Proverbs 13:9-19 NIV

9 The light of the righteous shines brightly, but the lamp of the wicked is snuffed out.1

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10 Pride only breeds quarrels, but wisdom is found in those who take advice.2

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11 Dishonest money dwindles away,3 but he who gathers money little by little makes it grow.

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12 Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.4

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13 He who scorns instruction will pay for it,5 but he who respects6 a command is rewarded.7

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14 The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life,8 turning a man from the snares of death.9

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15 Good understanding wins favor, but the way of the unfaithful is hard.a

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    • a 13:15 - Or "unfaithful does not endure"
      16 Every prudent man acts out of knowledge, but a fool exposes10 his folly.11

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      17 A wicked messenger falls into trouble,12 but a trustworthy envoy brings healing.13

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      18 He who ignores discipline comes to poverty and shame,14 but whoever heeds correction is honored.15

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      19 A longing fulfilled is sweet to the soul,16 but fools detest turning from evil.

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