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Proverbs 29 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:1 - A person [fn]often rebuked who [fn]becomes obstinate
Will suddenly be broken [fn]beyond remedy
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:2 - When the righteous [fn]increase, the people rejoice,
But when a wicked person rules, people groan
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:3 - A man who loves wisdom makes his father glad,
But he who involves himself with prostitutes wastes his wealth
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:4 - The king gives stability to the land by justice,
But a person who takes bribes ruins it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:5 - A man who flatters his neighbor
Is spreading a net for his steps
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:6 - By wrongdoing an evil person is ensnared,
But the righteous sings and rejoices
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:7 - The righteous [fn]is concerned for the rights of the poor;
The wicked does not understand such [fn]concern
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:8 - Arrogant people inflame a city,
But wise people turn away anger
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:9 - When a wise person has a controversy with a foolish person,
[fn]The foolish person either rages or laughs, and there is no rest
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:10 - People of bloodshed hate the blameless person,
But the upright [fn]are concerned for his life
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:11 - A fool [fn]always loses his temper,
But a wise person holds it back
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:12 - If a ruler pays attention to falsehood,
All his ministers become wicked
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:13 - The poor person and the oppressor [fn]have this in common:
The LORD gives light to the eyes of both
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:14 - If a king judges the poor with truth,
His throne will be established forever
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:15 - The rod and a rebuke give wisdom,
But a child [fn]who gets his own way brings shame to his mother
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:16 - When the wicked [fn]increase, wrongdoing increases;
But the righteous will see their downfall
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:17 - Correct your son, and he will give you comfort;
He will also [fn]delight your soul
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:18 - Where there is no [fn]vision, the people are unrestrained,
But happy is one who keeps the Law
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:19 - A slave will not be instructed by words alone;
For though he understands, there will be no response
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:20 - Do you see a person who is hasty with his words?
There is more hope for a fool than for him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:21 - One who pampers his slave from childhood
Will in the end find him to be rebellious
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:22 - An angry person stirs up strife,
And a hot-tempered person abounds in wrongdoing
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:23 - A person’s pride will bring him low,
But a humble spirit will obtain honor
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:24 - One who is a partner with a thief hates his own life;
He hears the oath but tells nothing
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:25 - The fear of man [fn]brings a snare,
But one who trusts in the LORD will be protected
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:26 - Many seek the ruler’s [fn]favor,
But justice for mankind comes from the LORD
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:27 - An unjust person is an abomination to the righteous,
And one who is upright in the way is an abomination to the wicked
NASB20 Footnotes
Lit of rebukes who
Lit hardens his neck
Lit and there is no remedy
Or become great
Lit knows the cause
Lit knowledge
Lit He
Lit seek his soul
Lit sends forth all his spirit
Lit meet together
Lit left to himself
Or become great
Lit give delight to
Or revelation
Lit gives
Lit face
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