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Proverbs 29

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.


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