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Proverbs 19

NIV 1 Better the poor whose walk is blameless than a fool whose lips are perverse. NIV 1 Better the poor whose walk is blameless than a fool whose lips are perverse. NIV 2 Desire without knowledge is not good— how much more will hasty feet miss the way! NIV 2 Desire without knowledge is not good— how much more will hasty feet miss the way! NIV 3 A person’s own folly leads to their ruin, yet their heart rages against the LORD. NIV 3 A person’s own folly leads to their ruin, yet their heart rages against the LORD. NIV 4 Wealth attracts many friends, but even the closest friend of the poor person deserts them. NIV 4 Wealth attracts many friends, but even the closest friend of the poor person deserts them. NIV 5 A false witness will not go unpunished, and whoever pours out lies will not go free. NIV 5 A false witness will not go unpunished, and whoever pours out lies will not go free. NIV 6 Many curry favor with a ruler, and everyone is the friend of one who gives gifts. NIV 6 Many curry favor with a ruler, and everyone is the friend of one who gives gifts. NIV 7 The poor are shunned by all their relatives— how much more do their friends avoid them! Though the poor pursue them with pleading, they are nowhere to be found. NIV 7 The poor are shunned by all their relatives— how much more do their friends avoid them! Though the poor pursue them with pleading, they are nowhere to be found. NIV 8 The one who gets wisdom loves life; the one who cherishes understanding will soon prosper. NIV 8 The one who gets wisdom loves life; the one who cherishes understanding will soon prosper. NIV 9 A false witness will not go unpunished, and whoever pours out lies will perish. NIV 9 A false witness will not go unpunished, and whoever pours out lies will perish. NIV 10 It is not fitting for a fool to live in luxury— how much worse for a slave to rule over princes! NIV 10 It is not fitting for a fool to live in luxury— how much worse for a slave to rule over princes! NIV 11 A person’s wisdom yields patience; it is to one’s glory to overlook an offense. NIV 11 A person’s wisdom yields patience; it is to one’s glory to overlook an offense. NIV 12 A king’s rage is like the roar of a lion, but his favor is like dew on the grass. NIV 12 A king’s rage is like the roar of a lion, but his favor is like dew on the grass. NIV 13 A foolish child is a father’s ruin, and a quarrelsome wife is like the constant dripping of a leaky roof. NIV 13 A foolish child is a father’s ruin, and a quarrelsome wife is like the constant dripping of a leaky roof. NIV 14 Houses and wealth are inherited from parents, but a prudent wife is from the LORD. NIV 14 Houses and wealth are inherited from parents, but a prudent wife is from the LORD. NIV 15 Laziness brings on deep sleep, and the shiftless go hungry. NIV 15 Laziness brings on deep sleep, and the shiftless go hungry. NIV 16 Whoever keeps commandments keeps their life, but whoever shows contempt for their ways will die. NIV 16 Whoever keeps commandments keeps their life, but whoever shows contempt for their ways will die. NIV 17 Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the LORD, and he will reward them for what they have done. NIV 17 Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the LORD, and he will reward them for what they have done. NIV 18 Discipline your children, for in that there is hope; do not be a willing party to their death. NIV 18 Discipline your children, for in that there is hope; do not be a willing party to their death. NIV 19 A hot-tempered person must pay the penalty; rescue them, and you will have to do it again. NIV 19 A hot-tempered person must pay the penalty; rescue them, and you will have to do it again. NIV 20 Listen to advice and accept discipline, and at the end you will be counted among the wise. NIV 20 Listen to advice and accept discipline, and at the end you will be counted among the wise. NIV 21 Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the LORD’s purpose that prevails. NIV 21 Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the LORD’s purpose that prevails. NIV 22 What a person desires is unfailing love ; better to be poor than a liar. NIV 22 What a person desires is unfailing love ; better to be poor than a liar. NIV 23 The fear of the LORD leads to life; then one rests content, untouched by trouble. NIV 23 The fear of the LORD leads to life; then one rests content, untouched by trouble. NIV 24 A sluggard buries his hand in the dish; he will not even bring it back to his mouth! NIV 24 A sluggard buries his hand in the dish; he will not even bring it back to his mouth! NIV 25 Flog a mocker, and the simple will learn prudence; rebuke the discerning, and they will gain knowledge. NIV 25 Flog a mocker, and the simple will learn prudence; rebuke the discerning, and they will gain knowledge. NIV 26 Whoever robs their father and drives out their mother is a child who brings shame and disgrace. NIV 26 Whoever robs their father and drives out their mother is a child who brings shame and disgrace. NIV 27 Stop listening to instruction, my son, and you will stray from the words of knowledge. NIV 27 Stop listening to instruction, my son, and you will stray from the words of knowledge. NIV 28 A corrupt witness mocks at justice, and the mouth of the wicked gulps down evil. NIV 28 A corrupt witness mocks at justice, and the mouth of the wicked gulps down evil. NIV 29 Penalties are prepared for mockers, and beatings for the backs of fools. NIV 29 Penalties are prepared for mockers, and beatings for the backs of fools.