This is the fourth part of our Proverbs Sermons Series. And if you haven’t read the first, second, and third articles, just click here for the first part, here for the second part, and click here for the third part! 

Now that we are in the fourth part, we will be discussing the proverbs that we can find in this book by topic.

Now, the book of Proverbs contains a wealth of wisdom within it. It’s like a box full of treasures that we can use in our daily lives and in every decision that we make. This is because the wisdom within the book is extremely practical in nature. So, although it contains spiritual topics, it’s not just all about being spiritual and raising our hands or bowing our heads in worship. It also helps us live a life of success and peace.

That is why it is important to read the book of Proverbs so that we can grow in our spirituality, as well as, our humanity the way God designed it to be. This way, those who follow Christ can live a fulfilled and successful life despite the current circumstances of the world.

So, without further ado, here are the wisdom found in the book of Proverbs arranged by category. With this, we hope that you can gain quick and efficient wisdom at times when you need a quick reference to the wisdom found in the book of Proverbs.

 

Proverbs Sermons: Topics in its Category

  1. Purpose of Book:
    1:1-6
  2. Abomination:
    3:32; 6:16-19; 8:7; 11:1; 11:20; 12:22; 13:19; 15:8; 15:9; 15:26; 16:5; 16:12; 17:15; 20:10; 20:23; 21:27; 24:9; 28:9; 29:27
  3. Age:
    16:31; 20:29; 23:22
  4. Animals:
    12:10; 27:23-27
  5. Anger/Wrath:
    12:16; 14:17; 15:1-2; 16:32; 19:19; 25:28; 29:22
  6. Asking Questions/Seeking answers from others:
    20:5
  7. Backsliding:
    26:11
  8. Benevolence:
    3:27-29:11:24-26; 14:20-21; 19:17; 21:13; 29:7; 31:20
  9. Boast:
    27:1, 2
  10. Business/Money/Riches:
    6:1-11; 10:2-5; 10:26; 11:1; 11:4; 11:15; 11:28; 12:24; 12:27; 13:4; 13:7; 13:11; 13:18; 14:4 14:20; 15:16-17; 15:19; 16:8; 16:11; 17:9; 17:18; 19:5; 19:15; 19:24; 20:4; 20:10; 20:13; 20:23; 21:5 21:6; 21:17; 21:25; 22:7; 22:13; 22:26; 22:28; 22:29; 23:4-5; 23:10-11; 23:20-21; 23:30-34; 25:13; 26:6; 26:13-16; 27:23-27; 28:8; 28:22; 29:24; 30:10; 30:25-28; 31:12-14; 31:15; 31:16; 31:19; 31:22; 31:24; 31:27
  11. Children:
    10:1; 10:5;15:20; 17:2: 17:6; 17:21; 17:25; 19:13; 19:18; 19:26; 20:7; 20:20; 22:6; 22:15; 24:13-14; 24:24-25; 28:7; 29:3; 29:15; 29:17; 30:11; 30:17; 31:28
  12. Civic/Government:
    11:11;14:28; 14:34; 14:35; 16:12; 19:12; 20:2-3; 20:8; 20:26; 20:28; 24:21; 25:2; 25:4-5; 29:2; 29:4; 29:12; 29:14; 28:2; 28:15-16; 31:1-9
  13. Conceit:
    26:12
  14. Correction/Counsel/Instruction/Reproof:
    3:11-12; 9:7-8; 11:14; 12:1; 12:15; 13:1-3; 15:4-5; 15:10; 15:12; 15:22; 15:31-33; 17:10; 19:20; 19:25; 20:5; 20:15; 23:9; 24:3-6; 27:3; 29:9
  15. Coworkers/ Employees:
    14:35; 17:2: 25:13; 26:6; 28:16; 29:24; 30:10;
  16. Cover Sin:
    10:12; 28:13
  17. Credit:
    6:1-5; 11:15; 17:18; 22:7
  18. Enemies:
    16:7; 24:17-18; 25:21-22
  19. Envy:
    3:31-35; 14:30; 23:17-18; 24:1-2; 24:19-20; 27:3-4
  20. Etiquette:
    23:1-3; 23:6-8; 25:6-7; 25:15; 25:20; 27:14
  21. Evil For Good:
    17:13
  22. Excuses:
    22:13; 26:13
  23. Folly:
    5:21-23; 13:16; 14:8; 14:18; 14:24; 14:29; 15:21; 16:22; 17:12; 18:13; 26:4; 26:5; 26:11.
  24. Food:
    15:17; 17:1; 21:17; 23:1-3; 6; 25:16; 30:7-9; 31:15
  25. False Promise:
    25:14
  26. False Weight:
    11:1; 20:23
  27. False Witness:
    6:17-19; 12:17:14:5; 19:5; 21:28;    25:18
  28. Father:
    1:8; 3:12; 4:1, 3; 6:20-23; 10:1; 13:1; 15:5; 15:20; 17:6; 17:21; 19:13; 19:26; 20:20; 23:22; 23:24-25; 27:10; 28:7: 28:24; 29:3: 30:11; 30:17
  29. Fear of the Lord:
    1:7; 1:24-33:; 2:1-5; 3:7-10; 8:13; 9:10-11; 10:27-30; 13:13; 14:2; 14:16; 14:20-27; 15:16; 15:31-33:16:6; 19:23; 22:4; 23:17-18; 31:30
  30. Flatter:
    26:28; 29:5
  31. Fool:
    1:7, 22, 32; 3:35; 10:8; 10:18; 10:23; 11:29; 12:15; 12:23; 13:16; 13:19; 14:1; 14:8; 14:9; 14:16; 15:2; 15:5; 15:14; 17:10; 17:12; 17:24; 17:28; 18:2; 18:6; 18:7; 19:1; 23:9; 26:4-5; 26:6-9; 26:11; 26:12; 27:3; 28:26; 29:11; 29:20
  32. Forgive:
    17:9; 28:13
  33. Friends/Associates:
    1:10-19; 4:14-22; 6:1-5; 13:20; 14:7; 17:17; 18:19; 18:24; 22:24-25; 27:10; 27:17
  34. Gluttony:
    25:16
  35. God Sees/Knows:
    5:21; 15:3; 15:11; 20:27
  36. God’s Sovereign:
    16:1; 16:4; 19:21
  37. God’s Word:
    22:17-18; 30:5-6
  38. God Tries Heart:
    16:2; 17:3; 21:2
  39. Good Name:
    22:1
  40. Grace/Mercy:
    11:16-17
  41. Grandchildren:
    17:6
  42. Greed:
    30:15
  43. Gullible:
    14:5; 14:15
  44. Happy/Merry:
    3:13-20; 15:13-15; 15:28; 17:22
  45. Hasty:
    12:16; 25:8; 29:11
  46. Hate:
    6:16-19; 8:13; 9:8; 10:12; 10:18; 12:1; 13:5; 13:24; 15:10; 15:17; 15:27; 19:7; 25:17; 26:24; 26:26; 26:28; 28:16; 29:10; 29:24;
  47. Heart:
    4:23-27; 12:24-25; 17:22; 23:7
  48. Innocent Attacked:
    1:11; 6:16-17
  49. Integrity:
    19:1; 19:22; 20:7; 28:6
  50. Jealousy:
    6:30-35
  51. Kindness:
    19:22; 31:26
  52. Law:
    1:8; 3:1; 4:1-2; 6:20-21, 23; 7:2; 13:14; 28:4, 7, 9; 29:18; 31:4-5; 31:26
  53. Lie:
    6:16-19; 10:18; 13:5; 14:5; 19:5; 19:22; 21:6; 26:28; 29:12; 30:6
  54. Life’s Brevity/Uncertainty:
    27:1
  55. Listening/Hearing:
    16:20-24; 26:20-28
  56. Lots:
    16:33
  57. Love:
    3:12; 9:8; 15:9; 15:16-17; 17:1; 27:5-6
  58. Loyalty:
    27:10
  59. Marriage:
    5:15-21; 21:9; 21:19-20; 27:15; 31:10-31
  60. Meddling:
    26:17
  61. Mother:
    1:8; 4:1-3; 6:20-23; 10:1; 15:20; 19:26; 20:20; 23:22; 23:25; 28:24; 29:15; 30:11: 30:17; 31:1
  62. Neighbor:
    3:28; 3:29; 6:29; 11:9; 11:12; 14:20-21; 16:29; 19:4; 21:10; 24:28; 25:8-9; 25:17-18; 27:14; 29:5
  63. Numbers:
    6:16-19; 30:11-31
  64. Obedience:
    19:16
  65. Offense:
    18:19
  66. Peace:
    28:1
  67. People to Avoid:
    1:15-16; 4:14-15; 6:20-35; 13:20; 22:10; 22:24-25; 26:20-21; cf. Psalm 1:1; 1 Corinthians 15:33
  68. Preparation
    6:6-8; 30:25; cf. Ecclesiastes 10:10
  69. Plans:
    16:1
  70. Poverty/Poor:
    14:20-21; 17:5; 18:23; 19:1; 19:4; 19:7; 19:22; 22:16; 22:22; 28:6; 22:2;
  71. Praise:
    27:2; 31:28
  72. Pride/Conceit/Self-Righteous:
    6:16-19; 11:2; 15:25: 16:5; 16:11-12; 16:18; 20:9; 21:4; 22:2; 26:2; 27:1-2; 28:25; 29:23; 30:13
  73. Prudent:
    12:16; 12:23; 13:16; 14:8; 14:15; 14:18; 22:3; 27:12
  74. Punishment:
    3:12; 10:13; 13:24; 20:30; 23:13-14; 26:3; 29:15; 29:17;
  75. Rebellion/Revolution:
    24:21
  76. Repentance/Restitution/Confession:
    6:30-31; 28:13
  77. Respect of Persons:
    28:21
  78. Rich and Poor:
    22:2
  79. Scorn:
    1:22; 3:24; 9:7; 9:8; 13:1; 14:6; 15:12; 19:25; 19:28-29; 21:11; 21:24; 22:10; 24:9; 29:8
  80. Self-Control:
    16:32; 25:28
  81. Self-Righteous:
    20:9; 22:2
  82. Shame:
    3:35; 9:7; 10:5; 11:2; 12:16; 13:5; 13:18; 14:35; 17:2; 19:26; 25:10; 29:15.
  83. Silver Rule:
    20:22; 24:19
  84. Simple:
    14:15; 14:18; 21:11; 22:3; 27:12
  85. Sin/Temptation:
    1:10-19; 4:14-22; 5:22-23; 6:12-19; 10:23; 14:9; 22:3; 27:12; 30:7-9
  86. Sleep:
    3:21-26; 4:16; 6:1-5; 6:9-11; 19:15; 20:13; 24:33-34; 29:17
  87. Strive:
    3:30; 16:28; 18:6; 20:3; 25:8; 26:17; 28:25; 29:22
  88. Stubborn:
    29:1
  89. Sweet/Pleasant:
    2:10; 3:13-17; 3:24; 9:17-18; 13:19; 15:26; 16:24; 20:17; 22:17-18; 23:6-8; 24:3-4; 24:13-14; 27:7
  90. Subjective Thoughts:
    14:12; 16:2; 16:25; 21:2; 30:12
  91. Talebearer: 1
    1:13; 18:8; 20:19; 26:20-28
  92. Theft:
    6:30-31; 28:24; 29:24
  93. Thoughts:
    15:26; 21:5
  94. Trust in the Lord:
    3:1-12; 30:5-6
  95. Trust in Men:
    25:19
  96. Unrighteous Judgment:
    17:15; 18:5
  97. Upright v. Perverse:
    11:3-31
  98. Vision:
    29:18
  99. War:
    21:31
  100. Waste/Slothfulness:
    12:24; 12:27; 15:19; 18:9; 19:24; 21:20; 21:25; 22:13; 24:30-34
  101. Whisperer:
    16:28
  102. Wife:
    5:15-21; 6:29; 18:22; 19:13; 19:14; 31:10-31
  103. Wine:
    20:1; 21:17; 23:20-21; 23:29-35; 31:4-7
  104. Wisdom:
    1:7-9; 1:20-33; 2:1-22; 3:13-26; 4:1-12; 5:1-2; 8:1-36; 9:1-18
  105. Wise:
    3:35; 9:8-9; 10:1; 10:8; 10:14; 11:30; 12:15; 12:18; 13:1; 13:20; 14:1; 14:3; 14:16; 15:2; 15:7; 15:20; 15:31; 16:32; 17:28; 18:15; 20:26; 21:11; 21:20; 23:24:; 24:23; 25:12
  106. Wise in own eyes:
    26:5; 26:11; 26:12; 28:11
  107. Wise versus Wicked:
    10:6-31; 12:1-28; 13:5-25; 14:1-35; 15:5-33; 16:16; 24:13-14
  108. Women:
    5:3-23; 6:20-35; 7:1-20; 9:13-18; 11:22; 12:4; 14:1; 22:14; 31:3
  109. Words:
    10:19-21; 12:17-19; 12:22, 23, 25; 15:1-2; 15:4; 15:7; 16:20-24; 16:27-28; 17:5; 17:9; 18:8; 18:4; 21:6; 21:23; 21:28; 25:11; 26:4-5; 26:20-28; 29:11; 29:20; 30:14;
  110. Worship:
    3:9-10; 15:8; 20:25; 21:3; 20:27; 28:9

 

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