Proverbs 10 CSB

A Collection of Solomon's Proverbs

1 Solomon's proverbs: A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish son, heartache to his mother.a

References for Proverbs 10:1

    • a 10:1 - Pr 15:20; 17:25; 23:24-25; 29:3,15
      2 Ill-gotten gains do not profit anyone, but righteousness rescues from death.b

      References for Proverbs 10:2

        • b 10:2 - Pr 11:4,18; 12:28
          3 The Lord will not let the righteous go hungry,c but He denies the wicked what they crave.

          References for Proverbs 10:3

              4 Idle hands make one poor, but diligent hands bring riches.d

              References for Proverbs 10:4

                • d 10:4 - Pr 12:24,27; 13:4,11; 19:15
                  5 The son who gathers during summer is prudent; the son who sleeps during harvest is disgraceful.e

                  References for Proverbs 10:5

                    • e 10:5 - Pr 6:6-11; 30:25
                      6 Blessings are on the head of the righteous, but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.f

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                          7 The remembrance of the righteous is a blessing, but the name of the wicked will rot.
                          8 A wise heart accepts commands, but foolish lips will be destroyed.g

                          References for Proverbs 10:8

                            • g 10:8 - Pr 10:10,17; Hs 4:6
                              9 The one who lives with integrity lives securely,h but whoever perverts his ways will be found out.

                              References for Proverbs 10:9

                                • h 10:9 - Pr 2:7; 19:1; 20:7; 28:6,18
                                  10 A sly wink of the eyei causes grief, and foolish lips will be destroyed.j

                                  References for Proverbs 10:10

                                    • i 10:10 - Pr 6:13; 16:30; Ps 35:19
                                    • j 10:10 - Pr 10:8
                                      11 The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life,k but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.l

                                      References for Proverbs 10:11

                                        • k 10:11 - Pr 13:14; 14:27; 16:22
                                        • l 10:11 - Pr 10:6
                                          12 Hatred stirs up conflicts, but love covers all offenses.m

                                          References for Proverbs 10:12

                                            • m 10:12 - Pr 17:9; Jms 5:20; 1 Pt 4:8
                                              13 Wisdom is found on the lips of the discerning, but a rod is for the back of the one who lacks sense.n

                                              References for Proverbs 10:13

                                                • n 10:13 - Pr 19:29; 26:3
                                                  14 The wise store up knowledge, but the mouth of the fool hastens destruction.o

                                                  References for Proverbs 10:14

                                                    • o 10:14 - Pr 12:13; 13:3; 18:7
                                                      15 A rich man's wealth is his fortified city;p the poverty of the poor is their destruction.

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                                                          16 The labor of the righteous leads to life; the activity of the wicked leads to sin.
                                                          17 The one who follows instruction is on the path to life, but the one who rejects correction goes astray.q

                                                          References for Proverbs 10:17

                                                            • q 10:17 - Pr 5:12-13,22-23; 13:13-14
                                                              18 The one who conceals hatred has lying lips, and whoever spreads slander is a fool.r

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                                                                  19 When there are many words, sin is unavoidable, but the one who controls his lips is wise.s

                                                                  References for Proverbs 10:19

                                                                    • s 10:19 - Pr 17:27-28; Jms 1:19; 3:2
                                                                      20 The tongue of the righteous is pure silver; the heart of the wicked is of little value.t

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                                                                          21 The lips of the righteous feed many, but fools die for lack of sense.
                                                                          22 The Lord's blessing enriches,u and struggle adds nothing to it.v

                                                                          References for Proverbs 10:22

                                                                            • u 10:22 - Jms 1:17
                                                                            • v 10:22 - Or and He adds no trouble to it
                                                                              23 As shameful conduct is pleasure for a fool, so wisdom is for a man of understanding.w

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                                                                                  24 What the wicked dreads will come to him,x but what the righteous desires will be given to him.y

                                                                                  References for Proverbs 10:24

                                                                                    • x 10:24 - Pr 1:26-27; Isa 66:4
                                                                                    • y 10:24 - Pr 10:28; 11:23; Ps 37:4
                                                                                      25 When the whirlwind passes, the wicked are no more,z but the righteous are secure forever.{

                                                                                      References for Proverbs 10:25

                                                                                        • z 10:25 - Isa 29:5-7
                                                                                        • { 10:25 - Pr 10:30; 12:3,7; Mt 7:24-27
                                                                                          26 Like vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes,| so the slacker is to the one who sends him [on an errand].

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                                                                                              27 The fear of the Lord prolongs life,} but the years of the wicked are cut short.~

                                                                                              References for Proverbs 10:27

                                                                                                • } 10:27 - Lit Lord adds to days
                                                                                                • ~ 10:27 - Pr 14:26-27; 15:16; 19:23
                                                                                                  28 The hope of the righteous is joy, but the expectation of the wicked comes to nothing.

                                                                                                  References for Proverbs 10:28

                                                                                                    •  10:28 - Pr 11:7,23; 23:18; Jr 29:11
                                                                                                      29 The way of the Lord is a stronghold for the honorable, but destruction awaits the malicious.€

                                                                                                      References for Proverbs 10:29

                                                                                                        • € 10:29 - Pr 13:6; 21:15
                                                                                                          30 The righteous will never be shaken, but the wicked will not remain on the earth.

                                                                                                          References for Proverbs 10:30

                                                                                                            •  10:30 - Pr 10:25; 12:3; Ps 16:8; 21:7
                                                                                                              31 The mouth of the righteous produces wisdom, but a perverse tongue will be cut out.‚

                                                                                                              References for Proverbs 10:31

                                                                                                                • ‚ 10:31 - Ps 37:30,38; 120:2-4
                                                                                                                  32 The lips of the righteous know what is appropriate, but the mouth of the wicked, [only] what is perverse.ƒ

                                                                                                                  References for Proverbs 10:32

                                                                                                                    • ƒ 10:32 - Pr 10:20; 15:28