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Proverbs 19


Proverbs 19:1 Better is a poor man who walks in his integrity Than he who is perverse in speech and is a fool.
Proverbs 19:2 Also it is not good for a person to be without knowledge, And he who hurries his footsteps errs.
Proverbs 19:3 The foolishness of man ruins his way, And his heart rages against the Lord.
Proverbs 19:4 Wealth adds many friends, But a poor man is separated from his friend.
Proverbs 19:5 A false witness will not go unpunished, And he who tells lies will not escape.
Proverbs 19:6 Many will seek the favor of a generous man, And every man is a friend to him who gives gifts.
Proverbs 19:7 All the brothers of a poor man hate him; How much more do his friends abandon him! He pursues them with words, but they are gone.
Proverbs 19:8 He who gets wisdom loves his own soul; He who keeps understanding will find good.
Proverbs 19:9 A false witness will not go unpunished, And he who tells lies will perish.
Proverbs 19:10 Luxury is not fitting for a fool; Much less for a slave to rule over princes.
Proverbs 19:11 A man's discretion makes him slow to anger, And it is his glory to overlook a transgression.
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 destruction to his father, And the contentions of a wife are a constant dripping.
Proverbs 19:14 House and wealth are an inheritance from fathers, But a prudent wife is from the Lord.
Proverbs 19:15 Laziness casts into a deep sleep, And an idle man will suffer hunger.
Proverbs 19:16 He who keeps the commandment keeps his soul, But he who is careless of conduct will die.
Proverbs 19:17 One who is gracious to a poor man lends to the Lord, And He will repay him for his good deed.
Proverbs 19:18 Discipline your son while there is hope, And do not desire his death.
Proverbs 19:19 A man of great anger will bear the penalty, For if you rescue him, you will only have to do it again.
Proverbs 19:20 Listen to counsel and accept discipline, That you may be wise the rest of your days.
Proverbs 19:21 Many plans are in a man's heart, But the counsel of the Lord will stand.
Proverbs 19:22 What is desirable in a man is his kindness, And it is better to be a poor man than a liar.
Proverbs 19:23 The fear of the Lord leads to life, So that one may sleep satisfied, untouched by evil.
Proverbs 19:24 The sluggard buries his hand in the dish, But will not even bring it back to his mouth.
Proverbs 19:25 Strike a scoffer and the naive may become shrewd, But reprove one who has understanding and he will gain knowledge.
Proverbs 19:26 He who assaults his father and drives his mother away Is a shameful and disgraceful son.
Proverbs 19:27 Cease listening, my son, to discipline, And you will stray from the words of knowledge.
Proverbs 19:28 A rascally witness makes a mockery of justice, And the mouth of the wicked spreads iniquity.
Proverbs 19:29 Judgments are prepared for scoffers, And blows for the back of fools.


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Proverbs 19:1 Better is the poor that walketh in his integrity, than he that is perverse in his lips, and is a fool. Proverbs 19:1 Better is a poor man who walks in his integrity Than he who is perverse in speech and is a fool. Proverbs 19:1 LXX differs
Proverbs 19:2 Also, that the soul be without knowledge, it is not good; and he that hasteth with his feet sinneth. Proverbs 19:2 Also it is not good for a person to be without knowledge, And he who hurries his footsteps errs. Proverbs 19:2 LXX differs
Proverbs 19:3 The foolishness of man perverteth his way: and his heart fretteth against the LORD. Proverbs 19:3 The foolishness of man ruins his way, And his heart rages against the Lord. Proverbs 19:3 ἀφροσύνη ἀνδρὸς λυμαίνεται τὰς ὁδοὺς αὐτοῦ τὸν δὲ θεὸν αἰτιᾶται τῇ καρδίᾳ αὐτοῦ
Proverbs 19:4 Wealth maketh many friends; but the poor is separated from his neighbour. Proverbs 19:4 Wealth adds many friends, But a poor man is separated from his friend. Proverbs 19:4 πλοῦτος προστίθησιν φίλους πολλούς ὁ δὲ πτωχὸς καὶ ἀπὸ τοῦ ὑπάρχοντος φίλου λείπεται
Proverbs 19:5 A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall not escape. Proverbs 19:5 A false witness will not go unpunished, And he who tells lies will not escape. Proverbs 19:5 μάρτυς ψευδὴς οὐκ ἀτιμώρητος ἔσται ὁ δὲ ἐγκαλῶν ἀδίκως οὐ διαφεύξεται
Proverbs 19:6 Many will intreat the favour of the prince: and every man is a friend to him that giveth gifts. Proverbs 19:6 Many will seek the favor of a generous man, And every man is a friend to him who gives gifts. Proverbs 19:6 πολλοὶ θεραπεύουσιν πρόσωπα βασιλέων πᾶς δὲ ὁ κακὸς γίνεται ὄνειδος ἀνδρί
Proverbs 19:7 All the brethren of the poor do hate him: how much more do his friends go far from him? he pursueth them with words, yet they are wanting to him. Proverbs 19:7 All the brothers of a poor man hate him; How much more do his friends abandon him! He pursues them with words, but they are gone. Proverbs 19:7 πᾶς ὃς ἀδελφὸν πτωχὸν μισεῖ καὶ φιλίας μακρὰν ἔσται ἔννοια ἀγαθὴ τοῖς εἰδόσιν αὐτὴν ἐγγιεῖ ἀνὴρ δὲ φρόνιμος εὑρήσει αὐτήν ὁ πολλὰ κακοποιῶν τελεσιουργεῖ κακίαν ὃς δὲ ἐρεθίζει λόγους οὐ σωθήσεται
Proverbs 19:8 He that getteth wisdom loveth his own soul: he that keepeth understanding shall find good. Proverbs 19:8 He who gets wisdom loves his own soul; He who keeps understanding will find good. Proverbs 19:8 ὁ κτώμενος φρόνησιν ἀγαπᾷ ἑαυτόν ὃς δὲ φυλάσσει φρόνησιν εὑρήσει ἀγαθά
Proverbs 19:9 A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall perish. Proverbs 19:9 A false witness will not go unpunished, And he who tells lies will perish. Proverbs 19:9 μάρτυς ψευδὴς οὐκ ἀτιμώρητος ἔσται ὃς δ᾽ ἂν ἐκκαύσῃ κακίαν ἀπολεῖται ὑπ᾽ αὐτῆς
Proverbs 19:10 Delight is not seemly for a fool; much less for a servant to have rule over princes. Proverbs 19:10 Luxury is not fitting for a fool; Much less for a slave to rule over princes. Proverbs 19:10 οὐ συμφέρει ἄφρονι τρυφή καὶ ἐὰν οἰκέτης ἄρξηται μεθ᾽ ὕβρεως δυναστεύειν
Proverbs 19:11 The discretion of a man deferreth his anger; and it is his glory to pass over a transgression. Proverbs 19:11 A man's discretion makes him slow to anger, And it is his glory to overlook a transgression. Proverbs 19:11 ἐλεήμων ἀνὴρ μακροθυμεῖ τὸ δὲ καύχημα αὐτοῦ ἐπέρχεται παρανόμοις
Proverbs 19:12 The king's wrath is as the roaring of a lion; but his favour is as dew upon the grass. Proverbs 19:12 The king's wrath is like the roaring of a lion, But his favor is like dew on the grass. Proverbs 19:12 βασιλέως ἀπειλὴ ὁμοία βρυγμῷ λέοντος ὥσπερ δὲ δρόσος ἐπὶ χόρτῳ οὕτως τὸ ἱλαρὸν αὐτοῦ
Proverbs 19:13 A foolish son is the calamity of his father: and the contentions of a wife are a continual dropping. Proverbs 19:13 A foolish son is destruction to his father, And the contentions of a wife are a constant dripping. Proverbs 19:13 αἰσχύνη πατρὶ υἱὸς ἄφρων καὶ οὐχ ἁγναὶ εὐχαὶ ἀπὸ μισθώματος ἑταίρας
Proverbs 19:14 House and riches are the inheritance of fathers: and a prudent wife is from the LORD. Proverbs 19:14 House and wealth are an inheritance from fathers, But a prudent wife is from the Lord. Proverbs 19:14 οἶκον καὶ ὕπαρξιν μερίζουσιν πατέρες παισίν παρὰ δὲ θεοῦ ἁρμόζεται γυνὴ ἀνδρί
Proverbs 19:15 Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep; and an idle soul shall suffer hunger. Proverbs 19:15 Laziness casts into a deep sleep, And an idle man will suffer hunger. Proverbs 19:15 δειλία κατέχει ἀνδρογύναιον ψυχὴ δὲ ἀεργοῦ πεινάσει
Proverbs 19:16 He that keepeth the commandment keepeth his own soul; but he that despiseth his ways shall die. Proverbs 19:16 He who keeps the commandment keeps his soul, But he who is careless of conduct will die. Proverbs 19:16 ὃς φυλάσσει ἐντολήν τηρεῖ τὴν ἑαυτοῦ ψυχήν ὁ δὲ καταφρονῶν τῶν ἑαυτοῦ ὁδῶν ἀπολεῖται
Proverbs 19:17 He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the LORD; and that which he hath given will he pay him again. Proverbs 19:17 One who is gracious to a poor man lends to the Lord, And He will repay him for his good deed. Proverbs 19:17 δανίζει θεῷ ὁ ἐλεῶν πτωχόν κατὰ δὲ τὸ δόμα αὐτοῦ ἀνταποδώσει αὐτῷ
Proverbs 19:18 Chasten thy son while there is hope, and let not thy soul spare for his crying. Proverbs 19:18 Discipline your son while there is hope, And do not desire his death. Proverbs 19:18 παίδευε υἱόν σου οὕτως γὰρ ἔσται εὔελπις εἰς δὲ ὕβριν μὴ ἐπαίρου τῇ ψυχῇ σου
Proverbs 19:19 A man of great wrath shall suffer punishment: for if thou deliver him, yet thou must do it again. Proverbs 19:19 A man of great anger will bear the penalty, For if you rescue him, you will only have to do it again. Proverbs 19:19 κακόφρων ἀνὴρ πολλὰ ζημιωθήσεται ἐὰν δὲ λοιμεύηται καὶ τὴν ψυχὴν αὐτοῦ προσθήσει
Proverbs 19:20 Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou mayest be wise in thy latter end. Proverbs 19:20 Listen to counsel and accept discipline, That you may be wise the rest of your days. Proverbs 19:20 ἄκουε υἱέ παιδείαν πατρός σου ἵνα σοφὸς γένῃ ἐπ᾽ ἐσχάτων σου
Proverbs 19:21 There are many devices in a man's heart; nevertheless the counsel of the LORD, that shall stand. Proverbs 19:21 Many plans are in a man's heart, But the counsel of the Lord will stand. Proverbs 19:21 πολλοὶ λογισμοὶ ἐν καρδίᾳ ἀνδρός ἡ δὲ βουλὴ τοῦ κυρίου εἰς τὸν αἰῶνα μένει
Proverbs 19:22 The desire of a man is his kindness: and a poor man is better than a liar. Proverbs 19:22 What is desirable in a man is his kindness, And it is better to be a poor man than a liar. Proverbs 19:22 καρπὸς ἀνδρὶ ἐλεημοσύνη κρείσσων δὲ πτωχὸς δίκαιος ἢ πλούσιος ψεύστης
Proverbs 19:23 The fear of the LORD tendeth to life: and he that hath it shall abide satisfied; he shall not be visited with evil. Proverbs 19:23 The fear of the Lord leads to life, So that one may sleep satisfied, untouched by evil. Proverbs 19:23 φόβος κυρίου εἰς ζωὴν ἀνδρί ὁ δὲ ἄφοβος αὐλισθήσεται ἐν τόποις οὗ οὐκ ἐπισκοπεῖται γνῶσις
Proverbs 19:24 A slothful man hideth his hand in his bosom, and will not so much as bring it to his mouth again. Proverbs 19:24 The sluggard buries his hand in the dish, But will not even bring it back to his mouth. Proverbs 19:24 ὁ ἐγκρύπτων εἰς τὸν κόλπον αὐτοῦ χεῖρας ἀδίκως οὐδὲ τῷ στόματι οὐ μὴ προσαγάγῃ αὐτάς
Proverbs 19:25 Smite a scorner, and the simple will beware: and reprove one that hath understanding, and he will understand knowledge. Proverbs 19:25 Strike a scoffer and the naive may become shrewd, But reprove one who has understanding and he will gain knowledge. Proverbs 19:25 λοιμοῦ μαστιγουμένου ἄφρων πανουργότερος γίνεται ἐὰν δὲ ἐλέγχῃς ἄνδρα φρόνιμον νοήσει αἴσθησιν
Proverbs 19:26 He that wasteth his father, and chaseth away his mother, is a son that causeth shame, and bringeth reproach. Proverbs 19:26 He who assaults his father and drives his mother away Is a shameful and disgraceful son. Proverbs 19:26 ὁ ἀτιμάζων πατέρα καὶ ἀπωθούμενος μητέρα αὐτοῦ καταισχυνθήσεται καὶ ἐπονείδιστος ἔσται
Proverbs 19:27 Cease, my son, to hear the instruction that causeth to err from the words of knowledge. Proverbs 19:27 Cease listening, my son, to discipline, And you will stray from the words of knowledge. Proverbs 19:27 υἱὸς ἀπολειπόμενος φυλάξαι παιδείαν πατρὸς μελετήσει ῥήσεις κακάς
Proverbs 19:28 An ungodly witness scorneth judgment: and the mouth of the wicked devoureth iniquity. Proverbs 19:28 A rascally witness makes a mockery of justice, And the mouth of the wicked spreads iniquity. Proverbs 19:28 ὁ ἐγγυώμενος παῖδα ἄφρονα καθυβρίζει δικαίωμα στόμα δὲ ἀσεβῶν καταπίεται κρίσεις
Proverbs 19:29 Judgments are prepared for scorners, and stripes for the back of fools. Proverbs 19:29 Judgments are prepared for scoffers, And blows for the back of fools. Proverbs 19:29 ἑτοιμάζονται ἀκολάστοις μάστιγες καὶ τιμωρίαι ὤμοις ἀφρόνων

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