Proverbs Test 2
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Proverbs Test 2
Flashcards for Larry Pechawer's Proverbs class at OCC.
Train a child in the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.
Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline will drive it far away.
Have I not written thirty sayings for you, sayings of counsel and knowledge.
Do you see someone skilled in their work? They will serve before kings; they will not serve before officials of low rank.
Cast but a glance at riches, and they are gone, for they will surely sprout wings and fly off to the sky like an eagle.
Do not withhold discipline from a child; if you punish them with the rod, they will not die. Punish them with the rod and save them from death.
Who has woe? Who has sorrow? Who has strife? Who has complaints? Who has needless bruises? Who has bloodshot eyes?
for though the righteous fall seven times, they rise again, but the wicked stumble when calamity strikes.
These also are the sayings of the wise.
An honest answer is like a kiss on the lips.
These are more proverbs of Solomon, copied by the men of Hezekiah king of Judah.
Do not exalt yourself in the king’s presence, and do not claim a place among his great men; it is better for him to say to you, “Come up here,” than for him to humiliate you before his nobles.
A word aptly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver.
Through patience a ruler can be persuaded, and a gentle tongue can break a bone.
Seldom set foot in your neighbor's house - too much of you, and he will hate you.
If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat; if he is thirsty, give him water to drink. In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head, and the LORD will reward you.
Like a city whose walls are broken down is a man who lacks self control.
Do not answer a fool according to his folly, or you yourself will be just like him. Answer a fool according to his folly, or he will be wise in his own eyes.
As a dog returns to its vomit, so a fool repeats his folly.
Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring.
Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; someone else, and not your own lips.
As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.
The wicked man flees though no one pursues, but the righteous are as bold as a lion.
Better a poor man whose walk is blameless than a rich man whose ways are perverse.
The rod of correction imparts wisdom, but a child left to himself disgraces his mother.
Discipline your son, and he will give you peace; he will bring delight to your soul.
The sayings of Agur son of Jakeh
Ithiel and Ucal
The most ignorant of men
The leech's daughter
Give me neither poverty nor riches.
The sayings of king Lemuel - an oracle his mother taught him.
Kings should avoid strong drink, important obligations
Several Aramaic words may indicate foreign origin.
Give beer to those who are perishing, wine to those who are in anguish. Let them drink and forget their poverty and remember their misery no more.
Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised.
Explain why OT poetry might use alphabetic or acrostic poems?
1. Artistic or Ascetic value.
2. Mnemonic device, memorization.
3. Identifiable structure.
4. Full or complete expression.
Examples are Pr 31, Ps 119 (Word of God), Ps 145 (missing letter found in DSS), Lam 1-4.
How is the phrase "under the sun" important in understanding the arguments in Ecc?
It is the guiding hermeneutic used 29 times.
Meaningless things are found under the sun including physical, human experience, work, relationships, time, space, seasons, knowledge.
God and the spiritual realm are perfect and excluded from meaningless things found under the sun.
Therefore we find meaning and life only in seeking the Lord and obeying his commands (12:13).