Proverbs regarding character, chastity, decency, dependability, equity, fairness, faithfulness, fidelity, goodness, honesty, honour, incorruptibility, innocence, integrity, morality, morals, principles, reputation, trustworthiness, truthfulness, virtue
Esteem her highly and she will exalt you; she will honor you if you embrace her.
Prov. 4:8 (read whole chapter)
Suddenly a woman came out to meet him! She was dressed like a prostitute and with secret intent.
Prov. 7:10 (read whole chapter)
Riches and honor are with me, long-lasting wealth and righteousness.
Prov. 8:18 (read whole chapter)
The integrity of the upright guides them, but the crookedness of the unfaithful destroys them.
Prov. 11:3 (read whole chapter)
The one who goes about slandering others reveals secrets, but the one who is trustworthy conceals a matter.
Prov. 11:13 (read whole chapter)
An unreliable messenger falls into trouble, but a faithful envoy brings healing.
Prov. 13:17 (read whole chapter)
A truthful witness does not lie, but a false witness breathes out lies.
Prov. 14:5 (read whole chapter)
Before destruction the heart of a person is proud, but humility comes before honor.
Prov. 18:12 (read whole chapter)
Better is a poor person who walks in his integrity than one who is perverse in his speech and is a fool.
Prov. 19:1 (read whole chapter)
Many people profess their loyalty, but a faithful person - who can find?
The righteous person behaves in integrity; blessed are his children after him.
Prov. 20:6-7 (read whole chapter)
Even a young man is known by his actions, whether his activity is pure and whether it is right.
The ear that hears and the eye that sees - the LORD has made them both.
Do not love sleep, lest you become impoverished; open your eyes so that you might be satisfied with food.
"It's worthless! It's worthless!" says the buyer, but when he goes on his way, he boasts.
Prov. 20:11-14 (read whole chapter)
A good name is to be chosen rather than great wealth, good favor more than silver or gold.
The rich and the poor meet together; the LORD is the creator of them both.
A shrewd person sees danger and hides himself, but the naive keep right on going and suffer for it.
The reward for humility and fearing the LORD is riches and honor and life.
Prov. 22:1-4 (read whole chapter)
Do not move an ancient boundary stone which was put in place by your ancestors.
Prov. 22:28 (read whole chapter)
Like tying a stone in a sling, so is giving honor to a fool.
Prov. 26:8 (read whole chapter)
Like a bird that wanders from its nest, so is a person who wanders from his home.
Prov. 27:8 (read whole chapter)
The one who tends a fig tree will eat its fruit, and whoever takes care of his master will be honored.
Prov. 27:18 (read whole chapter)
To show partiality is terrible, for a person will transgress over the smallest piece of bread.
Prov. 28:21 (read whole chapter)
If a king judges the poor in truth, his throne will be established forever.
Prov. 29:14 (read whole chapter)
There are four things on earth that are small, but they are exceedingly wise:
ants are creatures with little strength, but they prepare their food in the summer;
rock badgers are creatures with little power, but they make their homes in the crags;
locusts have no king, but they all go forward by ranks;
a lizard you can catch with the hand, but it gets into the palaces of the king.
Prov. 30:24-28 (read whole chapter)
She makes for herself coverlets; her clothing is fine linen and purple.
Prov. 31:22 (read whole chapter)