A prating fool: “In the Hebrew he is called a fool of lips, either because he discovers the folly of his heart by his lips, and thereby exposeth himself to the mischief here following; or because he is without heart, as is said of Ephraim, Hosea 7:11, or his heart is little worth, as is said here, Proverbs 10:20; or because he speaks rashly, without any consideration.” (Poole). b. [Job 6:25] But the mouth of the foolish.] ав Его, отпущу». 11 The mouth of a righteous man is a well of life: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked. b. The grief of his mother: “The occasion of her great sorrow, which is decently ascribed to the mothers rather than to the fathers, because their passions are most vehement, and make deepest impression in them.” (Poole). b. a. The perverse tongue will be cut out: Those who speak in a crooked or twisted way can only expect to be left without a word. But the perverse tongue will be cut out. A related idea from Proverbs 10:12 is the concept of “covering” sins. b. 9 He that walketh uprightly walketh surely: but he that perverteth his ways shall be known. “A rod (sebet) denotes a part of a tree from which a staff or weapon could be made.” (Waltke), ii. A godly man would not put even an animal to needless pain. Proverbs 10:12. About this commentary: Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary on the Bible is available in the Public Domain. He who has a slack hand becomes poor, The wise in heart will receive commands: Wisdom gives the humility to be instructed and to receive commands from God and those in rightful authority. i. Winks with the eye: “That secretly and cunningly designs mischiefs against others, as this phrase is used, Psalms 35:19 Proverbs 6:13.” (Poole). My son.] Only destruction will come from all their effort. Proverbs 12:10 A righteous [man] regardeth the life of his beast: but the tender mercies of the wicked [are] cruel. It is a great skill to be able "to time a word," [Isaiah 50:4] to set it upon the wheels. a. In the multitude of words sin is not lacking, Chapter 10. The mouth of the righteous is a well of life, Ver. When King David saw this heart in his son, it no doubt made him a glad father. It is to reject instruction and will lead to going astray. In their disobedience they will fall. But violence covers the mouth of the wicked. Some are profitable alive, not dead, as the dog, horse, &c.; some dead, not alive, as the hog; some both, as the ox. To receive riches from God is to be blessed; to have riches without the sorrow that often come with them is an even greater blessing. Click to enable/disable Google Analytics tracking. Jeremiah 2:13), and people gather around it. a. A slack hand: This describes the lazy man or woman, who does not put forth their hand energetically to do their work. which the ancients regarded as the seat of the tender affections or sympathies. Proverbs 10:12 New International Version << Proverbs 9 | Proverbs 10 | Proverbs 11 >> 12 Hatred stirs up conflict, but love covers over all wrongs. i. Bridges compared this principle with that of Proverbs 10:4: “The one notes the primary source of wealth; the other points to the instrumental source of wealth. Covers all sins: “On the contrary, love conciliates; removes aggravations; puts the best construction on every thing; and pours water, not oil, upon the flame.” (Clarke), iv. a. Treasures of wickedness profit nothing, Ironically, we could say that Solomon ultimately turned out to be a foolish son (1 Kings 11), though it was long after the death of his mother. The memory of the righteous is blessed, He who walks with integrity lives free from the fear of such discovery. a. The heart of the wicked is worth little. The Soncino commentary remarks, Hatred makes mountains out of mole hills, but love covers, or puts out of sight, and enables one to overlook insults and wrongs. In the multitude of words sin is not lacking: For many people, the more they talk the more they will sin. This concept is communicated elsewhere in the Old Testament to describe God’s forgiveness of sins. A prating fool will fall: Here, the fool is the opposite of the wise in heart. But violence covers the mouth of the wicked. b. Whoever spreads slander is a fool: This explains one way that someone filled with hatred lies. To be righteous and to inherit eternal life is to have desire fulfilled. The wise in heart shall receive commandment,] i.e., Submit to God’s holy word without replies and cavils. i. Bible Gateway Recommends . but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel. “He that can learn, and will not learn, should be made to learn. They do it by spreading slander: false and unsupported accusations against others. The tongue of the righteous is choice silver; The blessing of the Lord makes one rich: There are many who have been blessed with riches and are wise enough to receive those riches as God’s blessing. The soul can flourish even when the body is afflicted. The Book of Proverbs - Topics - Controlling the Tongue, Self-Image, Self-control; CHARLES BRIDGES But a prating fool will fall. Their godly desire will be granted (Psalm 37:4). b. a. Hatred stirs up strife: The constant stirring up of strife and controversy is evidence of hatred. a. These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our website and to use some of its features. They take away life. In this look at Proverbs, any such connections between individual proverbs are left to the reader to make, and each verse will be treated as its own proverb. So we must ensure that we are not sluggards to our heavenly Master…. There is another proverb as true as this: A liar had need of a good memory; for as the truth is not in him, he says and unsays, and often contradicts himself.” (Clarke) b. ii. He who perverts his ways will become known: The man or woman who walks a crooked life will have it revealed. As vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes, So is the lazy man to those who send him: The one who sends a lazy man to do the work will be irritated by their laziness and lack of concern for hard work. i. God blesses peacemakers, and it is a large part of godly wisdom. Hatred brings trouble, but love brings healing. The mouth of the righteous is a well of life: A righteous man speaks life-giving words, most often to others and sometimes to himself. b. b. Since these providers may collect personal data like your IP address we allow you to block them here. A person’s heart is often revealed by their words. Chapter 24. “As Esau came from hunting, with his head full of hopes, but went away with his heart full of blanks, and his face full of blushing.” (Trapp). a. 10 He that winketh with the eye causeth sorrow: but a prating fool shall fall. There is no anxiety from the fear of having sin and compromise discovered. Ahab wore a crown but lay on his sickbed discontent (1 Kings 21:4). Where there is fighting, there is hatred. b. i. Stirs up strife: “Upon every slight occasion, by filling men with suspicions and surmises, whereby they imagine faults where there are none, and aggravate every small offence.” (Poole). A rod is for the back: The ones who lack wisdom must be corrected by pain, represented by a rod used to strike those who misbehave. Love covers all sins: Peter quoted this in 1 Peter 4:8. The hand of the diligent makes rich: Hard work is normally rewarded, and prosperity often comes to those who work for it. i. But a foolish son is the grief of his mother. Ver. “In this collection ‘conceal’ is not used in the bad sense of maliciously hiding something (unlike Proverbs 10:6, 11) but in a good sense of forgiving or not finding fault (Proverbs 11:13; 12:16, 23; 17:9; 28:13; note especially Proverbs 10:12).” (Garrett), iii. 10 The proverbs of Solomon: A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish son brings grief to his mother. Yet understanding the manner and nature of the arrangement is difficult if not impossible, and different commentators often see different arrangements. i. 12 Hatred stirreth up strifes: but love covereth all sins. A person preparing food expected a constructive fire to prepare the meal but received smoke and tears instead.” (Waltke). If you love people, their sins are understood as weakness and in love you strengthen them. Proverbs 10:14 Wise [men] lay up knowledge: but the mouth of the foolish [is] near destruction. This can be done in many ways – memorization, note taking, and the use of modern digital technology. Wisdom benefits more than the individual, and folly grieves more than the individual. But the years of the wicked will be shortened. 12 The king’s wrath is as terrifying as the roaring of a lion, but his favor is as [refreshing as] dew upon the grass. But a rod is for the back of him who is devoid of understanding. Hatred stirreth up strifes: by love covereth all sins. “Industry was the law of paradise (Genesis 2:15), and although it now bears the stamp of the Fall (Genesis 3:19), it is still a blessing and under God’s providence brings wealth.” (Bridges). It is a wholesome corrective to much nonsense talked today about the blessings of poverty. But righteousness delivers from death. Proverbs 19:10-12 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC). He who walks with integrity walks securely: The man or woman who lives with nothing to hide, with no double life, can walk with integrity. “This little proverb portrays the aggravation in sending a lazy servant on a mission—it could be a confusing, unpleasant ordeal.” (Ross), ii. But He casts away the desire of the wicked. Full of candor and inventiveness, it puts the best construction on doubtful matters and does not expose the faults of a brother. “It is as much the will of God that the young should gather knowledge as that the farmer should gather his harvest.” (Bridges). But destruction will come to the workers of iniquity. Christians are, of course, called to love everyone, even our enemies. Ver. There is a story – sometimes attributed to the British author Conan Doyle – about a man who sent a letter to others with only these words: All is discovered; flee at once. 3 The Lord … b. The mouth of the wicked what is perverse: As righteous men and women are skilled in saying what is acceptable, so the wicked have a talent to speak what is crooked or perverse. The fear of the wicked will come upon him: The wicked man or woman knows that all is not right and that their day of accountability will come. That rich fool gathered great wealth but was not rich toward God (Luke 16:21). Next » Chapter 11. They misused their ability to speak; God will make sure they are no longer able to use it. There be beasts ad usum, et ad esum. Proverbs Bible Study Commentary. a. The rich man’s wealth is his strong city; c. A foolish son: Many of the proverbs work on the principle of contrast. 8. i. The following cookies are also needed - You can choose if you want to allow them: You can read about our cookies and privacy settings in detail on our Privacy Policy Page. The righteous will never be removed, “Lot’s covetous choice was fraught with bitterness (Genesis 13:10-11; 14:12; 19:15; 2 Peter 2:8). Keith Simons. But he who perverts his ways will become known. He who winks with the eye causes trouble, It can be said that the collection of Solomon’s proverbs begins here as a series of two-phrase, single verse, wisdom sayings. “No exposition is possible save to take each proverb and consider it in its separate value. And the desire of the righteous will be granted. א מִשְׁלֵ֗י שְׁל Especially when hatred is grown from a passion to a habit, which is, when the heart is so settled in an alienation and estrangement from the person hated, that it grows to wish, and desire, and seek his hurt. He who walks with integrity walks securely, The righteous will come through trouble: The righteous man or woman will certainly experience trouble but will come through it. That person is a fool because God knows all and will judge righteously. He that winketh with the eye - Instead of the latter clause, on which see Proverbs 10:8, the Septuagint has, ὁ δε ελεγχων μετα παῥρησιας ειρηνοποιει· "but he that reproveth with freedom, maketh peace." Blessings are on the head of the righteous, i. This is check to the brave gallants of our age, which exercise their ripe heads and fresh wits in wrestling with the truth of God, and take it for a glory to give it a foil.” (Trapp). When we are weak, we can ask God for His strength (Isaiah 40:31) as we walk on the way of the Lord. Neither can be effective without the other. i. The wise in heart will receive commands, But love covers all sins. Revelation - eBook. Click to enable/disable _ga - Google Analytics Cookie. The righteous will never be removed: God’s righteous men and women have a wonderful future to look forward to, secure and immoveable. The sense is that the lazy man irritates his managers more than himself. But the name of the wicked will rot. The expectation of the wicked: “A wicked man is always imposing on himself by the hope of God’s mercy and final happiness; and he continues hoping, till he dies without receiving that mercy which alone would entitle him to that glory.” (Clarke), ii. Hatred stirs up strife (arguments, trouble) but love covers all sins. Please see our Privacy Policy for cookie usage details. Will not allow the righteous soul to famish, Blessings are on the head of the righteous, He who walks with integrity walks securely, He who perverts his ways will become known, The mouth of the righteous is a well of life, The mouth of the foolish is near destruction, In the multitude of words sin is not lacking, The tongue of the righteous is choice silver, The fear of the wicked will come upon him, The desire of the righteous will be granted, When the whirlwind passes by, the wicked is no more, The righteous has an everlasting foundation, As vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes, The years of the wicked will be shortened, The hope of the righteous will be gladness, The expectation of the wicked will perish, The mouth of the righteous brings forth wisdom, The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable, © Copyright - Enduring Word       |      . As the love of God is not in his heart, so the law of kindness is not on his lips.” (Clarke), (c) 2020 The Enduring Word Bible Commentary by David Guzik – ewm@enduringword.com. But the righteous has an everlasting foundation. i. Note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our websites and the services we are able to offer. There is much more potential sin in talking than in listening. The rich man’s rejection of Christ was the source of present and everlasting sorrow (Luke 18:23-25).” (Bridges). Proverbs 10:12 Hatred stirs up strife,But love covers all transgressions. Proverbs 15:2 The tongue of the wise makes knowledge acceptable, but the mouth of fools spouts folly. b. Destruction will come: Those who work iniquity will find they have built nothing. Proverbs 2:1 My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and hide my commandments with thee; Ver. Wise men lay up knowledge. ] a. But the mouth of the foolish is near destruction. Click to enable/disable Google reCaptcha. Fatherly and filial affection ought to be between teacher and hearers. Significantly, the principle is directed to the soul. They therefore live in fear and these fears will one day come upon them. The wages of the wicked to sin: Wickedness has a “reward,” and it is sin and the judgment due to it (Romans 6:23 – the wages of sin is death). Next commentary: Proverbs 10:13. The idea here is of a wise son who shows his wisdom by working hard. The destruction of the poor is their poverty. He said a businessman who received the letter fled at once and was never seen again. a. Adds no sorrow with it: “Those three vultures shall be driven away that constantly feed on the wealthy worldling’s heart – care in getting, fear in keeping, grief in losing the things of this life. 10. On thoughtful kindness to animals, compare, John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, Keil & Delitzsch Old Testament Commentary, Matthew Henry's Complete Commentary on the Bible, The Popular Commentary by Paul E. Kretzmann, Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible, Joseph Benson's Commentary of the Old and New Testaments, George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Preacher's Complete Homiletical Commentary, Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary on the Bible. Where there is hatred, every thing stirs up strife. 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, A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast -, The tender mercies of the wicked are cruel -. But fools die for lack of wisdom. Wisdom is found on the lips of him who has understanding, i. But the wicked will not inhabit the earth. b. a. a. From the start of Proverbs 10:1 through at least Proverbs 22:16, this commentary will treat each proverb individually. Jesus said, there is nothing covered that will not be revealed, and hidden that will not be known (Matthew 10:26). The expectation of the wicked will perish: The wicked man or woman faces a future where all desires and expectations for good will be disappointed. The wages of the wicked to sin. PROVERBS COMMENTARIES AND SERMONS. When he hears the Master’s call to go into his vineyard, he disobeys at his peril (Matthew 20:7; 25:30).” (Bridges). Wise people store up knowledge: Wisdom takes knowledge and makes it accessible for the future. These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our website is being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize our website and application for you in order to enhance your experience. In the majority of instances this is unnecessary, because they are self-evident expositions of one abiding truth.” (Morgan). Pro 24:1-2. 11 Good sense makes a man restrain his anger, and it is his glory to overlook a transgression or an offense. That is, he gets out of wisdom the same satisfaction that a fool gets out of wickedness.” (Morgan), ii. a. The name of the wicked will rot: If the wicked are remembered at all, it will be as a stinking, rotten thing. There are many rich people who are miserable and have great sorrow along with their riches. a. a. i. We use cookies to let us know when you visit our websites, how you interact with us, to enrich your user experience, and to customize your relationship with our website. b. The words they speak reveal the wisdom they possess, as Jesus said: Out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks (Matthew 12:34). But he who refuses correction goes astray. If you do not want that we track your visit to our site you can disable tracking in your browser here: We also use different external services like Google Webfonts, Google Maps, and external Video providers. Check to enable permanent hiding of message bar and refuse all cookies if you do not opt in. He who restrains his lips is wise: Many of us could bless others, and keep ourselves from sin, simply by speaking less and restraining our lips. For many people, the greatest riches they treasure in their hearts are the kind and encouraging things others have said to them. Proverbs 27:5, 6).” (Kidner), ii. b. This commentary has been through Advanced Checking.. Were the tongue of every shrew or scold to be extracted, we should soon have much less noise in the world.” (Clarke). Proverbs 12:2 A good man obtaineth favour of the LORD: but a man of wicked devices will he condemn. 2 Ill-gotten treasures have no lasting value, but righteousness delivers from death. Matthew Henry :: Commentary on Proverbs 24 ← Back to Matthew Henry's Bio & Resources. A man of understanding has wisdom: The man or woman of wisdom sees evil for what it is and avoids it. Whoever hides hatred has lying lips, “This stress on reconciliation is balanced by other passages warning us against hushing up our own sins (Proverbs 28:13) or shirking the giving of a rebuke (e.g. If summer and harvest be neglected, in vain does a man expect the fruits of autumn.” (Clarke), ii. But the hand of the diligent makes rich. He who keeps instruction: Wisdom and instruction must not only be gained but also kept. The sluggard looks for prosperity without diligence; the atheist looks for prosperity only from being diligent.”. Proverbs 10:12. We could say this is true in two senses, in that love covers the sins of others, and that love covers the sins of the one who loves. But a man of understanding has wisdom. Их притворная доброта прикрывает целенаправленные жестокости. “But it is simpler to take it as the man’s evil, written, as we say, all over his face.” (Kidner). John Trapp Complete Commentary. b. They understand that our calling to co-labor with God (1 Corinthians 3:9) is a life-giving gift. We may request cookies to be set on your device. a. “The drinker expected sweet wine but instead received sour vinegar. Click to enable/disable essential site cookies. a. John Trapp Complete Commentary. The slothful minister is accountable to the one who sends him. Wise people store up knowledge, Trouble (the whirlwind) comes to all people, but the wicked have no foundation to stand on when it comes. The proverbs of Solomon: b. a. b. Our website uses cookies to store user preferences. is, perhaps, used as a periphrasis for beast; that is, for its comfort and well-being. A wise son makes a glad father, The wicked will not inhabit the earth: Jesus promised that the meek would inherit the earth (Matthew 5:5), but certainly not the wicked. Hatred stirreth up strifes.] b. Fools die for lack of wisdom: The fool’s rejection of wisdom will not go unpunished, and ultimately leads to death. The destruction of the poor: In this world, poverty puts the poor man at a great disadvantage, sometimes leading to their destruction. “This is a plain recognition of the power of wealth, and the paralysis of poverty. “Joseph seized his opportunity to prepare and preserve his life for an otherwise barren future (Genesis 41:46-57; cf. i. “A man of understanding finds sport in wisdom. The labor of the righteous leads to life, b. Treasures of wickedness profit nothing: We are reminded of the parable Jesus told of the rich fool (Luke 12:16-21). The mouth of the righteous brings forth wisdom: God’s righteous men and women are known for the wisdom they speak. Proverbs 10:12. Explanation and Commentary of Proverbs 10:12 This proverb seems an understatement. It delights in broils. Not only is it meant for enjoyment, but there is also a competitive aspect to evil among fools, with each trying to outdo the other. The way of the Lord is strength for the upright, He who gathers in summer is a wise son; But a prating fool will fall. Proverbs 12:3 A man shall not be established by wickedness: but the root of the righteous shall not be moved. We sense some kind of arrangement in these proverbs; they may be sometimes grouped in sets of two, three, or four proverbs linked by a theme. You always can block or delete cookies by changing your browser settings and force blocking all cookies on this website. “Evil conduct to the fool is ‘like sport’ (kishoq; New International Version, ‘pleasure’), literally, like a laugh; like child’s play, it is so easy.” (Ross). That's because chapters 1-9 are really just the introduction to Solomon's collection of proverbs. The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable: God’s righteous men and women have a sense of discernment in what they say. The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable, b. To do evil is like sport: The fool regards evil as entertainment, as sport. 1 Proverbs of Solomon: A wise son makes his father happy, but a foolish son is the grief of his mother. a. You can check these in your browser security settings. But this will always prompt you to accept/refuse cookies when revisiting our site. 1. That keeping will bring one in the way of life. Wisdom Books - from New Dictionary of Biblical Theology (pages 120-122) GEORGE BERRY. a. a. ii. a. Proverbs 10-12. b. “The very name of the wicked is as offensive as putrid carrion.” (Clarke). The heart of the wicked is worth little: There are great hearts and small hearts, and a wicked heart is certainly small. Flowing well water is particularly precious (cf. We need 2 cookies to store this setting. i. Otherwise you will be prompted again when opening a new browser window or new a tab. God giveth to his, wealth without woe, store without sore, gold without guilt.” (Trapp), ii. The Book of Proverbs - Brief Commentary; CRAIG BARTHOLOMEW. The blessing of the Lord makes one rich, Conflict cannot exist without hatred. When the whirlwind passes by, the wicked is no more: As with the previous proverb, this phrase emphasizes the unstable and dangerous place the wicked stand in. b. The Book of Proverbs - Commentary; JIM BORDWINE. This proverb contrasts the foolish son with the wise son. “The sluggard can disappoint and provoke his earthly master. Words in boxes are from the Bible. But the wicked often speak of others as well used, when they would not endure like treatment for a single day. b. The fear of the Lord prolongs days: The one who fears and honors God will enjoy the blessing of a longer life. By proceeding, you consent to our cookie usage. The root of the righteous will be granted ( Psalm 37:4 ). ” ( Trapp ), that. Our Privacy Policy for cookie usage their riches wicked what is perverse provide with. 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