||English: New American Standard Bible
Proverbs 13 [Commentary] |
||A wise son accepts his father's discipline,
But a scoffer does not listen to rebuke.
||From the fruit of a man's mouth he enjoys good,
But the desire of the treacherous is violence.
||The one who guards his mouth preserves his life;
The one who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.
||The soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing,
But the soul of the diligent is made fat.
||A righteous man hates falsehood,
But a wicked man acts disgustingly and shamefully.
||Righteousness guards the one whose way is blameless,
But wickedness subverts the sinner.
||There is one who pretends to be rich, but has nothing;
Another pretends to be poor, but has great wealth.
||The ransom of a man's life is his wealth,
But the poor hears no rebuke.
||The light of the righteous rejoices,
But the lamp of the wicked goes out.
||Through insolence comes nothing but strife,
But wisdom is with those who receive counsel.
||Wealth obtained by fraud dwindles,
But the one who gathers by labor increases it.
||Hope deferred makes the heart sick,
But desire fulfilled is a tree of life.
||The one who despises the word will be in debt to it,
But the one who fears the commandment will be rewarded.
||The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life,
To turn aside from the snares of death.
||Good understanding produces favor,
But the way of the treacherous is hard.
||Every prudent man acts with knowledge,
But a fool displays folly.
||A wicked messenger falls into adversity,
But a faithful envoy brings healing.
||Poverty and shame will come to him who neglects discipline,
But he who regards reproof will be honored.
||Desire realized is sweet to the soul,
But it is an abomination to fools to turn away from evil.
||He who walks with wise men will be wise,
But the companion of fools will suffer harm.
||Adversity pursues sinners,
But the righteous will be rewarded with prosperity.
||A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children,
And the wealth of the sinner is stored up for the righteous.
||Abundant food is in the fallow ground of the poor,
But it is swept away by injustice.
||He who withholds his rod hates his son,
But he who loves him disciplines him diligently.
||The righteous has enough to satisfy his appetite,
But the stomach of the wicked is in need.
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