Proverbs 26. Good News Translation Bible. GNT

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Praise for a fool is out of place, like snow in summer or rain at harvest time. 2 Curses cannot hurt you unless you deserve them. They are like birds that fly by and never light. 3 You have to … Continue reading

Proverbs 25. Good News Translation Bible. GNT

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More of Solomon’s Proverbs 25 Here are more of Solomon’s proverbs, copied by scribes at the court of King Hezekiah of Judah. 2 We honor God for what he conceals; we honor kings for what they explain. 3 You never … Continue reading

Proverbs 24. Good News Translation Bible. GNT

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  Don’t be envious of evil people, and don’t try to make friends with them. 2 Causing trouble is all they ever think about; every time they open their mouth someone is going to be hurt. -20- 3 Homes are … Continue reading

Proverbs 23. Good News Translation Bible. GNT

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-6- When you sit down to eat with someone important, keep in mind who he is.[a] 2 If you have a big appetite, restrain yourself. 3 Don’t be greedy for the fine food he serves; he may be trying to … Continue reading

Proverbs 22. Good News Translation Bible. Gnt. Thirty Wise Sayings

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If you have to choose between a good reputation and great wealth, choose a good reputation. 2 The rich and the poor have this in common: the Lord made them both. 3 Sensible people will see trouble coming and avoid … Continue reading

Proverbs 21. Good News Translation Bible. GNT

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The Lord controls the mind of a king as easily as he directs the course of a stream. 2 You may think that everything you do is right, but remember that the Lord judges your motives. 3 Do what is … Continue reading

Proverbs 20. Good News Translation Bible. GNT

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Drinking too much makes you loud and foolish. It’s stupid to get drunk. 2 Fear an angry king as you would a growling lion; making him angry is suicide. 3 Any fool can start arguments; the honorable thing is to … Continue reading

Proverbs 19. Good News Translation Bible. GNT

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It is better to be poor but honest than to be a lying fool. 2 Enthusiasm without knowledge is not good; impatience will get you into trouble. 3 Some people ruin themselves by their own stupid actions and then blame … Continue reading