Chapter 10

PRO.10:1 The Proverbs of Solomon: A wise son makes a glad father, But a foolish son is the grief of his mother.
PRO.10:2 Treasures of wickedness profit nothing, But righteousness delivers from death.
PRO.10:3 The LORD will not allow the righteous soul to famish, But He casts away the desire of the wicked.
PRO.10:4 He who has a slack hand becomes poor, But the hand of the diligent makes rich.
PRO.10:5 He who gathers in summer is a wise son; He who sleeps in harvest is a son who causes shame.
PRO.10:6 Blessings are on the head of the righteous, But violence covers the mouth of the wicked.
PRO.10:7 The memory of the righteous is blessed, But the name of the wicked will rot.
PRO.10:8 The wise in heart will receive commands, But a prating fool will fall.
PRO.10:9 He who walks with integrity walks securely, But he who perverts his ways will become known.
PRO.10:10 He who winks with the eye causes trouble, But a prating fool will fall.
PRO.10:11 The mouth of the righteous is a well of life, But violence covers the mouth of the wicked.
PRO.10:12 Hatred stirs up strife, But love covers all sins.
PRO.10:13 Wisdom is found on the lips of him who has understanding, But a rod is for the back of him who is devoid of understanding.
PRO.10:14 Wise people store up knowledge, But the mouth of the foolish is near destruction.
PRO.10:15 The rich man’s wealth is his strong city; The destruction of the poor is their poverty.
PRO.10:16 The labor of the righteous leads to life, The wages of the wicked to sin.
PRO.10:17 He who keeps instruction is in the way of life, But he who refuses correction goes astray.
PRO.10:18 Whoever hides hatred has lying lips, And whoever spreads slander is a fool.
PRO.10:19 In the multitude of words sin is not lacking, But he who restrains his lips is wise.
PRO.10:20 The tongue of the righteous is choice silver; The heart of the wicked is worth little.
PRO.10:21 The lips of the righteous feed many, But fools die for lack of wisdom.
PRO.10:22 The blessing of the LORD makes one rich, And He adds no sorrow with it.
PRO.10:23 To do evil is like sport to a fool, But a man of understanding has wisdom.
PRO.10:24 The fear of the wicked will come upon him, And the desire of the righteous will be granted.
PRO.10:25 When the whirlwind passes by, the wicked is no more, But the righteous has an everlasting foundation.
PRO.10:26 As vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes, So is the lazy man to those who send him.
PRO.10:27 The fear of the LORD prolongs days, But the years of the wicked will be shortened.
PRO.10:28 The hope of the righteous will be gladness, But the expectation of the wicked will perish.
PRO.10:29 The way of the LORD is strength for the upright, But destruction will come to the workers of iniquity.
PRO.10:30 The righteous will never be removed, But the wicked will not inhabit the earth.
PRO.10:31 The mouth of the righteous brings forth wisdom, But the perverse tongue will be cut out.
PRO.10:32 The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable, But the mouth of the wicked what is perverse.

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