In English. Darby Translation


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Proverbs. Chapter 13

1 A wise son [heareth] his father's instruction; but a scorner heareth not rebuke.
2. A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth; but the soul of the treacherous, violence.
3. He that guardeth his mouth keepeth his soul; destruction shall be to him that openeth wide his lips.
4. A sluggard's soul desireth and hath nothing; but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.
5. A righteous [man] hateth lying; but the wicked maketh himself odious and cometh to shame.
6. Righteousness preserveth him that is perfect in the way; but wickedness overthroweth the sinner.
7. There is that feigneth himself rich, and hath nothing; there is that maketh himself poor, and hath great wealth.
8. The ransom of a man's life is his riches; but the indigent heareth not rebuke.
9. The light of the righteous rejoiceth; but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.
10 By pride there only cometh contention; but with the well-advised is wisdom.
11. Wealth [gotten] by vanity diminisheth; but he that gathereth by manual-labour shall increase [it].
12. Hope deferred maketh the heart sick; but the desire [that] cometh to pass is a tree of life.
13. Whoso despiseth the word shall be held by it; but he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.
14. The teaching of the wise [man] is a fountain of life, to turn away from the snares of death.
15. Good understanding procureth favour; but the way of the treacherous is hard.
16. Every prudent [man] acteth with knowledge; but the foolish layeth open [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 instruction; but he that regardeth reproof shall be honoured.
19. The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul; but it is abomination to the foolish to depart from evil.
20. He that walketh with wise [men] becometh wise; but a companion of the foolish will be depraved.
21. Evil pursueth sinners; but to the righteous good shall be repaid.
22. A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children; but the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the righteous [man].
23. Much food is in the tillage of the poor; but there is that is lost for want of judgment.
24. He that spareth his rod hateth his son; but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.
25. The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soul; but the belly of the wicked shall want.

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