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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!
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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.

 
 
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