Proverbs 10:5-15 NIV

5 He who gathers crops in summer is a wise son, but he who sleeps during harvest is a disgraceful son.1

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6 Blessings crown the head of the righteous, but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked.a2

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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 righteous3 will be a blessing, but the name of the wicked4 will rot.5

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      8 The wise in heart accept commands, but a chattering fool comes to ruin.6

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      9 The man of integrity7 walks securely,8 but he who takes crooked paths will be found out.9

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      10 He who winks maliciously10 causes grief, and a chattering fool comes to ruin.

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      11 The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life,11 but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked.12

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          12 Hatred stirs up dissension, but love covers over all wrongs.13

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          13 Wisdom is found on the lips of the discerning,14 but a rod is for the back of him who lacks judgment.15

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          14 Wise men store up knowledge,16 but the mouth of a fool invites ruin.17

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          15 The wealth of the rich is their fortified city,18 but poverty is the ruin of the poor.19

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