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Proverbs 13

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PROV 13:1 A wise son -- the instruction of a father, And a scorner -- he hath not heard rebuke.

PROV 13:2 From the fruit of the mouth a man eateth good, And the soul of the treacherous -- violence.

PROV 13:3 Whoso is keeping his mouth, is keeping his soul, Whoso is opening wide his lips -- ruin to him!

PROV 13:4 The soul of the slothful is desiring, and hath not. And the soul of the diligent is made fat.

PROV 13:5 A false word the righteous hateth, And the wicked causeth abhorrence, and is confounded.

PROV 13:6 Righteousness keepeth him who is perfect in the way, And wickedness overthroweth a sin offering.

PROV 13:7 There is who is making himself rich, and hath nothing, Who is making himself poor, and wealth `is' abundant.

PROV 13:8 The ransom of a man's life `are' his riches, And the poor hath not heard rebuke.

PROV 13:9 The light of the righteous rejoiceth, And the lamp of the wicked is extinguished.

PROV 13:10 A vain man through pride causeth debate, And with the counselled `is' wisdom.

PROV 13:11 Wealth from vanity becometh little, And whoso is gathering by the hand becometh great.

PROV 13:12 Hope prolonged is making the heart sick, And a tree of life `is' the coming desire.

PROV 13:13 Whoso is despising the Word is destroyed for it, And whoso is fearing the Command is repayed.

PROV 13:14 The law of the wise `is' a fountain of life, To turn aside from snares of death.

PROV 13:15 Good understanding giveth grace, And the way of the treacherous `is' hard.

PROV 13:16 Every prudent one dealeth with knowledge, And a fool spreadeth out folly.

PROV 13:17 A wicked messenger falleth into evil, And a faithful ambassador is healing.

PROV 13:18 Whoso is refusing instruction -- poverty and shame, And whoso is observing reproof is honoured.

PROV 13:19 A desire accomplished is sweet to the soul, And an abomination to fools `is': Turn from evil.

PROV 13:20 Whoso is walking with wise men is wise, And a companion of fools suffereth evil.

PROV 13:21 Evil pursueth sinners, And good recompenseth the righteous.

PROV 13:22 A good man causeth sons' sons to inherit, And laid up for the righteous `is' the sinner's wealth.

PROV 13:23 Abundance of food -- the tillage of the poor, And substance is consumed without judgment.

PROV 13:24 Whoso is sparing his rod is hating his son, And whoso is loving him hath hastened him chastisement.

PROV 13:25 The righteous is eating to the satiety of his soul, And the belly of the wicked lacketh!


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