Daily Wisdom 239: Proverbs 11:22

Proverbs 11:22 (NKJV) — 22 As a ring of gold in a swine’s snout, So is a lovely woman who lacks discretion.

Gold, swine, and discretion. This proverb tells us something about the value of gold, the nature of swine, and the need for discretion. Discretion relates to proper taste, reason, and discernment. Beauty is not defined by outward appearance, but by the quality of character.

Proverbs 31:30 (NKJV) — 30 Charm is deceitful and beauty is passing, But a woman who fears the Lord, she shall be praised.