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Proverbs 19

Book of Proverbs - Chapter 19

Proverbs 19:1

Better is the poor who walks in his integrity than he who is perverse in his lips and is a fool.

Proverbs 19:2

It isn't good to have zeal without knowledge; nor being hasty with one's feet and missing the way.

Proverbs 19:3

The foolishness of man subverts his way; his heart rages against the LORD.

Proverbs 19:4

Wealth adds many friends, but the poor is separated from his friend.

Proverbs 19:5

A false witness shall not be unpunished. He who pours out lies shall not go free.

Proverbs 19:6

Many will entreat the favor of a ruler, and everyone is a friend to a man who gives gifts.

Proverbs 19:7

All the relatives of the poor shun him: how much more do his friends avoid him! He pursues them with pleas, but they are gone.

Proverbs 19:8

He who gets wisdom loves his own soul. He who keeps understanding shall find good.

Proverbs 19:9

A false witness shall not be unpunished. He who utters lies shall perish.

Proverbs 19:10

Delicate living is not appropriate for a fool, much less for a servant to have rule over princes.

Proverbs 19:11

The discretion of a man makes him slow to anger. It is his glory to overlook an offense.

Proverbs 19:12

The king's wrath is like the roaring of a lion, but his favor is like dew on the grass.

Proverbs 19:13

A foolish son is the calamity of his father. A wife's quarrels are a continual dripping.

Proverbs 19:14

House and riches are an inheritance from fathers, but a prudent wife is from the LORD.

Proverbs 19:15

Slothfulness casts into a deep sleep. The idle soul shall suffer hunger.

Proverbs 19:16

He who keeps the commandment keeps his soul, but he who is contemptuous in his ways shall die.

Proverbs 19:17

He who has pity on the poor lends to the LORD; he will reward him.

Proverbs 19:18

Discipline your son, for there is hope; don't be a willing party to his death.

Proverbs 19:19

A hot-tempered man must pay the penalty, for if you rescue him, you must do it again.

Proverbs 19:20

Listen to counsel and receive instruction, that you may be wise in your latter end.

Proverbs 19:21

There are many plans in a man's heart, but the LORD's counsel will prevail.

Proverbs 19:22

That which makes a man to be desired is his kindness. A poor man is better than a liar.

Proverbs 19:23

The fear of the LORD leads to life, then contentment; he rests and will not be touched by trouble.

Proverbs 19:24

The sluggard buries his hand in the dish; he will not so much as bring it to his mouth again.

Proverbs 19:25

Flog a scoffer, and the simple will learn prudence; rebuke one who has understanding, and he will gain knowledge.

Proverbs 19:26

He who robs his father and drives away his mother, is a son who causes shame and brings reproach.

Proverbs 19:27

If you stop listening to instruction, my son, you will stray from the words of knowledge.

Proverbs 19:28

A corrupt witness mocks justice, and the mouth of the wicked gulps down iniquity.

Proverbs 19:29

Penalties are prepared for scoffers, and beatings for the backs of fools.