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Proverbs 19

NRSA 1 Better the poor walking in integrity than one perverse of speech who is a fool. NIV 1 Better the poor whose walk is blameless than a fool whose lips are perverse. NRSA 2 Desire without knowledge is not good, and one who moves too hurriedly misses the way. NIV 2 Desire without knowledge is not good— how much more will hasty feet miss the way! NRSA 3 One's own folly leads to ruin, yet the heart rages against the Lord. NIV 3 A person’s own folly leads to their ruin, yet their heart rages against the LORD. NRSA 4 Wealth brings many friends, but the poor are left friendless. NIV 4 Wealth attracts many friends, but even the closest friend of the poor person deserts them. NRSA 5 A false witness will not go unpunished, and a liar will not escape. NIV 5 A false witness will not go unpunished, and whoever pours out lies will not go free. NRSA 6 Many seek the favor of the generous, and everyone is a friend to a giver of gifts. NIV 6 Many curry favor with a ruler, and everyone is the friend of one who gives gifts. NRSA 7 If the poor are hated even by their kin, how much more are they shunned by their friends! When they call after them, they are not there. 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. NRSA 8 To get wisdom is to love oneself; to keep understanding is to prosper. NIV 8 The one who gets wisdom loves life; the one who cherishes understanding will soon prosper. NRSA 9 A false witness will not go unpunished, and the liar will perish. NIV 9 A false witness will not go unpunished, and whoever pours out lies will perish. NRSA 10 It is not fitting for a fool to live in luxury, much less 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! NRSA 11 Those with good sense are slow to anger, and it is their glory to overlook an offense. NIV 11 A person’s wisdom yields patience; it is to one’s glory to overlook an offense. NRSA 12 A king's anger is like the growling 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. NRSA 13 A stupid child is ruin to a father, and a wife's quarreling is a continual dripping of rain. NIV 13 A foolish child is a father’s ruin, and a quarrelsome wife is like the constant dripping of a leaky roof. NRSA 14 House 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. NRSA 15 Laziness brings on deep sleep; an idle person will suffer hunger. NIV 15 Laziness brings on deep sleep, and the shiftless go hungry. NRSA 16 Those who keep the commandment will live; those who are heedless of their ways will die. NIV 16 Whoever keeps commandments keeps their life, but whoever shows contempt for their ways will die. NRSA 17 Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the Lord, and will be repaid in full. NIV 17 Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the LORD, and he will reward them for what they have done. NRSA 18 Discipline your children while there is hope; do not set your heart on their destruction. NIV 18 Discipline your children, for in that there is hope; do not be a willing party to their death. NRSA 19 A violent tempered person will pay the penalty; if you effect a rescue, you will only 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. NRSA 20 Listen to advice and accept instruction, that you may gain wisdom for the future. NIV 20 Listen to advice and accept discipline, and at the end you will be counted among the wise. NRSA 21 The human mind may devise many plans, but it is the purpose of the Lord that will be established. NIV 21 Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the LORD’s purpose that prevails. NRSA 22 What is desirable in a person is loyalty, and it is better to be poor than a liar. NIV 22 What a person desires is unfailing love ; better to be poor than a liar. NRSA 23 The fear of the Lord is life indeed; filled with it one rests secure and suffers no harm. NIV 23 The fear of the LORD leads to life; then one rests content, untouched by trouble. NRSA 24 The lazy person buries a hand in the dish, and will not even bring it back to the mouth. NIV 24 A sluggard buries his hand in the dish; he will not even bring it back to his mouth! NRSA 25 Strike a scoffer, and the simple will learn prudence; reprove the intelligent, and they will gain knowledge. NIV 25 Flog a mocker, and the simple will learn prudence; rebuke the discerning, and they will gain knowledge. NRSA 26 Those who do violence to their father and chase away their mother are children who cause shame and bring reproach. NIV 26 Whoever robs their father and drives out their mother is a child who brings shame and disgrace. NRSA 27 Cease straying, my child, from the words of knowledge, in order that you may hear instruction. NIV 27 Stop listening to instruction, my son, and you will stray from the words of knowledge. NRSA 28 A worthless witness mocks at justice, and the mouth of the wicked devours iniquity. NIV 28 A corrupt witness mocks at justice, and the mouth of the wicked gulps down evil. NRSA 29 Condemnation is ready for scoffers, and flogging for the backs of fools. NIV 29 Penalties are prepared for mockers, and beatings for the backs of fools.

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