Proverbs 1 Outline
Proverbs 1:1-6 The Personality Of Wisdom
The Author v.1
His Proverbs The proverbs of Solomon,
His Parent the son of David,
His Position King of Israel.
The Aim v.2-4
To Acknowledge v.2 To know wisdom and instruction;
To Apply to perceive the words of understanding
To Accept v.3 To receive the instruction of wisdom
The Right Direction justice
The Right Decisions judgment
The Right Distinctions equity
To Accommodate v.4 To give
Craftiness Subtlety to the simple
Cunning to the young man knowledge
Calculating and discretion
The Appreciation v.5
He’s Attentive A wise man will hear,
He Augments and will increase learning
He Apprehends and a man of understanding
He Attains Shall attain unto wise counsels
The Accuracy v.6
He’s Aware To understand a proverb,
He’s Astute and the interpretation;
He’s Affirmative the words of the wise
He’s Analytical and their dark sayings.
Proverbs 1:7-9 The Phenomenon Of Wisdom
The Awe v.7
A Reverence The fear of the LORD
A Revelation is the beginning of knowledge
A Rejection but fools despise wisdom and instruction
The Attentive v.8 My son, hear the instruction of thy father,
and forsake not the law of thy mother:
The Adornment V.9 For they shall be an ornament of grace
unto thy head, and chains about thy neck
Proverbs 1:10-19 The Perversion Of Wisdom
The Allurement v.10 My son, if sinners entice thee,
The Allegation consent thou not.
The Approach v.11 If they say, Come with us,
The Ambition let us lay wait for blood,
The Ambush let us lurk privily for
The Audacity the innocent without cause:
The Annihilation v.12 Let us swallow them up alive as the grave
and whole, as those that go down into the pit
The Aspiration v.13 We shall find all precious substance, we
shall fill our houses with spoil:
The Agreement v.14 Cast in thy lot among us; let us all have
The Avoidance v.15 My son, walk not thou in the way With
them; refrain thy foot from their path:
The Advance v.16 For their feet run to evil,
The Anarchy and make haste to shed blood.
The Absurdity v.17 Surely in vain the net is spread
in the sight of any bird.
The Abolition v.18 And they lay wait for their own blood
they lurk privily for their own lives.
The Assessment v.19 So are the ways of every one that is
greedy of gain; which takes away
the life of the owners thereof.
Proverbs 1:20-23 The Powerful Cry Of Wisdom
Wisdom Communicates On Every Level v. 20-21
The Rural Area Wisdom cries without;
The Road Activity she utters her voice in the streets:
The Market Place v.21 She cries in the chief place of concourse,
The Management Place in the openings of the gates:
The Metropolitan Place in the city she utters her words, saying,
Wisdom Cares On Every Level v. 22
For The Simple How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity?
For The Scornful and the scorners delight in their scorning,
For The Stupid and fools hate knowledge?
Wisdom Challenges On Every Level v.23
For Change Turn you at my reproof:
For Comfort behold, I will pour out my spirit unto you,
For Comprehension I will make known my words unto you.
Proverbs 1:24-32 The Punishment Of Wisdom
The Rejection Of Wisdom v.24
It’s Call Refused Because I have called, and ye refused
It’s Care Rebuffed I have stretched out my hand, and no
It’s Counsel Removed v.25 But ye have set at naught
all my counsel,
It’s Correction Repelled and would none of my reproof
The Ruinous Woe v. 26-28
Devastation I also will laugh at your calamity;
Dread I will mock when your fear comes
Desolation v. 27 When your fear cometh as desolation
Destruction and your destruction comes as a
Distress when distress
Disappointment and anguish cometh upon you.
Disillusionment v. 28 Then shall they call upon me,
but I will not answer;
Despair they shall seek me early, but they shall not find me:
The Reprehensible Waywardness v.29-30
For Hatred v.29 For that they hated knowledge,
For Hostility and did not choose the fear of the LORD
For Hardness v.30 They would none of my counsel
For Harassment they despised all my reproof
The Recompense For Wickedness v.31-32
Patterns Will Be Punished v.31 Therefore shall they eat of
the fruit of their own way,
Purposes Will Be Penalized and be filled with their own devices.
Possibilities Will Be Pulverized v. 32 For the turning away of the
simple shall slay them,
Possibilities Will Perish and the prosperity of fools
shall destroy them.
The Plea of Wisdom v.33
Respond Attentively But whoso hearkens unto me
Rely Assuredly shall dwell safely,
Rest Agreeably and shall be quiet from fear of evil