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 Proverbs 3:31 - 33; 4:14 - 19; 5:22 - 23; 6:12 - 15; 10:6 - 7; 10:24 - 30; 11:10 - 11; 12:5 - 7; 12:10; 17:23; 21:7; 21:29; 26:23 - 26; 28:4; 29:7; 29:12
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   Book of Proverbs
   Chapter 3
3:31 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Do not envy a violent man or choose any of his ways,
 
3:32 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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for the LORD detests a perverse man but takes the upright into his confidence.
 
3:33 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The LORD's curse is on the house of the wicked, but he blesses the home of the righteous.
 
   Chapter 4
4:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Do not set foot on the path of the wicked or walk in the way of evil men.
 
4:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Avoid it, do not travel on it; turn from it and go on your way.
 
4:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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For they cannot sleep till they do evil; they are robbed of slumber till they make someone fall.
 
4:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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They eat the bread of wickedness and drink the wine of violence.
 
4:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The path of the righteous is like the first gleam of dawn, shining ever brighter till the full light of day.
 
4:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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But the way of the wicked is like deep darkness; they do not know what makes them stumble.
 
   Chapter 5
5:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The evil deeds of a wicked man ensnare him; the cords of his sin hold him fast.
 
5:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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He will die for lack of discipline, led astray by his own great folly.
 
   Chapter 6
6:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A scoundrel and villain, who goes about with a corrupt mouth,
 
6:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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who winks with his eye, signals with his feet and motions with his fingers,
 
6:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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who plots evil with deceit in his heart - he always stirs up dissension.
 
6:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Therefore disaster will overtake him in an instant; he will suddenly be destroyed - without remedy.
 
   Chapter 10
10:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Blessings crown the head of the righteous, but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked. F21
 
10:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The memory of the righteous will be a blessing, but the name of the wicked will rot.
 
10:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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What the wicked dreads will overtake him; what the righteous desire will be granted.
 
10:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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When the storm has swept by, the wicked are gone, but the righteous stand firm forever.
 
10:26 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
As vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes, so is a sluggard to those who send him.
 
10:27 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The fear of the LORD adds length to life, but the years of the wicked are cut short.
 
10:28 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The prospect of the righteous is joy, but the hopes of the wicked come to nothing.
 
10:29 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The way of the LORD is a refuge for the righteous, but it is the ruin of those who do evil.
 
10:30 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The righteous will never be uprooted, but the wicked will not remain in the land.
 
   Chapter 11
11:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When the righteous prosper, the city rejoices; when the wicked perish, there are shouts of joy.
 
11:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Through the blessing of the upright a city is exalted, but by the mouth of the wicked it is destroyed.
 
   Chapter 12
12:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The plans of the righteous are just, but the advice of the wicked is deceitful.
 
12:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The words of the wicked lie in wait for blood, but the speech of the upright rescues them.
 
12:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Wicked men are overthrown and are no more, but the house of the righteous stands firm.
 
12:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A righteous man cares for the needs of his animal, but the kindest acts of the wicked are cruel.
 
   Chapter 17
17:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A wicked man accepts a bribe in secret to pervert the course of justice.
 
   Chapter 21
21:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The violence of the wicked will drag them away, for they refuse to do what is right.
 
21:29 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A wicked man puts up a bold front, but an upright man gives thought to his ways.
 
   Chapter 26
26:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Like a coating of glaze F49 over earthenware are fervent lips with an evil heart.
 
26:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A malicious man disguises himself with his lips, but in his heart he harbors deceit.
 
26:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Though his speech is charming, do not believe him, for seven abominations fill his heart.
 
26:26 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
His malice may be concealed by deception, but his wickedness will be exposed in the assembly.
 
   Chapter 28
28:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Those who forsake the law praise the wicked, but those who keep the law resist them.
 
   Chapter 29
29:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The righteous care about justice for the poor, but the wicked have no such concern.
 
29:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
If a ruler listens to lies, all his officials become wicked.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F21 Or but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence; also in verse 11
F49 With a different word division of the Hebrew; Masoretic Text of silver dross

 
 

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