Proverbs 10 for the 10th day of Oct, 2017

Day 10  Proverbs 10

 

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10:1 The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father; but a foolish son brings grief to his mother.

 

10:2 Treasures of wickedness profit nothing, but righteousness delivers from death.

 

10:3 The Lord will not allow the soul of the righteous to go hungry, but he thrusts away the desire of the wicked.

 

10:4 He becomes poor who works with a lazy hand, but the hand of the diligent brings wealth.

 

10:5 He who gathers in summer is a wise son, but he who sleeps during the harvest is a son who causes shame.

 

10:6 Blessings are on the head of the righteous, but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.

 

10:7 The memory of the righteous is blessed, but the name of the wicked will rot.

 

10:8 The wise in heart accept commandments, but a chattering fool will fall.

 

10:9 He who walks blamelessly walks securely, but he who perverts his ways will be found out.

 

10:10 One winking with the eye causes sorrow, but a chattering fool will fall.

 

10:11 The mouth of the righteous is a spring of life, but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.

 

10:12 Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all wrongs.

 

10:13 Wisdom is found on the lips of him who has discernment, but a rod is for the back of him who is void of understanding.

 

10:14 Wise men lay up knowledge, but the mouth of the foolish is near ruin.

 

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 leads to life. The increase of the wicked leads to sin.

 

10:17 He is in the way of life who heeds correction, but he who forsakes reproof leads others astray.

 

10:18 He who hides hatred has lying lips. He who utters a slander is a fool.

 

10:19 In the multitude of words there is no lack of disobedience, but he who restrains his lips does wisely.

 

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

 

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

 

10:22 The Lord's blessing brings wealth, and he adds no trouble to it.

 

10:23 It is a fool's pleasure to do wickedness, but wisdom is a man of understanding's pleasure.

 

10:24 What the wicked fear, will overtake them, but the desire of the righteous will be granted.

 

10:25 When the whirlwind passes, the wicked is no more; but the righteous stand firm forever.

 

10:26 As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to those who send him.

 

10:27 The fear of the Lord prolongs days, but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.

 

10:28 The prospect of the righteous is joy, but the hope of the wicked will perish.

 

10:29 The way of the Lord is a stronghold to the upright, but it is a destruction to the workers of iniquity.

 

10:30 The righteous will never be removed, but the wicked will not dwell in the land.

 

10:31 The mouth of the righteous brings forth wisdom, but the perverse tongue will be cut off.


10:32 The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable, but the mouth of the wicked is perverse.