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Chapter
Proverbs 10

Book of Proverbs - Chapter 10

Proverbs 10:1

The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish son [is] the heaviness of his mother.

Proverbs 10:2

Treasures of wickedness profit nothing: but righteousness delivereth from death.

Proverbs 10:3

The LORD will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish: but he casteth away the substance of the wicked.

Proverbs 10:4

He becometh poor that dealeth [with] a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.

Proverbs 10:5

He that gathereth in summer [is] a wise son: [but] he that sleepeth in harvest [is] a son that causeth shame.

Proverbs 10:6

Blessings [are] upon the head of the just: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.

Proverbs 10:7

The memory of the just [is] blessed: but the name of the wicked shall rot.

Proverbs 10:8

The wise in heart will receive commandments: but a prating fool shall fall.

Proverbs 10:9

He that walketh uprightly walketh surely: but he that perverteth his ways shall be known.

Proverbs 10:10

He that winketh with the eye causeth sorrow: but a prating fool shall fall.

Proverbs 10:11

The mouth of a righteous [man is] a well of life: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.

Proverbs 10:12

Hatred stirreth up strifes: but love covereth all sins.

Proverbs 10:13

In the lips of him that hath understanding wisdom is found: but a rod [is] for the back of him that is void of understanding.

Proverbs 10:14

Wise [men] lay up knowledge: but the mouth of the foolish [is] near destruction.

Proverbs 10:15

The rich man's wealth [is] his strong city: the destruction of the poor [is] their poverty.

Proverbs 10:16

The labour of the righteous [tendeth] to life: the fruit of the wicked to sin.

Proverbs 10:17

He [is in] the way of life that keepeth instruction: but he that refuseth reproof erreth.

Proverbs 10:18

He that hideth hatred [with] lying lips, and he that uttereth a slander, [is] a fool.

Proverbs 10:19

In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: but he that refraineth his lips [is] wise.

Proverbs 10:20

The tongue of the just [is as] choice silver: the heart of the wicked [is] little worth.

Proverbs 10:21

The lips of the righteous feed many: but fools die for want of wisdom.

Proverbs 10:22

The blessing of the LORD, it maketh rich, and he addeth no sorrow with it.

Proverbs 10:23

[It is] as sport to a fool to do mischief: but a man of understanding hath wisdom.

Proverbs 10:24

The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him: but the desire of the righteous shall be granted.

Proverbs 10:25

As the whirlwind passeth, so [is] the wicked no [more]: but the righteous [is] an everlasting foundation.

Proverbs 10:26

As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so [is] the sluggard to them that send him.

Proverbs 10:27

The fear of the LORD prolongeth days: but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.

Proverbs 10:28

The hope of the righteous [shall be] gladness: but the expectation of the wicked shall perish.

Proverbs 10:29

The way of the LORD [is] strength to the upright: but destruction [shall be] to the workers of iniquity.

Proverbs 10:30

The righteous shall never be removed: but the wicked shall not inhabit the earth.

Proverbs 10:31

The mouth of the just bringeth forth wisdom: but the froward tongue shall be cut out.

Proverbs 10:32

The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable: but the mouth of the wicked [speaketh] frowardness.