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Proverbs 29

CJB 1 He who remains stiffnecked after much rebuke will be suddenly and incurably broken. NIV 1 Whoever remains stiff-necked after many rebukes will suddenly be destroyed—without remedy. CJB 2 When the righteous flourish, the people rejoice; but when the wicked are in power, the people groan. NIV 2 When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice; when the wicked rule, the people groan. CJB 3 Whoever loves wisdom brings joy to his father, but a patron of prostitutes wastes his wealth. NIV 3 A man who loves wisdom brings joy to his father, but a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth. CJB 4 A king gives stability to a country by justice, but one who overtaxes it brings it to ruin. NIV 4 By justice a king gives a country stability, but those who are greedy for bribes tear it down. CJB 5 A person who flatters his neighbor spreads a net for his own steps. NIV 5 Those who flatter their neighbors are spreading nets for their feet. CJB 6 In an evil person's crime is a trap, but the righteous sing and rejoice. NIV 6 Evildoers are snared by their own sin, but the righteous shout for joy and are glad. CJB 7 The righteous understands the cause of the poor, but the wicked is unconcerned. NIV 7 The righteous care about justice for the poor, but the wicked have no such concern. CJB 8 Scoffers can inflame a city, but the wise can calm the fury. NIV 8 Mockers stir up a city, but the wise turn away anger. CJB 9 When a wise man argues with a foolish one, he meets anger and ridicule without relief. NIV 9 If a wise person goes to court with a fool, the fool rages and scoffs, and there is no peace. CJB 10 Men of blood hate those who are pure and seek the life of the upright. NIV 10 The bloodthirsty hate a person of integrity and seek to kill the upright. CJB 11 A fool gives vent to all his feelings, but the wise, thinking of afterwards, stills them. NIV 11 Fools give full vent to their rage, but the wise bring calm in the end. CJB 12 If a ruler listens to lies, all his officials will be wicked. NIV 12 If a ruler listens to lies, all his officials become wicked. CJB 13 The poor and the oppressor have this in common: ADONAI gives light to the eyes of both. NIV 13 The poor and the oppressor have this in common: The LORD gives sight to the eyes of both. CJB 14 If a king steadfastly gives justice to the poor, his throne will be secure forever. NIV 14 If a king judges the poor with fairness, his throne will be established forever. CJB 15 The rod and rebuke give wisdom, but a child left to himself brings shame on his mother. NIV 15 A rod and a reprimand impart wisdom, but a child left undisciplined disgraces its mother. CJB 16 When the wicked flourish, wrongdoing flourishes; but the righteous will witness their downfall. NIV 16 When the wicked thrive, so does sin, but the righteous will see their downfall. CJB 17 Discipline your son, and he will give you rest; yes, he will be your delight. NIV 17 Discipline your children, and they will give you peace; they will bring you the delights you desire. CJB 18 Without a prophetic vision, the people throw off all restraint; but he who keeps Torah is happy. NIV 18 Where there is no revelation, people cast off restraint; but blessed is the one who heeds wisdom’s instruction. CJB 19 A slave can't be disciplined with words; he may understand, but he won't respond. NIV 19 Servants cannot be corrected by mere words; though they understand, they will not respond. CJB 20 Do you see someone too anxious to speak? There is more hope for a fool than for him. NIV 20 Do you see someone who speaks in haste? There is more hope for a fool than for them. CJB 21 A slave who is pampered from youth will in the end be ungrateful. NIV 21 A servant pampered from youth will turn out to be insolent. CJB 22 Angry people stir up strife; hot-tempered people commit many crimes. NIV 22 An angry person stirs up conflict, and a hot-tempered person commits many sins. CJB 23 The proud will be humbled, but the humble will be honored. NIV 23 Pride brings a person low, but the lowly in spirit gain honor. CJB 24 The accomplice of a thief hates himself; he hears himself put under oath but discloses nothing. NIV 24 The accomplices of thieves are their own enemies; they are put under oath and dare not testify. CJB 25 Fearing human beings is a snare; but he who trusts in ADONAI will be raised high [above danger]. NIV 25 Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the LORD is kept safe. CJB 26 Many seek the ruler's favor, but it is from ADONAI that each gets justice. NIV 26 Many seek an audience with a ruler, but it is from the LORD that one gets justice. CJB 27 An unjust person is an abomination to the righteous, but he who lives uprightly is an abomination to the wicked. NIV 27 The righteous detest the dishonest; the wicked detest the upright.

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