Outline of Proverbs

Proverbs chapter 1
Pr 1:1-6. The use of the proverbs.
Pr 1:7-9. An exhortation to fear God, and believe his word;
Pr 1:10-19. to avoid the enticings of sinners.
Pr 1:20-23. Wisdom complains of her contempt.
Pr 1:24-33. She threatens her contemners.
Proverbs chapter 2
Pr 2:1-9. Wisdom promises godliness to her children;
Pr 2:10-19. and safety from evil company;
Pr 2:20-22. and direction in good ways.
Proverbs chapter 3
Pr 3:1-12. Sundry exhortations.
Pr 3:13-26. The gain of wisdom.
Pr 3:27-32. Exhortation to beneficence, etc.
Pr 3:33-35. The different state of the wicked and upright.
Proverbs chapter 4
Pr 4:1-13. Solomon persuades to wisdom,
Pr 4:14-19. and to shun wickedness.
Pr 4:20-27. He exhorts to sanctification.
Proverbs chapter 5
Pr 5:1-2. Solomon exhorts to wisdom.
Pr 5:3-14. He shews the mischief of whoredom and riot.
Pr 5:15-21. He exhorts to contentedness, liberality, and chastity.
Pr 5:22-23. The wicked are overtaken with their own sins.
Proverbs chapter 6
Pr 6:1-5. Against suretyship;
Pr 6:6-11. idleness;
Pr 6:12-15. and mischievousness.
Pr 6:16-19. Seven things hateful to God.
Pr 6:20-24. The blessings of obedience.
Pr 6:25-35. The mischiefs of whoredom.
Proverbs chapter 7
Pr 7:1-5. Solomon persuades to a sincere and kind familiarity with wisdom.
Pr 7:6-9. In an example of his own experience, he shews,
Pr 7:10-21. the cunning of a harlot;
Pr 7:22-23. and the desperate simplicity of a young wanton.
Pr 7:24-27. He dehorteth from such wickedness.
Proverbs chapter 8
Pr 8:1-5. The fame,
Pr 8:6-9. and evidence of wisdom.
Pr 8:10-11. The excellency,
Pr 8:12-14. the nature,
Pr 8:15-17. the power,
Pr 8:18-21. the riches,
Pr 8:22-31. and the eternity of wisdom.
Pr 8:32-36. Wisdom is to be desired for the blessedness it brings.
Proverbs chapter 9
Pr 9:1-3. The discipline,
Pr 9:4-12. and doctrine of wisdom.
Pr 9:13-15. The custom,
Pr 9:16-18. and error of folly.
Proverbs chapter 10
Pr 10:1-32. From this chapter through the 24th are sundry observations of moral virtues, and their contrary vices.
Proverbs chapter 11
Pr 11:1-31. Continued.
Proverbs chapter 12
Pr 12:1-28. Continued.
Proverbs chapter 13
Pr 13:1-25. Continued.
Proverbs chapter 14
Pr 14:1-35. Continued.
Proverbs chapter 15
Pr 15:1-33. Continued.
Proverbs chapter 16
Pr 16:1-33. Continued.
Proverbs chapter 17
Pr 17:1-28. Continued.
Proverbs chapter 18
Pr 18:1-24. Continued.
Proverbs chapter 19
Pr 19:1-29. Continued.
Proverbs chapter 20
Pr 20:1-30. Continued.
Proverbs chapter 21
Pr 21:1-31. Continued.
Proverbs chapter 22
Pr 22:1-29. Continued.
Proverbs chapter 23
Pr 23:1-35. Continued.
Proverbs chapter 24
Pr 24:1-34. Continued.
Proverbs chapter 25
Pr 25:1-7. Observations about kings,
Pr 25:8-28. and about avoiding causes of quarrels, and sundry causes thereof.
Proverbs chapter 26
Pr 26:1-12. Observations about fools;
Pr 26:13-16. about sluggards;
Pr 26:17-28. and about contentious busy-bodies.
Proverbs chapter 27
Pr 27:1-4. Observations of self love;
Pr 27:5-10. of true love;
Pr 27:11-22. of care to avoid offenses;
Pr 27:23-27. and of the household care.
Proverbs chapter 28
Pr 28:1-28. General observations of impiety and religious integrity.
Proverbs chapter 29
Pr 29:1-14. Observations of public government,
Pr 29:15-21. and of private.
Pr 29:22-27. Of anger, pride, thievery, cowardice, and corruption.
Proverbs chapter 30
Pr 30:1-6. Agur's confession of his faith.
Pr 30:7-9. The two points of his prayer.
Pr 30:10. The meanest are not to be wronged.
Pr 30:11-14. Four wicked generations.
Pr 30:15-16. Four things insatiable.
Pr 30:17. Parents are not to be despised.
Pr 30:18-20. Four things hard to be known.
Pr 30:21-23. Four things intolerable.
Pr 30:24-28. Four things exceeding wise.
Pr 30:29-31. Four things stately.
Pr 30:32-33. Wrath is to be prevented.
Proverbs chapter 31
Pr 31:1-5. Lemuel's lesson of chastity and temperance.
Pr 31:6-9. The afflicted are to be comforted and defended.
Pr 31:10-31. The praise and properties of a good wife.
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