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Proverbs 10

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10:1 The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father; But a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother.

10:2 Treasures of wickedness profit nothing; But righteousness delivereth from death.

10:3 Jehovah will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish; But he thrusteth away the desire of the wicked.

10:4 He becometh poor that worketh with a slack hand; But the hand of the diligent maketh rich.

10:5 He that gathereth in summer is a wise son; `But' he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame.

10:6 Blessings are upon the head of the righteous; But violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.

10:7 The memory of the righteous is blessed; But the name of the wicked shall rot.

10:8 The wise in heart will receive commandments; But a prating fool shall fall.

10:9 He that walketh uprightly walketh surely; But he that perverteth his ways shall be known.

10:10 He that winketh with the eye causeth sorrow; But a prating fool shall fall.

10:11 The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life; But violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.

10:12 Hatred stirreth up strifes; But love covereth all transgressions.

10:13 In the lips of him that hath discernment wisdom is found; But a rod is for the back of him that is void of understanding.

10:14 Wise men lay up knowledge; But the mouth of the foolish is a present destruction.

10:15 The rich man's wealth is his strong city: The destruction of the poor is their poverty.

10:16 The labor of the righteous `tendeth' to life; The increase of the wicked, to sin.

10:17 He is in the way of life that heedeth correction; But he that forsaketh reproof erreth.

10:18 He that hideth hatred is of lying lips; And he that uttereth a slander is a fool.

10:19 In the multitude of words there wanteth not transgression; But he that refraineth his lips doeth wisely.

10:20 The tongue of the righteous is `as' choice silver: The heart of the wicked is little worth.

10:21 The lips of the righteous feed many; But the foolish die for lack of understanding.

10:22 The blessing of Jehovah, it maketh rich; And he addeth no sorrow therewith.

10:23 It is as sport to a fool to do wickedness; And `so is' wisdom to a man of understanding.

10:24 The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him; And the desire of the righteous shall be granted.

10:25 When the whirlwind passeth, the wicked is no more; But the righteous is an everlasting foundation.

10:26 As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, So is the sluggard to them that send him.

10:27 The fear of Jehovah prolongeth days; But the years of the wicked shall be shortened.

10:28 The hope of the righteous `shall be' gladness; But the expectation of the wicked shall perish.

10:29 The way of Jehovah is a stronghold to the upright; But it is a destruction to the workers of iniquity.

10:30 The righteous shall never be removed; But the wicked shall not dwell in the land.

10:31 The mouth of the righteous bringeth forth wisdom; But the perverse tongue shall be cut off.

10:32 The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable; But the mouth of the wicked `speaketh' perverseness.