Proverbs 29:5-15 KJV

5 A man that flattereth his neighbour spreadeth a net for his feet.
6 In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare: but the righteous doth sing and rejoice.
7 The righteous considereth the cause of the poor: but the wicked regardeth not to know it.
8 Scornful men bringa a city into a snare : but wise men turn away wrath.

References for Proverbs 29:8

    • Ā 29:8 - bring...: or, set a city on fire
      9 If a wise man contendeth with a foolish man, whether he rage or laugh , there is no rest.
      10 The bloodthirstyb * hate the upright: but the just seek his soul.

      References for Proverbs 29:10

        • ā 29:10 - The bloodthirsty: Heb. Men of blood
          11 A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards.
          12 If a ruler hearken to lies *, all his servants are wicked.
          13 The poor and the deceitfulc man meet together : the LORD lighteneth both their eyes.

          References for Proverbs 29:13

            • Ă 29:13 - the deceitful...: or, the usurer
              14 The king that faithfully judgeth the poor, his throne shall be established for ever.
              15 The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame .