Proverbs 10 01-32 ABV – Wise Son
The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a father glad, yet a foolish son is a grief to his mother.
Ill-gotten gains do not profit, yet righteousness delivers from death.
The Lord will not allow the righteous to hunger, yet He will reject the craving of the wicked.
Poor is he who works with a idle hand, yet the hand of the diligent makes rich.
He who gathers in summer is a son who acts wisely, yet he who sleeps in harvest is a son who acts shamefully.
Blessings are on the head of the righteous, yet the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.
The memory of the righteous is blessed, yet the name of the wicked will rot.
A wise heart will receive commands, yet foolish lips will be ruined.
He who walks in integrity walks surely, yet he who perverts his ways will be found out.
He who winks the eye causes trouble, and foolish lips will be destroyed.
The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life, yet the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.
Hatred stirs up strife, yet love covers all transgressions.
Wisdom is found on the lips of the discerning, yet a rod is for the back of him who lacks understanding.
The wise store up knowledge, yet with the mouth of the foolish, destruction is near.
The rich man’s wealth is his fortress; the ruin of the poor is their poverty.
The wages of the righteous is life, the income of the wicked is to sin.
He is on the path of life who observes instruction, yet he who ignores reproof goes astray.
He who conceals hatred has lying lips, and he who spreads slander is a fool.
When there are many words, transgression is unavoidable, yet he who restrains his lips is wise.
The tongue of the righteous is as choice silver, the heart of the wicked has little worth.
The lips of the righteous feed many, yet fools die for lack of understanding.
It is the blessing of the Lord that makes rich, and He adds no sorrow to it.
As sport to a fool is to do wickedness, and so is wisdom to a man of understanding.
What the wicked fears will come upon him, yet the desire of the righteous will be granted.
When the whirlwind passes, the wicked is no more, yet the righteous has an everlasting foundation.
Like vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes, so is the lazy one to those who send him.
The fear of the Lord prolongs life, yet the years of the wicked will be shortened.
The hope of the righteous is gladness, yet the expectation of the wicked will perish.
The way of the Lord is a stronghold to the upright, yet destruction to the workers of iniquity.
The righteous will never be shaken, yet the wicked will not inhabit the land.
The mouth of the righteous bring forth wisdom, yet the perverted tongue will be cut out.
The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable, yet the mouth of the wicked what is perverted.