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Proverbs 19 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:1 - Better is a poor person who walks in his integrity
than one who is crooked in speech and is a fool.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:2 - Desire[fn] without knowledge is not good,
and whoever makes haste with his feet misses his way.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:3 - When a man’s folly brings his way to ruin,
his heart rages against the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:4 - Wealth brings many new friends,
but a poor man is deserted by his friend.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:5 - A false witness will not go unpunished,
and he who breathes out lies will not escape.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:6 - Many seek the favor of a generous man,[fn]
and everyone is a friend to a man who gives gifts.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:7 - All a poor man’s brothers hate him;
how much more do his friends go far from him!
He pursues them with words, but does not have them.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:8 - Whoever gets sense loves his own soul;
he who keeps understanding will discover good.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:9 - A false witness will not go unpunished,
and he who breathes out lies will perish.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:10 - It is not fitting for a fool to live in luxury,
much less for a slave to rule over princes.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:11 - Good sense makes one slow to anger,
and it is his glory to overlook an offense.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:12 - A king’s wrath is like the growling of a lion,
but his favor is like dew on the grass.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:13 - A foolish son is ruin to his father,
and a wife’s quarreling is a continual dripping of rain.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:14 - House and wealth are inherited from fathers,
but a prudent wife is from the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:15 - Slothfulness casts into a deep sleep,
and an idle person will suffer hunger.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:16 - Whoever keeps the commandment keeps his life;
he who despises his ways will die.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:17 - Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the LORD,
and he will repay him for his deed.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:18 - Discipline your son, for there is hope;
do not set your heart on putting him to death.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:19 - A man of great wrath will pay the penalty,
for if you deliver him, you will only have to do it again.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:20 - Listen to advice and accept instruction,
that you may gain wisdom in the future.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:21 - Many are the plans in the mind of a man,
but it is the purpose of the LORD that will stand.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:22 - What is desired in a man is steadfast love,
and a poor man is better than a liar.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:23 - The fear of the LORD leads to life,
and whoever has it rests satisfied;
he will not be visited by harm.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:24 - The sluggard buries his hand in the dish
and will not even bring it back to his mouth.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:25 - Strike a scoffer, and the simple will learn prudence;
reprove a man of understanding, and he will gain knowledge.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:26 - He who does violence to his father and chases away his mother
is a son who brings shame and reproach.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:27 - Cease to hear instruction, my son,
and you will stray from the words of knowledge.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:28 - A worthless witness mocks at justice,
and the mouth of the wicked devours iniquity.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:29 - Condemnation is ready for scoffers,
and beating for the backs of fools.
ESV Footnotes
Or A soul
Or of a noble
The meaning of the Hebrew sentence is uncertain

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The Holy Bible, English Standard Version copyright © 2001, 2007, 2011, 2016 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

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