Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 10:13-23

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Proverbs 10:13-23

NRS 13 On the lips of one who has understanding wisdom is found, but a rod is for the back of one 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. NRS 14 The wise lay up knowledge, but the babbling of a fool brings ruin near. NIV 14 Wise men store up knowledge, but the mouth of a fool invites ruin. NRS 15 The wealth of the rich is their fortress; 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. NRS 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. NRS 17 Whoever heeds instruction is on the path to life, but one who rejects a rebuke goes astray. NIV 17 He who heeds discipline shows the way to life, but whoever ignores correction leads others astray. NRS 18 Lying lips conceal hatred, and whoever utters slander is a fool. NIV 18 He who conceals his hatred has lying lips, and whoever spreads slander is a fool. NRS 19 When words are many, transgression is not lacking, but the prudent are restrained in speech. NIV 19 When words are many, sin is not absent, but he who holds his tongue is wise. NRS 20 The tongue of the righteous is choice silver; the mind 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. NRS 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. NRS 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. NRS 23 Doing wrong is like sport to a fool, but wise conduct is pleasure to a person of understanding. NIV 23 A fool finds pleasure in evil conduct, but a man of understanding delights in wisdom.