- Careful and slow to weigh risks / contingencies.
- Prudent men foresee evil and hide (Pr 22:3; 27:12).
- They also look well to their going (Pr 14:15).
- It is true … it is better to be safe than sorry.
- Haste makes waste … wise men are not hasty.
- An ounce of prevention = a pound of cure. True!
- Faithful men are more like tortoises than hares!
- He that hasteth with his feet sinneth (Pr 19:2).
- What trait gives more hope to a fool (Pr 29:20)?
- Haste exalts folly and brings want (Pr 14:29; 21:5).
"A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself: But the simple pass on, and are punished."
"A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself; But the simple pass on, and are punished."
"The simple believeth every word: But the prudent man looketh well to his going."
"Also, that the soul be without knowledge, it is not good; And he that hasteth with his feet sinneth."
"Seest thou a man that is hasty in his words? There is more hope of a fool than of him."
"He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding: But he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly."
"The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; But of every one that is hasty only to want."