Proverbs Chapter 10 Young's Literal Translation

Proverbs 10:1

Proverbs of Solomon. A wise son causeth a father to rejoice, And a foolish son `is' an affliction to his mother.

Proverbs 10:2

Treasures of wickedness profit not, And righteousness delivereth from death.

Proverbs 10:3

Jehovah causeth not the soul of the righteous to hunger, And the desire of the wicked He thrusteth away.

Proverbs 10:4

Poor `is' he who is working -- a slothful hand, And the hand of the diligent maketh rich.

Proverbs 10:5

Whoso is gathering in summer `is' a wise son, Whoso is sleeping in harvest `is' a son causing shame.

Proverbs 10:6

Blessings `are' for the head of the righteous, And the mouth of the wicked cover doth violence.

Proverbs 10:7

The remembrance of the righteous `is' for a blessing, And the name of the wicked doth rot.

Proverbs 10:8

The wise in heart accepteth commands, And a talkative fool kicketh.

Proverbs 10:9

Whoso is walking in integrity walketh confidently, And whoso is perverting his ways is known.

Proverbs 10:10

Whoso is winking the eye giveth grief, And a talkative fool kicketh.

Proverbs 10:11

A fountain of life `is' the mouth of the righteous, And the mouth of the wicked cover doth violence.

Proverbs 10:12

Hatred awaketh contentions, And over all transgressions love covereth.

Proverbs 10:13

In the lips of the intelligent is wisdom found, And a rod `is' for the back of him who is lacking understanding.

Proverbs 10:14

The wise lay up knowledge, and the mouth of a fool `is' near ruin.

Proverbs 10:15

The wealth of the rich `is' his strong city, The ruin of the poor `is' their poverty.

Proverbs 10:16

The wage of the righteous `is' for life, The increase of the wicked for sin.

Proverbs 10:17

A traveller to life `is' he who is keeping instruction, And whoso is forsaking rebuke is erring.

Proverbs 10:18

Whoso is covering hatred with lying lips, And whoso is bringing out an evil report is a fool.

Proverbs 10:19

In the abundance of words transgression ceaseth not, And whoso is restraining his lips `is' wise.

Proverbs 10:20

The tongue of the righteous `is' chosen silver, The heart of the wicked -- as a little thing.

Proverbs 10:21

The lips of the righteous delight many, And fools for lack of heart die.

Proverbs 10:22

The blessing of Jehovah -- it maketh rich, And He addeth no grief with it.

Proverbs 10:23

To execute inventions `is' as play to a fool, And wisdom to a man of understanding.

Proverbs 10:24

The feared thing of the wicked it meeteth him, And the desire of the righteous is given.

Proverbs 10:25

As the passing by of a hurricane, So the wicked is not, And the righteous is a foundation age-during.

Proverbs 10:26

As vinegar to the teeth, And as smoke to the eyes, So `is' the slothful to those sending him.

Proverbs 10:27

The fear of Jehovah addeth days, And the years of the wicked are shortened.

Proverbs 10:28

The hope of the righteous `is' joyful, And the expectation of the wicked perisheth.

Proverbs 10:29

The way of Jehovah `is' strength to the perfect, And ruin to workers of iniquity.

Proverbs 10:30

The righteous to the age is not moved, And the wicked inhabit not the earth.

Proverbs 10:31

The mouth of the righteous uttereth wisdom, And the tongue of frowardness is cut out.

Proverbs 10:32

The lips of the righteous know a pleasing thing, And the mouth of the wicked perverseness!