Proverbs 19 KJV

1 Better is the poor that walketh in his integrity, than he that is perverse in his lips, and is a fool.
2 Also, that the soul be without knowledge, it is not good; and he that hasteth with his feet sinneth .
3 The foolishness of man perverteth his way: and his heart fretteth against the LORD.
5 A false witness shall not be unpunished ,a and he that speaketh lies shall not escape .

References for Proverbs 19:5

    • º 19:5 - unpunished: Heb. held innocent
      6 Many will intreat the favour of the prince: and every man is a friend to himb that giveth gifts.

      References for Proverbs 19:6

        • » 19:6 - him...: Heb. a man of gifts
          7 All the brethren of the poor do hate him: how much more do his friends go far from him? he pursueth them with words, yet they are wanting to him.
          8 He that getteth wisdomc loveth his own soul: he that keepeth understanding shall find good.

          References for Proverbs 19:8

            • ¼ 19:8 - wisdom: Heb. an heart
              9 A false witness shall not be unpunished , and he that speaketh lies shall perish .
              10 Delight is not seemly for a fool; much less for a servant to have rule over princes.
              11 The discretiond of a man deferreth his anger; and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.

              References for Proverbs 19:11

                • ½ 19:11 - discretion: or, prudence
                  12 The king's wrath is as the roaring of a lion; but his favour is as dew upon the grass.
                  13 A foolish son is the calamity of his father: and the contentions of a wife are a continual dropping.
                  14 House and riches are the inheritance of fathers: and a prudent wife is from the LORD.
                  15 Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep; and an idle soul shall suffer hunger .
                  16 He that keepeth the commandment keepeth his own soul; but he that despiseth his ways shall die .
                  17 He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the LORD; and that which he hath given will he pay him again .
                  18 Chasten thy son while there is hope, and let not thy soul spare for his crying .
                  19 A man of great wrath shall suffer punishment: for if thou deliver him, yet thou must do it again .
                  20 Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou mayest be wise in thy latter end.
                  21 There are many devices in a man's heart; nevertheless the counsel of the LORD, that shall stand .
                  22 The desire of a man is his kindness: and a poor man is better than a liar.
                  23 The fear of the LORD tendeth to life: and he that hath it shall abide satisfied; he shall not be visited with evil.
                  24 A slothful man hideth his hand in his bosom, and will not so much as bring it to his mouth again .
                  25 Smite a scorner , and the simple will beware :e and reprove one that hath understanding , and he will understand knowledge.

                  References for Proverbs 19:25

                    • ¾ 19:25 - will beware: Heb. will be cunning
                      26 He that wasteth his father, and chaseth away his mother, is a son that causeth shame , and bringeth reproach .
                      27 Cease , my son, to hear the instruction that causeth to err from the words of knowledge.
                      29 Judgments are prepared for scorners , and stripes for the back of fools.