Proverbs 13:15-25 ESV

15 1Good sense wins 2favor, but the way of the treacherous is their ruin.a

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    • “ 13:15 - Probable reading (compare Septuagint, Syriac, Vulgate); Hebrew is rugged, or is an enduring rut
      16 3In everything the prudent acts with knowledge, 4but a fool flaunts his folly.

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      17 A wicked messenger falls into trouble, but 5a faithful envoy brings healing.

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      18 Poverty and disgrace come to him who 6ignores instruction, 7but whoever 8heeds reproof is honored.

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      19 9A desire fulfilled is sweet to the soul, but to turn away from evil is an abomination to fools.

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          20 Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm.
          21 10Disasterb pursues sinners, 11but the righteous are rewarded with good.

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              22 12A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children, but 13the sinner's wealth is laid up for the righteous.

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              23 The fallow ground of the poor would yield much food, but it is swept away through 14injustice.

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              24 15Whoever spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him.c

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                • • 13:24 - Or who loves him disciplines him early
                  25 16The righteous has enough to satisfy his appetite, but the belly of the wicked suffers want.

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