Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 17:1-6

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Proverbs 17:1-6

RSV 1 Better is a dry morsel with quiet than a house full of feasting with strife. NIV 1 Better a dry crust with peace and quiet than a house full of feasting, with strife. RSV 2 A slave who deals wisely will rule over a son who acts shamefully, and will share the inheritance as one of the brothers. NIV 2 A wise servant will rule over a disgraceful son, and will share the inheritance as one of the brothers. RSV 3 The crucible is for silver, and the furnace is for gold, and the LORD tries hearts. NIV 3 The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold, but the LORD tests the heart. RSV 4 An evildoer listens to wicked lips; and a liar gives heed to a mischievous tongue. NIV 4 A wicked man listens to evil lips; a liar pays attention to a malicious tongue. RSV 5 He who mocks the poor insults his Maker; he who is glad at calamity will not go unpunished. NIV 5 He who mocks the poor shows contempt for their Maker; whoever gloats over disaster will not go unpunished. RSV 6 Grandchildren are the crown of the aged, and the glory of sons is their fathers. NIV 6 Children's children are a crown to the aged, and parents are the pride of their children.