Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 13:19-25

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Proverbs 13:19-25

RSV 19 A desire fulfilled is sweet to the soul; but to turn away from evil is an abomination to fools. NIV 19 A longing fulfilled is sweet to the soul, but fools detest turning from evil. RSV 20 He who walks with wise men becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm. NIV 20 He who walks with the wise grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm. RSV 21 Misfortune pursues sinners, but prosperity rewards the righteous. NIV 21 Misfortune pursues the sinner, but prosperity is the reward of the righteous. RSV 22 A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children, but the sinner's wealth is laid up 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. RSV 23 The fallow ground of the poor yields much food, but it is swept away through injustice. NIV 23 A poor man's field may produce abundant food, but injustice sweeps it away. RSV 24 He who spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him. NIV 24 He who spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is careful to discipline him. RSV 25 The righteous has enough to satisfy his appetite, but the belly of the wicked suffers want. NIV 25 The righteous eat to their hearts' content, but the stomach of the wicked goes hungry.