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Proverbs 10

GNT 1 These are Solomon's proverbs: Wise children make their fathers proud of them; foolish ones bring their mothers grief. NIV 1 The proverbs of Solomon: A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish son grief to his mother. GNT 2 Wealth you get by dishonesty will do you no good, but honesty can save your life. NIV 2 Ill-gotten treasures are of no value, but righteousness delivers from death. GNT 3 The Lord will not let good people go hungry, but he will keep the wicked from getting what they want. NIV 3 The LORD does not let the righteous go hungry but he thwarts the craving of the wicked. GNT 4 Being lazy will make you poor, but hard work will make you rich. NIV 4 Lazy hands make a man poor, but diligent hands bring wealth. GNT 5 A sensible person gathers the crops when they are ready; it is a disgrace to sleep through the time of harvest. NIV 5 He who gathers crops in summer is a wise son, but he who sleeps during harvest is a disgraceful son. GNT 6 Good people will receive blessings. The words of the wicked hide a violent nature. NIV 6 Blessings crown the head of the righteous, but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked. GNT 7 Good people will be remembered as a blessing, but the wicked will soon be forgotten. NIV 7 The memory of the righteous will be a blessing, but the name of the wicked will rot. GNT 8 Sensible people accept good advice. People who talk foolishly will come to ruin. NIV 8 The wise in heart accept commands, but a chattering fool comes to ruin. GNT 9 Honest people are safe and secure, but the dishonest will be caught. NIV 9 The man of integrity walks securely, but he who takes crooked paths will be found out. GNT 10 Someone who holds back the truth causes trouble, but one who openly criticizes works for peace. NIV 10 He who winks maliciously causes grief, and a chattering fool comes to ruin. GNT 11 A good person's words are a fountain of life, but a wicked person's words hide a violent nature. NIV 11 The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life, but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked. GNT 12 Hate stirs up trouble, but love forgives all offenses. NIV 12 Hatred stirs up dissension, but love covers over all wrongs. GNT 13 Intelligent people talk sense, but stupid people need to be punished. NIV 13 Wisdom is found on the lips of the discerning, but a rod is for the back of him who lacks judgment. GNT 14 The wise get all the knowledge they can, but when fools speak, trouble is not far off. NIV 14 Wise men store up knowledge, but the mouth of a fool invites ruin. GNT 15 Wealth protects the rich; poverty destroys the poor. NIV 15 The wealth of the rich is their fortified city, but poverty is the ruin of the poor. GNT 16 The reward for doing good is life, but sin leads only to more sin. NIV 16 The wages of the righteous bring them life, but the income of the wicked brings them punishment. GNT 17 People who listen when they are corrected will live, but those who will not admit that they are wrong are in danger. NIV 17 He who heeds discipline shows the way to life, but whoever ignores correction leads others astray. GNT 18 Anyone who hides hatred is a liar. Anyone who spreads gossip is a fool. NIV 18 He who conceals his hatred has lying lips, and whoever spreads slander is a fool. GNT 19 The more you talk, the more likely you are to sin. If you are wise, you will keep quiet. NIV 19 When words are many, sin is not absent, but he who holds his tongue is wise. GNT 20 A good person's words are like pure silver; a wicked person's ideas are worthless. NIV 20 The tongue of the righteous is choice silver, but the heart of the wicked is of little value. GNT 21 A good person's words will benefit many people, but you can kill yourself with stupidity. NIV 21 The lips of the righteous nourish many, but fools die for lack of judgment. GNT 22 It is the Lord's blessing that makes you wealthy. Hard work can make you no richer. NIV 22 The blessing of the LORD brings wealth, and he adds no trouble to it. GNT 23 It is foolish to enjoy doing wrong. Intelligent people take pleasure in wisdom. NIV 23 A fool finds pleasure in evil conduct, but a man of understanding delights in wisdom. GNT 24 The righteous get what they want, but the wicked will get what they fear most. NIV 24 What the wicked dreads will overtake him; what the righteous desire will be granted. GNT 25 Storms come, and the wicked are blown away, but honest people are always safe. NIV 25 When the storm has swept by, the wicked are gone, but the righteous stand firm forever. GNT 26 Never get a lazy person to do something for you; he will be as irritating as vinegar on your teeth or smoke in your eyes. NIV 26 As vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes, so is a sluggard to those who send him. GNT 27 Obey the Lord, and you will live longer. The wicked die before their time. NIV 27 The fear of the LORD adds length to life, but the years of the wicked are cut short. GNT 28 The hopes of good people lead to joy, but wicked people can look forward to nothing. NIV 28 The prospect of the righteous is joy, but the hopes of the wicked come to nothing. GNT 29 The Lord protects honest people, but destroys those who do wrong. NIV 29 The way of the LORD is a refuge for the righteous, but it is the ruin of those who do evil. GNT 30 Righteous people will always have security, but the wicked will not survive in the land. NIV 30 The righteous will never be uprooted, but the wicked will not remain in the land. GNT 31 Righteous people speak wisdom, but the tongue that speaks evil will be stopped. NIV 31 The mouth of the righteous brings forth wisdom, but a perverse tongue will be cut out. GNT 32 Righteous people know the kind thing to say, but the wicked are always saying things that hurt. NIV 32 The lips of the righteous know what is fitting, but the mouth of the wicked only what is perverse.