Thought for Today


Proverbs regarding carelessness, haste, impatience, impetuosity, incautiousness, rashness, recklessness

(See also Folly)

  1. The one who gives an answer before he listens - that is his folly and his shame.

    Prov. 18:13 (read whole chapter)

  2. It is dangerous to have zeal without knowledge, and the one who acts hastily makes poor choices.

    Prov. 19:2 (read whole chapter)

  3. It is a snare for a person to rashly cry, "Holy!" and only afterward to consider what he has vowed.

    Prov. 20:25 (read whole chapter)

  4. Do not go out hastily to litigation, or what will you do afterward when your neighbor puts you to shame?

    Prov. 25:8 (read whole chapter)

  5. A faithful person will have an abundance of blessings, but the one who hastens to gain riches will not go unpunished.
    To show partiality is terrible, for a person will transgress over the smallest piece of bread.
    The stingy person hastens after riches and does not know that poverty will overtake him.

    Prov. 28:20-22 (read whole chapter)


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