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Proverbs 10 :: New International Version (NIV)

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The proverbs of Solomon: A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish son brings grief to his mother.

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Ill-gotten treasures have no lasting value, but righteousness delivers from death.

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The LORD does not let the righteous go hungry, but he thwarts the craving of the wicked.

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Lazy hands make for poverty, but diligent hands bring wealth.

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He who gathers crops in summer is a prudent son, but he who sleeps during harvest is a disgraceful son.

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Blessings crown the head of the righteous, but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked.[fn]

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The name of the righteous is used in blessings,[fn] but the name of the wicked will rot.

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The wise in heart accept commands, but a chattering fool comes to ruin.

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Whoever walks in integrity walks securely, but whoever takes crooked paths will be found out.

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Whoever winks maliciously causes grief, and a chattering fool comes to ruin.

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The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life, but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.

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Hatred stirs up conflict, but love covers over all wrongs.

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Wisdom is found on the lips of the discerning, but a rod is for the back of one who has no sense.

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The wise store up knowledge, but the mouth of a fool invites ruin.

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The wealth of the rich is their fortified city, but poverty is the ruin of the poor.

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The wages of the righteous is life, but the earnings of the wicked are sin and death.

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Whoever heeds discipline shows the way to life, but whoever ignores correction leads others astray.

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Whoever conceals hatred with lying lips and spreads slander is a fool.

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Sin is not ended by multiplying words, but the prudent hold their tongues.

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The tongue of the righteous is choice silver, but the heart of the wicked is of little value.

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The lips of the righteous nourish many, but fools die for lack of sense.

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The blessing of the LORD brings wealth, without painful toil for it.

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A fool finds pleasure in wicked schemes, but a person of understanding delights in wisdom.

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What the wicked dread will overtake them; what the righteous desire will be granted.

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When the storm has swept by, the wicked are gone, but the righteous stand firm forever.

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As vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes, so are sluggards to those who send them.

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The fear of the LORD adds length to life, but the years of the wicked are cut short.

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The prospect of the righteous is joy, but the hopes of the wicked come to nothing.

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The way of the LORD is a refuge for the blameless, but it is the ruin of those who do evil.

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The righteous will never be uprooted, but the wicked will not remain in the land.

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From the mouth of the righteous comes the fruit of wisdom, but a perverse tongue will be silenced.

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The lips of the righteous know what finds favor, but the mouth of the wicked only what is perverse.
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