Proverbs 13


13:1 A wise son [heareth] his father's instruction: but a
 scorner heareth not rebuke.
13:2 A man shall eat good by the fruit of [his] mouth: but the
 soul of the transgressors [shall eat] violence.
13:3 He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life: [but] he that
 openeth wide his lips shall have destruction.
13:4 The soul of the sluggard desireth, and [hath] nothing: but
 the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.
13:5 A righteous [man] hateth lying: but a wicked [man] is
 lothsome, and cometh to shame.
13:6 Righteousness keepeth [him that is] upright in the way: but
 wickedness overthroweth the sinner.
13:7 There is that maketh himself rich, yet [hath] nothing:
 [there is] that maketh himself poor, yet [hath] great riches.
13:8 The ransom of a man's life [is] his riches: but the poor
 heareth not rebuke.
13:9 The light of the righteous rejoiceth: but the lamp of the
 wicked shall be extinguished.
13:10 Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well-advised
 [is] wisdom.
13:11 Wealth [gotten] by vanity shall be diminished: but he that
 gathereth by labor shall increase.
13:12 Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but [when] the desire
 cometh, [it is] a tree of life.
13:13 Whoever despiseth the word shall be destroyed: but he that
 feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.
13:14 The law of the wise [is] a fountain of life, to depart
 from the snares of death.
13:15 Good understanding giveth favor: but the way of
 transgressors [is] hard.
13:16 Every prudent [man] dealeth with knowledge: but a fool
 layeth open [his] folly.
13:17 A wicked messenger falleth into mischief: but a faithful
 embassador [is] health.
13:18 Poverty and shame [shall be to] him that refuseth
 instruction: but he that regardeth reproof shall be honored.
13:19 The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul: but [it is]
 abomination to fools to depart from evil.
13:20 He that walketh with wise [men] shall be wise: but a
 companion of fools shall be destroyed.
13:21 Evil pursueth sinners: but to the righteous good shall be
 repaid.
13:22 A good [man] leaveth an inheritance to his children's
 children: and the wealth of the sinner [is] laid up for the
 just.
13:23 Much food [is in] the tillage of the poor: but there is
 [that is] destroyed for want of judgment.
13:24 He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth
 him chasteneth him betimes.
13:25 The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soul: but
 the belly of the wicked shall want.
 
 

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