Proverbs chapter 1

1:1-6.

The use of the proverbs.

1:7-9.

An exhortation to fear God, and believe his word;

1:10-19.

to avoid the enticings of sinners.

1:20-23.

Wisdom complains of her contempt.

1:24-33.

She threatens her contemners.

Proverbs chapter 2

2:1-9.

Wisdom promises godliness to her children;

2:10-19.

and safety from evil company;

2:20-22.

and direction in good ways.

Proverbs chapter 3

3:1-12.

Sundry exhortations.

3:13-26.

The gain of wisdom.

3:27-32.

Exhortation to beneficence, etc.

3:33-35.

The different state of the wicked and upright.

Proverbs chapter 4

4:1-13.

Solomon persuades to wisdom,

4:14-19.

and to shun wickedness.

4:20-27.

He exhorts to sanctification.

Proverbs chapter 5

5:1-2.

Solomon exhorts to wisdom.

5:3-14.

He shews the mischief of whoredom and riot.

5:15-21.

He exhorts to contentedness, liberality, and chastity.

5:22-23.

The wicked are overtaken with their own sins.

Proverbs chapter 6

6:1-5.

Against suretyship;

6:6-11.

idleness;

6:12-15.

and mischievousness.

6:16-19.

Seven things hateful to God.

6:20-24.

The blessings of obedience.

6:25-35.

The mischiefs of whoredom.

Proverbs chapter 7

7:1-5.

Solomon persuades to a sincere and kind familiarity with wisdom.

7:6-9.

In an example of his own experience, he shews,

7:10-21.

the cunning of a harlot;

7:22-23.

and the desperate simplicity of a young wanton.

7:24-27.

He dehorteth from such wickedness.

Proverbs chapter 8

8:1-5.

The fame,

8:6-9.

and evidence of wisdom.

8:10-11.

The excellency,

8:12-14.

the nature,

8:15-17.

the power,

8:18-21.

the riches,

8:22-31.

and the eternity of wisdom.

8:32-36.

Wisdom is to be desired for the blessedness it brings.

Proverbs chapter 9

9:1-3.

The discipline,

9:4-12.

and doctrine of wisdom.

9:13-15.

The custom,

9:16-18.

and error of folly.

Proverbs chapter 10

10:1-32.

From this chapter through the 24th are sundry observations of moral virtues, and their contrary vices.

Proverbs chapter 11

11:1-31.

Continued.

Proverbs chapter 12

12:1-28.

Continued.

Proverbs chapter 13

13:1-25.

Continued.

Proverbs chapter 14

14:1-35.

Continued.

Proverbs chapter 15

15:1-33.

Continued.

Proverbs chapter 16

16:1-33.

Continued.

Proverbs chapter 17

17:1-28.

Continued.

Proverbs chapter 18

18:1-24.

Continued.

Proverbs chapter 19

19:1-29.

Continued.

Proverbs chapter 20

20:1-30.

Continued.

Proverbs chapter 21

21:1-31.

Continued.

Proverbs chapter 22

22:1-29.

Continued.

Proverbs chapter 23

23:1-35.

Continued.

Proverbs chapter 24

24:1-34.

Continued.

Proverbs chapter 25

25:1-7.

Observations about kings,

25:8-28.

and about avoiding causes of quarrels, and sundry causes thereof.

Proverbs chapter 26

26:1-12.

Observations about fools;

26:13-16.

about sluggards;

26:17-28.

and about contentious busy-bodies.

Proverbs chapter 27

27:1-4.

Observations of self love;

27:5-10.

of true love;

27:11-22.

of care to avoid offenses;

27:23-27.

and of the household care.

Proverbs chapter 28

28:1-28.

General observations of impiety and religious integrity.

Proverbs chapter 29

29:1-14.

Observations of public government,

29:15-21.

and of private.

29:22-27.

Of anger, pride, thievery, cowardice, and corruption.

Proverbs chapter 30

30:1-6.

Agur's confession of his faith.

30:7-9.

The two points of his prayer.

30:10.

The meanest are not to be wronged.

30:11-14.

Four wicked generations.

30:15-16.

Four things insatiable.

30:17.

Parents are not to be despised.

30:18-20.

Four things hard to be known.

30:21-23.

Four things intolerable.

30:24-28.

Four things exceeding wise.

30:29-31.

Four things stately.

30:32-33.

Wrath is to be prevented.

Proverbs chapter 31

31:1-5.

Lemuel's lesson of chastity and temperance.

31:6-9.

The afflicted are to be comforted and defended.

31:10-31.

The praise and properties of a good wife.