Thematic Bible




Proverbs 19:1 (show verse)

Better a poor person walking in integrity than one who is perverse {in his speech} and is a fool.

Proverbs 19:2 (show verse)

Also, a life without knowledge is not good, and he who moves quickly with [his] feet {misses the mark}.

Proverbs 19:3 (show verse)

As for the folly of humankind, its way leads to ruin, and against Yahweh his heart will rage.

Proverbs 19:4 (show verse)

Wealth adds many friends, but the poor will be left by his friends.

Proverbs 19:5 (show verse)

A witness of falsehood will not go unpunished, and he who breathes lies will not escape.

Proverbs 19:6 (show verse)

Many will seek favor before the generous, and everyone [is] the friend of a man of gifts.

Proverbs 19:7 (show verse)

All the brothers of the poor, [if] they hate him, how much more will his friends keep away from him. He pursues [them with] words, [and] they are gone.

Proverbs 19:8 (show verse)

He who acquires wisdom loves himself; he who guards understanding [loves] to find good.

Proverbs 19:9 (show verse)

A false witness will not go unpunished, and he who breathes lies will perish.
No Themes for this verse.

Proverbs 19:10 (show verse)

For a fool living in luxury is not fitting, [any] more [than it is] for a slave to rule over princes.

Proverbs 19:11 (show verse)

The understanding of a person makes him slow to his {anger}, and his glory overlooks offense.

Proverbs 19:12 (show verse)

The rage of a king growls like a lion, but his favor is like dew on the grass.

Proverbs 19:13 (show verse)

A foolish child is a ruin to his father, and the quarreling of a woman is a continuous dripping.

Proverbs 19:14 (show verse)

A house and wealth [are] an inheritance [from] fathers, but from Yahweh [comes] a woman who is prudent.

Proverbs 19:15 (show verse)

Laziness will bring on a deep sleep, and a person of idleness will suffer hunger.

Proverbs 19:16 (show verse)

He who guards commandments guards his life; he who is careless of his ways will be killed.

Proverbs 19:17 (show verse)

He who lends to Yahweh [is] he who is kind to the poor, and his benefits he will repay to him.

Proverbs 19:18 (show verse)

Discipline your child, for there is hope, but on his destruction do not set your desire.

Proverbs 19:19 (show verse)

A hot-tempered person pays a penalty; if you rescue [him], you will do [it] yet again.

Proverbs 19:20 (show verse)

Listen [to] advice and accept instruction so that you will gain wisdom for your {future}.

Proverbs 19:21 (show verse)

Many plans [are] in the heart of a man, but the purpose of Yahweh will be established.

Proverbs 19:22 (show verse)

The craving of a man [is] his steadfast loyalty, and [it is] better [to be] poor than a {liar}.

Proverbs 19:23 (show verse)

Fear of Yahweh [leads] to life; he who is filled [with it] will rest--he will not suffer harm.

Proverbs 19:24 (show verse)

A lazy person buries his hand in the dish, and even to his mouth he will not bring it back.
No Themes for this verse.

Proverbs 19:25 (show verse)

The scoffer you shall strike, and the simple, may they learn prudence, and reprove the intelligent [and] he will gain knowledge.

Proverbs 19:26 (show verse)

He who does violence to a father, he who chases away a mother, [is] a child who causes shame and brings reproach.

Proverbs 19:27 (show verse)

Cease to listen to instruction, my child, {and you will stray} from sayings of knowledge.

Proverbs 19:28 (show verse)

A worthless witness will mock justice, and the mouth of the wicked will devour iniquity.

Proverbs 19:29 (show verse)

Judgments are prepared for the scoffers, and flogging for the back of fools.