Quiz #29: Proverbs (Part 1) (4/18/99)

[Editor's note: Most of the quizzes we have made available are designed to test one's knowledge of material that should be familiar. These verses from Proverbs, however, are not those most often quoted. Sometimes, it will look as though several answers could fit (even though there is only one correct one). The purpose of these quizzes is to stimulate thought concerning what each verse says (or could have said).]
1. "My son, if sinners entice you, do not _____________ ."
A. argue
B. balk
C. consent
D. delay

2. " __________________ will preserve you."
A. Gold
B. Emotion
C. Rebelliousness
D. Discretion

3. "My son, do not despise the _________________ of the Lord."
A. agility
B. blessings
C. chastening
D. providence

4. "For they do not sleep unless they have done __________ ."
A. evil
B. good
C. prayers
D. righteousness

5. "He shall die for lack of _______________ ."
A. oxygen
B. instruction
C. water
D. love

6. "Nor let her allure you with her ____________ ."
A. pastries
B. beauty
C. tongue
D. eyelids

7. "I perceived among the youths, a young man devoid of _____________ ."
A. money
B. understanding
C. morality
D. comeliness

8. "So that the ______________ would not transgress His command."
A. waters
B. Israelites
C. children
D. craftsmen

9. " ________________ a wise man, and he will love you."
A. Love
B. Hate
C. Appease
D. Rebuke

10. "The ______________ of the righteous is choice silver."
A. works
B. tongue
C. wisdom
D. blessings


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