Proverbs 10:1-10 NLT

1 The proverbs of Solomon: A wise childa brings joy to a father; a foolish child brings grief to a mother.

References for Proverbs 10:1

    • 10:1 - Hebrew son; also in 10:1b .
      2 Tainted wealth has no lasting value, but right living can save your life.
      3 The will not let the godly go hungry, but he refuses to satisfy the craving of the wicked.
      4 Lazy people are soon poor; hard workers get rich.
      5 A wise youth harvests in the summer, but one who sleeps during harvest is a disgrace.
      6 The godly are showered with blessings; the words of the wicked conceal violent intentions.
      7 We have happy memories of the godly, but the name of a wicked person rots away.
      8 The wise are glad to be instructed, but babbling fools fall flat on their faces.
      9 People with integrity walk safely, but those who follow crooked paths will be exposed.
      10 People who wink at wrong cause trouble, but a bold reproof promotes peace.b

      References for Proverbs 10:10

        • 10:10 - As in Greek version; Hebrew reads but babbling fools fall flat on their faces.