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1 A wise son [heareth] his father's instruction; but a scorner heareth not rebuke.

References for Proverbs 13:1

    • a 13:1 - Some read '... son [is the fruit of] his. ...'
      2 A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth; but the soul of the treacherous, violence.

      References for Proverbs 13:2

        • b 13:2 - Or 'the desire of the faithless is violence.'
          3 He that guardeth his mouth keepeth his soul; destruction shall be to him that openeth wide his lips.
          4 A sluggard's soul desireth and hath nothing; but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.
          5 A righteous [man] hateth lying; but the wicked maketh himself odious and cometh to shame.
          6 Righteousness preserveth him that is perfect in the way; but wickedness overthroweth the sinner.
          7 There is that feigneth himself rich, and hath nothing; there is that maketh himself poor, and hath great wealth.
          8 The ransom of a man's life is his riches; but the indigent heareth not rebuke.
          9 The light of the righteous rejoiceth; but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.
          10 By pride there only cometh contention; but with the well-advised is wisdom.

          References for Proverbs 13:10

            • c 13:10 - Or 'Only by pride cometh.'
              11 Wealth [gotten] by vanity diminisheth; but he that gathereth by manual-labour shall increase [it].
              12 Hope deferred maketh the heart sick; but the desire [that] cometh to pass is a tree of life.
              13 Whoso despiseth the word shall be held by it; but he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.

              References for Proverbs 13:13

                • d 13:13 - i.e. held accountable. Others render 'destroyeth himself.'
                  14 The teaching of the wise [man] is a fountain of life, to turn away from the snares of death.
                  15 Good understanding procureth favour; but the way of the treacherous is hard.

                  References for Proverbs 13:15

                    • e 13:15 - Or 'Good sense:' Sachal, as ch. 1.3.
                    • f 13:15 - Or 'rugged.'
                      16 Every prudent [man] acteth with knowledge; but the foolish layeth open [his] folly.
                      17 A wicked messenger falleth into evil; but a faithful ambassador is health.
                      18 Poverty and shame shall be [to] him that refuseth instruction; but he that regardeth reproof shall be honoured.

                      References for Proverbs 13:18

                        • g 13:18 - Properly 'keeps' or 'observe' so ch. 15.5.
                          19 The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul; but it is abomination to the foolish to depart from evil.
                          20 He that walketh with wise [men] becometh wise; but a companion of the foolish will be depraved.

                          References for Proverbs 13:20

                            • h 13:20 - Or 'shall smart for it.'
                              21 Evil pursueth sinners; but to the righteous good shall be repaid.
                              22 A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children; but the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the righteous [man].
                              23 Much food is in the tillage of the poor; but there is that is lost for want of judgment.

                              References for Proverbs 13:23

                                • i 13:23 - Or 'indigent,' as ver. 8.
                                • j 13:23 - Or 'that is destroyed through injustice.'
                                  24 He that spareth his rod hateth his son; but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.

                                  References for Proverbs 13:24

                                    • k 13:24 - Lit. 'seeketh him earnestly (or 'early') with discipline.'
                                      25 The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soul; but the belly of the wicked shall want.