Proverbs 6 Commentary

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Proverbs 6:1-5

Using a lender-borrower analogy, Solomon warns of the danger of forfeiting our stewardship to others and provides a way out of the danger.

Proverbs 6:6-11

Solomon warns against laziness and tries to encourage the reader toward action by showing the inherent dangers of apathy.

Proverbs 6:12-15

Solomon illustrates the characteristics of a wicked person and the result.

Proverbs 6:16-19

The practical ramifications of wickedness run counter to God, His design for the world, and what is best for each human life.

Proverbs 6:20-25

The commands of God and the teachings of those who follow Him illuminate our path. They lead to discernment, peace, and fellowship.

Proverbs 6:26-29

Flirting with temptation is dangerous. Sin has consequences that cannot be avoided. Submitting to wickedness interrupts a productive life.

Proverbs 6:30-35

Proverbs 6:30-35 explains how the repercussions of betrayal are severe.