Proverbs, Chapter 10 - Insights on Virtuous Living

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Proverbs 10:1
The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father; but a foolish son brings grief to his mother.
Proverbs 10:2
Treasures of wickedness profit nothing, but righteousness delivers from death.
Proverbs 10:3
Yahweh will not allow the soul of the righteous to go hungry, but he thrusts away the desire of the wicked.
Proverbs 10:4
He becomes poor who works with a lazy hand, but the hand of the diligent brings wealth.
Proverbs 10:5
He who gathers in summer is a wise son, but he who sleeps during the harvest is a son who causes shame.
Proverbs 10:6
Blessings are on the head of the righteous, but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.
Proverbs 10:7
The memory of the righteous is blessed, but the name of the wicked will rot.
Proverbs 10:8
The wise in heart accept commandments, but a chattering fool will fall.
Proverbs 10:9
He who walks blamelessly walks surely, but he who perverts his ways will be found out.
Proverbs 10:10
One who winks with the eye causes sorrow, but a chattering fool will fall.
Proverbs 10:11
The mouth of the righteous is a spring of life, but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.
Proverbs 10:12
Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all wrongs.
Proverbs 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.
Proverbs 10:14
Wise men lay up knowledge, but the mouth of the foolish is near ruin.
Proverbs 10:15
The rich man’s wealth is his strong city. The destruction of the poor is their poverty.
Proverbs 10:16
The labor of the righteous leads to life. The increase of the wicked leads to sin.
Proverbs 10:17
He is in the way of life who heeds correction, but he who forsakes reproof leads others astray.
Proverbs 10:18
He who hides hatred has lying lips. He who utters a slander is a fool.
Proverbs 10:19
In the multitude of words there is no lack of disobedience, but he who restrains his lips does wisely.
Proverbs 10:20
The tongue of the righteous is like choice silver. The heart of the wicked is of little worth.
Proverbs 10:21
The lips of the righteous feed many, but the foolish die for lack of understanding.
Proverbs 10:22
Yahweh’s blessing brings wealth, and he adds no trouble to it.
Proverbs 10:23
It is a fool’s pleasure to do wickedness, but wisdom is a man of understanding’s pleasure.
Proverbs 10:24
What the wicked fear will overtake them, but the desire of the righteous will be granted.
Proverbs 10:25
When the whirlwind passes, the wicked is no more; but the righteous stand firm forever.
Proverbs 10:26
As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to those who send him.
Proverbs 10:27
The fear of Yahweh prolongs days, but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.
Proverbs 10:28
The prospect of the righteous is joy, but the hope of the wicked will perish.
Proverbs 10:29
The way of Yahweh is a stronghold to the upright, but it is a destruction to the workers of iniquity.
Proverbs 10:30
The righteous will never be removed, but the wicked will not dwell in the land.
Proverbs 10:31
The mouth of the righteous produces wisdom, but the perverse tongue will be cut off.
Proverbs 10:32
The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable, but the mouth of the wicked is perverse.

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