1. Multiple choice: In the book of Proverbs, what does the phrase "Faithful are the wounds of a friend" mean? (a) False friends will always hurt you; (b) a friend doesn't mean it when he hurts you; or (c) a true friend will hurt you when it is for your good.
2. In the book of Proverbs, what does the saying mean that "a man sharpens the countenance of his friend" as "iron sharpens iron" ? (a) Friends finally fight; (b) friends mature one another; or (c) friends wear one another down.
3. In the book of Proverbs, who is compared to "a madman who throws firebrands , arrows, and death" ? (a) The practical joker; (b) the scoffer; or (c) the adulterer.
1. (c) A true friend will hurt you when it is for your good (Prov. 27: 6 ) A wise man will appreciate and benefit from the correction of a friend.
2. (b) Friends mature one another (Prov. 27 : 17 ). Rough edges are smoothed in encounters with loving friends.
3. (a) The practical joker (Prov . 26: 18,19 ). He will always say that he meant no harm,but the harm is done whatever his intentions.