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Proverbs 21 :: Webster's Bible (WEB)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:1 - The king's heart is in the hand of the LORD, as the rivers of water: he turneth it whithersoever he will.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:2 - Every way of a man is right in his own eyes: but the LORD pondereth the hearts.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:3 - To do justice and judgment is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:4 - A high look, and a proud heart, and the plowing of the wicked, is sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:5 - The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; but of every one that is hasty only to want.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:6 - The getting of treasures by a lying tongue is a vanity tossed to and fro by them that seek death.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:7 - The robbery of the wicked shall destroy them; because they refuse to do judgment.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:8 - The way of man is froward and strange: but as for the pure, his work is right.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:9 - It is better to dwell in a corner of the house-top, than with a brawling woman in a wide house.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:10 - The soul of the wicked desireth evil: his neighbor findeth no favor in his eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:11 - When the scorner is punished, the simple is made wise: and when the wise is instructed, he receiveth knowledge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:12 - The righteous man wisely considereth the house of the wicked: but God overthroweth the wicked for their wickedness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:13 - Whoever stoppeth his ears at the cry of the poor, he also shall cry himself, but shall not be heard.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:14 - A gift in secret pacifieth anger: and a reward in the bosom, strong wrath.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:15 - It is joy to the just to do judgment: but destruction shall be to the workers of iniquity.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:16 - The man that wandereth out of the way of understanding shall remain in the congregation of the dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:17 - He that loveth pleasure shall be a poor man: he that loveth wine and oil shall not be rich.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:18 - The wicked shall be a ransom for the righteous, and the transgressor for the upright.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:19 - It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and an angry woman.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:20 - There is a treasure to be desired, and oil in the dwelling of the wise; but a foolish man spendeth it up.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:21 - He that followeth after righteousness and mercy findeth life, righteousness, and honor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:22 - A wise man scaleth the city of the mighty, and casteth down the strength of its confidence.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:23 - Whoever keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from troubles.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:24 - Proud and haughty scorner is his name, who dealeth in proud wrath.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:25 - The desire of the slothful killeth him; for his hands refuse to labor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:26 - He coveteth greedily all the day long: but the righteous giveth and spareth not.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:27 - The sacrifice of the wicked is abomination: how much more, when he bringeth it with a wicked mind?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:28 - A false witness shall perish: but the man that heareth speaketh constantly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:29 - A wicked man hardeneth his face: but as for the upright, he directeth his way.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:30 - There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:31 - The horse is prepared against the day of battle: but safety is from the LORD.

The Webster Bible was translated by Noah Webster in 1833 in order to bring the language of the bible up to date. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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