Proverbs 29:1 ←
He who is often rebuked and stiffens his neck will be destroyed suddenly, with no remedy.
Proverbs 29:2 ←
When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice; but when the wicked rule, the people groan.
Proverbs 29:3 ←
Whoever loves wisdom brings joy to his father; but a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth.
Proverbs 29:4 ←
The king by justice makes the land stable, but he who takes bribes tears it down.
Proverbs 29:5 ←
A man who flatters his neighbor spreads a net for his feet.
Proverbs 29:6 ←
An evil man is snared by his sin, but the righteous can sing and be glad.
Proverbs 29:7 ←
The righteous care about justice for the poor. The wicked aren’t concerned about knowledge.
Proverbs 29:8 ←
Mockers stir up a city, but wise men turn away anger.
Proverbs 29:9 ←
If a wise man goes to court with a foolish man, the fool rages or scoffs, and there is no peace.
Proverbs 29:10 ←
The bloodthirsty hate a man of integrity; and they seek the life of the upright.
Proverbs 29:11 ←
A fool vents all of his anger, but a wise man brings himself under control.
Proverbs 29:12 ←
If a ruler listens to lies, all of his officials are wicked.
Proverbs 29:13 ←
The poor man and the oppressor have this in common: Yahweh gives sight to the eyes of both.
Proverbs 29:14 ←
The king who fairly judges the poor, his throne shall be established forever.
Proverbs 29:15 ←
The rod of correction gives wisdom, but a child left to himself causes shame to his mother.
Proverbs 29:16 ←
When the wicked increase, sin increases; but the righteous will see their downfall.
Proverbs 29:17 ←
Correct your son, and he will give you peace; yes, he will bring delight to your soul.
Proverbs 29:18 ←
Where there is no revelation, the people cast off restraint; but one who keeps the law is blessed.
Proverbs 29:19 ←
A servant can’t be corrected by words. Though he understands, yet he will not respond.
Proverbs 29:20 ←
Do you see a man who is hasty in his words? There is more hope for a fool than for him.
Proverbs 29:21 ←
He who pampers his servant from youth will have him become a son in the end.
Proverbs 29:22 ←
An angry man stirs up strife, and a wrathful man abounds in sin.
Proverbs 29:23 ←
A man’s pride brings him low, but one of lowly spirit gains honor.
Proverbs 29:24 ←
Whoever is an accomplice of a thief is an enemy of his own soul. He takes an oath, but dares not testify.
Proverbs 29:25 ←
The fear of man proves to be a snare, but whoever puts his trust in Yahweh is kept safe.
Proverbs 29:26 ←
Many seek the ruler’s favor, but a man’s justice comes from Yahweh.
Proverbs 29:27 ←
A dishonest man detests the righteous, and the upright in their ways detest the wicked.