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Proverbs 24 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:1 - Don't be envious of evil men; Neither desire to be with them:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:2 - For their hearts plot violence, And their lips talk about mischief.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:3 - Through wisdom a house is built; By understanding it is established;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:4 - By knowledge the rooms are filled With all rare and beautiful treasure.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:5 - A wise man has great power; And a knowledgeable man increases strength;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:6 - For by wise guidance you wage your war; And victory is in many advisors.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:7 - Wisdom is too high for a fool: He doesn't open his mouth in the gate.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:8 - One who plots to do evil Will be called a schemer.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:9 - The schemes of folly are sin. The mocker is detested by men.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:10 - If you falter in the time of trouble, Your strength is small.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:11 - Rescue those who are being led away to death! Indeed, hold back those who are staggering to the slaughter!
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:12 - If you say, "Behold, we didn't know this;" Doesn't he who weighs the hearts consider it? He who keeps your soul, doesn't he know it? Shall he not render to every man according to his work?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:13 - My son, eat honey, for it is good; The droppings of the honeycomb, which are sweet to your taste:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:14 - So you shall know wisdom to be to your soul; If you have found it, then there will be a reward, Your hope will not be cut off.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:15 - Don't lay in wait, wicked man, against the habitation of the righteous. Don't destroy his resting-place:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:16 - For a righteous man falls seven times, and rises up again; But the wicked are overthrown by calamity.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:17 - Don't rejoice when your enemy falls. Don't let your heart be glad when he is overthrown;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:18 - Lest the LORD see it, and it displease him, And he turn away his wrath from him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:19 - Don't fret yourself because of evildoers; Neither be envious of the wicked:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:20 - For there will be no reward to the evil man; And the lamp of the wicked shall be snuffed out.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:21 - My son, fear the LORD and the king. Don't join those who are rebellious:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:22 - For their calamity will rise suddenly; The destruction from them both -- who knows?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:23 - These also are sayings of the wise. To show partiality in judgment is not good.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:24 - He who says to the wicked, "You are righteous;" Peoples shall curse him, and nations shall abhor him --
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:25 - But it will go well with those who convict the guilty, And a rich blessing will come on them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:26 - An honest answer Is like a kiss on the lips.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:27 - Prepare your work outside, And get your fields ready. Afterwards, build your house.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:28 - Don't be a witness against your neighbor without cause. Don't deceive with your lips.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:29 - Don't say, "I will do to him as he has done to me; I will render to the man according to his work."
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:30 - I went by the field of the sluggard, By the vineyard of the man void of understanding;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:31 - Behold, it was all grown over with thorns. Its surface was covered with nettles, And its stone wall was broken down.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:32 - Then I saw, and considered well. I saw, and received instruction:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:33 - A little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to sleep;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:34 - So shall your poverty come as a robber, And your want as an armed man.

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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