29:1 He, that being often reproved hardeneth [his] neck, shall
suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.
29:2 When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice:
but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.
29:3 He that loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father: but he that
keepeth company with harlots spendeth [his] substance.
29:4 The king by judgment establisheth the land: but he that
receiveth gifts overthroweth it.
29:5 A man that flattereth his neighbor spreadeth a net for his
29:6 In the transgression of an evil man [there is] a snare: but
the righteous doth sing and rejoice.
29:7 The righteous considereth the cause of the poor: [but] the
wicked regardeth not to know [it].
29:8 Scornful men bring a city into a snare: but wise [men] turn
29:9 [If] a wise man contendeth with a foolish man, whether he
rageth or laugheth, [there is] no rest.
29:10 The blood-thirsty hate the upright: but the just seek his
29:11 A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise [man] keepeth it
in till afterwards.
29:12 If a ruler hearkeneth to lies, all his servants [are]
29:13 The poor and the deceitful man meet together: the LORD
enlighteneth both their eyes.
29:14 The king that faithfully judgeth the poor, his throne
shall be established for ever.
29:15 The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left [to
himself] bringeth his mother to shame.
29:16 When the wicked are multiplied, transgression increaseth:
but the righteous shall see their fall.
29:17 Correct thy son, and he shall give thee rest; yes, he
shall give delight to thy soul.
29:18 Where [there is] no vision, the people perish: but he that
keepeth the law, happy [is] he.
29:19 A servant will not be corrected by words: for though he
understandeth, he will not answer.
29:20 Seest thou a man [that is] hasty in his words? [there is]
more hope of a fool than of him.
29:21 He that delicately bringeth up his servant from a child
shall have him at length become [his] son.
29:22 An angry man stirreth up strife, and a furious man
aboundeth in transgression.
29:23 A man's pride shall bring him low: but honor shall uphold
the humble in spirit.
29:24 Whoever is partner with a thief, hateth his own soul: he
heareth cursing, and discloseth [it] not.
29:25 The fear of man bringeth a snare: but he who putteth his
trust in the LORD shall be safe.
29:26 Many seek the ruler's favor; but [every] man's judgment
[cometh] from the LORD.
29:27 An unjust man [is] an abomination to the just: and [he
that is] upright in the way [is] abomination to the wicked.