Proverbs 13:1 ←
A wise son listens to his father’s instruction, but a scoffer doesn’t listen to rebuke.
Proverbs 13:2 ←
By the fruit of his lips, a man enjoys good things, but the unfaithful crave violence.
Proverbs 13:3 ←
He who guards his mouth guards his soul. One who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.
Proverbs 13:4 ←
The soul of the sluggard desires, and has nothing, but the desire of the diligent shall be fully satisfied.
Proverbs 13:5 ←
A righteous man hates lies, but a wicked man brings shame and disgrace.
Proverbs 13:6 ←
Righteousness guards the way of integrity, but wickedness overthrows the sinner.
Proverbs 13:7 ←
There are some who pretend to be rich, yet have nothing. There are some who pretend to be poor, yet have great wealth.
Proverbs 13:8 ←
The ransom of a man’s life is his riches, but the poor hear no threats.
Proverbs 13:9 ←
The light of the righteous shines brightly, but the lamp of the wicked is snuffed out.
Proverbs 13:10 ←
Pride only breeds quarrels, but wisdom is with people who take advice.
Proverbs 13:11 ←
Wealth gained dishonestly dwindles away, but he who gathers by hand makes it grow.
Proverbs 13:12 ←
Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but when longing is fulfilled, it is a tree of life.
Proverbs 13:13 ←
Whoever despises instruction will pay for it, but he who respects a command will be rewarded.
Proverbs 13:14 ←
The teaching of the wise is a spring of life, to turn from the snares of death.
Proverbs 13:15 ←
Good understanding wins favor, but the way of the unfaithful is hard.
Proverbs 13:16 ←
Every prudent man acts from knowledge, but a fool exposes folly.
Proverbs 13:17 ←
A wicked messenger falls into trouble, but a trustworthy envoy gains healing.
Poverty and shame come to him who refuses discipline, but he who heeds correction shall be honored.
Proverbs 13:19 ←
Longing fulfilled is sweet to the soul, but fools detest turning from evil.
Proverbs 13:20 ←
One who walks with wise men grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm.
Proverbs 13:21 ←
Misfortune pursues sinners, but prosperity rewards the righteous.
Proverbs 13:22 ←
A good man leaves an inheritance to his children’s children, but the wealth of the sinner is stored for the righteous.
Proverbs 13:23 ←
An abundance of food is in poor people’s fields, but injustice sweeps it away.
Proverbs 13:24 ←
One who spares the rod hates his son, but one who loves him is careful to discipline him.
The righteous one eats to the satisfying of his soul, but the belly of the wicked goes hungry.