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Proverbs 19 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:1 - Better is the poor walking in his integrity, Than the perverse in his lips, who is a fool.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:2 - Also, without knowledge the soul is not good, And the hasty in feet is sinning.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:3 - The folly of man perverteth his way, And against Jehovah is his heart wroth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:4 - Wealth addeth many friends, And the poor from his neighbour is separated.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:5 - A false witness is not acquitted, Whoso breatheth out lies is not delivered.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:6 - Many entreat the face of the noble, And all have made friendship to a man of gifts.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:7 - All the brethren of the poor have hated him, Surely also his friends have been far from him, He is pursuing words -- they are not!
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:8 - Whoso is getting heart is loving his soul, He is keeping understanding to find good.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:9 - A false witness is not acquitted, And whoso breatheth out lies perisheth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:10 - Luxury is not comely for a fool, Much less for a servant to rule among princes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:11 - The wisdom of a man hath deferred his anger, And his glory is to pass over transgression.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:12 - The wrath of a king is a growl as of a young lion, And as dew on the herb his good-will.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:13 - A calamity to his father is a foolish son, And the contentions of a wife are a continual dropping.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:14 - House and wealth are the inheritance of fathers, And from Jehovah is an understanding wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:15 - Sloth causeth deep sleep to fall, And an indolent soul doth hunger.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:16 - Whoso is keeping the command is keeping his soul, Whoso is despising His ways dieth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:17 - Whoso is lending to Jehovah is favouring the poor, And his deed He repayeth to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:18 - Chastise thy son, for there is hope, And to put him to death lift not up thy soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:19 - A man of great wrath is bearing punishment, For, if thou dost deliver, yet again thou dost add.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:20 - Hear counsel and receive instruction, So that thou art wise in thy latter end.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:21 - Many are the purposes in a man's heart, And the counsel of Jehovah it standeth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:22 - The desirableness of a man is his kindness, And better is the poor than a liar.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:23 - The fear of Jehovah is to life, And satisfied he remaineth -- he is not charged with evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:24 - The slothful hath hidden his hand in a dish, Even unto his mouth he bringeth it not back.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:25 - A scorner smite, and the simple acts prudently, And give reproof to the intelligent, He understandeth knowledge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:26 - Whoso is spoiling a father causeth a mother to flee, A son causing shame, and bringing confusion.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:27 - Cease, my son, to hear instruction -- To err from sayings of knowledge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:28 - A worthless witness scorneth judgment, And the mouth of the wicked swalloweth iniquity.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:29 - Judgments have been prepared for scorners, And stripes for the back of fools!

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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