Just a Few Verses Per Day
The book of Proverbs is a unique and treasured part of the Bible, rich with timeless wisdom. It is meant to be read slowly and meditatively, yet most reading plans require whole chapters of reading at a time.
This reading plan leads you to open up space and time to absorb the truths of Scripture at a slower pace. Read through the book of Proverbs in a year—a few verses per day—with this 365-day plan.
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December 9: Proverbs 30:15–16
Proverbs 30:15–16 (Listen)
15 The leech has two daughters:
Give and Give.1
Three things are never satisfied;
four never say, “Enough”:
16 Sheol, the barren womb,
the land never satisfied with water,
and the fire that never says, “Enough.”
 30:15 Or “Give, give,” they cry
December 8: Proverbs 30:14
Proverbs 30:14 (Listen)
14 There are those whose teeth are swords,
whose fangs are knives,
to devour the poor from off the earth,
the needy from among mankind.
December 7: Proverbs 30:11–13
Proverbs 30:11–13 (Listen)
11 There are those1 who curse their fathers
and do not bless their mothers.
12 There are those who are clean in their own eyes
but are not washed of their filth.
13 There are those—how lofty are their eyes,
how high their eyelids lift!
 30:11 Hebrew There is a generation; also verses 12, 13, 14
December 6: Proverbs 30:10
Proverbs 30:10 (Listen)
10 Do not slander a servant to his master,
lest he curse you, and you be held guilty.
December 5: Proverbs 30:7–9
Proverbs 30:7–9 (Listen)
7 Two things I ask of you;
deny them not to me before I die:
8 Remove far from me falsehood and lying;
give me neither poverty nor riches;
feed me with the food that is needful for me,
9 lest I be full and deny you
and say, “Who is the LORD?”
or lest I be poor and steal
and profane the name of my God.
December 4: Proverbs 30:5–6
Proverbs 30:5–6 (Listen)
5 Every word of God proves true;
he is a shield to those who take refuge in him.
6 Do not add to his words,
lest he rebuke you and you be found a liar.