Proverbs 3:1-2According to Exodus 20:12, God promises long life to those who honor their parents.
My son, forget not my law; but let thine heart keep my commandments: For length of days, and long life, and peace, shall they add to thee.
Proverbs 3:7-8Or as Romans 12:16 phrases it "Be not wise in your own conceits."
Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil. It shall be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones.
Proverbs 4:20-22Cross Reference: Matthew 11:15
My son, attend to my words; incline thine ear unto my sayings. Let them not depart from thine eyes; keep them in the midst of thine heart. For they are life unto those that find them, and health to all their flesh.
Proverbs 11:17See Matthew 11:17 & Gal 6:7. Mercy begets Mercy.
The merciful man doeth good to his own soul: but he that is cruel troubleth his own flesh.
A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband: but she that maketh ashamed is as rottenness in his bones.
There is that speaketh like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of the wise is health.
Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.
A wicked messenger falleth into mischief: but a faithful ambassador is health.
A sound heart is the life of the flesh: but envy the rottenness of the bones.
A wholesome tongue is a tree of life: but perverseness therein is a breach in the spirit.
A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.
The light of the eyes rejoiceth the heart: and a good report maketh the bones fat.
Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.
A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.
The spirit of a man will sustain his infirmity; but a wounded spirit who can bear?
The blueness of a wound cleanseth away evil: so do stripes the inward parts of the belly.
Total Verses: 20
Total Passages: 16