1Better a poor man who lives with integrity #Ps 26:11|NoBook| 37:16Pr 10:9|NoBook| 14:2|NoBook| 20:7|NoBook| 28:6
than someone who has deceitful lips and is a fool.
2Even zeal is not good without knowledge, #Rm 10:2
and the one who acts hastily # Lit who is hasty with feet sins. #Pr 21:5|NoBook| 28:20|NoBook| 29:20
3A man’s own foolishness leads him astray,
yet his heart rages against the Lord. #Is 8:21
4Wealth attracts many friends, #Pr 14:20|NoBook| 19:6
but a poor man is separated from his friend.
5A false witness will not go unpunished, #Dt 19:16-19Pr 19:9|NoBook| 21:28
and one who utters lies will not escape. #Pr 6:19
6Many seek a ruler’s favor, #Pr 29:26
and everyone is a friend of one who gives gifts. #Pr 14:20|NoBook| 17:8|NoBook| 19:4
7All the brothers of a poor man hate him; #Ps 38:11
how much more do his friends
keep their distance from him!
He may pursue them with words, #Pr 18:23
but they are not there. # Hb uncertain
8The one who acquires good sense # Lit acquires a heart loves himself;
one who safeguards understanding finds success. #Pr 16:20
9A false witness will not go unpunished,
and one who utters lies perishes. #Pr 19:5|NoBook| 21:28
10Luxury is not appropriate for a fool #Pr 17:7|NoBook| 26:1
how much less for a slave to rule over princes! #Pr 30:22Ec 10:6-7
11A person’s insight gives him patience, #Pr 14:29
and his virtue is to overlook an offense. #Pr 11:13|NoBook| 17:9
12A king’s rage is like the roaring of a lion, #Pr 16:14
but his favor is like dew on the grass. #Ps 133:3Pr 20:2|NoBook| 28:15Hs 14:5Mc 5:7
13A foolish son is his father’s ruin, #Pr 10:1|NoBook| 17:25|NoBook| 28:7
and a wife’s nagging is an endless dripping. #Pr 21:9|NoBook| 27:15
14A house and wealth are inherited from fathers, #2Co 12:14
but a sensible wife is from the Lord.
15Laziness induces deep sleep,
and a lazy person will go hungry. #Pr 6:9-11|NoBook| 10:4|NoBook| 13:4|NoBook| 21:25
16The one who keeps commands preserves himself; #Lk 10:28
one who disregards # Or despises, or treats lightly his ways will die. #Pr 3:1-2|NoBook| 4:4|NoBook| 13:13
17Kindness to the poor is a loan to the Lord, #Dt 15:7-10Pr 14:31|NoBook| 28:27Ec 11:1-2Mt 10:42|NoBook| 25:402Co 9:6-8Heb 6:10
and He will give a reward to the lender. # Lit to him #Lk 6:38
18Discipline your son while there is hope;
don’t be intent on killing him. # Lit don’t lift up your soul to his death #Pr 13:2423:13-14|NoBook| 29:17
19A person with great anger bears the penalty;
if you rescue him, you’ll have to do it again. #Pr 22:24-25|NoBook| 29:22
20Listen to counsel and receive instruction
so that you may be wise later in life. # Lit in your end #Pr 12:1|NoBook| 15:5
21Many plans are in a man’s heart,
but the Lord’s decree will prevail. #Ps 33:10-11Pr 16:1|NoBook| 21:31Is 14:26-27
22What is desirable in a man is his fidelity;
better to be a poor man than a liar. #Pr 19:1|NoBook| 28:6
23The fear of the Lord leads to life;
one will sleep at night # Lit will spend the night satisfied without danger. #Pr 14:26-27
24The slacker buries his hand in the bowl;
he doesn’t even bring it back to his mouth. #Pr 12:27|NoBook| 20:426:14-15
25Strike a mocker, and the inexperienced learn a lesson; #Pr 21:11
rebuke the discerning, and he gains knowledge. #Pr 9:8
26The one who assaults his father and evicts his mother
is a disgraceful and shameful son.
27If you stop listening to correction, my son,
you will stray from the words of knowledge.
28A worthless witness mocks justice,
and a wicked mouth swallows iniquity. #Jb 15:16|NoBook| 34:7
29Judgments are prepared for mockers,
and beatings for the backs of fools. #Pr 10:13|NoBook| 18:6|NoBook| 26:3
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