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Proverbs 21

Proverbs 21:1  
The king's heart is in the hand of the LORD, as the rivers of water: he turneth it whithersoever he will.

Proverbs 21:2  
Every way of a man is right in his own eyes: but the LORD pondereth the hearts.

Proverbs 21:3  
To do justice and judgment is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.

Proverbs 21:4  
An high look, and a proud heart, and the plowing of the wicked, is sin.

Proverbs 21:5  
The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; but of every one that is hasty only to want.

Proverbs 21:6  
The getting of treasures by a lying tongue is a vanity tossed to and fro of them that seek death.

Proverbs 21:7  
The robbery of the wicked shall destroy them; because they refuse to do judgment.

Proverbs 21:8  
The way of man is froward and strange: but as for the pure, his work is right.

Proverbs 21:9  
It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop, than with a brawling woman in a wide house.

Proverbs 21:10  
The soul of the wicked desireth evil: his neighbour findeth no favour in his eyes.

Proverbs 21:11  
When the scorner is punished, the simple is made wise: and when the wise is instructed, he receiveth knowledge.

Proverbs 21:12  
The righteous man wisely considereth the house of the wicked: but God overthroweth the wicked for their wickedness.

Proverbs 21:13  
Whoso stoppeth his ears at the cry of the poor, he also shall cry himself, but shall not be heard.

Proverbs 21:14  
A gift in secret pacifieth anger: and a reward in the bosom strong wrath.

Proverbs 21:15  
It is joy to the just to do judgment: but destruction shall be to the workers of iniquity.

Proverbs 21:16  
The man that wandereth out of the way of understanding shall remain in the congregation of the dead.

Proverbs 21:17  
He that loveth pleasure shall be a poor man: he that loveth wine and oil shall not be rich.

Proverbs 21:18  
The wicked shall be a ransom for the righteous, and the transgressor for the upright.

Proverbs 21:19  
It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and an angry woman.

Proverbs 21:20  
There is treasure to be desired and oil in the dwelling of the wise; but a foolish man spendeth it up.

Proverbs 21:21  
He that followeth after righteousness and mercy findeth life, righteousness, and honour.

Proverbs 21:22  
A wise man scaleth the city of the mighty, and casteth down the strength of the confidence thereof.

Proverbs 21:23  
Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from troubles.

Proverbs 21:24  
Proud and haughty scorner is his name, who dealeth in proud wrath.

Proverbs 21:25  
The desire of the slothful killeth him; for his hands refuse to labour.

Proverbs 21:26  
He coveteth greedily all the day long: but the righteous giveth and spareth not.

Proverbs 21:27  
The sacrifice of the wicked is abomination: how much more, when he bringeth it with a wicked mind?

Proverbs 21:28  
A false witness shall perish: but the man that heareth speaketh constantly.

Proverbs 21:29  
A wicked man hardeneth his face: but as for the upright, he directeth his way.

Proverbs 21:30  
There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.

Proverbs 21:31  
The horse is prepared against the day of battle: but safety is of the LORD.


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