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Bible Verses about Proverbs for Youth

This is one of my favorite books in the Bible and, I think, one of the best parts of Scripture to teach our children too! The verses are easy to memorize and simple enough to paste.

Proverbs for Youth

Proverbs 1:7 

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; Fools despise wisdom and instruction.

Proverbs 15:1 

A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.


Proverbs 18:24 

One who has unreliable friends soon comes to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.

Proverbs 25:28 

Like a city that is broken into and without walls is a man who has no control over his spirit.


Proverbs 12:1

Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates reproof is stupid.


Proverbs 16:18

Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before stumbling.

Proverbs 18:10 

The name of the LORD is a strong tower; the righteous runs into it and is safe.


Proverbs 4:23

Watch over your heart with all diligence, for from it flow the springs of life.


Proverbs 31:9 

Open your mouth, judge righteously, and defend the rights of the afflicted and needy.

Proverbs 13:11

Wealth obtained by fraud dwindles, but the one who gathers by labor increases it.


Proverbs 22:1 

A good name is to be more desired than great wealth, favor is better than silver and gold.

Proverbs 4:7 

The beginning of wisdom is: Acquire wisdom; and with all your acquiring, get understanding.

The book of Proverbs is a treasure trove of knowledge. In short bursts, it summarizes many key truths of biblical life, the practice of wisdom, and practical stewardship, among other things.