Proverbs 29 CSB

1 One who becomes stiff-necked, after many reprimands will be broken suddenly- and without a remedy.a

References for Proverbs 29:1

    • a 29:1 - Pr 6:14-15
      2 When the righteous flourish, the people rejoice, but when the wicked rule, people groan.b

      References for Proverbs 29:2

        • b 29:2 - Pr 28:1; Ex 2:23; 1 Ch 29:9
          3 A man who loves wisdom brings joy to his father, but one who consorts with prostitutes destroys his wealth.c

          References for Proverbs 29:3

            • c 29:3 - Pr 15:20; 23:24-25; Lk 15:13
              4 By justice a king brings stability to a land, but a man [who demands] "contributions"d demolishes it.

              References for Proverbs 29:4

                • d 29:4 - The Hb word usually refers to offerings in worship.
                  5 A man who flatterse his neighbor spreads a net for his feet.f

                  References for Proverbs 29:5

                    • e 29:5 - Lit is smooth on
                    • f 29:5 - Pr 26:28; 27:6; 28:23
                      6 An evil man is caught by sin,g but the righteous one sings and rejoices.

                      References for Proverbs 29:6

                        • g 29:6 - Pr 12:13; 18:7
                          7 The righteous person knows the rightsh of the poor, but the wicked one does not understand these concerns.

                          References for Proverbs 29:7

                            • h 29:7 - Lit justice
                              8 Mockers inflame a city, but the wise turn away anger.i

                              References for Proverbs 29:8

                                • i 29:8 - Pr 26:21; 29:22
                                  9 If a wise man goes to court with a fool, there will be ranting and raving but no resolution.j

                                  References for Proverbs 29:9

                                      10 Bloodthirsty men hate an honest person, but the upright care about him.k

                                      References for Proverbs 29:10

                                        • k 29:10 - Or person, and seek the life of the upright
                                          11 A fool gives full vent to his anger,l but a wise man holds it in check.m

                                          References for Proverbs 29:11

                                              12 If a ruler listens to lies, all his servants will be wicked.
                                              13 The poor and the oppressor have this in common:n the Lord gives light to the eyes of both.o

                                              References for Proverbs 29:13

                                                  14 A king who judges the poor with fairness- his throne will be established forever.
                                                  15 A rod of correction imparts wisdom, but a youth left to himselfp is a disgrace to his mother.q

                                                  References for Proverbs 29:15

                                                    • p 29:15 - Lit youth sent away; Jb 39:5; Isa 16:2
                                                    • q 29:15 - Pr 13:18; 17:25; 22:15
                                                      16 When the wicked increase, rebellion increases, but the righteous will see their downfall.r

                                                      References for Proverbs 29:16

                                                        • r 29:16 - Pr 28:28; 29:2
                                                          17 Discipline your son, and he will give you comfort; he will also give you delight.
                                                          18 Without revelations people run wild, but one who keeps the law will be happy.

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                                                              19 A servant cannot be disciplined by words; though he understands, he doesn't respond.
                                                              20 Do you see a man who speaks too soon? There is more hope for a fool than for him.t

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                                                                  21 A slave pampered from his youth will become arrogantu later on.

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                                                                      22 An angry man stirs up conflict, and a hot-tempered manv increases rebellion.w

                                                                      References for Proverbs 29:22

                                                                        • v 29:22 - Lit a master of rage
                                                                        • w 29:22 - Pr 15:18; 26:21; 28:25
                                                                          23 A person's pride will humble him, but a humble spirit will gain honor.x

                                                                          References for Proverbs 29:23

                                                                            • x 29:23 - Pr 11:2; 15:33; 22:4
                                                                              24 To be a thief's partner is to hate oneself; he hears the curse but will not testify.y

                                                                              References for Proverbs 29:24

                                                                                • y 29:24 - When a call for witnesses was made public, anyone with information who did not submit his testimony was under a curse; Lv 5:1.
                                                                                  25 The fear of man is a snare, but the one who trusts in the Lord is protected.z {

                                                                                  References for Proverbs 29:25

                                                                                    • z 29:25 - Lit raised high
                                                                                    • { 29:25 - Pr 14:27; 18:10
                                                                                      26 Many seek a ruler's favor,| but a man receives justice from the Lord.

                                                                                      References for Proverbs 29:26

                                                                                        • | 29:26 - Pr 16:15; 19:6
                                                                                          27 An unjust man is detestable to the righteous, and one whose way is upright is detestable to the wicked.}

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