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Proverbs 13

Proverbs 13:1  
A wise son heareth his father's instruction: but a scorner heareth not rebuke.

Proverbs 13:2  
A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth: but the soul of the transgressors shall eat violence.

Proverbs 13:3  
He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life: but he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction.

Proverbs 13:4  
The soul of the sluggard desireth, and hath nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.

Proverbs 13:5  
A righteous man hateth lying: but a wicked man is loathsome, and cometh to shame.

Proverbs 13:6  
Righteousness keepeth him that is upright in the way: but wickedness overthroweth the sinner.

Proverbs 13:7  
There is that maketh himself rich, yet hath nothing: there is that maketh himself poor, yet hath great riches.

Proverbs 13:8  
The ransom of a man's life are his riches: but the poor heareth not rebuke.

Proverbs 13:9  
The light of the righteous rejoiceth: but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.

Proverbs 13:10  
Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well advised is wisdom.

Proverbs 13:11  
Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished: but he that gathereth by labour shall increase.

Proverbs 13:12  
Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.

Proverbs 13:13  
Whoso despiseth the word shall be destroyed: but he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.

Proverbs 13:14  
The law of the wise is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.

Proverbs 13:15  
Good understanding giveth favour: but the way of transgressors is hard.

Proverbs 13:16  
Every prudent man dealeth with knowledge: but a fool layeth open his folly.

Proverbs 13:17  
A wicked messenger falleth into mischief: but a faithful ambassador is health.

Proverbs 13:18  
Poverty and shame shall be to him that refuseth instruction: but he that regardeth reproof shall be honoured.

Proverbs 13:19  
The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul: but it is abomination to fools to depart from evil.

Proverbs 13:20  
He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.

Proverbs 13:21  
Evil pursueth sinners: but to the righteous good shall be repayed.

Proverbs 13:22  
A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children: and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.

Proverbs 13:23  
Much food is in the tillage of the poor: but there is that is destroyed for want of judgment.

Proverbs 13:24  
He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.

Proverbs 13:25  
The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soul: but the belly of the wicked shall want.


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