1 A wise child [hears] the discipline of a father, but a scoffer does not listen to a rebuke.
2 From the fruit of the mouth of a man, he shall eat what is good, but the desire of the treacherous, wrongdoing.

References for Proverbs 13:2

    • a 13:2 - Or "soul"
      3 He who keeps his mouth guards his life; he who opens his lips, ruin [belongs] to him.

      References for Proverbs 13:3

        • b 13:3 - Or "soul," or "inner self"
          4 The soul of the lazy craves, but there is nothing, but the person of diligence is richly supplied.

          References for Proverbs 13:4

            • c 13:4 - Or "life"
              5 The righteous hates a word of falsehood; the wicked will bring shame and {disgrace}.

              References for Proverbs 13:5

                • d 13:5 - Literally "he will bring disgrace"
                  6 Righteousness will guard the upright of way, but wickedness will overthrow sin.
                  7 There is one who acts rich but {has nothing}; another who pretends to be poor but [has] wealth.

                  References for Proverbs 13:7

                    • e 13:7 - Literally "there is no"
                      8 The ransom of the life of a man [is] his wealth, but the poor does not receive a threat.
                      9 The light of the righteous will rejoice, but the lamp of the wicked will die out.
                      10 Only by insolence is strife set up, and wisdom [is] with those who take advice.
                      11 Wealth [gained] from haste will dwindle, but he who gathers {little by little} will increase it.

                      References for Proverbs 13:11

                        • f 13:11 - Or "vanity"
                        • g 13:11 - Literally "upon the hand"
                          12 Hope that is deferred makes the heart sick, but a desire fulfilled [is] a tree of life.

                          References for Proverbs 13:12

                              13 He who despises a word will bring destruction on himself, but he who respects a commandment will be rewarded.
                              14 The teaching of the wise [is] a fountain of life, [in order] to avoid the snares of death.
                              15 Good sense grants favor, but the way of the faithless is coarse.
                              16 Anyone who is clever will act with intelligence, but the fool will display folly.
                              17 A messenger of wickedness will fall into trouble, but an envoy of the faithful [brings] healing.
                              18 Poverty and disgrace [belong to] him who ignores instruction, but he who guards reproof will be honored.
                              19 A desire {fulfilled} will be sweet to the soul, but an abomination of fools is turning from evil.

                              References for Proverbs 13:19

                                • i 13:19 - Literally "made to be," "brought about"
                                  20 Walk with the wise and be wise, but as for the companion of fools, he will suffer harm.
                                  21 Misfortune will pursue sinners, but the righteous {will be rewarded with prosperity}.

                                  References for Proverbs 13:21

                                    • j 13:21 - Literally "it will reward prosperity"
                                      22 He who is good will leave an inheritance to {his grandchildren}, and stored up for the righteous [is] the wealth of a sinner.

                                      References for Proverbs 13:22

                                        • k 13:22 - Literally "sons of sons"
                                          23 [There is] much food [in] the field of the poor, but {it is swept away} by {injustice}.

                                          References for Proverbs 13:23

                                            • l 13:23 - Literally "there is sweeping away"
                                            • m 13:23 - Literally "no justice"
                                              24 He who withholds his rod hates his child, but he who loves him {gives him} discipline.

                                              References for Proverbs 13:24

                                                • n 13:24 - Literally "visits him"
                                                  25 The righteous eats to satisfy his life, but the belly of the wicked will lack.

                                                  References for Proverbs 13:25

                                                    • o 13:25 - Or "soul," or "inner self"