Proverbs Chapter 19 Young's Literal Translation

Proverbs 19:1

Better `is' the poor walking in his integrity, Than the perverse `in' his lips, who `is' a fool.

Proverbs 19:2

Also, without knowledge the soul `is' not good, And the hasty in feet is sinning.

Proverbs 19:3

The folly of man perverteth his way, And against Jehovah is his heart wroth.

Proverbs 19:4

Wealth addeth many friends, And the poor from his neighbour is separated.

Proverbs 19:5

A false witness is not acquitted, Whoso breatheth out lies is not delivered.

Proverbs 19:6

Many entreat the face of the noble, And all have made friendship to a man of gifts.

Proverbs 19:7

All the brethren of the poor have hated him, Surely also his friends have been far from him, He is pursuing words -- they are not!

Proverbs 19:8

Whoso is getting heart is loving his soul, He is keeping understanding to find good.

Proverbs 19:9

A false witness is not acquitted, And whoso breatheth out lies perisheth.

Proverbs 19:10

Luxury is not comely for a fool, Much less for a servant to rule among princes.

Proverbs 19:11

The wisdom of a man hath deferred his anger, And his glory `is' to pass over transgression.

Proverbs 19:12

The wrath of a king `is' a growl as of a young lion, And as dew on the herb his good-will.

Proverbs 19:13

A calamity to his father `is' a foolish son, And the contentions of a wife `are' a continual dropping.

Proverbs 19:14

House and wealth `are' the inheritance of fathers, And from Jehovah `is' an understanding wife.

Proverbs 19:15

Sloth causeth deep sleep to fall, And an indolent soul doth hunger.

Proverbs 19:16

Whoso is keeping the command is keeping his soul, Whoso is despising His ways dieth.

Proverbs 19:17

Whoso is lending `to' Jehovah is favouring the poor, And his deed He repayeth to him.

Proverbs 19:18

Chastise thy son, for there is hope, And to put him to death lift not up thy soul.

Proverbs 19:19

A man of great wrath is bearing punishment, For, if thou dost deliver, yet again thou dost add.

Proverbs 19:20

Hear counsel and receive instruction, So that thou art wise in thy latter end.

Proverbs 19:21

Many `are' the purposes in a man's heart, And the counsel of Jehovah it standeth.

Proverbs 19:22

The desirableness of a man `is' his kindness, And better `is' the poor than a liar.

Proverbs 19:23

The fear of Jehovah `is' to life, And satisfied he remaineth -- he is not charged with evil.

Proverbs 19:24

The slothful hath hidden his hand in a dish, Even unto his mouth he bringeth it not back.

Proverbs 19:25

A scorner smite, and the simple acts prudently, And give reproof to the intelligent, He understandeth knowledge.

Proverbs 19:26

Whoso is spoiling a father causeth a mother to flee, A son causing shame, and bringing confusion.

Proverbs 19:27

Cease, my son, to hear instruction -- To err from sayings of knowledge.

Proverbs 19:28

A worthless witness scorneth judgment, And the mouth of the wicked swalloweth iniquity.

Proverbs 19:29

Judgments have been prepared for scorners, And stripes for the back of fools!