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Proverbs 21:1 (show verse)

Streams of water [are] the heart of a king in the hand of Yahweh; {wherever} he will desire, he will turn.

Proverbs 21:2 (show verse)

Every way of a man is upright in his [own] eyes, but Yahweh weighs hearts.

Proverbs 21:3 (show verse)

Doing righteousness and justice is [more] acceptable to Yahweh than sacrifice.

Proverbs 21:4 (show verse)

Haughtiness of [the] eyes and pride of heart, [the] lamp of the wicked [are] sin.

Proverbs 21:5 (show verse)

The plans of the diligent only [lead] to abundance, but all who are hasty, only to want.

Proverbs 21:6 (show verse)

He who makes treasure by a lying tongue [is a] fleeting vapor [and] seeker of death.

Proverbs 21:7 (show verse)

The violence of the wicked will sweep them away, for they refuse to do justice.

Proverbs 21:8 (show verse)

Crooked is the way of a man and a foreigner, but the pure [is] upright [in] his conduct.

Proverbs 21:9 (show verse)

Better to dwell on the corner of a roof than [to] share a house with a woman of contention.

Proverbs 21:10 (show verse)

The soul of the wicked desires evil; his neighbor will not find mercy in his eyes.

Proverbs 21:11 (show verse)

With the punishment of a scoffer, the simple will become wise, and with the instruction of the wise, he will obtain knowledge.

Proverbs 21:12 (show verse)

The righteous observes the house of the wicked; he throws the wicked to ruin.
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Proverbs 21:13 (show verse)

He who closes his ear from the cry of the poor, he also will cry out and not be heard.

Proverbs 21:14 (show verse)

A gift in secret will avert {anger}, and a {concealed bribe}, strong wrath.

Proverbs 21:15 (show verse)

[It is] a joy to the righteous to do justice, but dismay to those who do evil.

Proverbs 21:16 (show verse)

Whoever wanders from the way of understanding, in the assembly of the dead he will rest.

Proverbs 21:17 (show verse)

A man of want [is] he who loves pleasure; he who loves wine and oil will not become rich.

Proverbs 21:18 (show verse)

A ransom for the righteous is the wicked, and [the] faithless instead of the upright.

Proverbs 21:19 (show verse)

Better to live in a land of wilderness than [with] a wife of quarrels and provocation.

Proverbs 21:20 (show verse)

Precious treasure and oil [are] in the house of the wise, but the foolish person will devour them.

Proverbs 21:21 (show verse)

He who pursues righteousness and kindness will find life, righteousness, and honor.

Proverbs 21:22 (show verse)

To a city of warriors, the wise ascends, and he will bring down the stronghold--its object of trust.

Proverbs 21:23 (show verse)

He who guards his mouth and his tongue, he guards his life from danger.

Proverbs 21:24 (show verse)

The proud, haughty one: "scoffer" [is] his name; he acts with arrogance of pride.

Proverbs 21:25 (show verse)

The craving of a lazy person will kill him, for his hands refuse to work.

Proverbs 21:26 (show verse)

{All day} he craves a craving, but the righteous will give and not hold back.

Proverbs 21:27 (show verse)

The sacrifice of the wicked [is] an abomination; how much more when he brings it in divisiveness!

Proverbs 21:28 (show verse)

A false witness will perish, but a man who listens will testify with success.

Proverbs 21:29 (show verse)

A wicked man is strong in {his countenance}, but the upright will appoint his paths.

Proverbs 21:30 (show verse)

There is no wisdom, nor understanding, nor counsel to oppose Yahweh.

Proverbs 21:31 (show verse)

A horse is prepared for the day of battle, but to Yahweh [belongs] the victory.