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Proverbs 22 - Interlinear Bible

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On Life and Conduct

1 A good name is to be more desired than great wealth, Favor is better than silver and gold.
bw{j !ex b'h'Zim.W @,s,Kim b'r r,v{[em ~ev r'x.bin
2 The rich and the poor have a common bond, The LORD is the maker of them all.
3 The prudent sees the evil and hides himself, But the naive go on, and are punished for it.
4 The reward of humility and the fear of the LORD Are riches, honor and life.
5 Thorns and snares are in the way of the perverse; He who guards himself will be far from them.
q;x.rIy w{v.p;n remw{v veQi[ .$,r,d.B ~yix;P ~yiNic ? ~,hem
6 Train up a child in the way he should go, Even when he is old he will not depart from it.
!yiq.z;y -yiK ~;G w{K.r;d yiP -l;[ r;[;N;l .${n]x ? h'N,Mim r.Ws'y -a{l
7 The rich rules over the poor, And the borrower becomes the lender's slave.
vyia.l h,w{l d,b,[.w lw{v.mIy ~yiv'r.B ryiv'[ ? h,w.l;m
8 He who sows iniquity will reap vanity, And the rod of his fury will perish.
9 He who is generous * will be blessed, For he gives some of his food to the poor.
w{m.x;Lim !;t'n -yiK .$'r{b.y a.Wh !Iy;[ -bw{j ? l'D;l
10 Drive out the scoffer, and contention will go out, Even strife and dishonor will cease.
!w{l'q.w !yiD t{B.vIy.w !w{d'm aecey.w #el ver'G
11 He who loves purity of heart And whose speech is gracious, the king is his friend.
.$,l,m .Whe[er wy't'p.f !ex rw{h.j beh{a
12 The eyes of the LORD preserve knowledge, But He overthrows the words of the treacherous man.
deg{b yer.biD @eL;s.y;w t;['d .Wr.c'n h'wh.y yenye[
13 The sluggard says, "There is a lion outside; I will be killed in the streets!"
14 The mouth of an adulteress is a deep pit; He who is cursed of the LORD will fall into it.
lw{PIy h'wh.y ~.W[.z tw{r'z yiP h'QUm][ h'x.Wv
15 Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child; The rod of discipline will remove it far from him.
h'N,qyix.r;y r's.Wm j,bev r;['n -b,l.b h'r.Wv.q t,l/Wia ? .WN,Mim
16 He who oppresses the poor to make more for himself Or who gives to the rich, will only come to poverty.
rw{s.x;m.l -.k;a ryiv'[.l !et{n w{l tw{B.r;h.l l'D qev{[
17 Incline your ear and hear the words of the wise, And apply your mind to my knowledge;
tyiv'T '$.Bil.w ~yim'k]x yer.biD [;m.v.W '$.n.z'a j;h ? yiT.[;d.l
18 For it will be pleasant if you keep them within you, That they may be ready on your lips.
w'D.x;y .Wn{KIy '$,n.jib.B ~er.m.vit -yiK ~yi['n -yiK ? '$y,t'p.f -l;[
19 So that your trust may be in the LORD, I have taught you today, even you.
~w{Y;h '$yiT.[;dw{h '$,x;j.bim h'why;B tw{y.hil ? h'T'a -p;a
20 Have I not written to you excellent things Of counsels and knowledge,
t;['d'w ]t{ce[w{m.B ~w{v.liv '$.l yiT.b;t'k a{l]h
21 To make you know the certainty of the words of truth That you may correctly answer him who sent you?
~yir'm]a byiv'h.l t,m/a yer.mia ].j.v{q '$][yidw{h.l ? '$y,x.l{v.l t,m/a
22 Do not rob the poor because he is poor, Or crush the afflicted at the gate;
aeK;d.T -l;a.w a.Wh -l;d yiK l'D -l'z.giT -l;a ? r;['V;b yin'[
23 For the LORD will plead their case And take the life of those who rob them.
~,hye[.b{q -t,a [;b'q.w ~'byir byir'y h'wh.y -yiK ? v,p'n
24 Do not associate with a man given to anger; Or go with a hot-tempered man,
tw{mex vyia -t,a.w @'a l;[;B -t,a [;r.tiT -l;a ? aw{b't a{l
25 Or you will learn his ways And find a snare for yourself.
'$,v.p;n.l veqw{m 'T.x;q'l.w w{t'x.r'a @;l/a,T -n,P
26 Do not be among those who give * pledges *, Among those who become guarantors for debts.
tw{a'V;m ~yib.r{[;B @'k -ye[.q{t.b yih.T -l;a
27 If you have nothing with which to pay, Why should he take your bed from under you?
'$.b'K.vim x;QIy h'M'l ~eL;v.l '$.l -nyea -mia ? '$y,T.x;Tim
28 Do not move the ancient boundary Which your fathers have set.
'$y,tw{b]a .Wf'[ r,v]a ~'lw{[ l.Wb.G geS;T -l;a
29 Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will stand before kings; He will not stand before obscure men.
~yik'l.m -yen.pil w{T.ka;l.miB ryih'm vyia 'tyiz'x ? ~yiKUv]x yen.pil beC;y.tIy -l;B b'C;y.tIy