Proverbs Chapter 21 Young's Literal Translation

Proverbs 21:1

Rivulets of waters `is' the heart of a king in the hand of Jehovah, Wherever He pleaseth He inclineth it.

Proverbs 21:2

Every way of a man `is' right in his own eyes, And Jehovah is pondering hearts.

Proverbs 21:3

To do righteousness and judgment, Is chosen of Jehovah rather than sacrifice.

Proverbs 21:4

Loftiness of eyes, and breadth of heart, Tillage of the wicked `is' sin.

Proverbs 21:5

The purposes of the diligent `are' only to advantage, And of every hasty one, only to want.

Proverbs 21:6

The making of treasures by a lying tongue, `Is' a vanity driven away of those seeking death.

Proverbs 21:7

The spoil of the wicked catcheth them, Because they have refused to do judgment.

Proverbs 21:8

Froward `is' the way of a man who is vile, And the pure -- upright `is' his work.

Proverbs 21:9

Better to sit on a corner of the roof, Than `with' a woman of contentions and a house of company.

Proverbs 21:10

The soul of the wicked hath desired evil, Not gracious in his eyes is his neighbour.

Proverbs 21:11

When the scorner is punished, the simple becometh wise, And in giving understanding to the wise He receiveth knowledge.

Proverbs 21:12

The Righteous One is acting wisely Towards the house of the wicked, He is overthrowing the wicked for wickedness.

Proverbs 21:13

Whoso is shutting his ear from the cry of the poor, He also doth cry, and is not answered.

Proverbs 21:14

A gift in secret pacifieth anger, And a bribe in the bosom strong fury.

Proverbs 21:15

To do justice `is' joy to the righteous, But ruin to workers of iniquity.

Proverbs 21:16

A man who is wandering from the way of understanding, In an assembly of Rephaim resteth.

Proverbs 21:17

Whoso `is' loving mirth `is' a poor man, Whoso is loving wine and oil maketh no wealth.

Proverbs 21:18

The wicked `is' an atonement for the righteous, And for the upright the treacherous dealer.

Proverbs 21:19

Better to dwell in a wilderness land, Than `with' a woman of contentions and anger.

Proverbs 21:20

A treasure to be desired, and oil, `Is' in the habitation of the wise, And a foolish man swalloweth it up.

Proverbs 21:21

Whoso is pursuing righteousness and kindness, Findeth life, righteousness, and honour.

Proverbs 21:22

A city of the mighty hath the wise gone up, And bringeth down the strength of its confidence.

Proverbs 21:23

Whoso is keeping his mouth and his tongue, Is keeping from adversities his soul.

Proverbs 21:24

Proud, haughty, scorner `is' his name, Who is working in the wrath of pride.

Proverbs 21:25

The desire of the slothful slayeth him, For his hands have refused to work.

Proverbs 21:26

All the day desiring he hath desired, And the righteous giveth and withholdeth not.

Proverbs 21:27

The sacrifice of the wicked `is' abomination, Much more when in wickedness he bringeth it.

Proverbs 21:28

A false witness doth perish, And an attentive man for ever speaketh.

Proverbs 21:29

A wicked man hath hardened by his face, And the upright -- he prepareth his way.

Proverbs 21:30

There is no wisdom, nor understanding, Nor counsel, over-against Jehovah.

Proverbs 21:31

A horse is prepared for a day of battle, And the deliverance `is' of Jehovah!