Proverbs 13:1-6 KJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 A wise son heareth his father's instruction: but a scorner heareth not rebuke. 1 A wise son heeds his father's instruction, but a mocker does not listen to rebuke.
2 A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth: but the soul of the transgressors shall eat violence. 2 From the fruit of his lips a man enjoys good things, but the unfaithful have a craving for violence.
3 He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life: but he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction. 3 He who guards his lips guards his life, but he who speaks rashly will come to ruin.
4 The soul of the sluggard desireth , and hath nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat . 4 The sluggard craves and gets nothing, but the desires of the diligent are fully satisfied.
5 A righteous man hateth lying : but a wicked man is loathsome , and cometh to shame . 5 The righteous hate what is false, but the wicked bring shame and disgrace.
6 Righteousness keepeth him that is upright in the way: but wickedness overthroweth the sinner. 6 Righteousness guards the man of integrity, but wickedness overthrows the sinner.