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Proverbs 10 HNV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 The proverbs of Shlomo. A wise son makes a glad father; But a foolish son brings grief to his mother. 1 The proverbs of Solomon: A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish son grief to his mother.
2 Treasures of wickedness profit nothing, But righteousness delivers from death. 2 Ill-gotten treasures are of no value, but righteousness delivers from death.
3 The LORD will not allow the soul of the righteous to go hungry, But he thrusts away the desire of the wicked. 3 The LORD does not let the righteous go hungry but he thwarts the craving of the wicked.
4 He becomes poor who works with a lazy hand, But the hand of the diligent brings wealth. 4 Lazy hands make a man poor, but diligent hands bring wealth.
5 He who gathers in summer is a wise son, But he who sleeps during the harvest is a son who causes shame. 5 He who gathers crops in summer is a wise son, but he who sleeps during harvest is a disgraceful son.
6 Blessings are on the head of the righteous, But violence covers the mouth of the wicked. 6 Blessings crown the head of the righteous, but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked.
7 The memory of the righteous is blessed, But the name of the wicked will rot. 7 The memory of the righteous will be a blessing, but the name of the wicked will rot.
8 The wise in heart accept mitzvot, But a chattering fool will fall. 8 The wise in heart accept commands, but a chattering fool comes to ruin.
9 He who walks blamelessly walks surely, But he who perverts his ways will be found out. 9 The man of integrity walks securely, but he who takes crooked paths will be found out.
10 One winking with the eye causes sorrow, But a chattering fool will fall. 10 He who winks maliciously causes grief, and a chattering fool comes to ruin.
11 The mouth of the righteous is a spring of life, But violence covers the mouth of the wicked. 11 The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life, but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked.
12 Hatred stirs up strife, But love covers all wrongs. 12 Hatred stirs up dissension, but love covers over all wrongs.
13 Wisdom is found on the lips of him who has discernment, But a rod is for the back of him who is void of understanding. 13 Wisdom is found on the lips of the discerning, but a rod is for the back of him who lacks judgment.
14 Wise men lay up knowledge, But the mouth of the foolish is near ruin. 14 Wise men store up knowledge, but the mouth of a fool invites ruin.
15 The rich man's wealth is his strong city. The destruction of the poor is their poverty. 15 The wealth of the rich is their fortified city, but poverty is the ruin of the poor.
16 The labor of the righteous leads to life. The increase of the wicked leads to sin. 16 The wages of the righteous bring them life, but the income of the wicked brings them punishment.
17 He is in the way of life who heeds correction, But he who forsakes reproof leads others astray. 17 He who heeds discipline shows the way to life, but whoever ignores correction leads others astray.
18 He who hides hatred has lying lips. He who utters a slander is a fool. 18 He who conceals his hatred has lying lips, and whoever spreads slander is a fool.
19 In the multitude of words there is no lack of disobedience, But he who restrains his lips does wisely. 19 When words are many, sin is not absent, but he who holds his tongue is wise.
20 The tongue of the righteous is like choice silver. The heart of the wicked is of little worth. 20 The tongue of the righteous is choice silver, but the heart of the wicked is of little value.
21 The lips of the righteous feed many, But the foolish die for lack of understanding. 21 The lips of the righteous nourish many, but fools die for lack of judgment.
22 The blessing of the LORD brings wealth, And he adds no trouble to it. 22 The blessing of the LORD brings wealth, and he adds no trouble to it.
23 It is a fool's pleasure to do wickedness, But wisdom is a man of understanding's pleasure. 23 A fool finds pleasure in evil conduct, but a man of understanding delights in wisdom.
24 What the wicked fear, will overtake them, But the desire of the righteous will be granted. 24 What the wicked dreads will overtake him; what the righteous desire will be granted.
25 When the whirlwind passes, the wicked is no more; But the righteous is an everlasting foundation. 25 When the storm has swept by, the wicked are gone, but the righteous stand firm forever.
26 As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, So is the sluggard to those who send him. 26 As vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes, so is a sluggard to those who send him.
27 The fear of the LORD prolongs days, But the years of the wicked shall be shortened. 27 The fear of the LORD adds length to life, but the years of the wicked are cut short.
28 The prospect of the righteous is joy, But the hope of the wicked will perish. 28 The prospect of the righteous is joy, but the hopes of the wicked come to nothing.
29 The way of the LORD is a stronghold to the upright, But it is a destruction to the workers of iniquity. 29 The way of the LORD is a refuge for the righteous, but it is the ruin of those who do evil.
30 The righteous will never be removed, But the wicked will not dwell in the land. 30 The righteous will never be uprooted, but the wicked will not remain in the land.
31 The mouth of the righteous brings forth wisdom, But the perverse tongue will be cut off. 31 The mouth of the righteous brings forth wisdom, but a perverse tongue will be cut out.
32 The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable, But the mouth of the wicked is perverse. 32 The lips of the righteous know what is fitting, but the mouth of the wicked only what is perverse.