Proverbs 13

A wise son heareth his father’s instruction; But a scoffer heareth not rebuke.
1) Or correction

A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth; But the soul of the treacherous shall eat violence.
1) Or from 2) Or the desire of the treacherous is for violence

He that guardeth his mouth keepeth his life; But he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction.

The soul of the sluggard desireth, and hath nothing; But the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.

A righteous man hateth lying; But a wicked man is loathsome, and cometh to shame.
1) Or causeth shame and bringeth reproach

Righteousness guardeth him that is upright in the way; But wickedness overthroweth the sinner.
1) Heb uprightness of way 2) Heb sin

There is that maketh himself rich, yet hath nothing: There is that maketh himself poor, yet hath great wealth.
1) Or feigneth

The ransom of a man’s life is his riches; But the poor heareth no threatening.
1) Or rebuke

The light of the righteous rejoiceth; But the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.

10 By pride cometh only contention; But with the well-advised is wisdom.

11 Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished; But he that gathereth by labor shall have increase.
1) Heb with the hand

12 Hope deferred maketh the heart sick; But when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.

13 Whoso despiseth the word bringeth destruction on himself; But he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.
1) Or maketh himself a debtor thereto

14 The law of the wise is a fountain of life, That one may depart from the snares of death.
1) Or teaching

15 Good understanding giveth favor; But the way of the transgressor is hard.
1) Or getteth

16 Every prudent man worketh with knowledge; But a fool flaunteth his folly.

17 A wicked messenger falleth into evil; But a faithful ambassador is health.

18 Poverty and shame shall be to him that refuseth correction; But he that regardeth reproof shall be honored.
1) Or instruction

19 The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul; But it is an abomination to fools to depart from evil.

20  Walk with wise men, and thou shalt be wise; But the companion of fools shall smart for it.
1) According to another reading He that walketh with wise men shall be wise 2) Heb be broken

21 Evil pursueth sinners; But the righteous shall be recompensed with good.

22 A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children’s children; And the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the righteous.

23 Much food is in the tillage of the poor; But there is that is destroyed by reason of injustice.
1) Or tilled land

24 He that spareth his rod hateth his son; But he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.
1) Or diligently

25 The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soul; But the belly of the wicked shall want.

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