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Proverbs 13 :: New English Translation (NET)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:1 - A wise son accepts his father's discipline, but a scoffer does not listen to rebuke.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:2 - From the fruit of his speech a person eats good things, but the faithless desire the fruit of violence.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:3 - The one who guards his words guards his life, but whoever is talkative will come to ruin.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:4 - The appetite of the sluggard craves but gets nothing, but the desire of the diligent will be abundantly satisfied.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:5 - The righteous person hates anything false, but the wicked person acts in shameful disgrace.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:6 - Righteousness guards the one who lives with integrity, but wickedness overthrows the sinner.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:7 - There is one who pretends to be rich and yet has nothing; another pretends to be poor and yet possesses great wealth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:8 - The ransom of a person's life is his wealth, but the poor person hears no threat.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:9 - The light of the righteous shines brightly, but the lamp of the wicked goes out.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:10 - With pride comes only contention, but wisdom is with the well-advised.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:11 - Wealth gained quickly will dwindle away, but the one who gathers it little by little will become rich.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:12 - Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is like a tree of life.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:13 - The one who despises instruction will pay the penalty, but whoever esteems instruction will be rewarded.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:14 - Instruction from the wise is like a life-giving fountain, to turn a person from deadly snares.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:15 - Keen insight wins favor, but the conduct of the unfaithful is harsh.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:16 - Every shrewd person acts with knowledge, but a fool displays his folly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:17 - An unreliable messenger falls into trouble, but a faithful envoy brings healing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:18 - The one who neglects discipline ends up in poverty and shame, but the one who accepts reproof is honored.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:19 - A desire fulfilled is sweet to the soul, but fools abhor turning away from evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:20 - The one who associates with the wise grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:21 - Calamity pursues sinners, but prosperity rewards the righteous.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:22 - A benevolent person leaves an inheritance for his grandchildren, but the wealth of a sinner is stored up for the righteous.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:23 - There is abundant food in the field of the poor, but it is swept away by injustice.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:24 - The one who spares his rod hates his child, but the one who loves his child is diligent in disciplining him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:25 - The righteous has enough food to satisfy his appetite, but the belly of the wicked lacks food.

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