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 Proverbs 4:20 - 21; 4:23; 10:20; 12:20; 15:13; 15:15; 15:30; 16:1 - 2; 16:5; 16:21 - 23; 17:3; 17:22; 18:12; 18:14; 19:3; 19:20; 20:5; 20:27; 21:1 - 2; 22:11; 23:12; 24:11 - 12; 24:17 - 18; 24:19 - 20; 27:19; 28:14; 29:1
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   Book of Proverbs
   Chapter 4
4:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
My son, pay attention to what I say; listen closely to my words.
 
4:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Do not let them out of your sight, keep them within your heart;
 
4:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life.
 
   Chapter 10
10:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The tongue of the righteous is choice silver, but the heart of the wicked is of little value.
 
   Chapter 12
12:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
There is deceit in the hearts of those who plot evil, but joy for those who promote peace.
 
   Chapter 15
15:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A happy heart makes the face cheerful, but heartache crushes the spirit.
 
15:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
All the days of the oppressed are wretched, but the cheerful heart has a continual feast.
 
15:30 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A cheerful look brings joy to the heart, and good news gives health to the bones.
 
   Chapter 16
16:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
To man belong the plans of the heart, but from the LORD comes the reply of the tongue.
 
16:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
All a man's ways seem innocent to him, but motives are weighed by the LORD.
 
16:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The LORD detests all the proud of heart. Be sure of this: They will not go unpunished.
 
16:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The wise in heart are called discerning, and pleasant words promote instruction. F30
 
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.
 
16:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A wise man's heart guides his mouth, and his lips promote instruction. F31
 
   Chapter 17
17:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold, but the LORD tests the heart.
 
17:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.
 
   Chapter 18
18:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Before his downfall a man's heart is proud, but humility comes before honor.
 
18:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A man's spirit sustains him in sickness, but a crushed spirit who can bear?
 
   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.
 
19:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Listen to advice and accept instruction, and in the end you will be wise.
 
   Chapter 20
20:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The purposes of a man's heart are deep waters, but a man of understanding draws them out.
 
20:27 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The lamp of the LORD searches the spirit of a man F36 ; it searches out his inmost being.
 
   Chapter 21
21:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The king's heart is in the hand of the LORD; he directs it like a watercourse wherever he pleases.
 
21:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
All a man's ways seem right to him, but the LORD weighs the heart.
 
   Chapter 22
22:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He who loves a pure heart and whose speech is gracious will have the king for his friend.
 
   Chapter 23
23:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Apply your heart to instruction and your ears to words of knowledge.
 
   Chapter 24
24:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Rescue those being led away to death; hold back those staggering toward slaughter.
 
24:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
If you say, "But we knew nothing about this," does not he who weighs the heart perceive it? Does not he who guards your life know it? Will he not repay each person according to what he has done?
 
24:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Do not gloat when your enemy falls; when he stumbles, do not let your heart rejoice,
 
24:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
or the LORD will see and disapprove and turn his wrath away from him.
 
24:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Do not fret because of evil men or be envious of the wicked,
 
24:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
for the evil man has no future hope, and the lamp of the wicked will be snuffed out.
 
   Chapter 27
27:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
As water reflects a face, so a man's heart reflects the man.
 
   Chapter 28
28:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Blessed is the man who always fears the LORD, but he who hardens his heart falls into trouble.
 
   Chapter 29
29:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A man who remains stiff-necked after many rebukes will suddenly be destroyed - without remedy.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F30 Or words make a man persuasive
F31 Or mouth / and makes his lips persuasive
F36 Or The spirit of man is the LORD's lamp

 
 

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