Studying Proverbs by Topic

 

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Major Topical Themes in Proverbs

Avoiding Adultery in Proverbs

Proverbs 2:16-20; 5:1-23; 6:24-35; 7:1-27; 9:13-18; 22:14;

 23:26-28; 29:3; 30:20; 31:2-3

Anger/Controlling Anger

Proverbs 15:1; 15:18; 16:32; 17:1; 17:14; 17:19; 17:27; 18:18-19; 19:11-12; 19:19; 20:3; 20:22; 24:29; 25:21-22; 25:28; 27:4;

29:8-9; 29:11; 29:22; 30:32-33

Authority, Being Under

Proverbs 10:8; 10:17; 11:29; 12:1; 13:1; 13:18; 15:5; 15:10; 15:12;15:31-32; 16:14-15; 17:2; 17:10-11; 19:20; 19:27; 20:2;

20:6; 20:8; 20:11; 20:30; 21:1; 22:11; 25:2-7; 27:18

Authority, Insights for Exercising

Proverbs 12:24; 17:10-11; 20:6; 20:8; 20:30; 22:11; 25:2; 25:5;

28:21; 29:12; 29:19; 29:21

Borrowing/Lending

Proverbs 6:1-3; 17:18; 20:16; 22:7; 27:13; 22:26-27

Broken Relationships

Proverbs 6:16-19; 17:9; 17:14; 17:19; 18:1; 18:19

Business Relationships, Insights for

Proverbs 10:6-13; 10:18; 11:13; 12:5-6; 12:13; 12:15-18; 12:20-21; 12:23; 13:7; 13:16-17; 14:8; 14:16; 16:27-30; 17:4;

17:9; 17:19-20; 17:24; 18:1-2; 18:23; 19:4; 19:6; 20:6; 20:8;  20:14; 20:19; 20:28; 21:8; 21:29; 22:10-11; 23:1-3; 23:6-8; 25:5; 26:6; 26:10; 26:24- 28; 28:21; 29:5; 29:12; 29:19; 29:21

Children, for; concerning parents, family

Proverbs 1:8-9; 6:20-23; 10:1; 11:29; 13:1; 15:5; 15:20;17:6; 17:17; 17:21; 17:25; 18:19; 19:13-14; 19:26-27; 20:20; 22:15; 22:28; 23:22; 23:24-25; 27:8; 27:10; 28:7; 28:24; 29:3; 30:17

Companions & Friends

Proverbs 2:10-11; 2:20; 4:14-19; 13:20; 16:28; 17:12; 17:17;

18:24; 19:4; 19:6-7; 20:19; 22:24-25; 23:17-21; 24:1-2

Counselors

Proverbs 1:5; 11:14; 12:5: 12:15; 15:22; 19:20-21; 20:18; 25:5;

25:5; 27:9; 29:12

Days of Trouble

Proverbs 6:1-5; 17:17; 24:10; 27:10

Diligence

Proverbs 6:6-11; 10:4; 10:5; 10:26; 12:11; 12:24; 12:27; 13:4;

13:11; 14:4; 15:19; 16:26; 17:2; 18:9; 19:15; 19:24; 20:4; 20:13; 21:5; 21:17; 21:25-26; 22:13; 22:29; 24:10; 24:27; 24:30-34; 25:2; 25:13; 26:13-16; 27:23; 28:19; 30:24-28

Drink

Proverbs 20:1; 21:17; 23:20-21; 23:29-35; 31:4-7

Fear of the Lord, the

Proverbs 1:7; 1:29; 2:3-5; 3:7-8; 8:13; 9:10; 10:27; 14:2;15:16;

15:33; 16:6; 19:23; 22:4; 23:17-19; 24:21; 28:5; 28:14; 29:25-26

Gluttony

Proverbs 21:17; 23:20-21; 25:16; 27:7; 28:7

God Sees

Proverbs 5:21; 15:3; 15:11; 16:2; 17:3; 20:27; 21:2

Gossip & Slander

Proverbs 11:9; 12:6; 16:27-28; 17:5; 17:9; 18:6; 18:8; 19:1;

20:19; 2:10; 25:9-10; 25:23; 26:20-23

Greed

Proverbs 11:6; 12:12; 20:21; 21:5; 21:20; 21:20; 23:4; 27:20;

27:20; 8:20; 30:15-16

Happiness

Proverbs 13:12; 13:19; 15:30; 17:22

Hate

Proverbs 10:12; 12:10

Heart, the / Human Spirit / Innermost Person

Proverbs 4:20-21; 4:23; 10:20; 12:20; 15:13; 15:15; 15:30; 16:1-2; 16:5; 16:21-23; 17:3; 17:22; 18:12; 18:14; 19:3; 19:20;

20:5; 20:27; 21:1-2; 22:11; 23:12; 24:11-12; 24:17-18; 24:19-20; 27:19; 28:14; 29:1

Honesty

Proverbs 3:27-32; 10:2; 11:1; 13:3; 13:11; 14:2; 14:5; 15:27;

16:6; 16:8; 16:11; 17:2; 17:8; 17:23; 20:21; 21:3;21:6-8; 22:22-23; 24:23- 26; 28:3; 28:6; 28:8; 31:8-9

Ill-gotten Gain

Proverbs 11:4; 11:16-18; 11:28; 13:11; 15:16; 15:27; 17:8;

20:17; 20:21; 21:5-7; 21:14; 28:6; 28:8; 28:20

Listen

Proverbs 1:5; 12:15; 13:1; 13:10; 13:13; 17:4; 17:10; 18:1-2;

18:13; 20:5; 23:12

Lord, the

Proverbs 2:6-8; 3:3-4; 3:11; 5:21; 6:16-19; 15:3; 15:11; 15:29;

16:1-2; 16:9; 16:11; 16:33; 17:3; 18:10; 18:24; 19:17; 18:21; 20:12;20:22; 20:24; 20:27; 21:3; 21:30-31; 22:2; 22:12; 24:17-18; 30:5-6

Love

Proverbs 10:12; 12:10; 15:17; 17:9; 17:17; 27:5

Loyalty

Proverbs 17:17; 19:22; 20:6; 20:28; 21:21; 27:6; 27:10

Nation, Principles of a

Proverbs 28:2; 28:12; 28:15-17; 28:28; 29:2; 29:4; 29:12;

29:14; 29:16; 29:18

Parents, for

Proverbs 13:24; 14:1; 17:6; 19:18; 20:7; 22:6; 23:13-14; 29:15;

29:17

Plans/Planning, good & evil

Proverbs 4:26-27; 15:26; 16:2; 16:9; 16:25; 16:33; 19:2; 19:21;

20:22; 21:27; 24:8-9

Poor, Caring for the

Proverbs 10:15; 11:24-26; 13:23; 15:25; 17:5; 19:4; 19:7; 19:17; 21:13; 22:9; 22:16; 22:22-23; 24:11-12; 28:3; 28:27;

31:8-9

Pride

Proverbs 11:2; 12:9; 13:10; 15:25; 15:33; 16:5; 16:18-19; 18:12; 21:4; 21:24; 22:4; 25:6-7; 25:27; 26:12; 27:1-2; 28:11;

28:25; 29:23; 30:2-4; 30:21-23; 30:29-33; 31:30

Rebellion

Proverbs 15:10; 17:11; 18:1; 19:3

Reproof

Proverbs 10:17; 12:1; 13:1; 13:18; 15:5; 15:10; 15:12;

15:31-32; 17:10; 19:20; 19:27; 20:30; 23:12

Reputation

Proverbs 6:32-33; 9:7; 10:7; 20:11; 22:1; 27:14; 27:21

Sin & Confession

Proverbs 20:9; 28:13

Speech & Conversation

Proverbs 9:7-9; 10:10-11; 10:13-14; 11:9: 11:11; 11:13; 12:13-14; 12:16-19; 12:22-23; 12:25; 13:2-3; 14:3; 14:5; 15:1-2; 15:4; 15:7; 15:23; 15:26; 15:28; 16:1; 16:10; 16:13; 16:21; 16:23-24; 16:27; 17:5; 17:7; 17:9; 17:27-28; 18:4; 18:13; 18:17; 18:20-21; 20:3; 20:25 21:23; 22:11; 23:9; 24:26; 25:8-10; 25:11-15; 25:20; 26:4-5; 26:17; 26:18-19; 28:23; 29:20

Those Not to be Trusted

Proverbs 2:11-22; 3:31-32; 6:12-15; 10:6; 10:11-13; 10:18; 11:13; 12:15-18; 13:16; 16:27-30; 17:4; 17:9; 17:11; 17:19-20; 17:24; 18:1- 2; 20:14; 21:29; 22:10; 22:8; 22:26; 23:1-3; 23:6-9; 26:6; 26:10; 26:24-28; 27:6; 29:5

Wife, the Right Woman

Proverbs 5:15-19; 11:16; 11:22; 12:4; 14:1; 18:22; 21:9; 21:19; 25:24; 27:15-16; 30:18-19; 31:10-31

 

 

 

Cause & Effect: How to Get What You Want… God’s Way

Achievement/Goals

Proverbs 2:7; 6:6-8; 8:12-16; 11:5; 11:23; 12:24; 13:2; 13:13;

15:22; 16:3; 16:9; 16:12; 16:20; 17:2; 17:20; 19:8; 19:21; 20:18; 20:24; 21:5; 21:22; 21:28; 21:30-31; 22:29; 24:5-6; 24:27; 25:4-5; 25:15; 29:4; 29:14;

God’s Blessing

Proverbs 3:33-34; 4:23-27; 8:35; 10:6; 11:1711:3112:2;

12:12; 13:21; 14:14; 18:22; 22:9; 25:21-22; 28:20;

Connections & Access

Proverbs 18:16; 19:4; 19:6; 22:11; 22:29;

Deliverance from evil

Proverbs 2:7-22; 6:20-24; 7:1-5; 10:19; 14:3; 18:10; 21:23; 22:5; 22:24-25;

Friendship

Proverbs 17:9; 27:6; 27:9-10;

Guidance

Proverbs 3:5-6; 4:11-12; 8:12-18; 11:3; 12:5;  

Happiness

Proverbs 3:13-18; 3:13-18; 8:32-34; 12:14; 12:20; 14:21;

15:1315:15; 15:30; 16:20; 23:15-16;

Happy Home

Proverbs 18:22; 19:14; 19:18; 20:7; 22:6; 22:15; 23:13-14;

27:11; 29:3; 29:15; 29:17; 31:10-31;

Health & Longevity

Proverbs 3:7-8; 3:13-18; 4:10; 4:20-22; 9:11; 10:27; 14:30; 15:30; 16:17; 16:24; 17:22; 23:17-18; 24:13-14; 28:16;

Honor & Reputation

Proverbs 3:3-4; 3:13-18; 3:35; 4:7-9; 10:7; 11:16; 11:26-27; 12:8; 12:9; 13:15; 13:18; 14:35; 15:33; 16:13; 17:28; 18:12; 20:11; 21:21; 22:4; 25:6-7; 25:13; 25:27; 27:18; 28:23; 29:1731:25-31;  

Life!

Proverbs 3:1-2; 3:13-18; 6:23; 8:35; 10:17; 11:19; 11:30;

12:28; 15:4; 16:15; 16:22; 18:21; 19:23; 21:21; 22:4;

Peace

Proverbs 3:13-18; 3:21-24;

Pleasing God/

Righteousness

Proverbs 8:12-18; 11:20; 12:2; 12:22; 14:31; 15:8-9; 20:30;

21:3; 21:21; 22:4;

Prosperity/

Material needs

Proverbs 3:9-10; 8:12-21; 10:4; 11:24-25; 11:28; 12:11; 12:14; 12:27; 13:4; 13:11;  13:22; 13:25; 14:23; 15:6; 15:16; 16:6-7; 16:26; 17:2; 19:17; 20:13; 22:4; 24:27; 27:18; 27:23-27; 28:6; 28:19; 28:25; 28:27;

Rescue from trouble

Proverbs 3:21-26; 11:6; 11:811:15; 12:6-7; 12:13; 12:21;

13:3; 13:14; 15:24; 15:27; 19:16; 20:22; 20:28; 22:3; 22:10; 27:12; 28:16;  

Security

Proverbs 1:33; 3:21-26; 10:25; 10:29-30; 12:3; 19:23; 28:26; 29:25;

Wisdom & counsel

Proverbs 1:5-9, 23; 2:1-6; 11:2; 12:15; 13:1; 13:10; 13:20;

14:6-814:18; 14:29; 14:33; 15:14; 15:31-33; 16:16; 16:21; 17:24; 18:15; 19:20; 20:5; 20:18; 21:11; 22:17-21; 23:19; 23:22-23; 24:13-14; 28:5; 29:15;

 

 

The Cast of Characters in Proverbs

 

By Names

(Described by nouns, simple, the quality not dependant on another person or factor being involved)

Persons

Reference

 

 

Angry man, a person with great anger

Proverbs 19:19; 22:24-25; 29:22;

Arrogant person 

Proverbs 21:24;

Blameless, the / Those with blameless conduct

Proverbs 11:5; 11:20; 28:10;

Borrower, the

Proverbs 22:7;

Brother

Proverbs 17:17; 17:17;

Buyer

Proverbs 20:14;

City, a

Proverbs 11:10,11

Contrary man

Proverbs 16:28;

Counselors, advisers

Proverbs 11:14; 15:22; 24:5-6;  

Crooked, the

Proverbs 22:5;

Cruel man

Proverbs 11:17

Devious, the

Proverbs 3:32; 14:2;

Diligent

Proverbs 21:5;

Discerning man

Proverbs 1:5, 10:13; 14:33; 15:14; 15:24; 16:21; 18:15; 19:25; 28:2; 28:11;

Disloyal

Proverbs 14:14;

Dispossessed

Proverbs 31:8;

Drunkard

Proverbs 23:20-21;

Elderly

Proverbs 17:6;

Enemy, your, an

Proverbs 24:17-18; 25:21-22; 27:6;

Entire Community

Proverbs 5:14

Evil ones, the evil man, evil doers

Proverbs 4:14; 14:19; 15:26; 17:1124:1-2; 24:19-20; 28:5; 29:6;

Faithful

Proverbs 28:20;

Fatherless

Proverbs 23:10-11;

Fathers/his father

Proverbs 4:1, 6:20; 19:13; 19:14; 22:28; 23:22-25; 29:3;

Foolish ones, man

Proverbs 1:22; 14:7; 21:20; 27:12;

Fools

Proverbs 1:7, 323:35, 10:14, 21, 23; 11:29; 14:3; 14:814:9;

14:16; 14:2414:33; 15:2; 15:5; 15:7; 15:14; 16:22; 17:7; 17:10; 17:12; 17:16; 17:21; 17:24; 17:28; 18:2; 18:6-7; 19:1;

19:10; 19:29; 20:3; 23:9; 24:7; 26:1,3-12; 27:3; 28:26; 29:11;  

Foreigners

Proverbs 20:16;

Friend

Proverbs 17:17; 18:24; 27:6; 27:9; 27:10;

Fugitive

Proverbs 28:17;

Generation that.., a

Proverbs 30:11-14;

Generous person

Proverbs 11:25; 22:9;

Glutton

Proverbs 23:20-21;

Good people, man

Proverbs 2:20; 14:14; 14:19; 15:3;

Gossip

Proverbs 11:13; 16:28; 17:9; 18:8; 20:19; 26:20, 22;

Grandchildren

Proverbs 17:6;

Great, the

Proverbs 18:16; 25:6-7;

Greedy man

Proverbs 28:22; 28:25;

Guilty

Proverbs 17:15; 18:5; 21:8; 24:23-25;

Gullible

Proverbs 14:18;

Hateful person

Proverbs 26:23-26;

Helpless people, a

Proverbs 28:15;

Honest person

Proverbs 29:10;

Honorable, the

Proverbs 10:29 

Hot-tempered man

Proverbs 29:22;

Household

Proverbs 27:27; 31:21;

Humble, the

Proverbs 3:34; 16:19;

Husband, her [of capable wife]

Proverbs 31:23,28;

Inexperienced, the

Proverbs 1:4327:7; 8:5;  9:4, 16; 14:15; 19:25; 21:11; 22:3;

Innocent person

Proverbs 17:26; 18:5; 21:8;

Integrity, those of -or- the one who lives with

Proverbs 2:21, 10:9; 14:2; 19:1; 20:7; 28:18;

Intelligent person

Proverbs 17:27;

Isolates himself, one who

Proverbs 18:1;

Just

Proverbs 17:15;

Keeps commands, one who

Proverbs 19:16;

Kind man

Proverbs 11:17

King

Proverbs 14:28;14:35; 16:10; 16:13-15; 19:12; 20:2; 20:8; 20:26; 20:28; 21:1; 22:11; 22:29; 24:21-22; 25:2-3; 25:4-5;

25:6-7; 29:4; 29:14; 31:4-7;

Knowledgeable person

Proverbs 28:2;

Lacks sense, the one who

Proverbs 9:4; 9:1610:13; 24:30-34; 25:6-7;

Leech

Proverbs 30:15-16;

Lender

Proverbs 19:1722:7

Liar/one with deceitful speech, lips

Proverbs 17:4; 17:20;19:1; 26:18-19; 26:28;

Malicious, the

Proverbs 10:29 

Masters

Proverbs 25:13; 30:10;

Mentors

Proverbs 5:13

Mockers

Proverbs 1:22, 3:34, 9:7-8; 14:6; 15:12; 19:25; 19:29; 21:11;

21:24; 22:10; 24:9; 29:8;

Mothers

Proverbs 6:20; 23:22-25; 29:15;

Nation

Proverbs 14:34;

Needy

Proverbs 31:9; 31:20;

Neighbor, your/his

Proverbs 3:29, 6:1; 6:3; 16:29; 21:10; 25:17; 27:10; 27:14;

Noble

Proverbs 17:26; 25:6-7;

Old men

Proverbs 20:29;

Opponent, your

Proverbs 25:8-10;

Oppressed

Proverbs 31:4-7; 31:9;

Oppressed, the

Proverbs 15:15; 22:22-23;

Oppressor

Proverbs 29:13;

Patient person

Proverbs 14:29;

People, a, any, the

Proverbs 14:34; 29:2; 29:18;

Perceptive

Proverbs 14:6; 17:10; 17:24;

Poor, the

Proverbs 10:15; 14:20; 18:23; 19:1; 19:4; 19:7; 19:17; 19:22;

21:13; 22:2; 22:7; 22:16; 22:22-23; 28:3; 28:6; 29:7; 29:13; 29:14; 31:20;

Prince

Proverbs 19:10;

Proud/Everyone with a proud heart

Proverbs 15:25; 16:5; 16:19; 21:24;

Quarrelsome man

Proverbs 26:21;

Quick-tempered, hot-tempered man / does not control his temper

Proverbs 14:17; 14:29; 15:18; 22:24-25; 25:28;

Rebels

Proverbs 24:21-22;

Reckless

Proverbs 21:5;

Reverent

Proverbs 28:14;

Rich man

Proverbs 10:15; 14:20; 18:11; 18:23; 22:2; 22:7; 22:16; 28:6; 28:11;

Righteous, The

Proverbs 2:20, 9:9, 10:6, 11, 16, 20; 10:21, 24; 10:25, 28, 30;

10:31; 10:32; 11:8 11:9, 11:10, 23, 28, 30, 11:30,31; 14:19; 14:32; 15:6; 15:28; 15:29; 18:10; 21:15; 21:18; 21:26; 24:15;

24:16; 28:1; 28:12; 28:28; 29:2; 29:6; 29:7; 29:16; 29:27;

Ruler

Proverbs 14:28; 17:7; 19:6; 23:1-3; 25:15; 28:2; 29:12; 29:26;

Schemer

Proverbs 24:8;

Sensible man     

Proverbs 14:8; 14:15; 14:18; 15:5; 22:3; 27:12;

Servant(s)

Proverbs 27:27; 29:12; 29:19; 30:10;  

Sinners/Sinful

Proverbs 1:10; 11:31; 23:17-18;

Skilled in his work, a man

Proverbs 22:29;

Slacker

Proverbs 6:9; 10:26; 15:19; 19:24; 20:4; 21:25-26; 22:13;

24:30-34; 26:13-16;

Slave

Proverbs 19:10;

Sons

Proverbs 4:1; 17:6;

Stiff-necked

Proverbs 29:1;

Stingy

Proverbs 23:6-8;

Strangers

Proverbs 5:10, 6:1; 11:15; 20:16;

Strong man

Proverbs 24:5-6;

Teachers

Proverbs 5:13

“The Other Woman”

Adulteress

Proverbs 6:26; 30:20;

Another man’s wife

Proverbs 6:29 

Evil woman

Proverbs 6:24

Forbidden woman

Proverbs 2:16 5:3, 5:207:5-27; 22:14; 23:26-28;

Foreigner

Proverbs 5:10

Prostitute

Proverbs 6:26; 23:26-28;

Strangers

Proverbs 5:17, 6:24

Women 

Proverbs 31:3;  

Treacherous

Proverbs 11:3; 11:6; 21:18; 22:12;

Troubled heart

Proverbs 25:20;

Trustworthy, the

Proverbs 11:13; 20:6; 25:13;

Twisted minds, those with

Proverbs 11:20; 17:20;

Understanding, man of

Proverbs 10:23, 11:12; 15:21; 17:27; 20:5;

Understands a matter, one who

Proverbs 16:20;

Ungodly, the

Proverbs 11:9 

Unjust man

Proverbs 29:27;

Unreliable person

Proverbs 25:19;

Upright, the

Proverbs 2:21; 3:32; 11:3, 6, 11; 14:9; 14:11; 15:8; 15:19;

16:17; 21:18; 21:29; 29:10; 29:27;

Violent man/men, the

Proverbs 3:31; 11:16; 16:29;  

Wicked, the

Proverbs 2:22, 4:14, 19, 5:22, 6:12, 10:6, 11, 16, 20, 24; 10:25; 10:27; 10:28, 30; 11:5, 7, 11:8, 10, 11:11, 18, 21, 23, 31; 14:1114:19; 14:32; 15:3; 15:6; 15:8; 15:9; 15:28; 15:29; 16:417:4; 17:23; 18:3; 19:28; 21:4; 21:7; 21:10; 21:12; 21:1821:27; 21:29; 24:15; 24:16; 24:19-20; 25:4-5; 28:1; 28:4; 28:12; 28:28; 29:2; 29:729:16; 29:27;

Widow, the

Proverbs 15:25;

Wise Man/Wise, whose heart is

Proverbs 1:5, 3:35, 9:8-9, 10:14; 11:29; 14:3; 14:16; 14:24;

15:2; 15:7; 16:21; 16:23; 18:15; 21:11; 21:20; 21:22; 24:23-25; 29:8; 29:11;

Without sense, one /

Lacking sense

Proverbs 7:7; 15:21; 17:18;

Witness, dishonest, worthless, who utter lies/ Perjurer

Proverbs 14:5; 14:25; 19:5; 19:9; 19:22; 19:28; 21:28; 25:18;

Witness, honest, truthful

Proverbs 14:5; 14:25;

Woman, foolish

 

Proverbs 14:1;  

Woman, gracious

Proverbs 11:16

Woman, wise

Proverbs 14:1;

Worker

Proverbs 16:26;

Worthless person

Proverbs 6:12; 16:27;

Young man / men

Proverbs 20:11; 20:29;

Youth, the

Proverbs 7:7; 22:6; 22:15; 23:13-14; 29:15;

 

 

The Cast of Characters Broken Down

 

Descriptive

(Complex, there isn’t just one word for this kind of person, he or she is described using verbs; often other factors or persons are involved)

Characteristic

Reference

Acquires good sense, one who 

Proverbs 19:8;

Answer, one who gives before he listens

Proverbs 18:13;

Beautiful woman who rejects good sense

Proverbs 11:22

Big mouth, someone with

Proverbs 20:19;

Bitter, one whose life is

Proverbs 31:4-7;

Blesses his neighbor early in the morning, if one

Proverbs 27:14;

Bloodguilt, man burdened by

Proverbs 28:17;

Bloodthirsty man

Proverbs 29:10;

Boasts about a gift that does not exist, the one who

Proverbs 25:14;

Brings ruin on his household, the one who

 

Proverbs 11:29

Brother far away 

Proverbs 27:10;

Brother, an offended

Proverbs 18:19;

Brothers of a poor man

Proverbs 19:7;

Builds a high threshold, one who

Proverbs 17:19;

Chases fantasies, whoever

Proverbs 28:19;

Children of man of integrity

Proverbs 20:7;

Companion of gluttons

Proverbs 28:7;

Compresses his lips, one who

Proverbs 16:30;

Conceals an offense, whoever

Proverbs 17:9;

Conceals hatred, the one

Proverbs 10:18

Conceals his sins

Proverbs 28:13;

Confesses and renounces sins, whoever

Proverbs 28:13;

Consorts with prostitutes

Proverbs 29:3;

'Contributions' man who

Proverbs 29:4;

Controls his lips, one who/

Guards his mouth & tongue

Proverbs 10:19; 21:23;

Cool head, one who keeps

Proverbs 17:27;

Cursed by the Lord, a man

Proverbs 22:14;

Curses father or mother, whoever

Proverbs 20:20;

Despises neighbor, one who

Proverbs 14:21;

Despises obedience to mother

Proverbs 30:17;

Despises poor, one who /

one who mocks the poor

Proverbs 14:31; 17:5;

Destroys, a man who

Proverbs 28:24;

Digs a pit, one who

Proverbs 26:27;

Dishonestly, one who profits

Proverbs 15:27;

Disregards his ways, one who

Proverbs19:16;  

Distorts right and wrong

Proverbs 28:6; 28:18;

Eye that ridicules a father 

Proverbs 30:17;

Father of a fool, the

Proverbs 17:21;

First to state his case, the

Proverbs 18:17;

Flattering mouth / flatters

Proverbs 26:28; 28:23; 29:5;

Follows instruction, the one

Proverbs 10:17

Folly, the woman 

Proverbs 9:13-17

Fool when he is stuffed with food 

Proverbs 30:22;

Friends of a poor man

Proverbs 19:7;

Full, person who is

Proverbs 27:7;

Gives freely, person

Proverbs 11:24 

Gives gifts, one who 

Proverbs 19:6;

Gives to the poor

Proverbs 28:27;

Guards his way, the one who

Proverbs 16:17; 22:5;

Hardens his heart

Proverbs 28:14;

Hastily, one who acts

Proverbs 19:2;

Hates bribes, one who

Proverbs 15:27;

Hates such agreements [putting up security],one who 

Proverbs 11:15;

Hates unjust gain, one who

Proverbs 28:16;

Hears you, the one who

Proverbs 25:8-10;

Heeds correction, person who

Proverbs 15:5; 15:32;

Hoards grain, anyone who

Proverbs 11:26

Honest answer, he who gives

Proverbs 24:26;

Hungry, person who is

Proverbs 27:7;

Increases wealth through excessive interest

Proverbs 28:8;

Iniquity, those who practice

Proverbs 21:15;

Injustice, one who sows

Proverbs 22:8;

Kind to the needy / poor

Proverbs 14:31; 28:8;

King at the head of his army

Proverbs 30:29-31;

Land in rebellion, a

Proverbs 28:2;

Law, those who keep

Proverbs 28:4; 29:18;

Law, those who reject

Proverbs 28:4;

Lazy, one who is truly in his work

Proverbs 18:9; 19:15;

Leader who lacks understanding

Proverbs 28:16;

Leader, destitute - who oppresses the poor

Proverbs 28:3;

Leads the upright into an evil way, one who

Proverbs 28:10;

Leaves the path, one who

Proverbs 15:10;

Led off to death, to slaughter, those being 

Proverbs24:11-12;  

Listens, one who

Proverbs 21:28;

Looks after his master, whoever

Proverbs 27:18;

Looks for trouble, someone

 

Proverbs 11:27  

Loves pleasure, one who

Proverbs 21:17;

Loves pure heart and gracious lips, one who

Proverbs 22:11;

Loves to offend, one who

Proverbs 17:19;

Loves wisdom

Proverbs 29:3;

Man who schemes

Proverbs 14:17;

Man with a young woman, a

Proverbs 30:19;

Man with many friends

Proverbs 18:24;

Meddles in a quarrel, passerby who

Proverbs 26:17;

Narrows his eyes, one who

Proverbs 16:30;

Neighbor, whoever shows contempt for

Proverbs 11:12; 24:28;

No voice, those who have

Proverbs 31:8;

Offspring of the righteous 

Proverbs 11:21 

Plan evil, those who

Proverbs 14:22;

Plan good, those who

Proverbs 14:22;

Poor man who has discernment

Proverbs 28:11;

Provokes a king, anyone who

Proverbs 20:2;

Pursues righteousness and faithful love, the one who

Proverbs 21:21;

Pursues righteousness, one who

Proverbs 15:9;

Put up security for loans 

Proverbs 22:26-2727:13;

Rebukes, one who

Proverbs 28:23;

Rejects correction, the one who / Hates Correction/ Ignores instruction

 

Proverbs 10:17; 15:10; 15:32;  

Rejoices over disaster, one who 

Proverbs 17:5;

Rich, in a hurry to get

Proverbs 28:20;

Righteous person who yields to the wicked

Proverbs 25:26;  

Robs his father and mother

Proverbs 28:24;

Ruler, wicked

Proverbs 28:15; 29:2;

Safeguards understanding, one who

Proverbs 19:8;

Searches for what is good, the one who

 

Proverbs 11:27

Seek the Lord, those who

Proverbs 28:5;

Sells [grain], the one who 

 

Proverbs11:26  

Servant, disgraceful

Proverbs 14:35;

Servant, wise

Proverbs 14:35; 17:2;

Servant when he becomes a king

Proverbs 30:22;

Serving girl when she ousts her lady, a

Proverbs 30:23;

Shows kindness to poor, whoever

Proverbs 14:21;

Shuts his ears to the cry of the poor, the one who

Proverbs 21:13;  

Slander, whoever spreads

Proverbs 10:18

Slave, pampered from youth

Proverbs 29:21;

Slow to anger, a man

Proverbs 15:18;

Son who gathers during summer

Proverbs 10:5 

Son who sleeps during harvest

Proverbs 10:5 

Son, discerning

Proverbs 28:7;

Son, Foolish, disgraceful, shameful

Proverbs 10:1; 15:20; 17:2; 17:25; 19:13; 19:26;

Son, Wise

Proverbs 10:1; 15:20;

Son, your

Proverbs 19:18; 29:17;

Son, my 

Proverbs 19:27;

Sons, her [of capable wife]

Proverbs 31:28;

Sows righteousness, one who

Proverbs 11:18 

Speaks too soon, a man

Proverbs 29:20;

Staggers, whoever because of alcohol

Proverbs 20:1;

Strays from the way of wisdom, the man who

Proverbs 21:16;

Tends a fig tree, whoever 

Proverbs27:18;  

Thief

Proverbs 6:30

Thief's partner, a

Proverbs 29:24;

Trusting in his riches

 

Proverbs11:28  

Trusts in himself

Proverbs 28:26;

Trusts in the Lord, one who

Proverbs 16:2028:25; 29:25;

Turns his ear away from hearing the Law, the one who 

Proverbs 28:9;

Turns his eyes away [from the poor]

Proverbs 28:27;

Unloved woman when she marries

Proverbs 30:23;

Wandering from his home, a man

Proverbs 27:8;

Whoever perverts his way

Proverbs 10:9

Wife of your youth

Proverbs 5:18

Wife, capable

Proverbs 31:10-31 

Wife, hot-tempered

Proverbs 21:19;

Wife, nagging

Proverbs 19:13; 21:9; 21:19; 25:24; 27:15-16;

Wife, sensible 

Proverbs 19:14;

Wisdom, walks in

Proverbs 28:26;

Wise warrior

Proverbs 24:5-6;

Withholds what is right

Proverbs 11:24 

Works his land, whoever

Proverbs 28:19;