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Proverbs 21 - Interlinear Bible


On Life and Conduct

1 The king's heart is like channels of water in the hand of the LORD; He turns it wherever * * He wishes.
-l'K -l;[ h'wh.y -d;y.B .$,l,m -b,l ~Iy;m -yeg.l;P ? .WN,J;y #{P.x;y r,v]a
2 Every man's way is right in his own eyes, But the LORD weighs the hearts.
tw{Bil !ek{t.w wy'nye[.B r'v'y vyia -.k,r,D -l'K ? h'wh.y
4 Haughty eyes and a proud heart, The lamp of the wicked, is sin.
5 The plans of the diligent lead surely to advantage, But everyone who is hasty comes surely to poverty.
rw{s.x;m.l -.k;a #'a -l'k.w r'tw{m.l -.k;a #.Wr'x tw{b.v.x;m
7 The violence of the wicked will drag them away, Because they refuse to act with justice.
j'P.vim tw{f][;l .Wn]aem yiK ~erw{g.y ~yi['v.r -d{v
8 The way of a guilty man is crooked, But as for the pure, his conduct is upright.
9 It is better to live in a corner of a roof Than in a house shared with a contentious woman.
~yin'y.dim t,veaem g'G -t;NiP -l;[ t,b,v'l bw{j ? r,b'x tyeb.W
10 The soul of the wicked desires evil; His neighbor finds no favor in his eyes.
wy'nye[.B !;xUy -a{l ['r -h't..Wia ['v'r v,p,n ? .Whe[er
11 When the scoffer is punished, the naive becomes wise; But when the wise is instructed, he receives knowledge.
~'k'x.l lyiK.f;h.b.W yit,P -m;K.x,y ]cel -v'n.[;B ? t;['D -x;QIy
12 The righteous one considers the house of the wicked, Turning the wicked to ruin.
13 He who shuts his ear to the cry of the poor Will also cry himself and not be answered.
a'r.qIy a.Wh -m;G l'D -t;q][;Zim w{n.z'a ~ej{a ? h,n'[ey a{l.w
14 A gift in secret subdues anger, And a bribe in the bosom, strong wrath.
h'mex qex;B d;x{v.w @'a -h,P.kIy r,teS;B !'T;m ? h'Z;[
15 The exercise of justice is joy for the righteous, But is terror to the workers of iniquity.
yel][{p.l h'Tix.m.W j'P.vim tw{f][ qyiD;C;l h'x.mif ? !,w'a
16 A man who wanders from the way of understanding Will rest in the assembly of the dead.
17 He who loves pleasure will become a poor man; He who loves wine and oil will not become rich.
!,m,v'w -nIy;y beh{a h'x.mif beh{a rw{s.x;m vyia ? ryiv][;y a{l
18 The wicked is a ransom for the righteous, And the treacherous is in the place of the upright.
degw{B ~yir'v.y t;x;t.w ['v'r qyiD;C;l r,p{K
19 It is better to live in a desert land Than with a contentious and vexing woman.
~yinw{d.m t,veaem r'B.dim -c,r,a.B t,b,v bw{j ? s;['k'w
20 There is precious treasure and oil in the dwelling of the wise, But a foolish man swallows it up.
22 A wise man scales the city of the mighty And brings down the stronghold in which they trust.
h'x,j.bim z{[ d,r{Y;w ~'k'x h'l'[ ~yir{BiG ryi[
23 He who guards his mouth and his tongue, Guards his soul from troubles.
w{v.p;n tw{r'Cim rem{v w{nw{v.l.W wyiP rem{v
24 "Proud," "Haughty," " Scoffer," are his names, Who acts with insolent pride.
!w{d'z t;r.b,[.B h,fw{[ w{m.v #el ryih'y dez
25 The desire of the sluggard puts him to death, For his hands refuse to work;
tw{f][;l wy'd'y .Wn]aem -yiK .WN,tyim.T lec'[ t;w]a;T
26 All day long he is craving, While the righteous gives and does not hold back.
a{l.w !eTIy qyiD;c.w h'w]a;t h\W;a.tih ~w{Y;h -l'K ? .${f.x;y
27 The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination, How much * more * when he brings it with evil intent!
.WN,ayib.y h'Miz.b -yiK @;a h'be[w{T ~yi['v.r x;b,z
28 A false witness will perish, But the man who listens to the truth will speak forever.
29 A wicked man displays a bold face, But as for the upright, he makes his way sure.
!yik'y a.Wh r'v'y.w wy'n'p.B ['v'r vyia ze[eh ? wy'k'r.D
d,g,n.l h'ce[ !yea.w h'n.Wb.T !yea.w h'm.k'x !yea ? h'wh.y
31 The horse is prepared for the day of battle, But victory belongs to the LORD.