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Proverbs 21

Proverbs 21:1   The king's heart is in the hand of Jehovah as the watercourses: He turneth it whithersoever he will.
Proverbs 21:2   Every way of a man is right in his own eyes; But Jehovah weigheth the hearts.
Proverbs 21:3   To do righteousness and justice Is more acceptable to Jehovah than sacrifice.
Proverbs 21:4   A high look, and a proud heart, Even the lamp of the wicked, is sin.
Proverbs 21:5   The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; But every one that is hasty hasteth only to want.
Proverbs 21:6   The getting of treasures by a lying tongue Is a vapor driven to and fro by them that seek death.
Proverbs 21:7   The violence of the wicked shall sweep them away, Because they refuse to do justice.
Proverbs 21:8   The way of him that is laden with guilt is exceeding crooked; But as for the pure, his work is right.
Proverbs 21:9   It is better to dwell in the corner of the housetop, Than with a contentious woman in a wide house.
Proverbs 21:10   The soul of the wicked desireth evil: His neighbor findeth no favor in his eyes.
Proverbs 21:11   When the scoffer is punished, the simple is made wise; And when the wise is instructed, he receiveth knowledge.
Proverbs 21:12   The righteous man considereth the house of the wicked, How the wicked are overthrown to their ruin.
Proverbs 21:13   Whoso stoppeth his ears at the cry of the poor, He also shall cry, but shall not be heard.
Proverbs 21:14   A gift in secret pacifieth anger; And a present in the bosom, strong wrath.
Proverbs 21:15   It is joy to the righteous to do justice; But it is a destruction to the workers of iniquity.
Proverbs 21:16   The man that wandereth out of the way of understanding Shall rest in the assembly of the dead.
Proverbs 21:17   He that loveth pleasure shall be a poor man: He that loveth wine and oil shall not be rich.
Proverbs 21:18   The wicked is a ransom for the righteous; And the treacherous cometh in the stead of the upright.
Proverbs 21:19   It is better to dwell in a desert land, Than with a contentious and fretful woman.
Proverbs 21:20   There is precious treasure and oil in the dwelling of the wise; But a foolish man swalloweth it up.
Proverbs 21:21   He that followeth after righteousness and kindness Findeth life, righteousness, and honor.
Proverbs 21:22   A wise man scaleth the city of the mighty, And bringeth down the strength of the confidence thereof.
Proverbs 21:23   Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue Keepeth his soul from troubles.
Proverbs 21:24   The proud and haughty man, scoffer is his name; He worketh in the arrogance of pride.
Proverbs 21:25   The desire of the sluggard killeth him; For his hands refuse to labor.
Proverbs 21:26   There is that coveteth greedily all the day long; But the righteous giveth and withholdeth not.
Proverbs 21:27   The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination: How much more, when he bringeth it with a wicked mind!
Proverbs 21:28   A false witness shall perish; But the man that heareth shall speak so as to endure.
Proverbs 21:29   A wicked man hardeneth his face; But as for the upright, he establisheth his ways.
Proverbs 21:30   There is no wisdom nor understanding Nor counsel against Jehovah.
Proverbs 21:31   The horse is prepared against the day of battle; But victory is of Jehovah.
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