Proverbs 1-3

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Test your knowledge of the bible passage: Proverbs 1-3, ESV


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    5 Let the wise hear and increase in learning, and the one who understands obtain guidance, 6 to understand a proverb and a saying, the words of the wise and their ___. -Prov 1:5-6

    • A.

      Riddles

    • B.

      Sayings

    • C.

      Stories

    Correct Answer
    A. Riddles
    Explanation
    The passage from Proverbs 1:5-6 emphasizes the importance of wisdom and learning. It suggests that wise individuals should listen and learn, seeking guidance and understanding. They should strive to comprehend proverbs, sayings, and the words of the wise. The word that completes the sentence and fits within the context is "riddles." Riddles are often used as a form of wisdom literature, challenging individuals to think critically and solve puzzles. Therefore, riddles would be a suitable and logical completion of the sentence.

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  • 2. 

    7 The ____ of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction. -Prov 1:7

    • A.

      Love

    • B.

      Fear

    • C.

      Questioning

    Correct Answer
    B. Fear
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "fear". This is because the verse from the book of Proverbs states that the fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge. This implies that having reverence and awe for God is essential in gaining wisdom and understanding. Fools, on the other hand, disregard the importance of wisdom and instruction.

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  • 3. 

    3 yes, if you call out for insight and raise your voice for understanding, 4 if you seek it like silver and search for it as for hidden treasures, 5 then you will understand the fear of the Lord and find the _____ of God. -Prov 2:3-5

    • A.

      Fear

    • B.

      Knowledge

    • C.

      Secrets

    Correct Answer
    B. Knowledge
    Explanation
    The passage suggests that if someone actively seeks wisdom and understanding, putting in effort and valuing it like valuable treasures, they will gain knowledge and understanding of the fear of the Lord. This implies that the correct answer is "knowledge".

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  • 4. 

    6 For the Lord gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding; 7 he stores up sound wisdom for the upright; he is a shield to those who walk in integrity, 8 guarding the paths of justice and watching over the way of his ____. -Prov 2:6-8

    • A.

      Children

    • B.

      Saints

    • C.

      Wise men

    Correct Answer
    B. Saints
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "saints." This is because the passage is referring to the Lord giving wisdom and knowledge to those who walk in integrity and follow the paths of justice. Saints are often associated with righteousness and moral uprightness, so it makes sense that they would be the ones who receive the Lord's guidance and protection.

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  • 5. 

    9 Then you will understand righteousness and justice and equity, every good path; 10 for wisdom will come into your ____ and knowledge will be pleasant to your soul; 11 discretion will watch over you, understanding will guard you, -Prov 2:9-11

    • A.

      Heart

    • B.

      Mind

    • C.

      Soul

    Correct Answer
    A. Heart
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "heart." In this passage from the book of Proverbs, it is stated that understanding righteousness, justice, and equity will come into one's heart. It suggests that wisdom and knowledge will be deeply felt and internalized, bringing a sense of fulfillment and satisfaction to the soul. Additionally, it mentions that discretion will watch over and understanding will guard the individual, indicating that these qualities will be rooted in the heart.

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  • 6. 

    5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own _____. 6 In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. -Prov 3:5-6

    • A.

      Word

    • B.

      Understanding

    • C.

      Mind

    Correct Answer
    B. Understanding
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "understanding." This is because the verse is encouraging trust in the Lord and not relying on one's own understanding. It emphasizes the importance of acknowledging God in all aspects of life and trusting Him to guide and direct one's paths. By trusting in God rather than relying solely on our own understanding, we can experience His guidance and wisdom in our lives.

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  • 7. 

    13 Blessed is the one who finds wisdom, and the one who gets ____, 14 for the gain from her is better than gain from silver and her profit better than gold. -Prov 3:13-14

    • A.

      God's gold

    • B.

      Understanding

    • C.

      Worldly wealth

    Correct Answer
    B. Understanding
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "understanding." The passage from Proverbs states that the one who finds wisdom and understanding is blessed, and the gain from understanding is better than gain from silver or gold. This suggests that having understanding is more valuable and beneficial than worldly wealth.

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