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Proverbs 10 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:1 - Proverbs of Solomon. A wise son causeth a father to rejoice, And a foolish son is an affliction to his mother.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:2 - Treasures of wickedness profit not, And righteousness delivereth from death.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:3 - Jehovah causeth not the soul of the righteous to hunger, And the desire of the wicked He thrusteth away.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:4 - Poor is he who is working -- a slothful hand, And the hand of the diligent maketh rich.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:5 - Whoso is gathering in summer is a wise son, Whoso is sleeping in harvest is a son causing shame.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:6 - Blessings are for the head of the righteous, And the mouth of the wicked cover doth violence.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:7 - The remembrance of the righteous is for a blessing, And the name of the wicked doth rot.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:8 - The wise in heart accepteth commands, And a talkative fool kicketh.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:9 - Whoso is walking in integrity walketh confidently, And whoso is perverting his ways is known.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:10 - Whoso is winking the eye giveth grief, And a talkative fool kicketh.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:11 - A fountain of life is the mouth of the righteous, And the mouth of the wicked cover doth violence.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:12 - Hatred awaketh contentions, And over all transgressions love covereth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:13 - In the lips of the intelligent is wisdom found, And a rod is for the back of him who is lacking understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:14 - The wise lay up knowledge, and the mouth of a fool is near ruin.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:15 - The wealth of the rich is his strong city, The ruin of the poor is their poverty.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:16 - The wage of the righteous is for life, The increase of the wicked for sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:17 - A traveller to life is he who is keeping instruction, And whoso is forsaking rebuke is erring.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:18 - Whoso is covering hatred with lying lips, And whoso is bringing out an evil report is a fool.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:19 - In the abundance of words transgression ceaseth not, And whoso is restraining his lips is wise.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:20 - The tongue of the righteous is chosen silver, The heart of the wicked -- as a little thing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:21 - The lips of the righteous delight many, And fools for lack of heart die.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:22 - The blessing of Jehovah -- it maketh rich, And He addeth no grief with it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:23 - To execute inventions is as play to a fool, And wisdom to a man of understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:24 - The feared thing of the wicked it meeteth him, And the desire of the righteous is given.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:25 - As the passing by of a hurricane, So the wicked is not, And the righteous is a foundation age-during.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:26 - As vinegar to the teeth, And as smoke to the eyes, So is the slothful to those sending him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:27 - The fear of Jehovah addeth days, And the years of the wicked are shortened.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:28 - The hope of the righteous is joyful, And the expectation of the wicked perisheth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:29 - The way of Jehovah is strength to the perfect, And ruin to workers of iniquity.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:30 - The righteous to the age is not moved, And the wicked inhabit not the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:31 - The mouth of the righteous uttereth wisdom, And the tongue of frowardness is cut out.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:32 - The lips of the righteous know a pleasing thing, And the mouth of the wicked perverseness!

The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. 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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