Proverbs Chapter 29 World English Bible

Proverbs 29:1

He who is often rebuked and stiffens his neck Will be destroyed suddenly, with no remedy.

Proverbs 29:2

When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice; But when the wicked rule, the people groan.

Proverbs 29:3

Whoever loves wisdom brings joy to his father; But a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth.

Proverbs 29:4

The king by justice makes the land stable, But he who takes bribes tears it down.

Proverbs 29:5

A man who flatters his neighbor, Spreads a net for his feet.

Proverbs 29:6

An evil man is snared by his sin, But the righteous can sing and be glad.

Proverbs 29:7

The righteous care about justice for the poor. The wicked aren't concerned about knowledge.

Proverbs 29:8

Mockers stir up a city, But wise men turn away anger.

Proverbs 29:9

If a wise man goes to court with a foolish man, The fool rages or scoffs, and there is no peace.

Proverbs 29:10

The bloodthirsty hate a man of integrity; And they seek the life of the upright.

Proverbs 29:11

A fool vents all of his anger, But a wise man brings himself under control.

Proverbs 29:12

If a ruler listens to lies, All of his officials are wicked.

Proverbs 29:13

The poor man and the oppressor have this in common: Yahweh gives sight to the eyes of both.

Proverbs 29:14

The king who fairly judges the poor, His throne shall be established forever.

Proverbs 29:15

The rod of correction gives wisdom, But a child left to himself causes shame to his mother.

Proverbs 29:16

When the wicked increase, sin increases; But the righteous will see their downfall.

Proverbs 29:17

Correct your son, and he will give you peace; Yes, he will bring delight to your soul.

Proverbs 29:18

Where there is no revelation, the people cast off restraint; But one who keeps the law is blessed.

Proverbs 29:19

A servant can't be corrected by words. Though he understands, yet he will not respond.

Proverbs 29:20

Do you see a man who is hasty in his words? There is more hope for a fool than for him.

Proverbs 29:21

He who pampers his servant from youth Will have him become a son in the end.

Proverbs 29:22

An angry man stirs up strife, And a wrathful man abounds in sin.

Proverbs 29:23

A man's pride brings him low, But one of lowly spirit gains honor.

Proverbs 29:24

Whoever is an accomplice of a thief is an enemy of his own soul. He takes an oath, but dares not testify.

Proverbs 29:25

The fear of man proves to be a snare, But whoever puts his trust in Yahweh is kept safe.

Proverbs 29:26

Many seek the ruler's favor, But a man's justice comes from Yahweh.

Proverbs 29:27

A dishonest man detests the righteous, And the upright in their ways detest the wicked.