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Proverbs 19

RHE 1 Better is the poor man, that walketh in his simplicity, than a rich man that is perverse in his lips and unwise. NIV 1 Better the poor whose walk is blameless than a fool whose lips are perverse. RHE 2 Where there is no knowledge of the soul, there is no good: and he that is hasty with his feet shall stumble. NIV 2 Desire without knowledge is not good— how much more will hasty feet miss the way! RHE 3 The folly of a man supplanteth his steps: and he fretteth in his mind against God. NIV 3 A person’s own folly leads to their ruin, yet their heart rages against the LORD. RHE 4 Riches make many friends: but from the poor man, even they whom he had, depart. NIV 4 Wealth attracts many friends, but even the closest friend of the poor person deserts them. RHE 5 A false witness shall not be unpunished: and he that speaketh lies, shall not escape. NIV 5 A false witness will not go unpunished, and whoever pours out lies will not go free. RHE 6 Many honour the person of him that is mighty, and are friends of him that giveth gifts. NIV 6 Many curry favor with a ruler, and everyone is the friend of one who gives gifts. RHE 7 The brethren of the poor man hate him: moreover also his friends have departed far from him. He that followeth after words only, shall have nothing. 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. RHE 8 But he that possesseth a mind, loveth his own soul, and he that keepeth prudence, shall find good things. NIV 8 The one who gets wisdom loves life; the one who cherishes understanding will soon prosper. RHE 9 A false witness shall not be unpunished: and he that speaketh lies, shall perish. NIV 9 A false witness will not go unpunished, and whoever pours out lies will perish. RHE 10 Delicacies are not seemly for a fool: nor for a servant to have 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! RHE 11 The learning of a man is known by patience: and his glory is to pass over wrongs. NIV 11 A person’s wisdom yields patience; it is to one’s glory to overlook an offense. RHE 12 As the roaring of a lion, so also is the anger of a king: and his cheerfulness as the dew upon the grass. NIV 12 A king’s rage is like the roar of a lion, but his favor is like dew on the grass. RHE 13 A foolish son is the grief of his father: and a wrangling wife is like a roof continually dropping through. NIV 13 A foolish child is a father’s ruin, and a quarrelsome wife is like the constant dripping of a leaky roof. RHE 14 House and riches are given by parents: but a prudent wife is properly from the Lord. NIV 14 Houses and wealth are inherited from parents, but a prudent wife is from the LORD. RHE 15 Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep, and an idle soul shall suffer hunger. NIV 15 Laziness brings on deep sleep, and the shiftless go hungry. RHE 16 He that keepeth the commandment, keepeth his own soul: but he that neglecteth his own way, shall die. NIV 16 Whoever keeps commandments keeps their life, but whoever shows contempt for their ways will die. RHE 17 He that hath mercy on the poor, lendeth to the Lord: and he will repay him. NIV 17 Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the LORD, and he will reward them for what they have done. RHE 18 Chastise thy son, despair not: but to the killing of him set not thy soul. NIV 18 Discipline your children, for in that there is hope; do not be a willing party to their death. RHE 19 He that is impatient, shall suffer damage: and when he shall take away, he shall add another thing. NIV 19 A hot-tempered person must pay the penalty; rescue them, and you will have to do it again. RHE 20 Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou mayst be wise in thy latter end. NIV 20 Listen to advice and accept discipline, and at the end you will be counted among the wise. RHE 21 There are many thoughts in the heart of a man: but the will of the Lord shall stand firm. NIV 21 Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the LORD’s purpose that prevails. RHE 22 A needy man is merciful: and better is the poor than the lying man. NIV 22 What a person desires is unfailing love ; better to be poor than a liar. RHE 23 The fear of the Lord is unto life: and he shall abide in the fulness without being visited with evil. NIV 23 The fear of the LORD leads to life; then one rests content, untouched by trouble. RHE 24 The slothful hideth his hand under his armpit, and will not so much as bring it to his mouth. NIV 24 A sluggard buries his hand in the dish; he will not even bring it back to his mouth! RHE 25 The wicked man being scourged, the fool shall be wiser: but if thou rebuke a wise man, he will understand discipline. NIV 25 Flog a mocker, and the simple will learn prudence; rebuke the discerning, and they will gain knowledge. RHE 26 He that afflicteth his father, and chaseth away his mother, is infamous and unhappy. NIV 26 Whoever robs their father and drives out their mother is a child who brings shame and disgrace. RHE 27 Cease not, O my son, to hear instruction, and be not ignorant of the words of knowledge. NIV 27 Stop listening to instruction, my son, and you will stray from the words of knowledge. RHE 28 An unjust witness scorneth judgment: and the mouth of the wicked devoureth iniquity. NIV 28 A corrupt witness mocks at justice, and the mouth of the wicked gulps down evil. RHE 29 Judgments are prepared for scorners: and striking hammers for the bodies of fools. NIV 29 Penalties are prepared for mockers, and beatings for the backs of fools.

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