Noah Webster Bible

Proverbs 28

The Proverbs

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Chapter 29

1

He, that being often reproved hardeneth his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.

2

When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.

3

He that loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father: but he that keepeth company with harlots spendeth his substance.

4

The king by judgment establisheth the land: but he that receiveth gifts overthroweth it.

5

A man that flattereth his neighbor spreadeth a net for his feet.

6

In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare: but the righteous doth sing and rejoice.

7

The righteous considereth the cause of the poor: but the wicked regardeth not to know it.

8

Scornful men bring a city into a snare: but wise men turn away wrath.

9

If a wise man contendeth with a foolish man, whether he rageth or laugheth, there is no rest.

10

The blood-thirsty hate the upright: but the just seek his soul.

11

A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards.

12

If a ruler hearkeneth to lies, all his servants are wicked.

13

The poor and the deceitful man meet together: the LORD enlighteneth both their eyes.

14

The king that faithfully judgeth the poor, his throne shall be established for ever.

15

The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame.

16

When the wicked are multiplied, transgression increaseth: but the righteous shall see their fall.

17

Correct thy son, and he shall give thee rest; yes, he shall give delight to thy soul.

18

Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he.

19

A servant will not be corrected by words: for though he understandeth, he will not answer.

20

Seest thou a man that is hasty in his words? there is more hope of a fool than of him.

21

He that delicately bringeth up his servant from a child shall have him at length become his son.

22

An angry man stirreth up strife, and a furious man aboundeth in transgression.

23

A man's pride shall bring him low: but honor shall uphold the humble in spirit.

24

Whoever is partner with a thief, hateth his own soul: he heareth cursing, and discloseth it not.

25

The fear of man bringeth a snare: but he who putteth his trust in the LORD shall be safe.

26

Many seek the ruler's favor; but every man's judgment cometh from the LORD.

27

An unjust man is an abomination to the just: and he that is upright in the way is abomination to the wicked.

Proverbs 30

 

 

 

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