Proverbs Quiz 2 – Answers
Question: The way of the ________ is blocked with thorns, but the path of the upright is a highway.
A lazy person’s way is blocked with briers, but the path of the upright is an open highway.
Proverbs 15:19 NLT
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Question: The lips of the wise spread ________, but the hearts of fools are not upright.
The lips of the wise give good advice; the heart of a fool has none to give.
Proverbs 15:7 NLT
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Question: A sluggard’s appetite is never filled, but the desires of the ________ are fully satisfied.
Lazy people want much but get little, but those who work hard will prosper.
Proverbs 13:4 NLT
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Question: Those who work their land will have abundant food, but those who chase ________ have no sense.
A hard worker has plenty of food, but a person who chases fantasies has no sense.
Proverbs 12:11 NLT
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Question: The ________ of the blameless makes their paths straight, but the wicked are brought down by their own ________.
Answer: righteousness; wickedness
The godly are directed by honesty; the wicked fall beneath their load of sin.
Proverbs 11:5 NLT
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Question: Better to be lowly in spirit along with the ________ than to share plunder with the proud.
Better to live humbly with the poor than to share plunder with the proud.
Proverbs 16:19 NLT
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Question: The one who has ________ uses words with restraint, and whoever has ________ is even-tempered.
Answer: knowledge; understanding
A truly wise person uses few words; a person with understanding is even-tempered.
Proverbs 17:27 NLT
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Question: When ________ comes, so does ________, and with shame comes reproach.
Answer: wickedness; contempt
Doing wrong leads to disgrace,
and scandalous behavior brings contempt.
Proverbs 18:3 NLT
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Question: Whoever shuts their ears to the cry of the ________ will also ________ and not be answered.
Answer: poor; cry out
Those who shut their ears to the cries of the poor will be ignored in their own time of need.
Proverbs 21:13 NLT
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Question: Do not let your heart envy ________, but always be zealous for the ________ the Lord.
Answer: sinners; fear of
Don’t envy sinners, but always continue to fear the Lord.
Proverbs 23:17 NLT
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