Proverbs 13 TNIV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 A wise child heeds a parent's instruction, but a mocker does not respond to rebukes. 1 A wise son heeds his father's instruction, but a mocker does not listen to rebuke.
2 From the fruit of their lips people enjoy good things, but the unfaithful 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 Those who guard their lips preserve their lives, but those who speak rashly will come to ruin. 3 He who guards his lips guards his life, but he who speaks rashly will come to ruin.
4 A sluggard's appetite is never filled, but the desires of the diligent are fully satisfied. 4 The sluggard craves and gets nothing, but the desires of the diligent are fully satisfied.
5 The righteous hate what is false, but the wicked make themselves a stench and are filled with shame. 5 The righteous hate what is false, but the wicked bring shame and disgrace.
6 Righteousness guards the person of integrity, but wickedness overthrows the sinner. 6 Righteousness guards the man of integrity, but wickedness overthrows the sinner.
7 One person pretends to be rich, yet has nothing; another pretends to be poor, yet has great wealth. 7 One man pretends to be rich, yet has nothing; another pretends to be poor, yet has great wealth.
8 The rich may be able to ransom their lives, but the poor cannot respond to threatening rebukes. 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 snuffed out. 9 The light of the righteous shines brightly, but the lamp of the wicked is snuffed out.
10 Where there is strife, there is pride, but wisdom is found in those who take advice. 10 Pride only breeds quarrels, but wisdom is found in those who take advice.
11 Dishonest money dwindles away, but whoever gathers money little by little makes it grow. 11 Dishonest money dwindles away, but he who gathers money little by little makes it grow.
12 Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life. 12 Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.
13 Whoever scorns instruction will pay for it, but whoever respects a command is rewarded. 13 He who scorns instruction will pay for it, but he who respects a command is rewarded.
14 The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life, turning a person 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 judgment wins favor, but the way of the unfaithful leads to their destruction. 15 Good understanding wins favor, but the way of the unfaithful is hard.
16 All who are prudent act with knowledge, but fools expose their folly. 16 Every prudent man acts out of knowledge, but a fool exposes his folly.
17 A wicked messenger falls into trouble, but a trustworthy envoy brings healing. 17 A wicked messenger falls into trouble, but a trustworthy envoy brings healing.
18 Whoever disregards discipline comes to poverty and shame, but whoever heeds correction is honored. 18 He who ignores discipline comes to poverty and shame, but whoever heeds correction is honored.
19 A longing fulfilled is sweet to the soul, but fools detest turning from evil. 19 A longing fulfilled is sweet to the soul, but fools detest turning from evil.
20 Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm. 20 He who walks with the wise grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm.
21 Trouble pursues the sinner, but the righteous are rewarded with good things. 21 Misfortune pursues the sinner, but prosperity is the reward of the righteous.
22 Good people leave an inheritance for their children's children, but a 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 An unplowed field produces food for the poor, but injustice sweeps it away. 23 A poor man's field may produce abundant food, but injustice sweeps it away.
24 Those who spare the rod hate their children, but those who love them are careful to discipline them. 24 He who spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is careful to discipline him.
25 The righteous eat to their hearts' content, but the stomach of the wicked goes hungry. 25 The righteous eat to their hearts' content, but the stomach of the wicked goes hungry.