Proverbs 10 DBY

1 The Proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father; but a foolish son is the grief of his mother.
2 Treasures of wickedness profit nothing; but righteousness delivereth from death.
3 Jehovah suffereth not the soul of the righteous [man] to famish; but he repelleth the craving of the wicked.
4 He cometh to want that dealeth with a slack hand; but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.
5 He that gathereth in summer is a wise son; he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame.
6 Blessings are upon the head of a righteous [man]; but the mouth of the wicked covereth violence.

References for Proverbs 10:6

    • a 10:6 - Or 'but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.'
      7 The memory of the righteous [man] shall be blessed; but the name of the wicked shall rot.

      References for Proverbs 10:7

        • b 10:7 - Lit. 'for a blessing.'
          8 The wise in heart receiveth commandments; but a prating fool shall fall.
          9 He that walketh in integrity walketh securely; but he that perverteth his ways shall be known.

          References for Proverbs 10:9

            • c 10:9 - Or 'confidently.'
              10 He that winketh with the eye causeth grief, and a prating fool shall fall.

              References for Proverbs 10:10

                • d 10:10 - Lit. 'a fool of lips.' '
                  11 The mouth of a righteous [man] is a fountain of life; but the mouth of the wicked covereth violence.

                  References for Proverbs 10:11

                    • e 10:11 - See Note, ver. 6.
                      12 Hatred stirreth up strifes; but love covereth all transgressions.
                      13 In the lips of an intelligent [man] wisdom is found; but a rod is for the back of him that is void of understanding.
                      14 The wise lay up knowledge; but the mouth of the fool is near destruction.

                      References for Proverbs 10:14

                        • f 10:14 - Or 'is imminent destruction.'
                          15 The rich man's wealth is his strong city; the destruction of the poor is their poverty.

                          References for Proverbs 10:15

                            • g 10:15 - 'Reduced,' 'exhausted,' or 'helpless,' ch. 28.3; 'weaker,' as 2Sam. 3.1.
                              16 The labour of a righteous [man] [tendeth] to life; the revenue of a wicked [man], to sin.

                              References for Proverbs 10:16

                                • h 10:16 - Chattaah: see Note, Zech. 14.19.
                                  17 Keeping instruction is the path to life; but he that forsaketh reproof goeth astray.

                                  References for Proverbs 10:17

                                    • i 10:17 - Or 'discipline.'
                                      18 He that covereth hatred hath lying lips, and he that sendeth forth a slander is a fool.

                                      References for Proverbs 10:18

                                        • j 10:18 - Kesil: see Note o, ch. 1.7.
                                          19 In the multitude of words there wanteth not transgression; but he that restraineth his lips doeth wisely.
                                          20 The tongue of the righteous [man] is [as] choice silver; the heart of the wicked is little worth.
                                          21 The lips of a righteous [man] feed many; but fools die for want of understanding.
                                          22 The blessing of Jehovah, it maketh rich, and he addeth no sorrow to it.

                                          References for Proverbs 10:22

                                            • k 10:22 - Or 'toil addeth nothing to it.'
                                              23 It is as sport to a foolish [man] to do wickedness; but a man of understanding hath wisdom.

                                              References for Proverbs 10:23

                                                • l 10:23 - Or 'to commit infamy.'
                                                  24 The fear of a wicked [man], it shall come upon him; but the desire of the righteous shall be granted.
                                                  25 As a whirlwind passeth, so is the wicked no [more]; but the righteous is an everlasting foundation.
                                                  26 As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to them that send him.
                                                  27 The fear of Jehovah prolongeth days; but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.
                                                  28 The hope of the righteous is joy; but the expectation of the wicked shall perish.
                                                  29 The way of Jehovah is strength to the perfect [man], but destruction to the workers of iniquity.
                                                  30 The righteous [man] shall never be moved; but the wicked shall not inhabit the land.

                                                  References for Proverbs 10:30

                                                    • m 10:30 - Or 'dwell on the earth.'
                                                      31 The mouth of a righteous [man] putteth forth wisdom; but the froward tongue shall be cut out.

                                                      References for Proverbs 10:31

                                                        • n 10:31 - Or 'deceitful,' as ch. 8.13.
                                                          32 The lips of a righteous [man] know what is acceptable; but the mouth of the wicked is frowardness.

                                                          References for Proverbs 10:32

                                                            • o 10:32 - Lit. 'frowardnesses,' or 'deceits:' see ch. 2.12,14.