There is precious treasure and oil in the dwelling of the wise, But a foolish man swallows it up. # ch. Share Copyright © 2015 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, CA 90631. 2. 2 The king's fury is like a lion's roar; to rouse his anger is to risk your life. AMPC: Amplified Bible, Classic Edition 3 To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice. There is precious treasure and oil in the house of the wise [who prepare for the future], But a short-sighted and foolish man swallows it up and wastes it. Proverbs 20-21 Amplified Bible (AMP) ... Proverbs 20:25 Such a vow would single out an item for sacrifice or for the use of the temple or the priests. There is a desirable treasure, and oil in the dwelling of the wise: The wise man or woman lives a life blessed by God, and sometimes that blessing is shown in material things. Proverbs 21:1. Proverbs 23:21. There is precious treasure and oil in the house of the wise [who prepare for the future], But a short-sighted and foolish man swallows it up and wastes it. 3 To do justice and judgment is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice. 20 There is precious treasure and oil in the house of the wise [who prepare for the future],But a short-sighted and foolish man swallows it up and wastes it. They shall be destroyed, and they shall fall who seek death ; Proverbs 21:7 Lit. Amplified Bible (AMP). 21 He who earnestly seeks righteousness and loyalty. Riotous eaters of flesh - The word is the same as “glutton” in Proverbs 23:21 and Deuteronomy 21:20. 2 Every way of a man is right in his own eyes: but the LORD pondereth the hearts. This "reward in the bosom" means, to me, given from the heart. The wise man keeps a store in reserve. 3 Avoiding a fight is a mark of honor; only fools insist on quarreling. b. To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use the convenient, Baker Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology, International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. When you give a gift from the heart, it certainly will stop anger and hurt and wrath. Precious treasure remains in the house of the wise, but the fool devours it. 20 There is precious treasure and oil in the house of the wise [who prepare for the future], But a short-sighted and foolish man swallows it up and wastes it. 2 Every man’s way is right in his own eyes, But the Lord weighs and examines the hearts [of people and their motives]. There is precious treasure and oil in the house of the wise [who prepare for the future]. Psalm 112:3. The king’s heart — His very inward purposes and inclinations, which seem to be most in a man’s own power, and out of the reach of all other beings; and much more his tongue, and hand, and all his outward actions; are in the hand of the Lord — Subject to the influence, control, and government of the great Lord of all. Proverbs 20:27 Lit breath. Than with a contentious and troublesome woman. 3 To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice. Proverbs 21:20. Drowsiness - Specially the drunken sleep, heavy and confused. Verse Concepts. Proverbs 21 Amplified Bible (AMP) On Life and Conduct. Proverbs 21:20 The wise man saves for the future, literally, “There is precious treasure and oil in the dwelling of the wise.” Proverbs 21:29 An evil man is stubborn, but a godly man will reconsider, or “The wicked man is brazen; the godly man is thoughtful.” a. 22 The king’s heart is like channels of water in the hand of the Lord; He turns it whichever way He wishes. Proverbs 21:20. They may have desirable treasure and good oil in their home. This may refer not to oil only, but to the desired treasure, wealth, riches, substance of every sort, he is heir to and becomes possessed of; and which, in a spiritual sense, may be applied to a foolish wicked man, who misspends his time, neglects the means of grace, and all opportunities by which men grow rich and wise in spiritual things; see Matthew 25:1. Spendeth it up - literally, swalloweth it. When you give anything, it should not be broadcast so that you can get a reward. This first part could also mean a bribe. Proverbs 21:20 Amplified Bible (AMP) 20. << Proverbs 19 | Proverbs 20 | Proverbs 21 >> 20 1 Wine produces mockers; alcohol leads to brawls. Tilled fields mostly lie to the northeast, and pastures to the northwest and southwest. Riotous eaters of flesh - The word is the same as “glutton” in Proverbs 23:21 and Deuteronomy 21:20. Cross references. There is pine forest to the northeast on Čebulovica Hill. The Vremščica Ridge (1,027 meters or 3,369 feet) rises to the northeast, Čebulovica Hill (643 meters or 2,110 feet) to the north, and Kožlek Hill (517 meters or 1,696 feet) to the west. The wise store up choice food and olive oil, but fools gulp theirs down. Divača lies along the A1 motorway and the old main road from Senožeče to Koper, with a junction that also leads to Lokev. Job 27:16,17 Though he heap up silver as the dust, and prepare raiment as the clay; … Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (21) The end thereof shall not be blessed.--Comp. Proverbs 21:6 LXX Pursue vanity on the snares of death; Vg. Wealth and riches are in his house, And his righteousness endures forever. For when the foolish took their lamps, they took no oil with them, Psalm 23:5 . Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and take your Bible knowledge to a new level this year! Amplified Bible (AMP) Bible Book List. 2 A person may think their own ways are right, but the Lord weighs the heart. 12:15] Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, Proverbs 21:20 - AMP - There are precious treasures and oil in the dwelling... Study verse in the The Amplified Bible Contention, Solutions Being A Wife Being A Women Of God Being A Women Deserts Wives Strife Domestic Violence Contentiousness Angry Wives Anger Management. But the proverb may have also a higher application. 16:2; [ch. Amplified Bible (AMP) Copyright © 2015 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, CA 90631. 21. Deuteronomy 21:20 New American Standard Bible (NASB). Is vain and foolish, and shall stumble on the snares of death; Tg. Compare Matthew 25:1-13. 1 The king' heart is in the hand of the LORD, as the rivers of water: he turneth it whithersoever he will. Those led astray by drink cannot be wise. 607. Matthew 25:3-4. All rights reserved. 2 Every man’s way is right in his own eyes, But the Lord weighs and examines the hearts [of people and their motives]. There is precious treasure and oil in the house of the wise [who prepare for the future], But a short-sighted and foolish man swallows it up and wastes it. 2 Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs and tries the hearts. All rights reserved. 19 It is better to dwell in a desert land. Drowsiness - Specially the drunken sleep, heavy and confused. 3 To do what is right and just. # [Ezra 6:22] turns it wherever he will. The classic example of a careless vow was Jephthah’s promise to sacrifice to the Lord whatever came out of his house to meet him on his return from a successful battle (Judg 11:30-35). The three forms of evil that destroy reputation and tempt to waste are brought together. 22 Listen to your father who begot you, And do not despise your mother when she is old. Proverbs 21:21. The three forms of evil that destroy reputation and tempt to waste are brought together. Proverbs 21 The Proverbs of Solomon. 21 The king’s heart is like channels of water in the hand of the Lord; He turns it whichever way He wishes. Proverbs 21:20 AMPC There are precious treasures and oil in the dwelling of the wise, but a self-confident and foolish man swallows it up and wastes it. Proverbs 21:14 "A gift in secret pacifieth anger: and a reward in the bosom strong wrath." The wise man stores up all “treasure to be desired” of wisdom, all “oil” of divine influence, which strengthens and refreshes, and so is ready at all times for the work to which the Master calls him. The king's heart is in the hand of the Lord - The Lord is the only ruler of princes. But there is an allusion here to the Eastern method of watering their lands. Proverbs 21:20 Amplified Bible (AMP) There is precious treasure and oil in the house of the wise [who prepare for the future], But a short-sighted and foolish man swallows it up and wastes it. There is desirable treasure, And oil in the dwelling of the wise, But a foolish man squanders it. 2 Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs and tries the hearts. 28 A false witness will perish, but the word of a man who hears attentively will endure and go unchallenged. The Proverbs of Solomon Proverbs 21. Proverbs 23:26 Read full chapter. Proverbs 23:20. He gains uprightly, spends moderately, never exhausts himself. Proverbs 21:20Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB) 20 Precious treasure and oil are in the dwelling of a wise person, but a foolish man consumes them. Proverbs 21. Precious treasure and oil are in a wise man's dwelling, but a foolish man devours it. Proverbs 21 New International Version (NIV) 21 In the Lord’s hand the king’s heart is a stream of water. 1 The king’s heart is a stream of water in the hand of the Lord; he. drag them away; Proverbs 21:8 Or The way of a man is perverse and strange; Proverbs 21:14 Under cover, lit. King James Version. Proverbs 23:21. is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice. Extensive afforestation has taken place in the area, especially in the 1890… He alone can govern and direct their counsels. 20 Do not mix with winebibbers, Or with gluttonous eaters of meat; 21 For the drunkard and the glutton will come to poverty, And drowsiness will clothe a man with rags. Amplified Bible Update. Proverbs 23:26 Proverbs 21:17 I.e. Proverbs 21:20 in all English translations, Amplified Study Bible, Large Print, Imitation Leather, Brown, Amplified Compact Holy Bible--soft leather-look, camel/burgundy, Amplified Thinline Holy Bible--bonded leather, black (indexed). 1 THE KING'S heart is in the hand of the Lord, as are the watercourses; He turns it whichever way He wills. 29 A wicked man puts on the bold, unfeeling face [of guilt], but as for the upright, he considers, directs, and establishes his way [with the confidence of integrity]. Proverbs 21 Amplified Bible (AMP) On Life and Conduct. Proverbs 20: Wine is a mocker and beer a brawler; whoever is led astray by them is not wise. Proverbs 21:20. Proverbs 21:21 - AMP - He who earnestly seeks after and craves righteousness,... Study verse in the The Amplified Bible Study verse in the The Amplified Bible Hi, 4 Those too lazy to plow in the right season will have no food at the harvest. in the bosom; Proverbs 21:19 Lit. that he channels toward all who please him. Font Size. 20 And they shall say to the elders of his city, ‘This son of ours is stubborn and rebellious; he does not obey us, he is thoughtless and given to drinking.’ See more ideas about Proverbs, Proverbs 21, Book of proverbs. Proverbs 28:8 He that by usury and unjust gain increaseth his substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity the poor. There is precious treasure and oil in the home of the wise, But a foolish person swallows it up. Nov 21, 2012 - Explore John Smith's board "Proverbs 21" on Pinterest. There is precious treasure and oil in the dwelling of the wise, But a foolish man swallows it up. Proverbs 21:20 There is precious treasure and oil in the dwelling of the wise,But a foolish man swallows it up. 1 THE KING'S heart is in the hand of the Lord, as are the watercourses; He turns it whichever way He wills. Proverbs 23:20. There is a treasure to be desired,.... Gold, silver, jewels, and precious stones; all sorts food, as Aben Ezra explains it, and rich and costly, raiment; all which may be lawfully desired and sought after, and, when obtained, laid up for future use; which may be spared for their own service and that of posterity: but there are riches of grace, a pearl of great price and treasure in heaven, more desirable than these, Matthew 6:19; and oil in the dwelling of the wise; which is particularly mentioned, because a principal blessing of the land of Canaan; much used for food, and was for delight and refreshment: and something of this was in the house of every wise, provident, and industrious man, for the use of him and his family; even though he lived but in a "cottage", as the word signifies this is an emblem of the grace of God, which is sometimes compared to oil; which a wise man is chiefly concerned, that it may be in his heart, in his house, and in his family; but a foolish man spendeth it up; the oil; he swallows it up at once, as soon as he has got it, and wastes and lavishes away what his wise father had provided for him. 21 He who earnestly seeks righteousness and loyalty Finds life, righteousness, and honor. 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