Thematic Bible: Proverbs 13

Proverbs 13:1 (show verse)

A wise son accepts his father's discipline, But a scoffer does not listen to rebuke.

Proverbs 13:2 (show verse)

From the fruit of a man's mouth he enjoys good, But the desire of the treacherous is violence.

Proverbs 13:3 (show verse)

The one who guards his mouth preserves his life; The one who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.

Proverbs 13:4 (show verse)

The soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing, But the soul of the diligent is made fat.

Proverbs 13:5 (show verse)

A righteous man hates falsehood, But a wicked man acts disgustingly and shamefully.

Proverbs 13:6 (show verse)

Righteousness guards the one whose way is blameless, But wickedness subverts the sinner.

Proverbs 13:7 (show verse)

There is one who pretends to be rich, but has nothing; Another pretends to be poor, but has great wealth.

Proverbs 13:8 (show verse)

The ransom of a man's life is his wealth, But the poor hears no rebuke.

Proverbs 13:9 (show verse)

The light of the righteous rejoices, But the lamp of the wicked goes out.

Proverbs 13:10 (show verse)

Through insolence comes nothing but strife, But wisdom is with those who receive counsel.

Proverbs 13:11 (show verse)

Wealth obtained by fraud dwindles, But the one who gathers by labor increases it.

Proverbs 13:12 (show verse)

Hope deferred makes the heart sick, But desire fulfilled is a tree of life.

Proverbs 13:13 (show verse)

The one who despises the word will be in debt to it, But the one who fears the commandment will be rewarded.

Proverbs 13:14 (show verse)

The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life, To turn aside from the snares of death.

Proverbs 13:15 (show verse)

Good understanding produces favor, But the way of the treacherous is hard.

Proverbs 13:16 (show verse)

Every prudent man acts with knowledge, But a fool displays folly.

Proverbs 13:17 (show verse)

A wicked messenger falls into adversity, But a faithful envoy brings healing.

Proverbs 13:18 (show verse)

Poverty and shame will come to him who neglects discipline, But he who regards reproof will be honored.

Proverbs 13:19 (show verse)

Desire realized is sweet to the soul, But it is an abomination to fools to turn away from evil.

Proverbs 13:20 (show verse)

He who walks with wise men will be wise, But the companion of fools will suffer harm.

Proverbs 13:21 (show verse)

Adversity pursues sinners, But the righteous will be rewarded with prosperity.

Proverbs 13:22 (show verse)

A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children, And the wealth of the sinner is stored up for the righteous.

Proverbs 13:23 (show verse)

Abundant food is in the fallow ground of the poor, But it is swept away by injustice.

Proverbs 13:24 (show verse)

He who withholds his rod hates his son, But he who loves him disciplines him diligently.

Proverbs 13:25 (show verse)

The righteous has enough to satisfy his appetite, But the stomach of the wicked is in need.