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Proverbs 13

WBT 1 A wise son [heareth] his father's instruction: but a scorner heareth not rebuke. NIV 1 A wise son heeds his father's instruction, but a mocker does not listen to rebuke. WBT 2 A man shall eat good by the fruit of [his] mouth: but the soul of the transgressors [shall eat] violence. NIV 2 From the fruit of his lips a man enjoys good things, but the unfaithful have a craving for violence. WBT 3 He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life: [but] he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction. NIV 3 He who guards his lips guards his life, but he who speaks rashly will come to ruin. WBT 4 The soul of the sluggard desireth, and [hath] nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat. NIV 4 The sluggard craves and gets nothing, but the desires of the diligent are fully satisfied. WBT 5 A righteous [man] hateth lying: but a wicked [man] is lothsome, and cometh to shame. NIV 5 The righteous hate what is false, but the wicked bring shame and disgrace. WBT 6 Righteousness keepeth [him that is] upright in the way: but wickedness overthroweth the sinner. NIV 6 Righteousness guards the man of integrity, but wickedness overthrows the sinner. WBT 7 There is that maketh himself rich, yet [hath] nothing: [there is] that maketh himself poor, yet [hath] great riches. NIV 7 One man pretends to be rich, yet has nothing; another pretends to be poor, yet has great wealth. WBT 8 The ransom of a man's life [is] his riches: but the poor heareth not rebuke. NIV 8 A man's riches may ransom his life, but a poor man hears no threat. WBT 9 The light of the righteous rejoiceth: but the lamp of the wicked shall be extinguished. NIV 9 The light of the righteous shines brightly, but the lamp of the wicked is snuffed out. WBT 10 Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well-advised [is] wisdom. NIV 10 Pride only breeds quarrels, but wisdom is found in those who take advice. WBT 11 Wealth [gotten] by vanity shall be diminished: but he that gathereth by labor shall increase. NIV 11 Dishonest money dwindles away, but he who gathers money little by little makes it grow. WBT 12 Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but [when] the desire cometh, [it is] a tree of life. NIV 12 Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life. WBT 13 Whoever despiseth the word shall be destroyed: but he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded. NIV 13 He who scorns instruction will pay for it, but he who respects a command is rewarded. WBT 14 The law of the wise [is] a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death. NIV 14 The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life, turning a man from the snares of death. WBT 15 Good understanding giveth favor: but the way of transgressors [is] hard. NIV 15 Good understanding wins favor, but the way of the unfaithful is hard. WBT 16 Every prudent [man] dealeth with knowledge: but a fool layeth open [his] folly. NIV 16 Every prudent man acts out of knowledge, but a fool exposes his folly. WBT 17 A wicked messenger falleth into mischief: but a faithful embassador [is] health. NIV 17 A wicked messenger falls into trouble, but a trustworthy envoy brings healing. WBT 18 Poverty and shame [shall be to] him that refuseth instruction: but he that regardeth reproof shall be honored. NIV 18 He who ignores discipline comes to poverty and shame, but whoever heeds correction is honored. WBT 19 The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul: but [it is] abomination to fools to depart from evil. NIV 19 A longing fulfilled is sweet to the soul, but fools detest turning from evil. WBT 20 He that walketh with wise [men] shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed. NIV 20 He who walks with the wise grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm. WBT 21 Evil pursueth sinners: but to the righteous good shall be repaid. NIV 21 Misfortune pursues the sinner, but prosperity is the reward of the righteous. WBT 22 A good [man] leaveth an inheritance to his children's children: and the wealth of the sinner [is] laid up for the just. NIV 22 A good man leaves an inheritance for his children's children, but a sinner's wealth is stored up for the righteous. WBT 23 Much food [is in] the tillage of the poor: but there is [that is] destroyed for want of judgment. NIV 23 A poor man's field may produce abundant food, but injustice sweeps it away. WBT 24 He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes. NIV 24 He who spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is careful to discipline him. WBT 25 The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soul: but the belly of the wicked shall want. NIV 25 The righteous eat to their hearts' content, but the stomach of the wicked goes hungry.