Proverbs Trivia:

Proverbs: Interpretation

  1. "The proverbs of Solomon"
    The book of Proverbs was written several centuries after Solomon supposedly lived. So it wasn't written by Solomon. It was forged by someone who claimed to be Solomon. 1:1, 10:1
  2. Does the Bible condemn gambling? 10:4, 20:21, 23:4, 28:22
  3. "Whoso curseth his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in obscure darkness."
    What the hell does that mean? Is this just a restatement of Exodus 21:17? ("He that curseth his father, or his mother, shall surely be put to death.") 20:20
  4. Does Hell exist? 10:25, 24:20

    Does God approve of slavery? 22:22-23

  5. Is it okay to drink alcohol? 9:5, 20:1, 23:20-21, 23:29-32, 31:6-7
  6. Is it OK to gamble? 28:22
  7. "Add thou not unto his words."
    Yet the New World Translation inserts the word "other" four times in Colossian 1:16-17 even though it is not in the original Greek. 30:6