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Proverbs 10


Contrast of the Righteous and the Wicked

Proverbs 10:1   The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a father glad, But a foolish son is a grief to his mother.
Proverbs 10:2   Ill-gotten gains do not profit, But righteousness delivers from death.
Proverbs 10:3   The LORD will not allow the righteous to hunger, But He will reject the craving of the wicked.
Proverbs 10:4   Poor is he who works with a negligent hand, But the hand of the diligent makes rich.
Proverbs 10:5   He who gathers in summer is a son who acts wisely, But he who sleeps in harvest is a son who acts shamefully.
Proverbs 10:6   Blessings are on the head of the righteous, But the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.
Proverbs 10:7   The memory of the righteous is blessed, But the name of the wicked will rot.
Proverbs 10:8   The wise of heart will receive commands, But a babbling fool will be ruined.
Proverbs 10:9   He who walks in integrity walks securely, But he who perverts his ways will be found out.
Proverbs 10:10   He who winks the eye causes trouble, And a babbling fool will be ruined.
Proverbs 10:11   The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life, But the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.
Proverbs 10:12   Hatred stirs up strife, But love covers all transgressions.
Proverbs 10:13   On the lips of the discerning, wisdom is found, But a rod is for the back of him who lacks understanding.
Proverbs 10:14   Wise men store up knowledge, But with the mouth of the foolish, ruin is at hand.
Proverbs 10:15   The rich man's wealth is his fortress, The ruin of the poor is their poverty.
Proverbs 10:16   The wages of the righteous is life, The income of the wicked, punishment.
Proverbs 10:17   He is on the path of life who heeds instruction, But he who ignores reproof goes astray.
Proverbs 10:18   He who conceals hatred has lying lips, And he who spreads slander is a fool.
Proverbs 10:19   When there are many words, transgression is unavoidable, But he who restrains his lips is wise.
Proverbs 10:20   The tongue of the righteous is as choice silver, The heart of the wicked is worth little.
Proverbs 10:21   The lips of the righteous feed many, But fools die for lack of understanding.
Proverbs 10:22   It is the blessing of the LORD that makes rich, And He adds no sorrow to it.
Proverbs 10:23   Doing wickedness is like sport to a fool, And so is wisdom to a man of understanding.
Proverbs 10:24   What the wicked fears will come upon him, But the desire of the righteous will be granted.
Proverbs 10:25   When the whirlwind passes, the wicked is no more, But the righteous has an everlasting foundation.
Proverbs 10:26   Like vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes, So is the lazy one to those who send him.
Proverbs 10:27   The fear of the LORD prolongs life, But the years of the wicked will be shortened.
Proverbs 10:28   The hope of the righteous is gladness, But the expectation of the wicked perishes.
Proverbs 10:29   The way of the LORD is a stronghold to the upright, But ruin to the workers of iniquity.
Proverbs 10:30   The righteous will never be shaken, But the wicked will not dwell in the land.
Proverbs 10:31   The mouth of the righteous flows with wisdom, But the perverted tongue will be cut out.
Proverbs 10:32   The lips of the righteous bring forth what is acceptable, But the mouth of the wicked what is perverted.
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