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Proverbs 13 CSB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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Holman Christian Standard (CSB) New International Version (NIV)
1 A wise son [hears his] father's instruction, but a mocker doesn't listen to rebuke. 1 A wise son heeds his father's instruction, but a mocker does not listen to rebuke.
2 From the words of his mouth, a man will enjoy good things, but treacherous people have an appetite for violence. 2 From the fruit of his lips a man enjoys good things, but the unfaithful have a craving for violence.
3 The one who guards his mouth protects his life; the one who opens his lips invites his own ruin. 3 He who guards his lips guards his life, but he who speaks rashly will come to ruin.
4 The slacker craves, yet has nothing, but the diligent is fully satisfied. 4 The sluggard craves and gets nothing, but the desires of the diligent are fully satisfied.
5 The righteous hate lying, but the wicked act disgustingly and disgracefully. 5 The righteous hate what is false, but the wicked bring shame and disgrace.
6 Righteousness guards people of integrity, but wickedness undermines the sinner. 6 Righteousness guards the man of integrity, but wickedness overthrows the sinner.
7 One man pretends to be rich but has nothing; another pretends to be poor but has great wealth. 7 One man pretends to be rich, yet has nothing; another pretends to be poor, yet has great wealth.
8 Riches are a ransom for a man's life, but a poor man hears no threat. 8 A man's riches may ransom his life, but a poor man hears no threat.
9 The light of the righteous shines brightly, but the lamp of the wicked is extinguished. 9 The light of the righteous shines brightly, but the lamp of the wicked is snuffed out.
10 Arrogance leads to nothing but strife, but wisdom is gained by those who take advice. 10 Pride only breeds quarrels, but wisdom is found in those who take advice.
11 Wealth obtained by fraud will dwindle, but whoever earns it through labor will multiply it. 11 Dishonest money dwindles away, but he who gathers money little by little makes it grow.
12 Delayed hope makes the heart sick, but fulfilled desire is a tree of life. 12 Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.
13 The one who has contempt for instruction will pay the penalty, but the one who respects a command will be rewarded. 13 He who scorns instruction will pay for it, but he who respects a command is rewarded.
14 A wise man's instruction is a fountain of life, turning people away from the snares of death. 14 The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life, turning a man from the snares of death.
15 Good sense wins favor, but the way of the treacherous never changes. 15 Good understanding wins favor, but the way of the unfaithful is hard.
16 Every sensible person acts knowledgeably, but a fool displays his stupidity. 16 Every prudent man acts out of knowledge, but a fool exposes his folly.
17 A wicked messenger falls into trouble, but a trustworthy courier [brings] healing. 17 A wicked messenger falls into trouble, but a trustworthy envoy brings healing.
18 Poverty and disgrace [come to] those who ignore instruction, but the one who accepts rebuke will be honored. 18 He who ignores discipline comes to poverty and shame, but whoever heeds correction is honored.
19 Desire fulfilled is sweet to the taste, but fools hate to turn from evil. 19 A longing fulfilled is sweet to the soul, but fools detest turning from evil.
20 The one who walks with the wise will become wise, but a companion of fools will suffer harm. 20 He who walks with the wise grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm.
21 Disaster pursues sinners, but good rewards the righteous. 21 Misfortune pursues the sinner, but prosperity is the reward of the righteous.
22 A good man leaves an inheritance to his grandchildren, but the sinner's wealth is stored up for the righteous. 22 A good man leaves an inheritance for his children's children, but a sinner's wealth is stored up for the righteous.
23 The field of the poor yields abundant food, but without justice, it is swept away. 23 A poor man's field may produce abundant food, but injustice sweeps it away.
24 The one who will not use the rod hates his son, but the one who loves him disciplines him diligently. 24 He who spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is careful to discipline him.
25 A righteous man eats until he is satisfied, but the stomach of the wicked is empty. 25 The righteous eat to their hearts' content, but the stomach of the wicked goes hungry.