Proverbs Chapter 13 Young's Literal Translation

Proverbs 13:1

A wise son -- the instruction of a father, And a scorner -- he hath not heard rebuke.

Proverbs 13:2

From the fruit of the mouth a man eateth good, And the soul of the treacherous -- violence.

Proverbs 13:3

Whoso is keeping his mouth, is keeping his soul, Whoso is opening wide his lips -- ruin to him!

Proverbs 13:4

The soul of the slothful is desiring, and hath not. And the soul of the diligent is made fat.

Proverbs 13:5

A false word the righteous hateth, And the wicked causeth abhorrence, and is confounded.

Proverbs 13:6

Righteousness keepeth him who is perfect in the way, And wickedness overthroweth a sin offering.

Proverbs 13:7

There is who is making himself rich, and hath nothing, Who is making himself poor, and wealth `is' abundant.

Proverbs 13:8

The ransom of a man's life `are' his riches, And the poor hath not heard rebuke.

Proverbs 13:9

The light of the righteous rejoiceth, And the lamp of the wicked is extinguished.

Proverbs 13:10

A vain man through pride causeth debate, And with the counselled `is' wisdom.

Proverbs 13:11

Wealth from vanity becometh little, And whoso is gathering by the hand becometh great.

Proverbs 13:12

Hope prolonged is making the heart sick, And a tree of life `is' the coming desire.

Proverbs 13:13

Whoso is despising the Word is destroyed for it, And whoso is fearing the Command is repayed.

Proverbs 13:14

The law of the wise `is' a fountain of life, To turn aside from snares of death.

Proverbs 13:15

Good understanding giveth grace, And the way of the treacherous `is' hard.

Proverbs 13:16

Every prudent one dealeth with knowledge, And a fool spreadeth out folly.

Proverbs 13:17

A wicked messenger falleth into evil, And a faithful ambassador is healing.

Proverbs 13:18

Whoso is refusing instruction -- poverty and shame, And whoso is observing reproof is honoured.

Proverbs 13:19

A desire accomplished is sweet to the soul, And an abomination to fools `is': Turn from evil.

Proverbs 13:20

Whoso is walking with wise men is wise, And a companion of fools suffereth evil.

Proverbs 13:21

Evil pursueth sinners, And good recompenseth the righteous.

Proverbs 13:22

A good man causeth sons' sons to inherit, And laid up for the righteous `is' the sinner's wealth.

Proverbs 13:23

Abundance of food -- the tillage of the poor, And substance is consumed without judgment.

Proverbs 13:24

Whoso is sparing his rod is hating his son, And whoso is loving him hath hastened him chastisement.

Proverbs 13:25

The righteous is eating to the satiety of his soul, And the belly of the wicked lacketh!