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Proverbs 10

ESV 1 The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish son is a 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. ESV 2 Treasures gained by wickedness do not profit, but righteousness delivers from death. NIV 2 Ill-gotten treasures are of no value, but righteousness delivers from death. ESV 3 The LORD does not let the righteous go hungry, but he thwarts the craving of the wicked. NIV 3 The LORD does not let the righteous go hungry but he thwarts the craving of the wicked. ESV 4 A slack hand causes poverty, but the hand of the diligent makes rich. NIV 4 Lazy hands make a man poor, but diligent hands bring wealth. ESV 5 He who gathers in summer is a prudent son, but he who sleeps in harvest is a son who brings shame. NIV 5 He who gathers crops in summer is a wise son, but he who sleeps during harvest is a disgraceful son. ESV 6 Blessings are on 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. ESV 7 The memory of the righteous is a blessing, but the name of the wicked will rot. NIV 7 The memory of the righteous will be a blessing, but the name of the wicked will rot. ESV 8 The wise of heart will receive commandments, but a babbling fool will come to ruin. NIV 8 The wise in heart accept commands, but a chattering fool comes to ruin. ESV 9 Whoever walks in integrity walks securely, but he who makes his ways crooked will be found out. NIV 9 The man of integrity walks securely, but he who takes crooked paths will be found out. ESV 10 Whoever winks the eye causes trouble, but a babbling fool will come to ruin. NIV 10 He who winks maliciously causes grief, and a chattering fool comes to ruin. ESV 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. ESV 12 Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all offenses. NIV 12 Hatred stirs up dissension, but love covers over all wrongs. ESV 13 On the lips of him who has understanding, wisdom is found, but a rod is for the back of him who lacks sense. NIV 13 Wisdom is found on the lips of the discerning, but a rod is for the back of him who lacks judgment. ESV 14 The wise lay up knowledge, but the mouth of a fool brings ruin near. NIV 14 Wise men store up knowledge, but the mouth of a fool invites ruin. ESV 15 A rich man's wealth is his strong city; the poverty of the poor is their ruin. NIV 15 The wealth of the rich is their fortified city, but poverty is the ruin of the poor. ESV 16 The wage of the righteous leads to life, the gain of the wicked to sin. NIV 16 The wages of the righteous bring them life, but the income of the wicked brings them punishment. ESV 17 Whoever heeds instruction is on the path to life, but he who rejects reproof leads others astray. NIV 17 He who heeds discipline shows the way to life, but whoever ignores correction leads others astray. ESV 18 The one who conceals hatred has lying lips, and whoever utters slander is a fool. NIV 18 He who conceals his hatred has lying lips, and whoever spreads slander is a fool. ESV 19 When words are many, transgression is not lacking, but whoever restrains his lips is prudent. NIV 19 When words are many, sin is not absent, but he who holds his tongue is wise. ESV 20 The tongue of the righteous is choice silver; the heart of the wicked is of little worth. NIV 20 The tongue of the righteous is choice silver, but the heart of the wicked is of little value. ESV 21 The lips of the righteous feed many, but fools die for lack of sense. NIV 21 The lips of the righteous nourish many, but fools die for lack of judgment. ESV 22 The blessing of the LORD makes rich, and he adds no sorrow with it. NIV 22 The blessing of the LORD brings wealth, and he adds no trouble to it. ESV 23 Doing wrong is like a joke to a fool, but wisdom is pleasure to a man of understanding. NIV 23 A fool finds pleasure in evil conduct, but a man of understanding delights in wisdom. ESV 24 What the wicked dreads will come upon him, but the desire of the righteous will be granted. NIV 24 What the wicked dreads will overtake him; what the righteous desire will be granted. ESV 25 When the tempest passes, the wicked is no more, but the righteous is established forever. NIV 25 When the storm has swept by, the wicked are gone, but the righteous stand firm forever. ESV 26 Like vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to those who send him. NIV 26 As vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes, so is a sluggard to those who send him. ESV 27 The fear of the LORD prolongs life, but the years of the wicked will be short. NIV 27 The fear of the LORD adds length to life, but the years of the wicked are cut short. ESV 28 The hope of the righteous brings joy, but the expectation of the wicked will perish. NIV 28 The prospect of the righteous is joy, but the hopes of the wicked come to nothing. ESV 29 The way of the LORD is a stronghold to the blameless, but destruction to evildoers. NIV 29 The way of the LORD is a refuge for the righteous, but it is the ruin of those who do evil. ESV 30 The righteous will never be removed, but the wicked will not dwell in the land. NIV 30 The righteous will never be uprooted, but the wicked will not remain in the land. ESV 31 The mouth of the righteous brings forth wisdom, but the perverse tongue will be cut off. NIV 31 The mouth of the righteous brings forth wisdom, but a perverse tongue will be cut out. ESV 32 The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable, but the mouth of the wicked, what is perverse. NIV 32 The lips of the righteous know what is fitting, but the mouth of the wicked only what is perverse.