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Proverbs 13 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:1 - A wise son -- the instruction of a father, And a scorner -- he hath not heard rebuke.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:2 - From the fruit of the mouth a man eateth good, And the soul of the treacherous -- violence.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:3 - Whoso is keeping his mouth, is keeping his soul, Whoso is opening wide his lips -- ruin to him!
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:4 - The soul of the slothful is desiring, and hath not. And the soul of the diligent is made fat.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:5 - A false word the righteous hateth, And the wicked causeth abhorrence, and is confounded.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:6 - Righteousness keepeth him who is perfect in the way, And wickedness overthroweth a sin offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:7 - There is who is making himself rich, and hath nothing, Who is making himself poor, and wealth is abundant.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:8 - The ransom of a man's life are his riches, And the poor hath not heard rebuke.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:9 - The light of the righteous rejoiceth, And the lamp of the wicked is extinguished.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:10 - A vain man through pride causeth debate, And with the counselled is wisdom.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:11 - Wealth from vanity becometh little, And whoso is gathering by the hand becometh great.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:12 - Hope prolonged is making the heart sick, And a tree of life is the coming desire.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:13 - Whoso is despising the Word is destroyed for it, And whoso is fearing the Command is repayed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:14 - The law of the wise is a fountain of life, To turn aside from snares of death.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:15 - Good understanding giveth grace, And the way of the treacherous is hard.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:16 - Every prudent one dealeth with knowledge, And a fool spreadeth out folly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:17 - A wicked messenger falleth into evil, And a faithful ambassador is healing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:18 - Whoso is refusing instruction -- poverty and shame, And whoso is observing reproof is honoured.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:19 - A desire accomplished is sweet to the soul, And an abomination to fools is: Turn from evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:20 - Whoso is walking with wise men is wise, And a companion of fools suffereth evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:21 - Evil pursueth sinners, And good recompenseth the righteous.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:22 - A good man causeth sons' sons to inherit, And laid up for the righteous is the sinner's wealth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:23 - Abundance of food -- the tillage of the poor, And substance is consumed without judgment.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:24 - Whoso is sparing his rod is hating his son, And whoso is loving him hath hastened him chastisement.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:25 - The righteous is eating to the satiety of his soul, And the belly of the wicked lacketh!

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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by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
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