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Proverbs 10

NLT 1 The proverbs of Solomon: A wise child brings joy to a father; a foolish child brings grief to a mother. NIV 1 The proverbs of Solomon: A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish son grief to his mother. NLT 2 Ill-gotten gain has no lasting value, but right living can save your life. NIV 2 Ill-gotten treasures are of no value, but righteousness delivers from death. NLT 3 The LORD will not let the godly starve to death, but he refuses to satisfy the craving of the wicked. NIV 3 The LORD does not let the righteous go hungry but he thwarts the craving of the wicked. NLT 4 Lazy people are soon poor; hard workers get rich. NIV 4 Lazy hands make a man poor, but diligent hands bring wealth. NLT 5 A wise youth works hard all summer; a youth who sleeps away the hour of opportunity brings shame. NIV 5 He who gathers crops in summer is a wise son, but he who sleeps during harvest is a disgraceful son. NLT 6 The godly are showered with blessings; evil people cover up their harmful intentions. NIV 6 Blessings crown the head of the righteous, but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked. NLT 7 We all have happy memories of the godly, but the name of a wicked person rots away. NIV 7 The memory of the righteous will be a blessing, but the name of the wicked will rot. NLT 8 The wise are glad to be instructed, but babbling fools fall flat on their faces. NIV 8 The wise in heart accept commands, but a chattering fool comes to ruin. NLT 9 People with integrity have firm footing, but those who follow crooked paths will slip and fall. NIV 9 The man of integrity walks securely, but he who takes crooked paths will be found out. NLT 10 People who wink at wrong cause trouble, but a bold reproof promotes peace. NIV 10 He who winks maliciously causes grief, and a chattering fool comes to ruin. NLT 11 The words of the godly lead to life; evil people cover up their harmful intentions. NIV 11 The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life, but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked. NLT 12 Hatred stirs up quarrels, but love covers all offenses. NIV 12 Hatred stirs up dissension, but love covers over all wrongs. NLT 13 Wise words come from the lips of people with understanding, but fools will be punished with a rod. NIV 13 Wisdom is found on the lips of the discerning, but a rod is for the back of him who lacks judgment. NLT 14 Wise people treasure knowledge, but the babbling of a fool invites trouble. NIV 14 Wise men store up knowledge, but the mouth of a fool invites ruin. NLT 15 The wealth of the rich is their fortress; the poverty of the poor is their calamity. NIV 15 The wealth of the rich is their fortified city, but poverty is the ruin of the poor. NLT 16 The earnings of the godly enhance their lives, but evil people squander their money on sin. NIV 16 The wages of the righteous bring them life, but the income of the wicked brings them punishment. NLT 17 People who accept correction are on the pathway to life, but those who ignore it will lead others astray. NIV 17 He who heeds discipline shows the way to life, but whoever ignores correction leads others astray. NLT 18 To hide hatred is to be a liar; to slander is to be a fool. NIV 18 He who conceals his hatred has lying lips, and whoever spreads slander is a fool. NLT 19 Don't talk too much, for it fosters sin. Be sensible and turn off the flow! NIV 19 When words are many, sin is not absent, but he who holds his tongue is wise. NLT 20 The words of the godly are like sterling silver; the heart of a fool is worthless. NIV 20 The tongue of the righteous is choice silver, but the heart of the wicked is of little value. NLT 21 The godly give good advice, but fools are destroyed by their lack of common sense. NIV 21 The lips of the righteous nourish many, but fools die for lack of judgment. NLT 22 The blessing of the LORD makes a person rich, and he adds no sorrow with it. NIV 22 The blessing of the LORD brings wealth, and he adds no trouble to it. NLT 23 Doing wrong is fun for a fool, while wise conduct is a pleasure to the wise. NIV 23 A fool finds pleasure in evil conduct, but a man of understanding delights in wisdom. NLT 24 The fears of the wicked will all come true; so will the hopes of the godly. NIV 24 What the wicked dreads will overtake him; what the righteous desire will be granted. NLT 25 Disaster strikes like a cyclone, whirling the wicked away, but the godly have a lasting foundation. NIV 25 When the storm has swept by, the wicked are gone, but the righteous stand firm forever. NLT 26 Lazy people are a pain to their employer. They are like smoke in the eyes or vinegar that sets the teeth on edge. NIV 26 As vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes, so is a sluggard to those who send him. NLT 27 Fear of the LORD lengthens one's life, but the years of the wicked are cut short. NIV 27 The fear of the LORD adds length to life, but the years of the wicked are cut short. NLT 28 The hopes of the godly result in happiness, but the expectations of the wicked are all in vain. NIV 28 The prospect of the righteous is joy, but the hopes of the wicked come to nothing. NLT 29 The LORD protects the upright but destroys the wicked. NIV 29 The way of the LORD is a refuge for the righteous, but it is the ruin of those who do evil. NLT 30 The godly will never be disturbed, but the wicked will be removed from the land. NIV 30 The righteous will never be uprooted, but the wicked will not remain in the land. NLT 31 The godly person gives wise advice, but the tongue that deceives will be cut off. NIV 31 The mouth of the righteous brings forth wisdom, but a perverse tongue will be cut out. NLT 32 The godly speak words that are helpful, but the wicked speak only what is corrupt. NIV 32 The lips of the righteous know what is fitting, but the mouth of the wicked only what is perverse.