Proverbs 13 01-25 ABV – Instruction
A wise son listens his father’s discipline, yet a scoffer does not listen to rebuke.
From the fruit of a man’s mouth he enjoys good, yet the lust 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 has nothing, yet the soul of the diligent is fully satisfied.
A righteous man hates lying, yet a wicked man acts disgustingly and shamefully.
Righteousness guards the one upright in his way, yet wickedness overthrown the sinner.
There is one who pretends to be rich and has nothing, yet another pretends to be poor and has great wealth.
The ransom of a man’s life is his wealth, yet the poor hears no rebuke.
The light of the righteous rejoices, yet the lamp of the wicked goes out.
By pride comes only strife, yet wisdom is with those who receive counsel.
Wealth by vanity will be diminished, yet the one who gathers by labor will increase.
Hope deferred makes the heart sick, yet desire fulfilled is a tree of life.
The one who despises the word will be in debt to it, yet the one who fears the commandment will be rewarded.
The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life, to turn away from the snares of death.
Good understanding wins favor, yet hard is the way of the treacherous.
Every prudent man acts with knowledge, yet a fool displays silliness.
A wicked messenger falls into trouble, yet a faithful courier brings healing.
Poverty and shame will come to him who ignore discipline, yet he who regards reproof will be honored.
Desire fulfilled is sweet to the soul, yet it is an abomination to fools to turn away from evil.
He who walks with wise men will be wise, yet the companion of fools will suffer harm.
Disaster pursues sinners, yet the righteous will be rewarded with good.
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, yet without justice, it is swept away.
He who withholds his rod hates his son, yet he who loves him disciplines him diligently.
The righteous has enough to satisfy his appetite, yet the stomach of the wicked is in need.