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Proverbs 3:27 | Withhold Not Good

A Verse Mapping Bible Study on Proverbs

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Week 18: Proverbs 3:27

Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thine hand to do it.

Scripture Memory

Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thine hand to do it. Proverbs 3:27

Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thine hand to dit. Proverbs 3:27

W_______ n__ g___ f___ t___ to w___ i_ i_ d__, w___ i_ i_ i_ t__ p____ o_ t____ h___ t_ d_ i_. Proverbs 3:27

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

Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thine hand to do it. Proverbs 3:27

Withhold | מָנַע

mānaʿ

Pronunciation: maw-nah'

Definition:

  • Hold back
  • Deny
  • hinder

Translations:

  • withhold 18x
  • keep back 4x
  • refrain 2x

Good | טוֹב

ṭôḇ

Pronunciation: tobe

Definition:

  • Pleasant (to the higher nature)
  • Rich, valuable in estimation
  • Appropriate, becoming
  • Good, right (ethical)

Translations:

  • Good 361 x
  • Better 72x
  • Goodness 16x
  • Best 8x

Them to whom it is Due | בַּעַל

baʿal

Pronunciation: bah'-al

Definition:

  • owner
  • citizens, inhabitants
  • rulers, lords

Translations:

  • man 25x
  • owner 14x
  • master 5x

Power | אֵל

'ēl

Pronunciation: ale

Definition:

  • God, the one true God, Jehovah
  • Strength, power

Translations:

  • God 213x
  • god 16x
  • mighty 5x
  • power 4x

Hand | יָד

yāḏ

Pronunciation: yawd

Definition:

  • hand
  • strength, power
  • part, portion

Translations:

  • hand 1,359x
  • by 44x
  • him 14x
  • power 12x

Do | עָשָׂה

ʿāśâ

Pronunciation: aw-saw'

Definition:

  • work, make, produce
  • act
  • prepare
  • bring about

Translations:

  • do 1,333x
  • make 653x
  • wrought 52x
  • work 29x

Paraphrase

[Hold back] not [good] from [citizens, rulers], when it is in the [strength] of thine [hand] to [bring about] it. Proverbs 3:27

Bible Cross References

Romans 13:7

Render therefore to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute [is due]; custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honour to whom honour.

Galations 6:10

As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all [men], especially unto them who are of the household of faith.

James 2:15-16

If a brother or sister be naked, and destitute of daily food, And one of you say unto them, Depart in peace, be ye warmed and filled; notwithstanding ye give them not those things which are needful to the body; what doth it profit?

Reflections

About God


About Self


Questions to Ask Myself

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