Proverbs 10:4-14 NIV

4 Lazy hands make a man poor,1 but diligent hands bring wealth.2

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5 He who gathers crops in summer is a wise son, but he who sleeps during harvest is a disgraceful son.3

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6 Blessings crown the head of the righteous, but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked.a4

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    • a 10:6 - Or "but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence"; also in verse 11
      7 The memory of the righteous5 will be a blessing, but the name of the wicked6 will rot.7

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      8 The wise in heart accept commands, but a chattering fool comes to ruin.8

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      9 The man of integrity9 walks securely,10 but he who takes crooked paths will be found out.11

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      10 He who winks maliciously12 causes grief, and a chattering fool comes to ruin.

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      11 The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life,13 but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked.14

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          12 Hatred stirs up dissension, but love covers over all wrongs.15

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          13 Wisdom is found on the lips of the discerning,16 but a rod is for the back of him who lacks judgment.17

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          14 Wise men store up knowledge,18 but the mouth of a fool invites ruin.19

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