Proverbs 29 NAS

Warnings and Instructions

1 A man who hardens his neck after 1much reproof Will 2suddenly be broken abeyond remedy.

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    • ȃ 29:1 - Lit "and there is no remedy"
      2 When the 3righteous bincrease, the people rejoice, But when a wicked man rules, people groan.

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        • Ȅ 29:2 - Or "become great"
          3 A man who 4loves wisdom makes his father glad, But he who 5keeps company with harlots wastes his wealth.

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          4 The 6king gives stability to the land by justice, But a man who takes bribes overthrows it.

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          5 A man who 7flatters his neighbor Is spreading a net for his steps.

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          6 By transgression an evil man is 8ensnared, But the righteous 9sings and rejoices.

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          7 The 10righteous cis concerned for the rights of the poor, The wicked does not understand such dconcern.

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            • ȅ 29:7 - Lit "knows the cause"
            • Ȇ 29:7 - Lit "knowledge"
              8 Scorners * 11set a city aflame, But 12wise men turn away anger.

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              9 When a wise man has a controversy with a foolish man, eThe foolish man either rages or laughs, and there is no rest.

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                • ȇ 29:9 - Lit "He"
                  10 Men of 13bloodshed hate the blameless, But the upright fare concerned for his life.

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                    • Ȉ 29:10 - Lit "seek his soul"
                      11 A 14fool galways loses his temper, But a 15wise man holds it back.

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                        • ȉ 29:11 - Lit "sends forth all his spirit"
                          12 If a 16ruler pays attention to falsehood, All his ministers become wicked.

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                          13 The 17poor man and the oppressor * hhave this in common: The LORD gives 18light to the eyes of both.

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                            • Ȋ 29:13 - Lit "meet together"
                              14 If a 19king judges the poor with truth, His 20throne will be established forever.

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                              15 The 21rod and reproof give wisdom, But a child iwho gets his own way 22brings shame to his mother.

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                                • ȋ 29:15 - Lit "left to himself"
                                  16 When the wicked jincrease, transgression increases; But the 23righteous will see their fall.

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                                    • Ȍ 29:16 - Or "become great"
                                      17 24Correct your son, and he will give you comfort; He will also k25delight your soul.

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                                        • ȍ 29:17 - Lit "give delight to"
                                          18 Where there is 26no lvision, the people 27are unrestrained, But 28happy is he who keeps the law.

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                                          19 A slave will not be instructed by words alone; For though he understands, there will be no response.
                                          20 Do you see a man who is 29hasty in his words? There is 30more hope for a fool than for him.

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                                          21 He who pampers his slave from childhood Will in the end find him to be a son.
                                          22 An 31angry man stirs up strife, And a hot-tempered man abounds in transgression.

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                                          23 A man's 32pride will bring him low, But a 33humble spirit will obtain honor.

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                                          24 He who is a partner with a thief hates his own life; He 34hears the oath but tells nothing.

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                                          25 The 35fear of man mbrings a snare, But he who 36trusts in the LORD will be exalted.

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                                          26 37Many seek the ruler's nfavor, But 38justice for man comes from the LORD.

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                                          27 An 39unjust man is abominable to the righteous, And he who is 40upright in the way is abominable to the wicked.

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