Proverbs Chapter 19 World English Bible

Proverbs 19:1

Better is the poor who walks in his integrity Than he who is perverse in his lips and is a fool.

Proverbs 19:2

It isn't good to have zeal without knowledge; Nor being hasty with one's feet and missing the way.

Proverbs 19:3

The foolishness of man subverts his way; His heart rages against Yahweh.

Proverbs 19:4

Wealth adds many friends, But the poor is separated from his friend.

Proverbs 19:5

A false witness shall not be unpunished. He who pours out lies shall not go free.

Proverbs 19:6

Many will entreat the favor of a ruler, And everyone is a friend to a man who gives gifts.

Proverbs 19:7

All the relatives of the poor shun him: How much more do his friends avoid him! He pursues them with pleas, but they are gone.

Proverbs 19:8

He who gets wisdom loves his own soul. He who keeps understanding shall find good.

Proverbs 19:9

A false witness shall not be unpunished. He who utters lies shall perish.

Proverbs 19:10

Delicate living is not appropriate for a fool, Much less for a servant to have rule over princes.

Proverbs 19:11

The discretion of a man makes him slow to anger. It is his glory to overlook an offense.

Proverbs 19:12

The king's wrath is like the roaring of a lion, But his favor is like dew on the grass.

Proverbs 19:13

A foolish son is the calamity of his father. A wife's quarrels are a continual dripping.

Proverbs 19:14

House and riches are an inheritance from fathers, But a prudent wife is from Yahweh.

Proverbs 19:15

Slothfulness casts into a deep sleep. The idle soul shall suffer hunger.

Proverbs 19:16

He who keeps the commandment keeps his soul, But he who is contemptuous in his ways shall die.

Proverbs 19:17

He who has pity on the poor lends to Yahweh; He will reward him.

Proverbs 19:18

Discipline your son, for there is hope; Don't be a willing party to his death.

Proverbs 19:19

A hot-tempered man must pay the penalty, For if you rescue him, you must do it again.

Proverbs 19:20

Listen to counsel and receive instruction, That you may be wise in your latter end.

Proverbs 19:21

There are many plans in a man's heart, But Yahweh's counsel will prevail.

Proverbs 19:22

That which makes a man to be desired is his kindness. A poor man is better than a liar.

Proverbs 19:23

The fear of Yahweh leads to life, then contentment; He rests and will not be touched by trouble.

Proverbs 19:24

The sluggard buries his hand in the dish; He will not so much as bring it to his mouth again.

Proverbs 19:25

Flog a scoffer, and the simple will learn prudence; Rebuke one who has understanding, and he will gain knowledge.

Proverbs 19:26

He who robs his father and drives away his mother, Is a son who causes shame and brings reproach.

Proverbs 19:27

If you stop listening to instruction, my son, You will stray from the words of knowledge.

Proverbs 19:28

A corrupt witness mocks justice, And the mouth of the wicked gulps down iniquity.

Proverbs 19:29

Penalties are prepared for scoffers, And beatings for the backs of fools.