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Proverbs 19

DBY 1 Better is a poor [man] that walketh in his integrity, than he that is perverse in his lips, and is a fool. NIV 1 Better a poor man whose walk is blameless than a fool whose lips are perverse. DBY 2 Also that a person be without knowledge is not good; and he that hasteth with his feet maketh false steps. NIV 2 It is not good to have zeal without knowledge, nor to be hasty and miss the way. DBY 3 The folly of man distorteth his way, and his heart is irritated against Jehovah. NIV 3 A man's own folly ruins his life, yet his heart rages against the LORD. DBY 4 Wealth addeth many friends; but the poor is separated from his friend. NIV 4 Wealth brings many friends, but a poor man's friend deserts him. DBY 5 A false witness shall not be held innocent, and he that uttereth lies shall not escape. NIV 5 A false witness will not go unpunished, and he who pours out lies will not go free. DBY 6 Many court the favour of a noble; and every one is friend to a man that giveth. NIV 6 Many curry favor with a ruler, and everyone is the friend of a man who gives gifts. DBY 7 All the brethren of a poor [man] hate him; how much more do his friends go far from him: he pursueth [them] with words, -- they are not [to be found]. NIV 7 A poor man is shunned by all his relatives-- how much more do his friends avoid him! Though he pursues them with pleading, they are nowhere to be found. DBY 8 He that getteth sense loveth his own soul; he that keepeth understanding shall find good. NIV 8 He who gets wisdom loves his own soul; he who cherishes understanding prospers. DBY 9 A false witness shall not be held innocent, and he that uttereth lies shall perish. NIV 9 A false witness will not go unpunished, and he who pours out lies will perish. DBY 10 Good living beseemeth not a fool; how much less for a servant to have rule over princes. NIV 10 It is not fitting for a fool to live in luxury-- how much worse for a slave to rule over princes! DBY 11 The discretion of a man maketh him slow to anger, and it is his glory to pass over a transgression. NIV 11 A man's wisdom gives him patience; it is to his glory to overlook an offense. DBY 12 The king's displeasure is as the roaring of a lion; but his favour is as dew upon the grass. NIV 12 A king's rage is like the roar of a lion, but his favor is like dew on the grass. DBY 13 A foolish son is the calamity of his father; and the contentions of a wife are a continual dropping. NIV 13 A foolish son is his father's ruin, and a quarrelsome wife is like a constant dripping. DBY 14 House and wealth are an inheritance from fathers; but a prudent wife is from Jehovah. NIV 14 Houses and wealth are inherited from parents, but a prudent wife is from the LORD. DBY 15 Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep, and the idle soul shall suffer hunger. NIV 15 Laziness brings on deep sleep, and the shiftless man goes hungry. DBY 16 He that keepeth the commandment keepeth his soul; he that is careless of his ways shall die. NIV 16 He who obeys instructions guards his life, but he who is contemptuous of his ways will die. DBY 17 He that is gracious to the poor lendeth unto Jehovah; and what he hath bestowed will he repay unto him. NIV 17 He who is kind to the poor lends to the LORD, and he will reward him for what he has done. DBY 18 Chasten thy son, seeing there is hope; but set not thy soul upon killing him. NIV 18 Discipline your son, for in that there is hope; do not be a willing party to his death. DBY 19 A man of great wrath shall suffer punishment; for if thou deliver [him], yet thou must do it again. NIV 19 A hot-tempered man must pay the penalty; if you rescue him, you will have to do it again. DBY 20 Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou mayest be wise in thy latter end. NIV 20 Listen to advice and accept instruction, and in the end you will be wise. DBY 21 Many are the thoughts in a man's heart, but the counsel of Jehovah, that doth stand. NIV 21 Many are the plans in a man's heart, but it is the LORD's purpose that prevails. DBY 22 The charm of a man is his kindness; and a poor [man] is better than a liar. NIV 22 What a man desires is unfailing love; better to be poor than a liar. DBY 23 The fear of Jehovah [tendeth] to life, and he [that hath it] shall rest satisfied without being visited with evil. NIV 23 The fear of the LORD leads to life: Then one rests content, untouched by trouble. DBY 24 A sluggard burieth his hand in the dish, and will not even bring it to his mouth again. NIV 24 The sluggard buries his hand in the dish; he will not even bring it back to his mouth! DBY 25 Smite a scorner, and the simple will beware; reprove the intelligent, and he will understand knowledge. NIV 25 Flog a mocker, and the simple will learn prudence; rebuke a discerning man, and he will gain knowledge. DBY 26 He that ruineth [his] father and chaseth away [his] mother is a son that causeth shame and bringeth reproach. NIV 26 He who robs his father and drives out his mother is a son who brings shame and disgrace. DBY 27 Cease, my son, to hear the instruction which causeth to stray from the words of knowledge. NIV 27 Stop listening to instruction, my son, and you will stray from the words of knowledge. DBY 28 A witness of Belial scorneth judgment, and the mouth of the wicked swalloweth down iniquity. NIV 28 A corrupt witness mocks at justice, and the mouth of the wicked gulps down evil. DBY 29 Judgments are prepared for scorners, and stripes for the back of the foolish. NIV 29 Penalties are prepared for mockers, and beatings for the backs of fools.