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Proverbs 17:10 | A Reproof

A Verse Mapping Bible Study on Proverbs

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Week 28: Proverbs 17:10

A reproof entereth more into a wise man than an hundred stripes into a fool.

Scripture Memory

A reproof entereth more into a wise man than an hundred stripes into a fool. Proverbs 17:10

A reproof entereth more into a wise man than an hundred stripes into a fool. Proverbs 17:10

A r______ e_______ m___ i___ a w___ m__ t___ a_ h______ s______ i___ a f___. Proverbs 17:10

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

A reproof entereth more into a wise man than an hundred stripes into a fool. Proverbs 17:10

Entereth | נָחַת

nāḥaṯ

Pronunciation: naw-khath'

Definition:

  • to descend into (chastisement) (fig.)
  • to come down into, penetrate

Translations:

  • broken 2x
  • come down 2x
  • enter 1x
  • stick fast 1x

Wise | בִּין

bîn

Pronunciation: bene

Definition:

  • to be discerning, intelligent, discreet, have understanding
  • to show oneself discerning or attentive, consider diligently
  • prudent

Translations:

  • understand 62x
  • understanding 32x
  • prudent 8x
  • regard 6x

Stripes | נָכָה

nāḵâ

Pronunciation: naw-kaw'

Definition:

  • to smite, strike, beat
  • to smite, chastise, send judgment upon, punish, destroy
  • to be wounded

Translations:

  • smite 348x
  • slay 92x
  • kill 20x
  • stripes 2x

Fool | כְּסִיל

kᵊsîl

Pronunciation: kes-eel'

Definition:

  • Fool, stupid fellow
  • Simpleton
  • Arrogant one

Translations:

  • Fool 61x
  • Foolish 9x

Paraphrase

A reproof [penetrates] more into a [prudent] man than an hundred [beatings] into a [stupid fellow]. Proverbs 17:10

Bible Cross References

Proverbs 19:25

 Smite a scorner, and the simple will beware: and reprove one that hath understanding, and he will understand knowledge.

Psalm 141:5

 Let the righteous smite me; it shall be a kindness: and let him reprove me; it shall be an excellent oil, which shall not break my head: for yet my prayer also shall be in their calamities.

Revelation 3:19

 As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.

Reflections

About God


About Self


Questions to Ask Myself

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