Proverbs 10:6-16 NLT

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.a

References for Proverbs 10:10

    • 10:10 - As in Greek version; Hebrew reads but babbling fools fall flat on their faces.
      11 The words of the godly are a life-giving fountain; the words of the wicked conceal violent intentions.
      12 Hatred stirs up quarrels, but love makes up for all offenses.
      13 Wise words come from the lips of people with understanding, but those lacking sense will be beaten with a rod.
      14 Wise people treasure knowledge, but the babbling of a fool invites disaster.
      15 The wealth of the rich is their fortress; the poverty of the poor is their destruction.
      16 The earnings of the godly enhance their lives, but evil people squander their money on sin.