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Proverbs 22


Proverbs 22:1 A good name is to be more desired than great wealth, Favor is better than silver and gold.
Proverbs 22:2 The rich and the poor have a common bond, The Lord is the maker of them all.
Proverbs 22:3 The prudent sees the evil and hides himself, But the naive go on, and are punished for it.
Proverbs 22:4 The reward of humility and the fear of the Lord Are riches, honor and life.
Proverbs 22:5 Thorns and snares are in the way of the perverse; He who guards himself will be far from them.
Proverbs 22:6 Train up a child in the way he should go, Even when he is old he will not depart from it.
Proverbs 22:7 The rich rules over the poor, And the borrower becomes the lender's slave.
Proverbs 22:8 He who sows iniquity will reap vanity, And the rod of his fury will perish.
Proverbs 22:9 He who is generous will be blessed, For he gives some of his food to the poor.
Proverbs 22:10 Drive out the scoffer, and contention will go out, Even strife and dishonor will cease.
Proverbs 22:11 He who loves purity of heart And whose speech is gracious, the king is his friend.
Proverbs 22:12 The eyes of the Lord preserve knowledge, But He overthrows the words of the treacherous man.
Proverbs 22:13 The sluggard says," There is a lion outside; I will be killed in the streets!"
Proverbs 22:14 The mouth of an adulteress is a deep pit; He who is cursed of the Lord will fall into it.
Proverbs 22:15 Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child; The rod of discipline will remove it far from him.
Proverbs 22:16 He who oppresses the poor to make more for himself Or who gives to the rich, will only come to poverty.
Proverbs 22:17 Incline your ear and hear the words of the wise, And apply your mind to my knowledge;
Proverbs 22:18 For it will be pleasant if you keep them within you, That they may be ready on your lips.
Proverbs 22:19 So that your trust may be in the Lord, I have taught you today, even you.
Proverbs 22:20 Have I not written to you excellent things Of counsels and knowledge,
Proverbs 22:21 To make you know the certainty of the words of truth That you may correctly answer him who sent you?
Proverbs 22:22 Do not rob the poor because he is poor, Or crush the afflicted at the gate;
Proverbs 22:23 For the Lord will plead their case And take the life of those who rob them.
Proverbs 22:24 Do not associate with a man given to anger; Or go with a hot-tempered man,
Proverbs 22:25 Or you will learn his ways And find a snare for yourself.
Proverbs 22:26 Do not be among those who give pledges, Among those who become guarantors for debts.
Proverbs 22:27 If you have nothing with which to pay, Why should he take your bed from under you?
Proverbs 22:28 Do not move the ancient boundary Which your fathers have set.
Proverbs 22:29 Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will stand before kings; He will not stand before obscure men.


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Proverbs 22:1 A GOOD name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favour rather than silver and gold. Proverbs 22:1 A good name is to be more desired than great wealth, Favor is better than silver and gold. Proverbs 22:1 αἱρετώτερον ὄνομα καλὸν ἢ πλοῦτος πολύς ὑπὲρ δὲ ἀργύριον καὶ χρυσίον χάρις ἀγαθή
Proverbs 22:2 The rich and poor meet together: the LORD is the maker of them all. Proverbs 22:2 The rich and the poor have a common bond, The Lord is the maker of them all. Proverbs 22:2 πλούσιος καὶ πτωχὸς συνήντησαν ἀλλήλοις ἀμφοτέρους δὲ ὁ κύριος ἐποίησεν
Proverbs 22:3 A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself: but the simple pass on, and are punished. Proverbs 22:3 The prudent sees the evil and hides himself, But the naive go on, and are punished for it. Proverbs 22:3 πανοῦργος ἰδὼν πονηρὸν τιμωρούμενον κραταιῶς αὐτὸς παιδεύεται οἱ δὲ ἄφρονες παρελθόντες ἐζημιώθησαν
Proverbs 22:4 By humility and the fear of the LORD are riches, and honour, and life. Proverbs 22:4 The reward of humility and the fear of the Lord Are riches, honor and life. Proverbs 22:4 γενεὰ σοφίας φόβος κυρίου καὶ πλοῦτος καὶ δόξα καὶ ζωή
Proverbs 22:5 Thorns and snares are in the way of the froward: he that doth keep his soul shall be far from them. Proverbs 22:5 Thorns and snares are in the way of the perverse; He who guards himself will be far from them. Proverbs 22:5 τρίβολοι καὶ παγίδες ἐν ὁδοῖς σκολιαῖς ὁ δὲ φυλάσσων τὴν ἑαυτοῦ ψυχὴν ἀφέξεται αὐτῶν
Proverbs 22:6 Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6 Train up a child in the way he should go, Even when he is old he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6 LXX differs
Proverbs 22:7 The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender. Proverbs 22:7 The rich rules over the poor, And the borrower becomes the lender's slave. Proverbs 22:7 πλούσιοι πτωχῶν ἄρξουσιν καὶ οἰκέται ἰδίοις δεσπόταις δανιοῦσιν
Proverbs 22:8 He that soweth iniquity shall reap vanity: and the rod of his anger shall fail. Proverbs 22:8 He who sows iniquity will reap vanity, And the rod of his fury will perish. Proverbs 22:8 ὁ σπείρων φαῦλα θερίσει κακά πληγὴν δὲ ἔργων αὐτοῦ συντελέσει ~ ἄνδρα ἱλαρὸν καὶ δότην εὐλογεῖ ὁ θεός ματαιότητα δὲ ἔργων αὐτοῦ συντελέσει
Proverbs 22:9 He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he giveth of his bread to the poor. Proverbs 22:9 He who is generous will be blessed, For he gives some of his food to the poor. Proverbs 22:9 ὁ ἐλεῶν πτωχὸν αὐτὸς διατραφήσεται τῶν γὰρ ἑαυτοῦ ἄρτων ἔδωκεν τῷ πτωχῷ ~ νίκην καὶ τιμὴν περιποιεῖται ὁ δῶρα δούς τὴν μέντοι ψυχὴν ἀφαιρεῖται τῶν κεκτημένων
Proverbs 22:10 Cast out the scorner, and contention shall go out; yea, strife and reproach shall cease. Proverbs 22:10 Drive out the scoffer, and contention will go out, Even strife and dishonor will cease. Proverbs 22:10 ἔκβαλε ἐκ συνεδρίου λοιμόν καὶ συνεξελεύσεται αὐτῷ νεῖκος ὅταν γὰρ καθίσῃ ἐν συνεδρίῳ πάντας ἀτιμάζει
Proverbs 22:11 He that loveth pureness of heart, for the grace of his lips the king shall be his friend. Proverbs 22:11 He who loves purity of heart And whose speech is gracious, the king is his friend. Proverbs 22:11 ἀγαπᾷ κύριος ὁσίας καρδίας δεκτοὶ δὲ αὐτῷ πάντες ἄμωμοι χείλεσιν ποιμαίνει βασιλεύς
Proverbs 22:12 The eyes of the LORD preserve knowledge, and he overthroweth the words of the transgressor. Proverbs 22:12 The eyes of the Lord preserve knowledge, But He overthrows the words of the treacherous man. Proverbs 22:12 οἱ δὲ ὀφθαλμοὶ κυρίου διατηροῦσιν αἴσθησιν φαυλίζει δὲ λόγους παράνομος
Proverbs 22:13 The slothful man saith, There is a lion without, I shall be slain in the streets. Proverbs 22:13 The sluggard says," There is a lion outside; I will be killed in the streets!" Proverbs 22:13 προφασίζεται καὶ λέγει ὀκνηρός λέων ἐν ταῖς ὁδοῖς ἐν δὲ ταῖς πλατείαις φονευταί
Proverbs 22:14 The mouth of strange women is a deep pit: he that is abhorred of the LORD shall fall therein. Proverbs 22:14 The mouth of an adulteress is a deep pit; He who is cursed of the Lord will fall into it. Proverbs 22:14 βόθρος βαθὺς στόμα παρανόμου ὁ δὲ μισηθεὶς ὑπὸ κυρίου ἐμπεσεῖται εἰς αὐτόν ~ εἰσὶν ὁδοὶ κακαὶ ἐνώπιον ἀνδρός καὶ οὐκ ἀγαπᾷ τοῦ ἀποστρέψαι ἀπ᾽ αὐτῶν ἀποστρέφειν δὲ δεῖ ἀπὸ ὁδοῦ σκολιᾶς καὶ κακῆς
Proverbs 22:15 Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him. Proverbs 22:15 Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child; The rod of discipline will remove it far from him. Proverbs 22:15 ἄνοια ἐξῆπται καρδίας νέου ῥάβδος δὲ καὶ παιδεία μακρὰν ἀπ᾽ αὐτοῦ
Proverbs 22:16 He that oppresseth the poor to increase his riches, and he that giveth to the rich, shall surely come to want. Proverbs 22:16 He who oppresses the poor to make more for himself Or who gives to the rich, will only come to poverty. Proverbs 22:16 ὁ συκοφαντῶν πένητα πολλὰ ποιεῖ τὰ ἑαυτοῦ δίδωσιν δὲ πλουσίῳ ἐπ᾽ ἐλάσσονι
Proverbs 22:17 Bow down thine ear, and hear the words of the wise, and apply thine heart unto my knowledge. Proverbs 22:17 Incline your ear and hear the words of the wise, And apply your mind to my knowledge; Proverbs 22:17 λόγοις σοφῶν παράβαλλε σὸν οὖς καὶ ἄκουε ἐμὸν λόγον τὴν δὲ σὴν καρδίαν ἐπίστησον ἵνα γνῷς ὅτι καλοί εἰσιν
Proverbs 22:18 For it is a pleasant thing if thou keep them within thee; they shall withal be fitted in thy lips. Proverbs 22:18 For it will be pleasant if you keep them within you, That they may be ready on your lips. Proverbs 22:18 καὶ ἐὰν ἐμβάλῃς αὐτοὺς εἰς τὴν καρδίαν σου εὐφρανοῦσίν σε ἅμα ἐπὶ σοῖς χείλεσιν
Proverbs 22:19 That thy trust may be in the LORD, I have made known to thee this day, even to thee. Proverbs 22:19 So that your trust may be in the Lord, I have taught you today, even you. Proverbs 22:19 ἵνα σου γένηται ἐπὶ κύριον ἡ ἐλπὶς καὶ γνωρίσῃ σοι τὴν ὁδὸν αὐτοῦ
Proverbs 22:20 Have not I written to thee excellent things in counsels and knowledge, Proverbs 22:20 Have I not written to you excellent things Of counsels and knowledge, Proverbs 22:20 καὶ σὺ δὲ ἀπόγραψαι αὐτὰ σεαυτῷ τρισσῶς εἰς βουλὴν καὶ γνῶσιν ἐπὶ τὸ πλάτος τῆς καρδίας σου
Proverbs 22:21 That I might make thee know the certainty of the words of truth; that thou mightest answer the words of truth to them that send unto thee? Proverbs 22:21 To make you know the certainty of the words of truth That you may correctly answer him who sent you? Proverbs 22:21 διδάσκω οὖν σε ἀληθῆ λόγον καὶ γνῶσιν ἀγαθὴν ὑπακούειν τοῦ ἀποκρίνεσθαι λόγους ἀληθείας τοῖς προβαλλομένοις σοι
Proverbs 22 22 Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither oppress the afflicted in the gate Proverbs 22:22 Do not rob the poor because he is poor, Or crush the afflicted at the gate; Proverbs 22:22 μὴ ἀποβιάζου πένητα πτωχὸς γάρ ἐστιν καὶ μὴ ἀτιμάσῃς ἀσθενῆ ἐν πύλαις
Proverbs 22:23 For the LORD will plead their cause, and spoil the soul of those that spoiled them. Proverbs 22:23 For the Lord will plead their case And take the life of those who rob them. Proverbs 22:23 ὁ γὰρ κύριος κρινεῖ αὐτοῦ τὴν κρίσιν καὶ ῥύσῃ σὴν ἄσυλον ψυχήν
Proverbs 22:24 Make no friendship with an angry man; and with a furious man thou shalt not go: Proverbs 22:24 Do not associate with a man given to anger; Or go with a hot-tempered man, Proverbs 22:24 μὴ ἴσθι ἑταῖρος ἀνδρὶ θυμώδει φίλῳ δὲ ὀργίλῳ μὴ συναυλίζου
Proverbs 22:25 Lest thou learn his ways, and get a snare to thy soul. Proverbs 22:25 Or you will learn his ways And find a snare for yourself. Proverbs 22:25 μήποτε μάθῃς τῶν ὁδῶν αὐτοῦ καὶ λάβῃς βρόχους τῇ σῇ ψυχῇ
Proverbs 22:26 Be not thou one of them that strike hands, or of them that are sureties for debts. Proverbs 22:26 Do not be among those who give pledges, Among those who become guarantors for debts. Proverbs 22:26 μὴ δίδου σεαυτὸν εἰς ἐγγύην αἰσχυνόμενος πρόσωπον
Proverbs 22:27 If thou hast nothing to pay, why should he take away thy bed from under thee? Proverbs 22:27 If you have nothing with which to pay, Why should he take your bed from under you? Proverbs 22:27 ἐὰν γὰρ μὴ ἔχῃς πόθεν ἀποτείσῃς λήμψονται τὸ στρῶμα τὸ ὑπὸ τὰς πλευράς σου
Proverbs 22:28 Remove not the ancient landmark, which thy fathers have set. Proverbs 22:28 Do not move the ancient boundary Which your fathers have set. Proverbs 22:28 μὴ μέταιρε ὅρια αἰώνια ἃ ἔθεντο οἱ πατέρες σου
Proverbs 22:29 Seest thou a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before mean men. Proverbs 22:29 Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will stand before kings; He will not stand before obscure men. Proverbs 22:29 ὁρατικὸν ἄνδρα καὶ ὀξὺν ἐν τοῖς ἔργοις αὐτοῦ βασιλεῦσι δεῖ παρεστάναι καὶ μὴ παρεστάναι ἀνδράσι νωθροῖς

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