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Proverbs Chapter 20 Darby English Bible

Proverbs 20:1

Wine is a scorner, strong drink is raging; and whoso erreth thereby is not wise.

Proverbs 20:2

The terror of a king is as the roaring of a lion: he that provoketh him to anger sinneth against his own soul.

Proverbs 20:3

It is an honour for a man to cease from strife; but every fool rusheth into it.

Proverbs 20:4

The sluggard will not plough by reason of the winter; he shall beg in harvest, and have nothing.

Proverbs 20:5

Counsel in the heart of man is deep water, and a man of understanding draweth it out.

Proverbs 20:6

Most men will proclaim every one his own kindness; but a faithful man who shall find?

Proverbs 20:7

The righteous walketh in his integrity: blessed are his children after him!

Proverbs 20:8

A king sitting on the throne of judgment scattereth away all evil with his eyes.

Proverbs 20:9

Who can say, I have made my heart clean, I am pure from my sin?

Proverbs 20:10

Divers weights, divers measures, even both of them are abomination to Jehovah.

Proverbs 20:11

Even a child is known by his doings, whether his work be pure, and whether it be right.

Proverbs 20:12

The hearing ear, and the seeing eye, Jehovah hath made even both of them.

Proverbs 20:13

Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thine eyes, [and] thou shalt be satisfied with bread.

Proverbs 20:14

Bad! bad! saith the buyer; but when he is gone his way, then he boasteth.

Proverbs 20:15

There is gold, and a multitude of rubies; but the lips of knowledge are a precious Jewel.

Proverbs 20:16

Take his garment that is become surety [for] another, and hold him in pledge for strangers.

Proverbs 20:17

Bread of falsehood is sweet to a man, but afterwards his mouth shall be filled with gravel.

Proverbs 20:18

Plans are established by counsel; and with good advice make war.

Proverbs 20:19

He that goeth about talebearing revealeth secrets; therefore meddle not with him that openeth his lips.

Proverbs 20:20

Whoso curseth his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in the blackest darkness.

Proverbs 20:21

An inheritance obtained hastily at the beginning will not be blessed in the end.

Proverbs 20:22

Say not, I will recompense evil: wait on Jehovah, and he shall save thee.

Proverbs 20:23

Divers weights are an abomination unto Jehovah; and a false balance is not good.

Proverbs 20:24

The steps of a man are from Jehovah; and how can a man understand his own way?

Proverbs 20:25

It is a snare to a man rashly to say, It is hallowed, and after vows to make inquiry.

Proverbs 20:26

A wise king scattereth the wicked, and bringeth the wheel over them.

Proverbs 20:27

Man's spirit is the lamp of Jehovah, searching all the inner parts of the belly.

Proverbs 20:28

Mercy and truth preserve the king; and he upholdeth his throne by mercy.

Proverbs 20:29

The glory of young men is their strength; and the beauty of old men is the grey head.

Proverbs 20:30

Wounding stripes purge away evil, and strokes [purge] the inner parts of the belly.