Proverbs Chapter 22 Darby English Bible

Proverbs 22:1

A [good] name is rather to be chosen than great riches; loving favour rather than silver and gold.

Proverbs 22:2

The rich and poor meet together; Jehovah is the maker of them all.

Proverbs 22:3

A prudent [man] seeth the evil, and hideth himself; but the simple pass on, and are punished.

Proverbs 22:4

The reward of humility [and] the fear of Jehovah is riches, and honour, and life.

Proverbs 22:5

Thorns [and] snares are in the way of the perverse: he that keepeth his soul holdeth himself far from them.

Proverbs 22:6

Train up the child according to the tenor of his way, and when he is old he will not depart from it.

Proverbs 22:7

The rich ruleth over the poor; and the borrower is servant to the lender.

Proverbs 22:8

He that soweth unrighteousness shall reap iniquity, and the rod of his wrath shall have an end.

Proverbs 22:9

He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed, for he giveth of his bread to the poor.

Proverbs 22:10

Cast out the scorner, and contention will depart, and strife and ignominy shall cease.

Proverbs 22:11

He that loveth pureness of heart, upon whose lips is grace, the king is his friend.

Proverbs 22:12

The eyes of Jehovah preserve knowledge; but he overthroweth the words of the unfaithful.

Proverbs 22:13

The sluggard saith, There is a lion without, I shall be killed in the streets!

Proverbs 22:14

The mouth of strange women is a deep ditch: he with whom Jehovah is displeased shall fall therein.

Proverbs 22:15

Folly is bound in the heart of a child; the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.

Proverbs 22:16

He that oppresseth the poor, it is to enrich him; he that giveth to the rich, [bringeth] only to want.

Proverbs 22:17

Incline thine ear, and hear the words of the wise, and apply thy heart unto my knowledge.

Proverbs 22:18

For it is a pleasant thing if thou keep them within thee: they shall be together fitted on thy lips.

Proverbs 22:19

That thy confidence may be in Jehovah, I have made [them] known to thee this day, even to thee.

Proverbs 22:20

Have not I written to thee excellent things, in counsels and knowledge,

Proverbs 22:21

that I might make thee know the certainty of the words of truth; that thou mightest carry back words of truth to them that send thee?

Proverbs 22:22

Rob not the poor, because he is poor, neither oppress the afflicted in the gate;

Proverbs 22:23

for Jehovah will plead their cause, and despoil the soul of those that despoil them.

Proverbs 22:24

Make no friendship with an angry man, and go not with a furious man;

Proverbs 22:25

lest thou learn his paths, and get a snare to thy soul.

Proverbs 22:26

Be not of them that strike hands, of them that are sureties for debts:

Proverbs 22:27

if thou hast nothing to pay, why should he take away thy bed from under thee?

Proverbs 22:28

Remove not the ancient landmark which thy fathers have set.

Proverbs 22:29

Hast thou seen a man diligent in his work? He shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before the mean.