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Proverbs 13

WYC 1 A wise son is the teaching of the father; but he that is a scorner, heareth not, when he is reproved. (A wise son listeneth to his father's teaching; but he who is a mocker, heareth not, when he is rebuked.) NIV 1 A wise son heeds his father's instruction, but a mocker does not listen to rebuke. WYC 2 A man shall be filled with goods of the fruit of his mouth; but the soul of unpious men is wicked. (A good person shall be filled with things from the fruit of his mouth; but the souls of evil people be wicked.) NIV 2 From the fruit of his lips a man enjoys good things, but the unfaithful have a craving for violence. WYC 3 He that keepeth his mouth, keepeth his soul; but he that is unwary to speak, shall feel evils. (He who guardeth his mouth, keepeth his soul safe; but he who is careless when he speaketh, shall experience evil.) NIV 3 He who guards his lips guards his life, but he who speaks rashly will come to ruin. WYC 4 A slow man will, and will not; but the soul of them that work shall be made fat. (A lazy person desireth, and desireth not; but those who do work shall prosper.) NIV 4 The sluggard craves and gets nothing, but the desires of the diligent are fully satisfied. WYC 5 A just man shall loathe a false word; but a wicked man shameth, and shall be shamed. (The righteous loathe a lie; but the wicked shame, and shall be shamed.) NIV 5 The righteous hate what is false, but the wicked bring shame and disgrace. WYC 6 Rightfulness keepeth (safe) the way of an innocent man; but wickedness deceiveth a sinner. NIV 6 Righteousness guards the man of integrity, but wickedness overthrows the sinner. WYC 7 A man is as rich, when he hath nothing; and a man is as poor, when he is in many riches. (A person can be rich, even when he hath nothing; and a person can be poor, even when he hath many riches.) NIV 7 One man pretends to be rich, yet has nothing; another pretends to be poor, yet has great wealth. WYC 8 [The] Redemption of the soul of [a] man is his riches; but he that is poor, suffereth not blaming. (The ransom for a man's life is his riches; but he who is poor, shall not even suffer threats.) NIV 8 A man's riches may ransom his life, but a poor man hears no threat. WYC 9 The light of just men maketh glad; but the lantern of wicked men shall be quenched. (The light of the righteous maketh happy, or inspireth; but the lantern of the wicked shall be quenched.) NIV 9 The light of the righteous shines brightly, but the lamp of the wicked is snuffed out. WYC 10 Strives be ever among proud men; but they that do all things with counsel, be governed by wisdom. (There is always strife, or arguments, among the proud; but they who do all things with advice, be governed by wisdom.) NIV 10 Pride only breeds quarrels, but wisdom is found in those who take advice. WYC 11 Hasted chattel, that is, gotten hastily, shall be made less; but that that is gathered little and little with hand, shall be multiplied (but that which is gathered little by little, shall be multiplied). NIV 11 Dishonest money dwindles away, but he who gathers money little by little makes it grow. WYC 12 Hope which is delayed, tormenteth the soul; a tree of life is (a) desire (that is) coming. NIV 12 Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life. WYC 13 He that backbiteth anything, bindeth himself into [the] time to coming; but he that dreadeth the commandment, shall live in peace. (He who backbiteth for something said to him, bindeth himself to the time to come; but he who feareth the commandment, shall live in peace.) NIV 13 He who scorns instruction will pay for it, but he who respects a command is rewarded. WYC 14 The law of a wise man is a well of life; that he bow away from the falling of death, that is, of sin, and of hell. (The teaching of the wise is a well of life; so that thou bow away from the falling of death, that is, from sin, and from hell.) NIV 14 The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life, turning a man from the snares of death. WYC 15 Good teaching shall give grace; a swallow is in the way of despisers. (Good teaching shall bring favour; a pit is on the way of despisers.) NIV 15 Good understanding wins favor, but the way of the unfaithful is hard. WYC 16 A fell man doeth all things with counsel; but he that is a fool, shall open folly. (A clever person doeth everything with forethought, or only after advice; but he who is a fool, shall lay open his foolishness for all to see.) NIV 16 Every prudent man acts out of knowledge, but a fool exposes his folly. WYC 17 The messenger of a wicked man shall fall into evil; a faithful messenger is health. (A wicked messenger shall fall into evil; but a faithful messenger bringeth health/victory/salvation, or deliverance.) NIV 17 A wicked messenger falls into trouble, but a trustworthy envoy brings healing. WYC 18 Neediness and shame is to him that forsaketh teaching; but he that assenteth to a blamer, shall be glorified. (Neediness and shame shall be for him who abandoneth his teaching, or his instruction; but he who assenteth to a rebuker, shall be honoured.) NIV 18 He who ignores discipline comes to poverty and shame, but whoever heeds correction is honored. WYC 19 Desire, if it is [ful]filled, delighteth the soul; fools loathe them that flee evils. NIV 19 A longing fulfilled is sweet to the soul, but fools detest turning from evil. WYC 20 He that goeth with wise men, shall be wise (He who goeth with the wise, shall be wise); the friend of fools shall be made like them. NIV 20 He who walks with the wise grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm. WYC 21 Evil pursueth sinners; and goods shall be given to just men (but good things shall be given to the righteous). NIV 21 Misfortune pursues the sinner, but prosperity is the reward of the righteous. WYC 22 A good man shall leave after him heirs, sons, and the sons of sons; and the chattel of a sinner is kept to a just man. (A good person shall leave heirs after him, yea, sons and daughters, and their sons and daughters; but a sinner's possessions shall be given to 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. WYC 23 Many meats be in the new-tilled fields of fathers; and be gathered to other men without doom. (Much food for the poor could be in untilled fields; but other men unjustly keep that land from being worked.) NIV 23 A poor man's field may produce abundant food, but injustice sweeps it away. WYC 24 He that spareth the rod, hateth his son; but he that loveth him, teacheth busily (but he who loveth him, busily teacheth him). NIV 24 He who spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is careful to discipline him. WYC 25 A just man eateth, and [ful]filleth his soul; but the womb of wicked men is unable to be filled. (The righteous eat, and fill their hunger; but the bellies of the wicked be unable to be filled.) NIV 25 The righteous eat to their hearts' content, but the stomach of the wicked goes hungry.