Proverbs 10

Proverbs 10:1  
The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father; but a foolish son brings grief to his mother.

Proverbs 10:2  
Treasures of wickedness profit nothing, but righteousness delivers from death.

Proverbs 10:3  
Yahweh will not allow the soul of the righteous to go hungry, but he thrusts away the desire of the wicked.

Proverbs 10:4  
He becomes poor who works with a lazy hand, but the hand of the diligent brings wealth.

Proverbs 10:5  
He who gathers in summer is a wise son, but he who sleeps during the harvest is a son who causes shame.

Proverbs 10:6  
Blessings are on the head of the righteous, but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.

Proverbs 10:7  
The memory of the righteous is blessed, but the name of the wicked will rot.

Proverbs 10:8  
The wise in heart accept commandments, but a chattering fool will fall.

Proverbs 10:9  
He who walks blamelessly walks surely, but he who perverts his ways will be found out.

Proverbs 10:10  
One who winks with the eye causes sorrow, but a chattering fool will fall.

Proverbs 10:11  
The mouth of the righteous is a spring of life, but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.

Proverbs 10:12  
Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all wrongs.

Proverbs 10:13  
Wisdom is found on the lips of him who has discernment, but a rod is for the back of him who is void of understanding.

Proverbs 10:14  
Wise men lay up knowledge, but the mouth of the foolish is near ruin.

Proverbs 10:15  
The rich man’s wealth is his strong city. The destruction of the poor is their poverty.

Proverbs 10:16  
The labor of the righteous leads to life. The increase of the wicked leads to sin.

Proverbs 10:17  
He is in the way of life who heeds correction, but he who forsakes reproof leads others astray.

Proverbs 10:18  
He who hides hatred has lying lips. He who utters a slander is a fool.

Proverbs 10:19  
In the multitude of words there is no lack of disobedience, but he who restrains his lips does wisely.

Proverbs 10:20  
The tongue of the righteous is like choice silver. The heart of the wicked is of little worth.

Proverbs 10:21  
The lips of the righteous feed many, but the foolish die for lack of understanding.

Proverbs 10:22  
Yahweh’s blessing brings wealth, and he adds no trouble to it.

Proverbs 10:23  
It is a fool’s pleasure to do wickedness, but wisdom is a man of understanding’s pleasure.

Proverbs 10:24  
What the wicked fear will overtake them, but the desire of the righteous will be granted.

Proverbs 10:25  
When the whirlwind passes, the wicked is no more; but the righteous stand firm forever.

Proverbs 10:26  
As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to those who send him.

Proverbs 10:27  
The fear of Yahweh prolongs days, but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.

Proverbs 10:28  
The prospect of the righteous is joy, but the hope of the wicked will perish.

Proverbs 10:29  
The way of Yahweh is a stronghold to the upright, but it is a destruction to the workers of iniquity.

Proverbs 10:30  
The righteous will never be removed, but the wicked will not dwell in the land.

Proverbs 10:31  
The mouth of the righteous produces wisdom, but the perverse tongue will be cut off.

Proverbs 10:32  
The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable, but the mouth of the wicked is perverse.

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