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Proverbs 10

CEB 1 The proverbs of Solomon: A wise child makes a father glad, but a foolish child brings sorrow to his mother. NIV 1 The proverbs of Solomon: A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish son grief to his mother. CEB 2 The treasure of the wicked won't profit them, but righteousness rescues people from death. NIV 2 Ill-gotten treasures are of no value, but righteousness delivers from death. CEB 3 The LORD doesn't let the righteous starve, but he rejects the desires of the wicked. NIV 3 The LORD does not let the righteous go hungry but he thwarts the craving of the wicked. CEB 4 Laziness brings poverty; hard work makes one rich. NIV 4 Lazy hands make a man poor, but diligent hands bring wealth. CEB 5 A wise son harvests in the summer; a disgraceful son sleeps right through the harvest. NIV 5 He who gathers crops in summer is a wise son, but he who sleeps during harvest is a disgraceful son. CEB 6 Blessings cover the head of the righteous, but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence. NIV 6 Blessings crown the head of the righteous, but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked. CEB 7 The memory of the righteous is a blessing, but the name of the wicked rots. NIV 7 The memory of the righteous will be a blessing, but the name of the wicked will rot. CEB 8 The skilled mind accepts commands, but a foolish talker is ruined. NIV 8 The wise in heart accept commands, but a chattering fool comes to ruin. CEB 9 Those who walk in innocence walk with confidence, but those on crooked paths will be found out. NIV 9 The man of integrity walks securely, but he who takes crooked paths will be found out. CEB 10 Those who wink an eye bring trouble; those who speak foolishly are ruined. NIV 10 He who winks maliciously causes grief, and a chattering fool comes to ruin. CEB 11 The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life, but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence. NIV 11 The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life, but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked. CEB 12 Hate stirs up conflict, but love covers all offenses. NIV 12 Hatred stirs up dissension, but love covers over all wrongs. CEB 13 Wisdom is found on the lips of those who have understanding, but there is a rod for the back of those with no sense. NIV 13 Wisdom is found on the lips of the discerning, but a rod is for the back of him who lacks judgment. CEB 14 The wise store up knowledge, but the mouth of a fool brings on ruin. NIV 14 Wise men store up knowledge, but the mouth of a fool invites ruin. CEB 15 The riches of the wealthy are their strong city; the ruin of the poor is their poverty. NIV 15 The wealth of the rich is their fortified city, but poverty is the ruin of the poor. CEB 16 The wages of the righteous lead to life; the earnings of the wicked lead to sin. NIV 16 The wages of the righteous bring them life, but the income of the wicked brings them punishment. CEB 17 Those who heed instruction are on the way to life, but those who ignore correction lose their way. NIV 17 He who heeds discipline shows the way to life, but whoever ignores correction leads others astray. CEB 18 Lying lips conceal hate, and those who spread slander are fools. NIV 18 He who conceals his hatred has lying lips, and whoever spreads slander is a fool. CEB 19 With lots of words comes wrongdoing, but the wise restrain their lips. NIV 19 When words are many, sin is not absent, but he who holds his tongue is wise. CEB 20 The tongue of the righteous is choice silver, but the heart of the wicked lacks value. NIV 20 The tongue of the righteous is choice silver, but the heart of the wicked is of little value. CEB 21 The lips of the righteous nourish many people, but fools who lack sense will die. NIV 21 The lips of the righteous nourish many, but fools die for lack of judgment. CEB 22 The LORD's blessing makes a person rich, and no trouble is added to it. NIV 22 The blessing of the LORD brings wealth, and he adds no trouble to it. CEB 23 Fools enjoy vile deeds, but those with understanding take pleasure in wisdom. NIV 23 A fool finds pleasure in evil conduct, but a man of understanding delights in wisdom. CEB 24 What the wicked dread will come on them, but what the righteous desire will be given to them. NIV 24 What the wicked dreads will overtake him; what the righteous desire will be granted. CEB 25 After a whirlwind passes by, the wicked are no more, but the righteous stand firm forever. NIV 25 When the storm has swept by, the wicked are gone, but the righteous stand firm forever. CEB 26 Like vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes, so are lazy people to those who authorize them. NIV 26 As vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes, so is a sluggard to those who send him. CEB 27 The fear of the LORD increases one's life, but the years of the wicked will be cut short. NIV 27 The fear of the LORD adds length to life, but the years of the wicked are cut short. CEB 28 The expectations of the righteous result in joy, but the hopes of the wicked will perish. NIV 28 The prospect of the righteous is joy, but the hopes of the wicked come to nothing. CEB 29 The path of the LORD is a refuge for the innocent and ruin for those who do evil. NIV 29 The way of the LORD is a refuge for the righteous, but it is the ruin of those who do evil. CEB 30 The righteous will never be shaken, but the wicked won't dwell in the land. NIV 30 The righteous will never be uprooted, but the wicked will not remain in the land. CEB 31 The mouth of the righteous flows with wisdom, but the twisted tongue will be cut off. NIV 31 The mouth of the righteous brings forth wisdom, but a perverse tongue will be cut out. CEB 32 The lips of the wise know what is acceptable, but the mouth of the wicked knows only what is perverse. NIV 32 The lips of the righteous know what is fitting, but the mouth of the wicked only what is perverse.