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Proverbs 13

NLT 1 A wise child accepts a parent's discipline; a young mocker refuses to listen. NIV 1 A wise son heeds his father's instruction, but a mocker does not listen to rebuke. NLT 2 Good people enjoy the positive results of their words, but those who are treacherous crave violence. NIV 2 From the fruit of his lips a man enjoys good things, but the unfaithful have a craving for violence. NLT 3 Those who control their tongue will have a long life; a quick retort can ruin everything. NIV 3 He who guards his lips guards his life, but he who speaks rashly will come to ruin. NLT 4 Lazy people want much but get little, but those who work hard will prosper and be satisfied. NIV 4 The sluggard craves and gets nothing, but the desires of the diligent are fully satisfied. NLT 5 Those who are godly hate lies; the wicked come to shame and disgrace. NIV 5 The righteous hate what is false, but the wicked bring shame and disgrace. NLT 6 Godliness helps people all through life, while the evil are destroyed by their wickedness. NIV 6 Righteousness guards the man of integrity, but wickedness overthrows the sinner. NLT 7 Some who are poor pretend to be rich; others who are rich pretend to be poor. NIV 7 One man pretends to be rich, yet has nothing; another pretends to be poor, yet has great wealth. NLT 8 The rich can pay a ransom, but the poor won't even get threatened. NIV 8 A man's riches may ransom his life, but a poor man hears no threat. NLT 9 The life of the godly is full of light and joy, but the sinner's light is snuffed out. NIV 9 The light of the righteous shines brightly, but the lamp of the wicked is snuffed out. NLT 10 Pride leads to arguments; those who take advice are wise. NIV 10 Pride only breeds quarrels, but wisdom is found in those who take advice. NLT 11 Wealth from get-rich-quick schemes quickly disappears; wealth from hard work grows. NIV 11 Dishonest money dwindles away, but he who gathers money little by little makes it grow. NLT 12 Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but when dreams come true, there is life and joy. NIV 12 Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life. NLT 13 People who despise advice will find themselves in trouble; those who respect it will succeed. NIV 13 He who scorns instruction will pay for it, but he who respects a command is rewarded. NLT 14 The advice of the wise is like a life-giving fountain; those who accept it 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. NLT 15 A person with good sense is respected; a treacherous person walks a rocky road. NIV 15 Good understanding wins favor, but the way of the unfaithful is hard. NLT 16 Wise people think before they act; fools don't and even brag about it! NIV 16 Every prudent man acts out of knowledge, but a fool exposes his folly. NLT 17 An unreliable messenger stumbles into trouble, but a reliable messenger brings healing. NIV 17 A wicked messenger falls into trouble, but a trustworthy envoy brings healing. NLT 18 If you ignore criticism, you will end in poverty and disgrace; if you accept criticism, you will be honored. NIV 18 He who ignores discipline comes to poverty and shame, but whoever heeds correction is honored. NLT 19 It is pleasant to see dreams come true, but fools will not turn from evil to attain them. NIV 19 A longing fulfilled is sweet to the soul, but fools detest turning from evil. NLT 20 Whoever walks with the wise will become wise; whoever walks with fools will suffer harm. NIV 20 He who walks with the wise grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm. NLT 21 Trouble chases sinners, while blessings chase the righteous! NIV 21 Misfortune pursues the sinner, but prosperity is the reward of the righteous. NLT 22 Good people leave an inheritance to their grandchildren, but the sinner's wealth passes to the godly. NIV 22 A good man leaves an inheritance for his children's children, but a sinner's wealth is stored up for the righteous. NLT 23 A poor person's farm may produce much food, but injustice sweeps it all away. NIV 23 A poor man's field may produce abundant food, but injustice sweeps it away. NLT 24 If you refuse to discipline your children, it proves you don't love them; if you love your children, you will be prompt to discipline them. NIV 24 He who spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is careful to discipline him. NLT 25 The godly eat to their hearts' content, but the belly of the wicked goes hungry. NIV 25 The righteous eat to their hearts' content, but the stomach of the wicked goes hungry.