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Proverbs 21 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:1 - The king's heart is in the LORD's hand like the watercourses. He turns it wherever he desires.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:2 - Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, But the LORD weighs the hearts.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:3 - To do righteousness and justice Is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:4 - A high look, and a proud heart, The lamp of the wicked, is sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:5 - The plans of the diligent surely lead to profit; And everyone who is hasty surely rushes to poverty.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:6 - Getting treasures by a lying tongue Is a fleeting vapor for those who seek death.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:7 - The violence of the wicked will drive them away, Because they refuse to do what is right.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:8 - The way of the guilty is devious, But the conduct of the innocent is upright.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:9 - It is better to dwell in the corner of the housetop, Than to share a house with a contentious woman.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:10 - The soul of the wicked desires evil; His neighbor finds no mercy in his eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:11 - When the mocker is punished, the simple gains wisdom; When the wise is instructed, he receives knowledge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:12 - The Righteous One considers the house of the wicked, And brings the wicked to ruin.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:13 - Whoever stops his ears at the cry of the poor, He will also cry out, but shall not be heard.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:14 - A gift in secret pacifies anger; And a bribe in the cloak, strong wrath.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:15 - It is joy to the righteous to do justice; But it is a destruction to the workers of iniquity.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:16 - The man who wanders out of the way of understanding Shall rest in the assembly of the dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:17 - He who loves pleasure shall be a poor man: He who loves wine and oil shall not be rich.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:18 - The wicked is a ransom for the righteous; The treacherous for the upright.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:19 - It is better to dwell in a desert land, Than with a contentious and fretful woman.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:20 - There is precious treasure and oil in the dwelling of the wise; But a foolish man swallows it up.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:21 - He who follows after righteousness and kindness Finds life, righteousness, and honor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:22 - A wise man scales the city of the mighty, And brings down the strength of its confidence.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:23 - Whoever guards his mouth and his tongue Keeps his soul from troubles.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:24 - The proud and haughty man, "scoffer" is his name; He works in the arrogance of pride.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:25 - The desire of the sluggard kills him, For his hands refuse to labor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:26 - There are those who covet greedily all the day long; But the righteous give and don't withhold.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:27 - The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination: How much more, when he brings it with a wicked mind!
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:28 - A false witness will perish, And a man who listens speaks to eternity.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:29 - A wicked man hardens his face; But as for the upright, he establishes his ways.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:30 - There is no wisdom nor understanding Nor counsel against the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:31 - The horse is prepared for the day of battle; But victory is with the LORD.

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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