Proverbs 10:19-29

19 Sin is not ended by multiplying words, but the prudent hold their tongues.
20 The tongue of the righteous is choice silver, but the heart of the wicked is of little value.
21 The lips of the righteous nourish many, but fools die for lack of sense.
22 The blessing of the LORD brings wealth, without painful toil for it.
23 A fool finds pleasure in wicked schemes, but a person of understanding delights in wisdom.
24 What the wicked dread will overtake them; what the righteous desire will be granted.
25 When the storm has swept by, the wicked are gone, but the righteous stand firm forever.
26 As vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes, so are sluggards to those who send them.
27 The fear of the LORD adds length to life, but the years of the wicked are cut short.
28 The prospect of the righteous is joy, but the hopes of the wicked come to nothing.
29 The way of the LORD is a refuge for the blameless, but it is the ruin of those who do evil.

Cross References 17

  • 1. S Job 1:22; S Job 6:24; Proverbs 17:28; S Proverbs 20:25; Proverbs 21:23; Ecclesiastes 5:3; James 1:19; James 3:2-12
  • 2. Proverbs 5:22-23; Isaiah 5:13; Jeremiah 5:4; Hos 4:1,6,14
  • 3. S Psalms 128:2
  • 4. S Genesis 13:2; S Genesis 49:25; S Deuteronomy 8:18; Genesis 24:35; Psalms 37:22
  • 5. S 2 Chronicles 25:9
  • 6. S Proverbs 2:14; Proverbs 15:21
  • 7. Isaiah 65:7; Isaiah 66:4
  • 8. S Genesis 42:36
  • 9. S Psalms 37:4; Psalms 145:17-19; Ezekiel 11:8; Matthew 5:6; 1 John 5:14-15
  • 10. S Psalms 20:8; Psalms 15:5
  • 11. Proverbs 12:3,7; Matthew 7:24-27
  • 12. Isaiah 65:5
  • 13. Proverbs 13:17; Proverbs 25:13; Proverbs 26:6
  • 14. S ver 11; Deuteronomy 11:9; Proverbs 9:10-11; Proverbs 19:23; Proverbs 22:4
  • 15. S Job 15:32
  • 16. Esther 7:10; S Job 8:13; Psalms 112:10; Proverbs 11:7
  • 17. Proverbs 21:15; Hosea 14:9
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