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Proverbs 10:13-23 NIV

13 Wisdom is found on the lips of the discerning, but a rod is for the back of one who has no sense.

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14 The wise store up knowledge, but the mouth of a fool invites ruin.

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15 The wealth of the rich is their fortified city, but poverty is the ruin of the poor.

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16 The wages of the righteous is life, but the earnings of the wicked are sin and death.

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17 Whoever heeds discipline shows the way to life, but whoever ignores correction leads others astray.

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18 Whoever conceals hatred with lying lips and spreads slander is a fool.

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19 Sin is not ended by multiplying words, but the prudent hold their tongues.

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20 The tongue of the righteous is choice silver, but the heart of the wicked is of little value.
21 The lips of the righteous nourish many, but fools die for lack of sense.

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22 The blessing of the LORD brings wealth, without painful toil for it.

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23 A fool finds pleasure in wicked schemes, but a person of understanding delights in wisdom.

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Study tools for Proverbs 10:13-23

  • a 10:6 - Or "righteous, / but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence"
  • b 10:7 - See Gen. 48:20.