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Proverbs 10

YLT 1 Proverbs of Solomon. A wise son causeth a father to rejoice, And a foolish son [is] an affliction to his mother. NIV 1 The proverbs of Solomon: A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish son brings grief to his mother. YLT 2 Treasures of wickedness profit not, And righteousness delivereth from death. NIV 2 Ill-gotten treasures have no lasting value, but righteousness delivers from death. YLT 3 Jehovah causeth not the soul of the righteous to hunger, And the desire of the wicked He thrusteth away. NIV 3 The LORD does not let the righteous go hungry, but he thwarts the craving of the wicked. YLT 4 Poor [is] he who is working -- a slothful hand, And the hand of the diligent maketh rich. NIV 4 Lazy hands make for poverty, but diligent hands bring wealth. YLT 5 Whoso is gathering in summer [is] a wise son, Whoso is sleeping in harvest [is] a son causing shame. NIV 5 He who gathers crops in summer is a prudent son, but he who sleeps during harvest is a disgraceful son. YLT 6 Blessings [are] for the head of the righteous, And the mouth of the wicked cover doth violence. NIV 6 Blessings crown the head of the righteous, but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked. YLT 7 The remembrance of the righteous [is] for a blessing, And the name of the wicked doth rot. NIV 7 The name of the righteous is used in blessings, but the name of the wicked will rot. YLT 8 The wise in heart accepteth commands, And a talkative fool kicketh. NIV 8 The wise in heart accept commands, but a chattering fool comes to ruin. YLT 9 Whoso is walking in integrity walketh confidently, And whoso is perverting his ways is known. NIV 9 Whoever walks in integrity walks securely, but whoever takes crooked paths will be found out. YLT 10 Whoso is winking the eye giveth grief, And a talkative fool kicketh. NIV 10 Whoever winks maliciously causes grief, and a chattering fool comes to ruin. YLT 11 A fountain of life [is] the mouth of the righteous, And the mouth of the wicked cover doth violence. NIV 11 The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life, but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence. YLT 12 Hatred awaketh contentions, And over all transgressions love covereth. NIV 12 Hatred stirs up conflict, but love covers over all wrongs. YLT 13 In the lips of the intelligent is wisdom found, And a rod [is] for the back of him who is lacking understanding. NIV 13 Wisdom is found on the lips of the discerning, but a rod is for the back of one who has no sense. YLT 14 The wise lay up knowledge, and the mouth of a fool [is] near ruin. NIV 14 The wise store up knowledge, but the mouth of a fool invites ruin. YLT 15 The wealth of the rich [is] his strong city, The ruin of the poor [is] their poverty. NIV 15 The wealth of the rich is their fortified city, but poverty is the ruin of the poor. YLT 16 The wage of the righteous [is] for life, The increase of the wicked for sin. NIV 16 The wages of the righteous is life, but the earnings of the wicked are sin and death. YLT 17 A traveller to life [is] he who is keeping instruction, And whoso is forsaking rebuke is erring. NIV 17 Whoever heeds discipline shows the way to life, but whoever ignores correction leads others astray. YLT 18 Whoso is covering hatred with lying lips, And whoso is bringing out an evil report is a fool. NIV 18 Whoever conceals hatred with lying lips and spreads slander is a fool. YLT 19 In the abundance of words transgression ceaseth not, And whoso is restraining his lips [is] wise. NIV 19 Sin is not ended by multiplying words, but the prudent hold their tongues. YLT 20 The tongue of the righteous [is] chosen silver, The heart of the wicked -- as a little thing. NIV 20 The tongue of the righteous is choice silver, but the heart of the wicked is of little value. YLT 21 The lips of the righteous delight many, And fools for lack of heart die. NIV 21 The lips of the righteous nourish many, but fools die for lack of sense. YLT 22 The blessing of Jehovah -- it maketh rich, And He addeth no grief with it. NIV 22 The blessing of the LORD brings wealth, without painful toil for it. YLT 23 To execute inventions [is] as play to a fool, And wisdom to a man of understanding. NIV 23 A fool finds pleasure in wicked schemes, but a person of understanding delights in wisdom. YLT 24 The feared thing of the wicked it meeteth him, And the desire of the righteous is given. NIV 24 What the wicked dread will overtake them; what the righteous desire will be granted. YLT 25 As the passing by of a hurricane, So the wicked is not, And the righteous is a foundation age-during. NIV 25 When the storm has swept by, the wicked are gone, but the righteous stand firm forever. YLT 26 As vinegar to the teeth, And as smoke to the eyes, So [is] the slothful to those sending him. NIV 26 As vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes, so are sluggards to those who send them. YLT 27 The fear of Jehovah addeth days, And the years of the wicked are shortened. NIV 27 The fear of the LORD adds length to life, but the years of the wicked are cut short. YLT 28 The hope of the righteous [is] joyful, And the expectation of the wicked perisheth. NIV 28 The prospect of the righteous is joy, but the hopes of the wicked come to nothing. YLT 29 The way of Jehovah [is] strength to the perfect, And ruin to workers of iniquity. NIV 29 The way of the LORD is a refuge for the blameless, but it is the ruin of those who do evil. YLT 30 The righteous to the age is not moved, And the wicked inhabit not the earth. NIV 30 The righteous will never be uprooted, but the wicked will not remain in the land. YLT 31 The mouth of the righteous uttereth wisdom, And the tongue of frowardness is cut out. NIV 31 From the mouth of the righteous comes the fruit of wisdom, but a perverse tongue will be silenced. YLT 32 The lips of the righteous know a pleasing thing, And the mouth of the wicked perverseness! NIV 32 The lips of the righteous know what finds favor, but the mouth of the wicked only what is perverse.

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