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Proverbs 29

KJV 1 He, that being often reproved hardeneth his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy. NIV 1 Whoever remains stiff-necked after many rebukes will suddenly be destroyed—without remedy. KJV 2 When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn. NIV 2 When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice; when the wicked rule, the people groan. KJV 3 Whoso loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father: but he that keepeth company with harlots spendeth his substance. NIV 3 A man who loves wisdom brings joy to his father, but a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth. KJV 4 The king by judgment establisheth the land: but he that receiveth gifts overthroweth it. NIV 4 By justice a king gives a country stability, but those who are greedy for bribes tear it down. KJV 5 A man that flattereth his neighbour spreadeth a net for his feet. NIV 5 Those who flatter their neighbors are spreading nets for their feet. KJV 6 In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare: but the righteous doth sing and rejoice. NIV 6 Evildoers are snared by their own sin, but the righteous shout for joy and are glad. KJV 7 The righteous considereth the cause of the poor: but the wicked regardeth not to know it. NIV 7 The righteous care about justice for the poor, but the wicked have no such concern. KJV 8 Scornful men bring a city into a snare: but wise men turn away wrath. NIV 8 Mockers stir up a city, but the wise turn away anger. KJV 9 If a wise man contendeth with a foolish man, whether he rage or laugh, there is no rest. NIV 9 If a wise person goes to court with a fool, the fool rages and scoffs, and there is no peace. KJV 10 The bloodthirsty hate the upright: but the just seek his soul. NIV 10 The bloodthirsty hate a person of integrity and seek to kill the upright. KJV 11 A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards. NIV 11 Fools give full vent to their rage, but the wise bring calm in the end. KJV 12 If a ruler hearken to lies, all his servants are wicked. NIV 12 If a ruler listens to lies, all his officials become wicked. KJV 13 The poor and the deceitful man meet together: the LORD lighteneth both their eyes. NIV 13 The poor and the oppressor have this in common: The LORD gives sight to the eyes of both. KJV 14 The king that faithfully judgeth the poor, his throne shall be established for ever. NIV 14 If a king judges the poor with fairness, his throne will be established forever. KJV 15 The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame. NIV 15 A rod and a reprimand impart wisdom, but a child left undisciplined disgraces its mother. KJV 16 When the wicked are multiplied, transgression increaseth: but the righteous shall see their fall. NIV 16 When the wicked thrive, so does sin, but the righteous will see their downfall. KJV 17 Correct thy son, and he shall give thee rest; yea, he shall give delight unto thy soul. NIV 17 Discipline your children, and they will give you peace; they will bring you the delights you desire. KJV 18 Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he. NIV 18 Where there is no revelation, people cast off restraint; but blessed is the one who heeds wisdom’s instruction. KJV 19 A servant will not be corrected by words: for though he understand he will not answer. NIV 19 Servants cannot be corrected by mere words; though they understand, they will not respond. KJV 20 Seest thou a man that is hasty in his words? there is more hope of a fool than of him. NIV 20 Do you see someone who speaks in haste? There is more hope for a fool than for them. KJV 21 He that delicately bringeth up his servant from a child shall have him become his son at the length. NIV 21 A servant pampered from youth will turn out to be insolent. KJV 22 An angry man stirreth up strife, and a furious man aboundeth in transgression. NIV 22 An angry person stirs up conflict, and a hot-tempered person commits many sins. KJV 23 A man's pride shall bring him low: but honour shall uphold the humble in spirit. NIV 23 Pride brings a person low, but the lowly in spirit gain honor. KJV 24 Whoso is partner with a thief hateth his own soul: he heareth cursing, and bewrayeth it not. NIV 24 The accomplices of thieves are their own enemies; they are put under oath and dare not testify. KJV 25 The fear of man bringeth a snare: but whoso putteth his trust in the LORD shall be safe. NIV 25 Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the LORD is kept safe. KJV 26 Many seek the ruler's favour; but every man's judgment cometh from the LORD. NIV 26 Many seek an audience with a ruler, but it is from the LORD that one gets justice. KJV 27 An unjust man is an abomination to the just: and he that is upright in the way is abomination to the wicked. NIV 27 The righteous detest the dishonest; the wicked detest the upright.

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