Hope Deferred Makes the Heart Sick

Have you ever hoped for something, believing you would receive, but you wait, and you wait, and you wait? It doesn’t come and you tell yourself to be patient. After all, don’t good things come to those who wait?

Hope deferred makes the heart sick. – Bible or Not?

Today’s quote says that hope deferred, or in other words, when you hope for something and then have to wait, it makes the heart sick. Hmmm… is this true? Experience says yes. But is it in the Bible…or Not?

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The Woman in the Bible Who is More Precious Than Rubies

Is today’s quote Bible or Not? And if so, who is the woman that is more precious than rubies and to be desired more than anything else?

“She is more precious than rubies, and all the things you may desire cannot compare with her.”

Yes, this quote is a verse from the Bible, Proverbs 3:15 (NKJV), but it is not referring to a literal woman. The Book of Proverbs is one of the “wisdom books” of the Bible, and as as a matter of fact the word “wisdom” occurs 54 times in Proverbs.

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