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Proverbs 10:29 | The Way of the LORD

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Week 16: Proverbs 10:29

The way of the LORD is strength to the upright: but destruction shall be to the workers of iniquity.

Scripture Memory

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Bible Context

Who?

King Solomon

When?

Early in his reign, after 970 B.C.

Why?

To apply God’s wisdom to daily life.

For whom?

Israelites (The Jewish People).

Word Studies

The way of the LORD is strength to the upright: but destruction shall be to the workers of iniquity. Proverbs 10:29

Way | דֶּרֶךְ

dereḵ

Pronunciation: deh'-rek

Definition:

  • Road, way, path
  • Journey
  • Manner, habit

Translations:

  • Way 590x
  • Toward 31x
  • Journey 23x
  • Manner 8x

Strength | מָעוֹז

māʿôz

Pronunciation: maw-oze'

Definition:

  • Place of safety, fastness, harbour
  • Refuge (of God)
  • Human protection

Translations:

  • Strength 24x
  • Strong 4x
  • Fortress 3x
  • Hold 2x

Upright | תֹּם

tōm

Pronunciation: tome

Definition:

  • Integrity, completeness
  • Innocence, simplicity

Translations:

  • Integrity 11x
  • Upright 2x
  • Uprightly 2x

Destruction | מְחִתָּה

mᵊḥitâ

Pronunciation: mekh-it-taw'

Definition:

  • destruction
  • Terror, dismay
  • ruin

Translations:

  • destruction 7x
  • terror 2x
  • ruin 1x

Iniquity | אָוֶן

'āven

Pronunciation: aw-ven'

Definition:

  • trouble, sorrow
  • idolatry
  • wickedness

Translations:

  • iniquity 47x
  • wicked(ness) 8x
  • vanity 6x
  • affliction 3x
  • evil 1x

Paraphrase

The [path, habit] of the LORD is [a place of safety] to the [person of integrity]: but [terror] shall be to the workers of [idolatry, trouble]. Proverbs 10:29

Bible Cross References

Job 31:3

Is not destruction to the wicked? and a strange punishment to the workers of iniquity?

Psalm 1:6

For the LORD knoweth the way of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish.

Romans 2:8-9

But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath, tribulation and anguish, upon every soul of man that doeth evil, of the Jew first, and also of the Gentile;

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