King James Bible : Proverbs : Chapter 13

King James Bible : Proverbs : Chapter 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 loathsome, 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 are his riches: but the poor heareth not rebuke.
13:9
The light of the righteous rejoiceth: but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.
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 labour shall increase.
13:12
Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.
13:13
Whoso 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 favour: 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 ambassador is health.
13:18
Poverty and shame shall be to him that refuseth instruction: but he that regardeth reproof shall be honoured.
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 repayed.
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 judgement.
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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