Chapter 29

PRO.29:1 He who is often rebuked, and hardens his neck, Will suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.
PRO.29:2 When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice; But when a wicked man rules, the people groan.
PRO.29:3 Whoever loves wisdom makes his father rejoice, But a companion of harlots wastes his wealth.
PRO.29:4 The king establishes the land by justice, But he who receives bribes overthrows it.
PRO.29:5 A man who flatters his neighbor Spreads a net for his feet.
PRO.29:6 By transgression an evil man is snared, But the righteous sings and rejoices.
PRO.29:7 The righteous considers the cause of the poor, But the wicked does not understand such knowledge.
PRO.29:8 Scoffers set a city aflame, But wise men turn away wrath.
PRO.29:9 If a wise man contends with a foolish man, Whether the fool rages or laughs, there is no peace.
PRO.29:10 The bloodthirsty hate the blameless, But the upright seek his well-being.
PRO.29:11 A fool vents all his feelings, But a wise man holds them back.
PRO.29:12 If a ruler pays attention to lies, All his servants become wicked.
PRO.29:13 The poor man and the oppressor have this in common: The LORD gives light to the eyes of both.
PRO.29:14 The king who judges the poor with truth, His throne will be established forever.
PRO.29:15 The rod and rebuke give wisdom, But a child left to himself brings shame to his mother.
PRO.29:16 When the wicked are multiplied, transgression increases; But the righteous will see their fall.
PRO.29:17 Correct your son, and he will give you rest; Yes, he will give delight to your soul.
PRO.29:18 Where there is no revelation, the people cast off restraint; But happy is he who keeps the law.
PRO.29:19 A servant will not be corrected by mere words; For though he understands, he will not respond.
PRO.29:20 Do you see a man hasty in his words? There is more hope for a fool than for him.
PRO.29:21 He who pampers his servant from childhood Will have him as a son in the end.
PRO.29:22 An angry man stirs up strife, And a furious man abounds in transgression.
PRO.29:23 A man’s pride will bring him low, But the humble in spirit will retain honor.
PRO.29:24 Whoever is a partner with a thief hates his own life; He swears to tell the truth, but reveals nothing.
PRO.29:25 The fear of man brings a snare, But whoever trusts in the LORD shall be safe.
PRO.29:26 Many seek the ruler’s favor, But justice for man comes from the LORD.
PRO.29:27 An unjust man is an abomination to the righteous, And he who is upright in the way is an abomination to the wicked.

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