A Collection of Solomon’s Proverbs
1Solomon’s proverbs: #Pr 1:1
A wise son brings joy to his father,
but a foolish son, heartache to his mother. #Pr 15:20|NoBook| 17:2523:24-25|NoBook| 29:3
2Ill-gotten gains do not profit anyone,
but righteousness rescues from death. #Pr 11:4|NoBook| 12:28|NoBook| 21:6Ezk 7:19Lk 12:19-20
3The Lord will not let the righteous go hungry, #Ps 37:25Mt 6:33
but He denies the wicked what they crave. #Ps 112:10
4Idle hands make one poor,
but diligent hands bring riches. #Pr 12:24|NoBook| 13:4|NoBook| 19:15|NoBook| 21:5
5The son who gathers during summer is prudent;
the son who sleeps during harvest is disgraceful. #Pr 6:6-11|NoBook| 30:25
6Blessings are on the head of the righteous,
but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence. #Pr 10:11
7The remembrance of the righteous is a blessing,
but the name of the wicked will rot. #Ps 9:5-6|NoBook| 112:6
8A wise heart accepts commands, #Mt 7:24
but foolish lips will be destroyed.
9The one who lives with integrity lives securely, #Ps 23:4Pr 2:7|NoBook| 3:23|NoBook| 19:1|NoBook| 20:7|NoBook| 28:6Is 33:15-16
but whoever perverts his ways will be found out. #Pr 26:26Mt 10:261Tm 5:25
10A sly wink of the eye #Ps 35:19Pr 6:13|NoBook| 16:30 causes grief,
and foolish lips will be destroyed.
11The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life, #Ps 37:30Pr 13:14|NoBook| 14:27|NoBook| 16:22
but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence. #Pr 10:6
12Hatred stirs up conflicts,
but love covers all offenses. #Pr 17:9Jms 5:201Pt 4:8
13Wisdom is found on the lips of the discerning,
but a rod is for the back of the one who lacks sense. #Pr 19:29|NoBook| 26:3
14The wise store up knowledge,
but the mouth of the fool hastens destruction. #Pr 10:8|NoBook| 12:13|NoBook| 13:3|NoBook| 18:7
15A rich man’s wealth is his fortified city; #Ps 52:7Pr 18:11
the poverty of the poor is their destruction.
16The labor of the righteous leads to life;
the activity of the wicked leads to sin. #Pr 11:19
17The one who follows instruction is on the path to life,
but the one who rejects correction goes astray. #Pr 5:12-13|NoBook| 6:2313:13-14
18The one who conceals hatred has lying lips,
and whoever spreads slander is a fool. #Pr 11:13
19When there are many words, sin is unavoidable,
but the one who controls his lips is wise. #Pr 17:27-28Jms 1:19|NoBook| 3:2
20The tongue of the righteous is pure silver;
the heart of the wicked is of little value. #Pr 8:19|NoBook| 10:32
21The lips of the righteous feed many,
but fools die for lack of sense. #Hs 4:6
22The Lord’s blessing enriches, #Gn 24:35|NoBook| 26:12Dt 8:18Jms 1:17
and struggle adds nothing to it. # Or and He adds no trouble to it #Mt 6:31-32
23As shameful conduct is pleasure for a fool, #Pr 2:14|NoBook| 15:21
so wisdom is for a man of understanding.
24What the wicked dreads will come to him, #Pr 1:26-27Is 66:4Heb 10:27
but what the righteous desire will be given to them. #Ps 37:4|NoBook| 145:19Pr 11:23Mt 5:61Jn 5:14-15
25When the whirlwind passes,
the wicked are no more, #Jb 21:18Is 29:5-7
but the righteous are secure forever. #Ps 15:5Pr 10:30|NoBook| 12:3Mt 7:24-27
26Like vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes, #Pr 26:6
so the slacker is to the one who sends him on an errand.
27The fear of the Lord prolongs life, # Lit Lord adds to days #Pr 3:2
but the years of the wicked are cut short. #Jb 15:32-33Pr 14:26-27|NoBook| 15:16|NoBook| 19:23
28The hope of the righteous is joy, #Pr 11:23|NoBook| 23:18Jr 29:11
but the expectation of the wicked comes to nothing. #Jb 8:13|NoBook| 14:9Pr 11:7Ezk 37:11
29The way of the Lord is a stronghold for the honorable,
but destruction awaits the malicious. #Pr 13:6|NoBook| 21:15
30The righteous will never be shaken,
but the wicked will not remain on the earth. #Ps 21:7|NoBook| 37:29|NoBook| 125:1Pr 2:21-22|NoBook| 12:3
31The mouth of the righteous produces wisdom, #Ps 37:30
but a perverse tongue will be cut out. #Ps 37:38120:2-4
32The lips of the righteous know what is appropriate, #Ec 10:12
but the mouth of the wicked, only what is perverse. #Pr 2:12|NoBook| 10:20|NoBook| 15:28
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