Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 19:15-25

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Proverbs 19:15-25

RSV 15 Slothfulness casts into a deep sleep, and an idle person will suffer hunger. NIV 15 Laziness brings on deep sleep, and the shiftless man goes hungry. RSV 16 He who keeps the commandment keeps his life; he who despises the word will die. NIV 16 He who obeys instructions guards his life, but he who is contemptuous of his ways will die. RSV 17 He who is kind to the poor lends to the LORD, and he will repay him for his deed. NIV 17 He who is kind to the poor lends to the LORD, and he will reward him for what he has done. RSV 18 Discipline your son while there is hope; do not set your heart on his destruction. NIV 18 Discipline your son, for in that there is hope; do not be a willing party to his death. RSV 19 A man of great wrath will pay the penalty; for if you deliver him, you will only have to do it again. NIV 19 A hot-tempered man must pay the penalty; if you rescue him, you will have to do it again. RSV 20 Listen to advice and accept instruction, that you may gain wisdom for the future. NIV 20 Listen to advice and accept instruction, and in the end you will be wise. RSV 21 Many are the plans in the mind of a man, but it is the purpose of the LORD that will be established. NIV 21 Many are the plans in a man's heart, but it is the LORD's purpose that prevails. RSV 22 What is desired in a man is loyalty, 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. RSV 23 The fear of the LORD leads to life; and he who has it rests satisfied; he will not be visited by harm. NIV 23 The fear of the LORD leads to life: Then one rests content, untouched by trouble. RSV 24 The sluggard buries his hand in the dish, and will not even bring it back to his mouth. NIV 24 The sluggard buries his hand in the dish; he will not even bring it back to his mouth! RSV 25 Strike a scoffer, and the simple will learn prudence; reprove a man of understanding, and he will gain knowledge. NIV 25 Flog a mocker, and the simple will learn prudence; rebuke a discerning man, and he will gain knowledge.