she forced him. He goeth after her straightway, as an ox goeth to the slaughter, or as a fool to the correction of the stocks; Till a dart strike through his liver; as a bird hasteth to the snare, and knoweth not that it is for his life.
The king's wrath is as the roaring of a lion; but his favour is as dew upon the grass.
The fear of a king is as the roaring of a lion: whoso provoketh him to anger sinneth against his own soul.
The horse is prepared against the day of battle: but safety is of the LORD.
The slothful man saith, There is a lion without, I shall be slain in the streets.
Labour not to be rich: cease from thine own wisdom. Wilt thou set thine eyes upon that which is not? for riches certainly make themselves wings; they fly away as an eagle toward heaven.
Look not thou upon the wine when it is red, when it giveth his colour in the cup, when it moveth itself aright. At the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder.
Proverbs 26:2Cross Reference: Numbers 23:8, 20, Deut 23:5, Ne 13:2, Romans 12:14.
As the bird by wandering, as the swallow by flying, so the curse causeless shall not come.
A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool's back.
Proverbs 26:11Peter quoted this graphic proverb in 2 Peter 2:22.
As a dog returneth to his vomit, so a fool returneth to his folly.
The slothful man saith, There is a lion in the way; a lion is in the streets.
He that passeth by, and meddleth with strife belonging not to him, is like one that taketh a dog by the ears.
As a bird that wandereth from her nest, so is a man that wandereth from his place.
Proverbs 28:1Leviticus 26:17
The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are bold as a lion.
Proverbs 28:15Case in point: The pharaohs (Exodus 1:14) and Herod (Matt 2:16).
As a roaring lion, and a ranging bear; so is a wicked ruler over the poor people.
The horseleach hath two daughters, crying, Give, give. There are three things that are never satisfied, yea, four things say not, It is enough:
Proverbs 30:17Fortunately, We have been redeemed from this curse (Ga 3:13 and Acts 13:39), but still, we shouldn't disrespect our parents because it is wrong.
The eye that mocketh at his father, and despiseth to obey his mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, and the young eagles shall eat it.
Total Verses: 47
Total Passages: 27