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Proverbs 10 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

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A wise child[fn] brings joy to a father;
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Tainted wealth has no lasting value,
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The LORD will not let the godly go hungry,
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Lazy people are soon poor;
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A wise youth harvests in the summer,
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The godly are showered with blessings;
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We have happy memories of the godly,
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The wise are glad to be instructed,
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People with integrity walk safely,
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People who wink at wrong cause trouble,
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The words of the godly are a life-giving fountain;
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Hatred stirs up quarrels,
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The wealth of the rich is their fortress;
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The earnings of the godly enhance their lives,
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Hiding hatred makes you a liar;
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Too much talk leads to sin.
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The words of the godly are like sterling silver;
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The words of the godly encourage many,
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Doing wrong is fun for a fool,
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The fears of the wicked will be fulfilled;
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When the storms of life come, the wicked are whirled away,
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Lazy people irritate their employers,
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Fear of the LORD lengthens one’s life,
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The hopes of the godly result in happiness,
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The way of the LORD is a stronghold to those with integrity,
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The godly will never be disturbed,
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The mouth of the godly person gives wise advice,
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The lips of the godly speak helpful words,
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Hebrew son; also in 10:1b.
As in Greek version; Hebrew reads but babbling fools fall flat on their faces.

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