Proverbs 19:17-27 NIV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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17 He who is kind to the poor lends to the LORD, and he will reward him for what he has done. 17 He who is kind to the poor lends to the LORD, and he will reward him for what he has done.
18 Discipline your son, for in that there is hope; do not be a willing party to his death. 18 Discipline your son, for in that there is hope; do not be a willing party to his death.
19 A hot-tempered man must pay the penalty; if you rescue him, you will have to do it again. 19 A hot-tempered man must pay the penalty; if you rescue him, you will have to do it again.
20 Listen to advice and accept instruction, and in the end you will be wise. 20 Listen to advice and accept instruction, and in the end you will be wise.
21 Many are the plans in a man's heart, but it is the LORD's purpose that prevails. 21 Many are the plans in a man's heart, but it is the LORD's purpose that prevails.
22 What a man desires is unfailing love; better to be poor than a liar. 22 What a man desires is unfailing love; better to be poor than a liar.
23 The fear of the LORD leads to life: Then one rests content, untouched by trouble. 23 The fear of the LORD leads to life: Then one rests content, untouched by trouble.
24 The sluggard buries his hand in the dish; he will not even bring it back to his mouth! 24 The sluggard buries his hand in the dish; he will not even bring it back to his mouth!
25 Flog a mocker, and the simple will learn prudence; rebuke a discerning man, and he will gain knowledge. 25 Flog a mocker, and the simple will learn prudence; rebuke a discerning man, and he will gain knowledge.
26 He who robs his father and drives out his mother is a son who brings shame and disgrace. 26 He who robs his father and drives out his mother is a son who brings shame and disgrace.
27 Stop listening to instruction, my son, and you will stray from the words of knowledge. 27 Stop listening to instruction, my son, and you will stray from the words of knowledge.