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Proverbs 20 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:1 - Wine is a mocker, and beer is a brawler; Whoever is led astray by them is not wise.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:2 - The terror of a king is like the roaring of a lion: He who provokes him to anger forfeits his own life.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:3 - It is an honor for a man to keep aloof from strife; But every fool will be quarreling.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:4 - The sluggard will not plow by reason of the winter; Therefore he shall beg in harvest, and have nothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:5 - Counsel in the heart of man is like deep water; But a man of understanding will draw it out.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:6 - Many men claim to be men of unfailing love, But who can find a faithful man?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:7 - A righteous man walks in integrity. Blessed are his children after him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:8 - A king who sits on the throne of judgment Scatters away all evil with his eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:9 - Who can say, "I have made my heart pure. I am clean and without sin?"
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:10 - Differing weights and differing measures, Both of them alike are an abomination to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:11 - Even a child makes himself known by his doings, Whether his work is pure, and whether it is right.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:12 - The hearing ear, and the seeing eye, The LORD has made even both of them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:13 - Don't love sleep, lest you come to poverty; Open your eyes, and you shall be satisfied with bread.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:14 - "It's no good, it's no good," says the buyer; But when he is gone his way, then he boasts.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:15 - There is gold and abundance of rubies; But the lips of knowledge are a rare jewel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:16 - Take the garment of one who puts up collateral for a stranger; And hold him in pledge for a wayward woman.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:17 - Fraudulent food is sweet to a man, But afterwards his mouth is filled with gravel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:18 - Plans are established by advice; By wise guidance you wage war!
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:19 - He who goes about as a tale-bearer reveals secrets; Therefore don't keep company with him who opens wide his lips.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:20 - Whoever curses his father or his mother, His lamp shall be put out in blackness of darkness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:21 - An inheritance quickly gained at the beginning, Won't be blessed in the end.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:22 - Don't say, "I will pay back evil." Wait for the LORD, and he will save you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:23 - The LORD detests differing weights, And dishonest scales are not pleasing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:24 - A man's steps are from the LORD; How then can man understand his way?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:25 - It is a snare to a man make a rash dedication, And later reconsider his vows.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:26 - A wise king winnows out the wicked, And drives the threshing wheel over them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:27 - The spirit of man is the LORD's lamp, Searching all his innermost parts.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:28 - Love and faithfulness keep the king safe. His throne is sustained by love.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:29 - The glory of young men is their strength. The splendor of old men is their gray hair.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:30 - Wounding blows cleanse away evil, And beatings purge the innermost parts.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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