Chapter 10
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The proverbs of Solomin. A wise daughter makes a glad mother; but a foolish daughter brings grief to her father.
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Treasures of wickedness profit nothing, but righteousness delivers from death.
003
Yahweh will not allow the soul of the righteous to go hungry, but she thrusts away the desire of the wicked.
004
She becomes poor who works with a lazy hand, but the hand of the diligent brings wealth.
005
She who gathers in summer is a wise daughter, but she who sleeps during the harvest is a daughter who causes shame.
006
Blessings are on the head of the righteous, but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.
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The memory of the righteous is blessed, but the name of the wicked will rot.
008
The wise in heart accept commandments, but a chattering fool will fall.
009
She who walks blamelessly walks surely, but she who perverts her ways will be found out.
010
One winking with the eye causes sorrow, but a chattering fool will fall.
011
The mouth of the righteous is a spring of life, but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.
012
Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all wrongs.
013
Wisdom is found on the lips of her who has discernment, but a rod is for the back of her who is void of understanding.
014
Wise women lay up knowledge, but the mouth of the foolish is near ruin.
015
The rich woman's wealth is her strong city. The destruction of the poor is their poverty.
016
The labor of the righteous leads to life. The increase of the wicked leads to sin.
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She is in the way of life who heeds correction, but she who forsakes reproof leads others astray.
018
She who hides hatred has lying lips. She who utters a slander is a fool.
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In the multitude of words there is no lack of disobedience, but she who restrains her lips does wisely.
020
The tongue of the righteous is like choice silver. The heart of the wicked is of little worth.
021
The lips of the righteous feed many, but the foolish die for lack of understanding.
022
Yahweh's blessing brings wealth, and she adds no trouble to it.
023
It is a fool's pleasure to do wickedness, but wisdom is a woman of understanding's pleasure.
024
What the wicked fear, will overtake them, but the desire of the righteous will be granted.
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When the whirlwind passes, the wicked is no more; but the righteous stand firm forever.
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As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to those who send her.
027
The fear of Yahweh prolongs days, but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.
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The prospect of the righteous is joy, but the hope of the wicked will perish.
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The way of Yahweh is a stronghold to the upright, but it is a destruction to the workers of iniquity.
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The righteous will never be removed, but the wicked will not dwell in the land.
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The mouth of the righteous brings forth wisdom, but the perverse tongue will be cut off.
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The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable, but the mouth of the wicked is perverse.