Proverbs Chapter 10 World English Bible

Proverbs 10:1

The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father; But a foolish son brings grief to his mother.

Proverbs 10:2

Treasures of wickedness profit nothing, But righteousness delivers from death.

Proverbs 10:3

Yahweh will not allow the soul of the righteous to go hungry, But he thrusts away the desire of the wicked.

Proverbs 10:4

He becomes poor who works with a lazy hand, But the hand of the diligent brings wealth.

Proverbs 10:5

He who gathers in summer is a wise son, But he who sleeps during the harvest is a son who causes shame.

Proverbs 10:6

Blessings are on the head of the righteous, But violence covers the mouth of the wicked.

Proverbs 10:7

The memory of the righteous is blessed, But the name of the wicked will rot.

Proverbs 10:8

The wise in heart accept commandments, But a chattering fool will fall.

Proverbs 10:9

He who walks blamelessly walks surely, But he who perverts his ways will be found out.

Proverbs 10:10

One winking with the eye causes sorrow, But a chattering fool will fall.

Proverbs 10:11

The mouth of the righteous is a spring of life, But violence covers the mouth of the wicked.

Proverbs 10:12

Hatred stirs up strife, But love covers all wrongs.

Proverbs 10:13

Wisdom is found on the lips of him who has discernment, But a rod is for the back of him who is void of understanding.

Proverbs 10:14

Wise men lay up knowledge, But the mouth of the foolish is near ruin.

Proverbs 10:15

The rich man's wealth is his strong city. The destruction of the poor is their poverty.

Proverbs 10:16

The labor of the righteous leads to life. The increase of the wicked leads to sin.

Proverbs 10:17

He is in the way of life who heeds correction, But he who forsakes reproof leads others astray.

Proverbs 10:18

He who hides hatred has lying lips. He who utters a slander is a fool.

Proverbs 10:19

In the multitude of words there is no lack of disobedience, But he who restrains his lips does wisely.

Proverbs 10:20

The tongue of the righteous is like choice silver. The heart of the wicked is of little worth.

Proverbs 10:21

The lips of the righteous feed many, But the foolish die for lack of understanding.

Proverbs 10:22

Yahweh's blessing brings wealth, And he adds no trouble to it.

Proverbs 10:23

It is a fool's pleasure to do wickedness, But wisdom is a man of understanding's pleasure.

Proverbs 10:24

What the wicked fear, will overtake them, But the desire of the righteous will be granted.

Proverbs 10:25

When the whirlwind passes, the wicked is no more; But the righteous stand firm forever.

Proverbs 10:26

As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, So is the sluggard to those who send him.

Proverbs 10:27

The fear of Yahweh prolongs days, But the years of the wicked shall be shortened.

Proverbs 10:28

The prospect of the righteous is joy, But the hope of the wicked will perish.

Proverbs 10:29

The way of Yahweh is a stronghold to the upright, But it is a destruction to the workers of iniquity.

Proverbs 10:30

The righteous will never be removed, But the wicked will not dwell in the land.

Proverbs 10:31

The mouth of the righteous brings forth wisdom, But the perverse tongue will be cut off.

Proverbs 10:32

The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable, But the mouth of the wicked is perverse.