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Proverbs 13

CEB 1 A wise son listens to the discipline of his father, but a mocker doesn't listen to correction. NIV 1 A wise son heeds his father’s instruction, but a mocker does not respond to rebukes. CEB 2 People eat well from the fruit of their words, but the treacherous have an appetite only for violence. NIV 2 From the fruit of their lips people enjoy good things, but the unfaithful have an appetite for violence. CEB 3 People who watch their mouths guard their lives, but those who open their lips are ruined. NIV 3 Those who guard their lips preserve their lives, but those who speak rashly will come to ruin. CEB 4 The lazy have strong desires but receive nothing; the appetite of the diligent is satisfied. NIV 4 A sluggard’s appetite is never filled, but the desires of the diligent are fully satisfied. CEB 5 The righteous hate false words, but the wicked create disgust and scorn. NIV 5 The righteous hate what is false, but the wicked make themselves a stench and bring shame on themselves. CEB 6 Righteousness guards the innocent on the path, but wickedness misleads sinners. NIV 6 Righteousness guards the person of integrity, but wickedness overthrows the sinner. CEB 7 Some pretend to be rich but have nothing, while others pretend to be poor, but have great riches. NIV 7 One person pretends to be rich, yet has nothing; another pretends to be poor, yet has great wealth. CEB 8 Wealth can ransom a person's life, but the poor don't even receive threats. NIV 8 A person’s riches may ransom their life, but the poor cannot respond to threatening rebukes. CEB 9 The light of the righteous rejoices, but the lamp of the wicked goes out. NIV 9 The light of the righteous shines brightly, but the lamp of the wicked is snuffed out. CEB 10 The empty-headed cause conflict out of pride; those who take advice are wise. NIV 10 Where there is strife, there is pride, but wisdom is found in those who take advice. CEB 11 Riches gotten quickly will dwindle, but those who acquire them gradually become wealthy. NIV 11 Dishonest money dwindles away, but whoever gathers money little by little makes it grow. CEB 12 Hope delayed makes the heart sick; longing fulfilled is a tree of life. NIV 12 Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life. CEB 13 Trouble will come on those who despise a word, but those who respect the commandment will be rewarded. NIV 13 Whoever scorns instruction will pay for it, but whoever respects a command is rewarded. CEB 14 The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life, turning a person away from deathtraps. NIV 14 The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life, turning a person from the snares of death. CEB 15 Good insight brings favor, but the way of the faithless is their ruin. NIV 15 Good judgment wins favor, but the way of the unfaithful leads to their destruction. CEB 16 The prudent all act intelligently, but fools display their stupidity. NIV 16 All who are prudent act with knowledge, but fools expose their folly. CEB 17 Wicked messengers fall into trouble, but a reliable one brings healing. NIV 17 A wicked messenger falls into trouble, but a trustworthy envoy brings healing. CEB 18 Poverty and shame come to those who don't care about instruction; honor belongs to those who heed correction. NIV 18 Whoever disregards discipline comes to poverty and shame, but whoever heeds correction is honored. CEB 19 A desire fulfilled is pleasant, but fools find deviating from evil disgusting. NIV 19 A longing fulfilled is sweet to the soul, but fools detest turning from evil. CEB 20 Walk with wise people and become wise; befriend fools and get in trouble. NIV 20 Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm. CEB 21 Trouble pursues sinners, but good things reward the righteous. NIV 21 Trouble pursues the sinner, but the righteous are rewarded with good things. CEB 22 Good people leave their grandchildren an inheritance, but the wealth of sinners is stored up for the righteous. NIV 22 A good person leaves an inheritance for their children’s children, but a sinner’s wealth is stored up for the righteous. CEB 23 A poor person's land might produce much food, but it is unjustly swept away. NIV 23 An unplowed field produces food for the poor, but injustice sweeps it away. CEB 24 Those who withhold the rod hate their children, but the one who loves them applies discipline. NIV 24 Whoever spares the rod hates their children, but the one who loves their children is careful to discipline them. CEB 25 The righteous eat their fill, but the wicked have empty stomachs. NIV 25 The righteous eat to their hearts’ content, but the stomach of the wicked goes hungry.

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