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Proverbs 29 :: New English Translation (NET)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:1 - The one who stiffens his neck after numerous rebukes will suddenly be destroyed without remedy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:2 - When the righteous become numerous, the people rejoice; when the wicked rule, the people groan.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:3 - The man who loves wisdom brings joy to his father, but whoever associates with prostitutes wastes his wealth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:4 - A king brings stability to a land by justice, but one who exacts tribute tears it down.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:5 - The one who flatters his neighbor spreads a net for his steps.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:6 - In the transgression of an evil person there is a snare, but a righteous person can sing and rejoice.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:7 - The righteous person cares for the legal rights of the poor; the wicked does not understand such knowledge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:8 - Scornful people inflame a city, but those who are wise turn away wrath.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:9 - If a wise person goes to court with a foolish person, there is no peace whether he is angry or laughs.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:10 - Bloodthirsty people hate someone with integrity; as for the upright, they seek his life.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:11 - A fool lets fly with all his temper, but a wise person keeps it back.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:12 - If a ruler listens to lies, all his ministers will be wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:13 - The poor person and the oppressor have this in common: the LORD gives light to the eyes of them both.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:14 - If a king judges the poor in truth, his throne will be established forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:15 - A rod and reproof impart wisdom, but a child who is unrestrained brings shame to his mother.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:16 - When the wicked increase, transgression increases, but the righteous will see their downfall.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:17 - Discipline your child, and he will give you rest; he will bring you happiness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:18 - When there is no prophetic vision the people cast off restraint, but the one who keeps the law, blessed is he!
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:19 - A servant cannot be corrected by words, for although he understands, there is no answer.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:20 - Do you see someone who is hasty in his words? There is more hope for a fool than for him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:21 - If someone pampers his servant from youth, he will be a weakling in the end.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:22 - An angry person stirs up dissension, and a wrathful person is abounding in transgression.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:23 - A person's pride will bring him low, but one who has a lowly spirit will gain honor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:24 - Whoever shares with a thief is his own enemy; he hears the oath to testify, but does not talk.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:25 - The fear of people becomes a snare, but whoever trusts in the LORD will be set on high.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:26 - Many people seek the face of a ruler, but it is from the LORD that one receives justice.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:27 - An unjust person is an abomination to the righteous, and the one who lives an upright life is an abomination to the wicked.

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