Proverbs 10:13-23 KJV

13 In the lips of him that hath understanding wisdom is found : but a rod is for the back of him that is void of understanding.a

References for Proverbs 10:13

    • ‡ 10:13 - of understanding: Heb. of heart
      14 Wise men lay up knowledge: but the mouth of the foolish is near destruction.
      15 The rich man's wealth is his strong city: the destruction of the poor is their poverty.
      16 The labour of the righteous tendeth to life: the fruit of the wicked to sin.
      17 He is in the way of life that keepeth instruction: but he that refuseth reproof erreth .b

      References for Proverbs 10:17

        • ˆ 10:17 - erreth: or, causeth to err
          18 He that hideth hatred with lying lips, and he that uttereth a slander, is a fool.
          19 In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: but he that refraineth his lips is wise .
          20 The tongue of the just is as choice silver: the heart of the wicked is little worth.
          21 The lips of the righteous feed many: but fools die for want of wisdom.c

          References for Proverbs 10:21

            • ‰ 10:21 - of wisdom: Heb. of heart
              22 The blessing of the LORD, it maketh rich , and he addeth no sorrow with it.
              23 It is as sport to a fool to do mischief: but a man of understanding hath wisdom.