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 Proverbs 3:35; 9:10 - 12; 12:15 - 16; 13:14; 13:16; 13:19; 14:9; 14:16 - 17; 14:24; 14:29; 15:14; 15:24; 16:22; 17:12; 18:2; 19:3; 19:10; 21:11; 24:7; 24:13 - 14; 26:12; 28:25 - 26; 29:11; 29:20
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   Book of Proverbs
   Chapter 3
3:35 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The wise inherit honor, but fools he holds up to shame.
 
   Chapter 9
9:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.
 
9:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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For through me your days will be many, and years will be added to your life.
 
9:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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If you are wise, your wisdom will reward you; if you are a mocker, you alone will suffer."
 
   Chapter 12
12:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The way of a fool seems right to him, but a wise man listens to advice.
 
12:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A fool shows his annoyance at once, but a prudent man overlooks an insult.
 
   Chapter 13
13:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life, turning a man from the snares of death.
 
13:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Every prudent man acts out of knowledge, but a fool exposes his folly.
 
13:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A longing fulfilled is sweet to the soul, but fools detest turning from evil.
 
   Chapter 14
14:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Fools mock at making amends for sin, but goodwill is found among the upright.
 
14:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A wise man fears the LORD and shuns evil, but a fool is hotheaded and reckless.
 
14:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A quick-tempered man does foolish things, and a crafty man is hated.
 
14:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The wealth of the wise is their crown, but the folly of fools yields folly.
 
14:29 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A patient man has great understanding, but a quick-tempered man displays folly.
 
   Chapter 15
15:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The discerning heart seeks knowledge, but the mouth of a fool feeds on folly.
 
15:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The path of life leads upward for the wise to keep him from going down to the grave. F28
 
   Chapter 16
16:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Understanding is a fountain of life to those who have it, but folly brings punishment to fools.
 
   Chapter 17
17:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Better to meet a bear robbed of her cubs than a fool in his folly.
 
   Chapter 18
18:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A fool finds no pleasure in understanding but delights in airing his own opinions.
 
   Chapter 19
19:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A man's own folly ruins his life, yet his heart rages against the LORD.
 
19:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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It is not fitting for a fool to live in luxury - how much worse for a slave to rule over princes!
 
   Chapter 21
21:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When a mocker is punished, the simple gain wisdom; when a wise man is instructed, he gets knowledge.
 
   Chapter 24
24:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Wisdom is too high for a fool; in the assembly at the gate he has nothing to say.
 
24:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Eat honey, my son, for it is good; honey from the comb is sweet to your taste.
 
24:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Know also that wisdom is sweet to your soul; if you find it, there is a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off.
 
   Chapter 26
26:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Do you see a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.
 
   Chapter 28
28:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A greedy man stirs up dissension, but he who trusts in the LORD will prosper.
 
28:26 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He who trusts in himself is a fool, but he who walks in wisdom is kept safe.
 
   Chapter 29
29:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A fool gives full vent to his anger, but a wise man keeps himself under control.
 
29:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Do you see a man who speaks in haste? There is more hope for a fool than for him.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F28 Hebrew Sheol

 
 

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