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 Proverbs 2:7; 6:6 - 8; 8:12 - 16; 11:5; 11:23; 12:24; 13:2; 13:13; 15:22; 16:3; 16:9; 16:12; 16:20; 17:2; 17:20; 19:8; 19:21; 20:18; 20:24; 21:5; 21:22; 21:28; 21:30 - 31; 22:29; 24:5 - 6; 24:27; 25:4 - 5; 25:15; 29:4; 29:14
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   Book of Proverbs
   Chapter 2
2:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He holds victory in store for the upright, he is a shield to those whose walk is blameless,
 
   Chapter 6
6:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise!
 
6:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
It has no commander, no overseer or ruler,
 
6:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
yet it stores its provisions in summer and gathers its food at harvest.
 
   Chapter 8
8:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"I, wisdom, dwell together with prudence; I possess knowledge and discretion.
 
8:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
To fear the LORD is to hate evil; I hate pride and arrogance, evil behavior and perverse speech.
 
8:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Counsel and sound judgment are mine; I have understanding and power.
 
8:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
By me kings reign and rulers make laws that are just;
 
8:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
by me princes govern, and all nobles who rule on earth. F16
 
   Chapter 11
11:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The righteousness of the blameless makes a straight way for them, but the wicked are brought down by their own wickedness.
 
11:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The desire of the righteous ends only in good, but the hope of the wicked only in wrath.
 
   Chapter 12
12:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Diligent hands will rule, but laziness ends in slave labor.
 
   Chapter 13
13:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
From the fruit of his lips a man enjoys good things, but the unfaithful have a craving for violence.
 
13:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He who scorns instruction will pay for it, but he who respects a command is rewarded.
 
   Chapter 15
15:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Plans fail for lack of counsel, but with many advisers they succeed.
 
   Chapter 16
16:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and your plans will succeed.
 
16:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
In his heart a man plans his course, but the LORD determines his steps.
 
16:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Kings detest wrongdoing, for a throne is established through righteousness.
 
16:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Whoever gives heed to instruction prospers, and blessed is he who trusts in the LORD.
 
   Chapter 17
17:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A wise servant will rule over a disgraceful son, and will share the inheritance as one of the brothers.
 
17:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A man of perverse heart does not prosper; he whose tongue is deceitful falls into trouble.
 
   Chapter 19
19:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He who gets wisdom loves his own soul; he who cherishes understanding prospers.
 
19:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Many are the plans in a man's heart, but it is the LORD's purpose that prevails.
 
   Chapter 20
20:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Make plans by seeking advice; if you wage war, obtain guidance.
 
20:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A man's steps are directed by the LORD. How then can anyone understand his own way?
 
   Chapter 21
21:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The plans of the diligent lead to profit as surely as haste leads to poverty.
 
21:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A wise man attacks the city of the mighty and pulls down the stronghold in which they trust.
 
21:28 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A false witness will perish, and whoever listens to him will be destroyed forever. F40
 
21:30 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
There is no wisdom, no insight, no plan that can succeed against the LORD.
 
21:31 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The horse is made ready for the day of battle, but victory rests with the LORD.
 
   Chapter 22
22:29 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will serve before kings; he will not serve before obscure men.
 
   Chapter 24
24:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A wise man has great power, and a man of knowledge increases strength;
 
24:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
for waging war you need guidance, and for victory many advisers.
 
24:27 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Finish your outdoor work and get your fields ready; after that, build your house.
 
   Chapter 25
25:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Remove the dross from the silver, and out comes material for F47 the silversmith;
 
25:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
remove the wicked from the king's presence, and his throne will be established through righteousness.
 
25:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Through patience a ruler can be persuaded, and a gentle tongue can break a bone.
 
   Chapter 29
29:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
By justice a king gives a country stability, but one who is greedy for bribes tears it down.
 
29:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
If a king judges the poor with fairness, his throne will always be secure.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F16 Many Hebrew manuscripts and Septuagint; most Hebrew manuscripts and nobles--all righteous rulers
F40 Or / but the words of an obedient man will live on
F47 Or comes a vessel from

 
 

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