Proverbs Fun Quiz

Have some fun with this assortment of proverbs from The Book of Proverbs, found in the Old Testament Bible, shown with one to three words missing from each proverb.

Have some fun with this assortment of proverbs from The Book of Proverbs, found in the Old Testament Bible, shown with one to three words missing from each proverb.

The skill is to fit the correct word into the space where the missing word would otherwise be.

By the way, “Proverbs is the second book of the third section of the Hebrew Bible, and a book of the Christian Old Testament.” (www.Wikipedia.com )

Find a pencil or pen and get thinking…. And have a go.

 

PROVERBIALLY FUN QUIZ

 

  1. Trust in the ….with all your ….. .
  2. The …. of the Lord is the ……… of knowledge.
  3. The fool immediately shows his ….., but a …… man passes over an insult
  4. As one face differs from another, so does … ….. heart from another.
  5. Choose my ……….. instead of silver, knowledge rather than choice …. .
  6. Whoever….. me finds ….and receives …… from the …. .
  7. But whoever fails to find me harms himself; all who …. me ….death.
  8. …. hands make for poverty but diligent hands make …… .
  9. Whoever walks in ……… walks securely, but whoever takes crooked paths will be ….. … .
  10. Hatred stirs up …….. but love covers all wrongs.
  11. Whoever heeds discipline shows the … of life, but whoever ……. correction leads others astray.
  12. A word aptly .….. is like apples of …. in settings of silver.
  13. If you find ….. , eat just enough – too …. of it and you will ….. .
  14. As a north wind brings …. so a sly tongue brings ….. looks.
  15. Start children off on the way they should go and even when they are … they will not …. from it.
  16. Above all …., guard your ….. for everything you do flows from it.
  17. As …. sharpens iron, so one person sharpens ……. .
  18. A …….. heart  is …. medicine, but a ……. spirit dries up the ….. .
  19. Commit to the …. whatever you do, and he will establish …. plans.
  20. Pride goes before ……….. , a haughty spirit before a …. .
  21. A gentle …… turns away wrath, but a ….. word stirs up ….. .
  22. In all your ways …… to him, and he will …. your ….. straight.
  23. Go to the … you sluggard, consider its …. and be wise.
  24. …. is a mocker and …. is a brawler, whoever is led astray by them is … wise.
  25. Many are the ….. in a human ….. but it is the Lord’s ……. that prevails.
  26. A good …. is more desirable than great ….. , to be esteemed is better than silver or …. .

“Believe nothing of what you hear, and only half of what you see.” (old English proverb)

Here are many of the missing words from which you might want to choose:

anger, another, answer, beer, beginnings, bones, cheerful, conflict, crushed, destruction, fall, fear, found, from, gold, good,heart, human, ignores, instruction, integrity, iron, lazy, life, Lord, make, name,not, old, one, paths, plans, purpose, rain, riches, sluggard, sly, shrewd, submit, turn, vomit, way, wealth, wine.

 

Have fun.