Proverbs on the Heart

Proverbs 3:1

My child, never forget the things I have taught you. Store my commands in your heart, for they will give you a long and satisfying life.

Proverbs 3:5-6

Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek His will in all you do, and He will direct you paths.

Proverbs 4:23

Above all else, guard your heart, for it effects everything you do.

Proverbs 6:16-19

 There are six things the Lord hates – no, seven things he detests: haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that kill the innocent, a heart that plots evil, feet that race to do wrong, a false witness who pours out lies, a person who sows discord among brothers.

Proverbs 6: 20-21

My son, obey your father’s commands, and don’t neglect your mother’s teaching. Keep their words always in your heart. Tie them around your neck.

Proverbs 10:20

The words of the godly are like sterling silver; the heart of a fool is worthless.

Proverbs 11:20

The Lord hates people with twisted hearts, but he delights in those who have integrity.

Proverbs 12:20

Deceit fills hearts that are plotting evil, joy fills hearts that are planning peace!

Proverbs 12:25

 Worry weighs a person down; an encouraging word cheers a person up.

Proverbs 13:12

Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but when dreams come true, there is life and joy.

Proverbs 14:13

Laughter can conceal a heavy heart; when the laughter ends, the grief remains.

Proverbs 14:30

A relaxed attitude lengthens life; jealously robs it away.

Proverbs 15:13

A glad hearts makes a happy face; a broken heart crushes the spirit.

Proverbs 16:1

We can gather our thoughts, but the Lord gives the right answer.

Proverbs 16:9

We can make our plans, but the Lord determines our steps.

Proverbs 17:20

The crooked heart will not prosper; the twisted tongue tumbles into trouble.

Proverbs 17:22

A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit saps a person’s strength.

Proverbs 20:9

Who can say, “I have cleansed my heart; I am pure and free from sin”?

Proverbs 21:4

Haughty eyes, a proud heart, and evil actions are all sin.

Proverbs 26:23

Smooth words may hide a wicked heart, just as a pretty glaze covers a common clay pot.

Proverbs 27:19

 As a face is reflected in water, so the heart reflects the person.

Proverbs 28:14

Blessed are those who have a tender conscience, but the stubborn are headed for serious trouble.