Proverbs 10 NAS

Contrast of the Righteous and the Wicked

1 The 1proverbs of Solomon. 2A wise son makes a father glad, But 3a foolish son is a grief to his mother.

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2 a4Ill-gotten gains do not profit, But righteousness delivers from death.

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    • Ñ 10:2 - Lit "Treasures of wickedness"
      3 The LORD 5will not allow the brighteous to hunger, But He 6will creject the craving of the wicked.

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        • Ò 10:3 - Lit "soul of the righteous"
        • Ó 10:3 - Lit "thrust away"
          4 Poor is he who works with a negligent hand, But the 7hand of the diligent makes rich.

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          5 He who gathers in summer is a son who acts wisely, But he who sleeps in harvest is a son who acts shamefully.
          6 8Blessings are on the head of the righteous, But 9the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.

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          7 The 10memory of the righteous is blessed, But 11the name of the wicked will rot.

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          8 The 12wise of heart will receive commands, But da babbling fool will be eruined.

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            • Ô 10:8 - Lit "the foolish of lips"
            • Õ 10:8 - Lit "thrust down"
              9 He 13who walks in integrity walks securely, But 14he who perverts his ways will be found out.

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              10 He 15who winks the eye causes trouble, And f16a babbling fool will be gruined.

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                • Ö 10:10 - Lit "the foolish of lips"
                • × 10:10 - Lit "thrust down"
                  11 The 17mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life, But 18the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.

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                  13 On 20the lips of the discerning, wisdom is found, But 21a rod is for the back of him who lacks hunderstanding.

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                  14 Wise men 22store up knowledge, But with 23the mouth of the foolish, ruin is at hand.

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                  15 The 24rich man's wealth is his ifortress *, The 25ruin of the poor is their poverty.

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                  16 The j26wages of the righteous is life, The income of the wicked, punishment.

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                  17 He 27is on the path of life who heeds instruction, But he who ignores reproof goes astray.

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                  18 He 28who conceals hatred has lying lips, And he who spreads slander is a fool.

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                  19 When there are 29many words, transgression is unavoidable *, But 30he who restrains his lips is wise.

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                  20 The tongue of the righteous is as 31choice silver, The heart of the wicked is worth little.

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                  21 The 32lips of the righteous feed many, But fools 33die for lack of kunderstanding.

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                  22 It is the 34blessing of the LORD that makes rich, And He adds no sorrow to it.

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                  23 Doing wickedness is like 35sport to a fool, And so is wisdom to a man of understanding.

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                  24 What 36the wicked fears will come upon him, But the 37desire of the righteous will be granted.

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                  25 When the 38whirlwind passes, the wicked is no more, But the 39righteous has an everlasting foundation.

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                  26 Like vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes, So is the 40lazy one to those who send him.

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                  27 The 41fear of the LORD prolongs llife, But the 42years of the wicked will be shortened.

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                  28 The 43hope of the righteous is gladness, But the 44expectation of the wicked perishes.

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                  29 The 45way of the LORD is a stronghold to the upright, But 46ruin to the workers of iniquity.

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                  30 The 47righteous will never * be shaken, But 48the wicked will not dwell in the land.

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                  31 The 49mouth of the righteous flows with wisdom, But the 50perverted tongue will be cut out.

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                  32 The lips of the righteous bring forth 51what is acceptable, But the 52mouth of the wicked what is perverted.

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