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Proverbs 29


Warnings and Instructions

Proverbs 29:1   A man who hardens his neck after much reproof Will suddenly be broken beyond remedy.
Proverbs 29:2   When the righteous increase, the people rejoice, But when a wicked man rules, people groan.
Proverbs 29:3   A man who loves wisdom makes his father glad, But he who keeps company with harlots wastes his wealth.
Proverbs 29:4   The king gives stability to the land by justice, But a man who takes bribes overthrows it.
Proverbs 29:5   A man who flatters his neighbor Is spreading a net for his steps.
Proverbs 29:6   By transgression an evil man is ensnared, But the righteous sings and rejoices.
Proverbs 29:7   The righteous is concerned for the rights of the poor, The wicked does not understand such concern.
Proverbs 29:8   Scorners set a city aflame, But wise men turn away anger.
Proverbs 29:9   When a wise man has a controversy with a foolish man, The foolish man either rages or laughs, and there is no rest.
Proverbs 29:10   Men of bloodshed hate the blameless, But the upright are concerned for his life.
Proverbs 29:11   A fool always loses his temper, But a wise man holds it back.
Proverbs 29:12   If a ruler pays attention to falsehood, All his ministers become wicked.
Proverbs 29:13   The poor man and the oppressor have this in common: The LORD gives light to the eyes of both.
Proverbs 29:14   If a king judges the poor with truth, His throne will be established forever.
Proverbs 29:15   The rod and reproof give wisdom, But a child who gets his own way brings shame to his mother.
Proverbs 29:16   When the wicked increase, transgression increases; But the righteous will see their fall.
Proverbs 29:17   Correct your son, and he will give you comfort; He will also delight your soul.
Proverbs 29:18   Where there is no vision, the people are unrestrained, But happy is he who keeps the law.
Proverbs 29:19   A slave will not be instructed by words alone; For though he understands, there will be no response.
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 slave from childhood Will in the end find him to be a son.
Proverbs 29:22   An angry man stirs up strife, And a hot-tempered man abounds in transgression.
Proverbs 29:23   A man's pride will bring him low, But a humble spirit will obtain honor.
Proverbs 29:24   He who is a partner with a thief hates his own life; He hears the oath but tells nothing.
Proverbs 29:25   The fear of man brings a snare, But he who trusts in the LORD will be exalted.
Proverbs 29:26   Many seek the ruler's favor, But justice for man comes from the LORD.
Proverbs 29:27   An unjust man is abominable to the righteous, And he who is upright in the way is abominable to the wicked.
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