Proverbs 13 ©
Discipline, verses 1, 18, 24. Speaking wisely and foolishly, 2, 3, 5, 14. Idleness and diligence, 4, 11, 23. Upright, righteous, good and wicked men, 6, 9, 21, 22, 25. Riches and poverty, 7, 8. Pride and wickedness, 10. Hoping and desiring, 12, 19. Contempt of God’s Word, and fear of His command, 13. Good understanding and prudence, 15, 16. Faithful and unfaithful messengers, 17. Walking with wise men and fools, 20.
A WISE son heareth his father's instruction: but a scorner heareth not 1rebuke.
A 2mana shall 3eat good by the fruit of his mouth: but the soul of the transgressors shall eat 4violence.
He that keepeth his mouth keepeth 5his life: but he that openeth wide 6his lips shall have destruction.
The soul of the sluggardb desireth, and hath 7nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made 8fat.
A righteous man hateth 9lying: but a wicked man 10is loathsome, and cometh to shame.
Righteousnessc keepeth him that is 11upright in the way: but wickedness overthroweth 12the sinner.
13Thered is that maketh himself rich, yet hath nothing: there is that maketh himself poor, yet hath great riches.
The ransom of a man’s 14life are his riches: but the poor heareth not 15rebuke.
16Thee light of the righteous 17rejoiceth: butf the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.
Only by 18pride 19cometh contention: but 20with the well advised is wisdom.
Wealth gotten 21by vanity shallg be diminished: but he that gathereth by 22labour 23shall increase.
24Hopeh deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the 25desire cometh, it is 26a tree of life.
Whoso despiseth the 27word 28shall be destroyed: but he that feareth the commandment 29shall be rewarded.
Thei law of the wise is a 30fountain of life, to depart from the 31snares of death.
Good understanding giveth favour: but the 32way of transgressors is 33hard.
Every prudent man dealeth with 34knowledge: but a foolj35layeth open his 36folly.
A 37wicked messenger falleth into mischief: but a faithful 38ambassador 39is health.
Poverty and shame shall be to him that 40refuseth 41instruction: but he that regardeth 42reproof shall be 43honoured.
The 44desire 45accomplished is sweet to the soul: but it is abomination to 46fools to depart from evil.
He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a 47companion of fools 48shall be destroyed.
49Evil pursueth sinners: but to the righteous 50good shall be repayed.
A good man 51leaveth an inheritance to his children's children: and the wealth ofk the 52sinner is 53laid upl for the just.
Muchm food is in 54the tillagen of the poor: buto55there is that is 56destroyed 57for want of judgment.
He that spareth his rodp58hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him 59betimes.
60The righteous 61eateth to theq satisfying 62of his soul: but the belly of the wicked shall want.