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Proverbs 13

WEB 1 A wise son listens to his father's instruction, But a scoffer doesn't listen to rebuke. NIV 1 A wise son heeds his father's instruction, but a mocker does not listen to rebuke. WEB 2 By the fruit of his lips, a man enjoys good things; But the unfaithful crave violence. NIV 2 From the fruit of his lips a man enjoys good things, but the unfaithful have a craving for violence. WEB 3 He who guards his mouth guards his soul. One who opens wide his lips comes to ruin. NIV 3 He who guards his lips guards his life, but he who speaks rashly will come to ruin. WEB 4 The soul of the sluggard desires, and has nothing, But the desire of the diligent shall be fully satisfied. NIV 4 The sluggard craves and gets nothing, but the desires of the diligent are fully satisfied. WEB 5 A righteous man hates lies, But a wicked man brings shame and disgrace. NIV 5 The righteous hate what is false, but the wicked bring shame and disgrace. WEB 6 Righteousness guards the way of integrity, But wickedness overthrows the sinner. NIV 6 Righteousness guards the man of integrity, but wickedness overthrows the sinner. WEB 7 There are some who pretend to be rich, yet have nothing. There are some who pretend to be poor, yet have great wealth. NIV 7 One man pretends to be rich, yet has nothing; another pretends to be poor, yet has great wealth. WEB 8 The ransom of a man's life is his riches, But the poor hears no threats. NIV 8 A man's riches may ransom his life, but a poor man hears no threat. WEB 9 The light of the righteous shines brightly, But the lamp of the wicked is snuffed out. NIV 9 The light of the righteous shines brightly, but the lamp of the wicked is snuffed out. WEB 10 By pride comes only quarrels, But with ones who take advice is wisdom. NIV 10 Pride only breeds quarrels, but wisdom is found in those who take advice. WEB 11 Wealth gained dishonestly dwindles away, But he who gathers by hand makes it grow. NIV 11 Dishonest money dwindles away, but he who gathers money little by little makes it grow. WEB 12 Hope deferred makes the heart sick, But when longing is fulfilled, it is a tree of life. NIV 12 Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life. WEB 13 Whoever despises instruction will pay for it, But he who respects a command will be rewarded. NIV 13 He who scorns instruction will pay for it, but he who respects a command is rewarded. WEB 14 The teaching of the wise is a spring of life, To turn 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. WEB 15 Good understanding wins favor; But the way of the unfaithful is hard. NIV 15 Good understanding wins favor, but the way of the unfaithful is hard. WEB 16 Every prudent man acts from knowledge, But a fool exposes folly. NIV 16 Every prudent man acts out of knowledge, but a fool exposes his folly. WEB 17 A wicked messenger falls into trouble, But a trustworthy envoy gains healing. NIV 17 A wicked messenger falls into trouble, but a trustworthy envoy brings healing. WEB 18 Poverty and shame come to him who refuses discipline, But he who heeds correction shall be honored. NIV 18 He who ignores discipline comes to poverty and shame, but whoever heeds correction is honored. WEB 19 Longing fulfilled is sweet to the soul, But fools detest turning from evil. NIV 19 A longing fulfilled is sweet to the soul, but fools detest turning from evil. WEB 20 One who walks with wise men grows wise, But a companion of fools suffers harm. NIV 20 He who walks with the wise grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm. WEB 21 Misfortune pursues sinners, But prosperity rewards the righteous. NIV 21 Misfortune pursues the sinner, but prosperity is the reward of the righteous. WEB 22 A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children, But the wealth of the sinner is stored for the righteous. NIV 22 A good man leaves an inheritance for his children's children, but a sinner's wealth is stored up for the righteous. WEB 23 An abundance of food is in poor people's fields, But injustice sweeps it away. NIV 23 A poor man's field may produce abundant food, but injustice sweeps it away. WEB 24 One who spares the rod hates his son, But one who loves him is careful to discipline him. NIV 24 He who spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is careful to discipline him. WEB 25 The righteous one eats to the satisfying of his soul, 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.