609. Proverbs 21:10-14 – book of proverbs
Proverbs 21:10-14, Proverbs 21:17, Proverbs 17:23
10 The soul of the wicked (morally wicked) desireth evil: his neighbour findeth no favour in his eyes.
11 When the scorner (mocker, scoffer) is punished, the simple (foolish) is made wise: and when the wise is instructed (corrected), he receiveth knowledge.
12 The righteous man wisely considereth the house of the wicked (evil): but God overthroweth the wicked (evil) for their wickedness.
13 Whoso stoppeth his ears at the cry of the poor, he also shall cry himself, but shall not be heard.
14 A gift in secret (to give a reward) pacifieth (to tame) anger: and a reward (in the bosom strong wrath.
17 He that loveth pleasure shall be a poor (destitute) man: he that loveth wine and oil shall not be rich (accumulate).
23 Whoso keepeth (guardeth) his mouth and his tongue (fig. for what is uttered thereby) keepeth (gaurdeth) his soul from troubles (adversity, anguish, distress, tightness)