Proverbs 24:13-18

Saying 26

13 Eat honey, my son, for it is good;
    honey from the comb is sweet to your taste.
14 Know also that wisdom is like honey for you:
    If you find it, there is a future hope for you,
    and your hope will not be cut off.

Saying 27

15 Do not lurk like a thief near the house of the righteous,
    do not plunder their dwelling place;
16 for though the righteous fall seven times, they rise again,
    but the wicked stumble when calamity strikes.

Saying 28

17 Do not gloat when your enemy falls;
    when they stumble, do not let your heart rejoice,
18 or the Lord will see and disapprove
    and turn his wrath away from them.

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One response to “Proverbs 24:13-18

  1. Wisdom guides our steps, and is a future hope. As many times as we stumble, the promises of God bring us back to our feet. The wicked falls and stumble when calamity comes because they don’t have the knowledge and the foundation of Christ to bring them to their feet.

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