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Proverbs 21 :: King James Version (KJV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:1 - The king's heart is in the hand of the LORD, as the rivers of water: he turneth it whithersoever he will.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:2 - Every way of a man is right in his own eyes: but the LORD pondereth the hearts.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:3 - To do justice and judgment is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:4 - An high look, and a proud heart, and the plowing of the wicked, is sin.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:5 - The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; but of every one that is hasty only to want.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:6 - The getting of treasures by a lying tongue is a vanity tossed to and fro of them that seek death.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:7 - The robbery of the wicked shall destroy them; because they refuse to do judgment.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:8 - The way of man is froward and strange: but as for the pure, his work is right.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:9 - It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop, than with a brawling woman in a wide house.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:10 - The soul of the wicked desireth evil: his neighbour findeth no favour in his eyes.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:11 - When the scorner is punished, the simple is made wise: and when the wise is instructed, he receiveth knowledge.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:12 - The righteous man wisely considereth the house of the wicked: but God overthroweth the wicked for their wickedness.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:13 - Whoso stoppeth his ears at the cry of the poor, he also shall cry himself, but shall not be heard.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:14 - A gift in secret pacifieth anger: and a reward in the bosom strong wrath.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:15 - It is joy to the just to do judgment: but destruction shall be to the workers of iniquity.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:16 - The man that wandereth out of the way of understanding shall remain in the congregation of the dead.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:17 - He that loveth pleasure shall be a poor man: he that loveth wine and oil shall not be rich.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:18 - The wicked shall be a ransom for the righteous, and the transgressor for the upright.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:19 - It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and an angry woman.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:20 - There is treasure to be desired and oil in the dwelling of the wise; but a foolish man spendeth it up.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:21 - He that followeth after righteousness and mercy findeth life, righteousness, and honour.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:22 - A wise man scaleth the city of the mighty, and casteth down the strength of the confidence thereof.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:23 - Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from troubles.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:24 - Proud and haughty scorner is his name, who dealeth in proud wrath.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:25 - The desire of the slothful killeth him; for his hands refuse to labour.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:26 - He coveteth greedily all the day long: but the righteous giveth and spareth not.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:27 - The sacrifice of the wicked is abomination: how much more, when he bringeth it with a wicked mind?

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:28 - A false witness shall perish: but the man that heareth speaketh constantly.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:29 - A wicked man hardeneth his face: but as for the upright, he directeth his way.

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 against the day of battle: but safety is of the LORD.
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