5 Those who flatter their neighbors are spreading nets for their feet.
References for Proverbs 29:5
6 Evildoers are snared by their own sin, but the righteous shout for joy and are glad.
References for Proverbs 29:6
7 The righteous care about justice for the poor, but the wicked have no such concern.
References for Proverbs 29:7
8 Mockers stir up a city, but the wise turn away anger.
References for Proverbs 29:8
9 If a wise person goes to court with a fool, the fool rages and scoffs, and there is no peace.
10 The bloodthirsty hate a person of integrity and seek to kill the upright.
References for Proverbs 29:10
11 Fools give full vent to their rage, but the wise bring calm in the end.
References for Proverbs 29:11
12 If a ruler listens to lies, all his officials become wicked.
References for Proverbs 29:12
13 The poor and the oppressor have this in common: The LORD gives sight to the eyes of both.
References for Proverbs 29:13
14 If a king judges the poor with fairness, his throne will be established forever.
References for Proverbs 29:14
15 A rod and a reprimand impart wisdom, but a child left undisciplined disgraces its mother.
References for Proverbs 29:15