Proverbs 20

  1. Gather out from this passage those principles for wise living that most impress you.
  2. Make a list from 20:17-25 of different kinds of action which out to be avoided: and notice why.
  3. 20:24 speaks of God’s sovereignty, and 20:27 of man’s responsibility. What other verses in this passage touch on these two complementary truths?


  1. 20:27. ‘The spirit of a man’: here a synonym for the conscience.