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Proverbs 22 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:1 - A good name is more desirable than great riches, And loving favor is better than silver and gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:2 - The rich and the poor have this in common: The LORD is the maker of them all.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:3 - A prudent man sees danger, and hides himself; But the simple pass on, and suffer for it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:4 - The result of humility and the fear of the LORD Is wealth, honor, and life.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:5 - Thorns and snares are in the path of the wicked: Whoever guards his soul stays from them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:6 - Train up a child in the way he should go, And when he is old he will not depart from it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:7 - The rich rule over the poor. The borrower is servant to the lender.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:8 - He who sows wickedness reaps trouble, And the rod of his fury will be destroyed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:9 - He who has a generous eye will be blessed; For he shares his food with the poor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:10 - Drive out the mocker, and strife will go out; Yes, quarrels and insults will stop.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:11 - He who loves purity of heart and speaks gracefully Is the king's friend.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:12 - The eyes of the LORD watch over knowledge; But he frustrates the words of the unfaithful.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:13 - The sluggard says, "There is a lion outside! I will be killed in the streets!"
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:14 - The mouth of an adulteress is a deep pit: He who is under the LORD's wrath will fall into it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:15 - Folly is bound up in the heart of a child: The rod of discipline drives it far from him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:16 - Whoever oppresses the poor for his own increase and whoever gives to the rich, Both come to poverty.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:17 - Turn your ear, and listen to the words of the wise. Apply your heart to my teaching.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:18 - For it is a pleasant thing if you keep them within you, If all of them are ready on your lips.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:19 - That your trust may be in the LORD, I teach you today, even you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:20 - Haven't I written to you thirty excellent things Of counsel and knowledge,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:21 - To teach you truth, reliable words, To give sound answers to the ones who sent you?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:22 - Don't exploit the poor, because he is poor; And don't crush the needy in court;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:23 - For the LORD will plead their case, And plunder the life of those who plunder them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:24 - Don't befriend a hot-tempered man, And don't associate with one who harbors anger:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:25 - Lest you learn his ways, And ensnare your soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:26 - Don't you be one of those who strike hands, Of those who are collateral for debts.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:27 - If you don't have means to pay, Why should he take away your bed from under you?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:28 - Don't move the ancient boundary stone, Which your fathers have set up.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:29 - Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will serve kings; He won't serve obscure men.

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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by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
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