Daily Bible Verse


Proverbs 13:10-20

Proverbs 13:10-20

Proverbs 13:10-20

10 Only by pride cometh (only) contention (debate, strife): but with the well advised (modest) is wisdom.

11 Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished: but he that gathereth by labour (lit: by the hand (for the labor effected by it) shall increase.

12 Hope deferred maketh the heart sick (deprive of strength, to weaken): but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.

13 Whoso despiseth (protracted) the word shall be destroyed: but he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.

14 The law of the wise (the wise one) is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.

15 Good understanding giveth favour: but the way of transgressors is hard.

16 Every prudent man dealeth with knowledge: but a fool layeth open his folly.

17 A wicked messenger falleth into mischief: but a faithful ambassador is health.

18 Poverty and shame shall be to him that refuseth instruction: but he that regardeth reproof shall be honoured.

19 The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul: but it is abomination to fools to depart from evil.

20 He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.

Proverbs 13:10-20

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