Bible Commentaries

Proverbs 20

Verses 1-30

Verse Proverbs 20:9. This is the eternal challenge which has but one answer. When a man recognizes this he begins to inquire for a Saviour.

Verse Proverbs 20:14. "It is bad, it is bad," is the description which the buyer gives of the article of which he wishes to possess himself. The words used today are not identical, but the same buyer is in the markets.

Verse Proverbs 20:21. Another of the ancient proverbs to which men need to attend today. It would be well to have this plainly engraved before the eyes of all young men as they enter commercial pursuits.

Verse Proverbs 20:25. A sane warning against adding sins to those which are certainly such in the economy of righteousness. There is a widespread tendency today to take vows of abstention, or to make promises without careful inquiry.