Proverbs, Chapter 29 - Insights on Human Behavior, Virtuous Leadership, and Self-Improvement

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Proverbs 29:1
He who is often rebuked and stiffens his neck will be destroyed suddenly, with no remedy.
Proverbs 29:2
When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice; but when the wicked rule, the people groan.
Proverbs 29:3
Whoever loves wisdom brings joy to his father; but a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth.
Proverbs 29:4
The king by justice makes the land stable, but he who takes bribes tears it down.
Proverbs 29:5
A man who flatters his neighbor spreads a net for his feet.
Proverbs 29:6
An evil man is snared by his sin, but the righteous can sing and be glad.
Proverbs 29:7
The righteous care about justice for the poor. The wicked aren’t concerned about knowledge.
Proverbs 29:8
Mockers stir up a city, but wise men turn away anger.
Proverbs 29:9
If a wise man goes to court with a foolish man, the fool rages or scoffs, and there is no peace.
Proverbs 29:10
The bloodthirsty hate a man of integrity; and they seek the life of the upright.
Proverbs 29:11
A fool vents all of his anger, but a wise man brings himself under control.
Proverbs 29:12
If a ruler listens to lies, all of his officials are wicked.
Proverbs 29:13
The poor man and the oppressor have this in common: Yahweh gives sight to the eyes of both.
Proverbs 29:14
The king who fairly judges the poor, his throne shall be established forever.
Proverbs 29:15
The rod of correction gives wisdom, but a child left to himself causes shame to his mother.
Proverbs 29:16
When the wicked increase, sin increases; but the righteous will see their downfall.
Proverbs 29:17
Correct your son, and he will give you peace; yes, he will bring delight to your soul.
Proverbs 29:18
Where there is no revelation, the people cast off restraint; but one who keeps the law is blessed.
Proverbs 29:19
A servant can’t be corrected by words. Though he understands, yet he will not respond.
Proverbs 29:20
Do you see a man who is hasty in his words? There is more hope for a fool than for him.
Proverbs 29:21
He who pampers his servant from youth will have him become a son in the end.
Proverbs 29:22
An angry man stirs up strife, and a wrathful man abounds in sin.
Proverbs 29:23
A man’s pride brings him low, but one of lowly spirit gains honor.
Proverbs 29:24
Whoever is an accomplice of a thief is an enemy of his own soul. He takes an oath, but dares not testify.
Proverbs 29:25
The fear of man proves to be a snare, but whoever puts his trust in Yahweh is kept safe.
Proverbs 29:26
Many seek the ruler’s favor, but a man’s justice comes from Yahweh.
Proverbs 29:27
A dishonest man detests the righteous, and the upright in their ways detest the wicked.

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