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Proverbs 13

LEB 1 A wise child [hears] the discipline of a father, but a scoffer does not listen to a rebuke. NIV 1 A wise son heeds his father's instruction, but a mocker does not listen to rebuke. LEB 2 From the fruit of the mouth of a man, he shall eat what is good, but the desire of the treacherous, wrongdoing. NIV 2 From the fruit of his lips a man enjoys good things, but the unfaithful have a craving for violence. LEB 3 He who keeps his mouth guards his life; he who opens his lips, ruin [belongs] to him. NIV 3 He who guards his lips guards his life, but he who speaks rashly will come to ruin. LEB 4 The soul of the lazy craves, but there is nothing, but the person of diligence is richly supplied. NIV 4 The sluggard craves and gets nothing, but the desires of the diligent are fully satisfied. LEB 5 The righteous hates a word of falsehood; the wicked will bring shame and {disgrace}. NIV 5 The righteous hate what is false, but the wicked bring shame and disgrace. LEB 6 Righteousness will guard the upright of way, but wickedness will overthrow sin. NIV 6 Righteousness guards the man of integrity, but wickedness overthrows the sinner. LEB 7 There is one who acts rich but {has nothing}; another who pretends to be poor but [has] wealth. NIV 7 One man pretends to be rich, yet has nothing; another pretends to be poor, yet has great wealth. LEB 8 The ransom of the life of a man [is] his wealth, but the poor does not receive a threat. NIV 8 A man's riches may ransom his life, but a poor man hears no threat. LEB 9 The light of the righteous will rejoice, but the lamp of the wicked will die out. NIV 9 The light of the righteous shines brightly, but the lamp of the wicked is snuffed out. LEB 10 Only by insolence is strife set up, and wisdom [is] with those who take advice. NIV 10 Pride only breeds quarrels, but wisdom is found in those who take advice. LEB 11 Wealth [gained] from haste will dwindle, but he who gathers {little by little} will increase it. NIV 11 Dishonest money dwindles away, but he who gathers money little by little makes it grow. LEB 12 Hope that is deferred makes the heart sick, but a desire fulfilled [is] a tree of life. NIV 12 Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life. LEB 13 He who despises a word will bring destruction on himself, but he who respects a commandment will be rewarded. NIV 13 He who scorns instruction will pay for it, but he who respects a command is rewarded. LEB 14 The teaching of the wise [is] a fountain of life, [in order] to avoid the snares of death. NIV 14 The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life, turning a man from the snares of death. LEB 15 Good sense grants favor, but the way of the faithless is coarse. NIV 15 Good understanding wins favor, but the way of the unfaithful is hard. LEB 16 Anyone who is clever will act with intelligence, but the fool will display folly. NIV 16 Every prudent man acts out of knowledge, but a fool exposes his folly. LEB 17 A messenger of wickedness will fall into trouble, but an envoy of the faithful [brings] healing. NIV 17 A wicked messenger falls into trouble, but a trustworthy envoy brings healing. LEB 18 Poverty and disgrace [belong to] him who ignores instruction, but he who guards reproof will be honored. NIV 18 He who ignores discipline comes to poverty and shame, but whoever heeds correction is honored. LEB 19 A desire {fulfilled} will be sweet to the soul, but an abomination of fools is turning from evil. NIV 19 A longing fulfilled is sweet to the soul, but fools detest turning from evil. LEB 20 Walk with the wise and be wise, but as for the companion of fools, he will suffer harm. NIV 20 He who walks with the wise grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm. LEB 21 Misfortune will pursue sinners, but the righteous {will be rewarded with prosperity}. NIV 21 Misfortune pursues the sinner, but prosperity is the reward of the righteous. LEB 22 He who is good will leave an inheritance to {his grandchildren}, and stored up for the righteous [is] the wealth of a sinner. NIV 22 A good man leaves an inheritance for his children's children, but a sinner's wealth is stored up for the righteous. LEB 23 [There is] much food [in] the field of the poor, but {it is swept away} by {injustice}. NIV 23 A poor man's field may produce abundant food, but injustice sweeps it away. LEB 24 He who withholds his rod hates his child, but he who loves him {gives him} discipline. NIV 24 He who spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is careful to discipline him. LEB 25 The righteous eats to satisfy his life, but the belly of the wicked will lack. NIV 25 The righteous eat to their hearts' content, but the stomach of the wicked goes hungry.