Proverbs 13:6-16 CSB

6 Righteousness guards people of integrity,a but wickedness undermines the sinner.b

References for Proverbs 13:6

    • d 13:6 - Lit guards integrity of way
    • e 13:6 - Pr 10:29
      7 One man pretends to be rich but has nothing; another pretends to be poor but has great wealth.c

      References for Proverbs 13:7

        • f 13:7 - Pr 11:24; 1 Tm 6:17-19; Rv 3:17-18
          8 Riches are a ransom for a man's life,d but a poor man hears no threat.

          References for Proverbs 13:8

            • g 13:8 - Pr 10:15; Jb 2:4
              9 The light of the righteous shines brightly,e but the lamp of the wicked is extinguished.f

              References for Proverbs 13:9

                • h 13:9 - Pr 4:18
                • i 13:9 - Pr 20:20; 24:20; Jb 18:5-6
                  10 Arrogance leads to nothing but strife,g but wisdom is gained by those who take advice.

                  References for Proverbs 13:10

                      11 Wealth obtained by fraud will dwindle,h but whoever earns it through labori will multiply it.j

                      References for Proverbs 13:11

                        • k 13:11 - Pr 10:2; 20:21; 23:5
                        • l 13:11 - Lit whoever gathers upon (his) hand
                        • m 13:11 - Pr 10:4; 21:5-6
                          12 Delayed hope makes the heart sick, but fulfilled desire is a tree of life.k

                          References for Proverbs 13:12

                            • n 13:12 - Pr 11:30; 15:4
                              13 The one who has contempt for instruction will pay the penalty, but the one who respects a command will be rewarded.l

                              References for Proverbs 13:13

                                • o 13:13 - Pr 3:1-2; 4:4; 6:23
                                  14 A wise man's instruction is a fountain of life, turning people away from the snares of death.m

                                  References for Proverbs 13:14

                                    • p 13:14 - Pr 10:11; 14:27; Ps 116:3
                                      15 Good sense wins favor, but the way of the treacherous never changes.n

                                      References for Proverbs 13:15

                                        • q 13:15 - LXX, Syr, Tg read treacherous will perish
                                          16 Every sensible person acts knowledgeably, but a fool displays his stupidity.