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Proverbs 10 :: New English Translation (NET)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:1 - The Proverbs of Solomon: A wise child makes a father rejoice, but a foolish child is a grief to his mother.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:2 - Treasures gained by wickedness do not profit, but righteousness delivers from mortal danger.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:3 - The LORD satisfies the appetite of the righteous, but he thwarts the craving of the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:4 - The one who is lazy becomes poor, but the one who works diligently becomes wealthy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:5 - The one who gathers crops in the summer is a wise son, but the one who sleeps during the harvest is a son who brings shame to himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:6 - Blessings are on the head of the righteous, but the speech of the wicked conceals violence.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:7 - The memory of the righteous is a blessing, but the reputation of the wicked will rot.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:8 - The wise person accepts instructions, but the one who speaks foolishness will come to ruin.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:9 - The one who conducts himself in integrity will live securely, but the one who behaves perversely will be found out.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:10 - The one who winks his eye causes trouble, and the one who speaks foolishness will come to ruin.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:11 - The teaching of the righteous is a fountain of life, but the speech of the wicked conceals violence.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:12 - Hatred stirs up dissension, but love covers all transgressions.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:13 - Wisdom is found in the words of the discerning person, but the one who lacks wisdom will be disciplined.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:14 - Those who are wise store up knowledge, but foolish speech leads to imminent destruction.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:15 - The wealth of a rich person is like a fortified city, but the poor are brought to ruin by their poverty.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:16 - The reward which the righteous receive is life; the recompense which the wicked receive is judgment.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:17 - The one who heeds instruction is on the way to life, but the one who rejects rebuke goes astray.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:18 - The one who conceals hatred utters lies, and the one who spreads slander is certainly a fool.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:19 - When words abound, transgression is inevitable, but the one who restrains his words is wise.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:20 - What the righteous say is like the best silver, but what the wicked think is of little value.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:21 - The teaching of the righteous feeds many, but fools die for lack of wisdom.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:22 - The blessing from the LORD makes a person rich, and he adds no sorrow to it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:23 - Carrying out a wicked scheme is enjoyable to a fool, and so is wisdom for the one who has discernment.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:24 - What the wicked fears will come on him; what the righteous desire will be granted.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:25 - When the storm passes through, the wicked are swept away, but the righteous are an everlasting foundation.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:26 - Like vinegar to the teeth and like smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to those who send him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:27 - Fearing the LORD prolongs life, but the life span of the wicked will be shortened.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:28 - The hope of the righteous is joy, but the expectation of the wicked will remain unfulfilled.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:29 - The way of the LORD is like a stronghold for the upright, but it is destruction to evildoers.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:30 - The righteous will never be moved, but the wicked will not inhabit the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:31 - The speech of the righteous bears the fruit of wisdom, but the one who speaks perversion will be destroyed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:32 - The lips of the righteous know what is pleasing, but the speech of the wicked is perverse.

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