than someone who has deceitful lips and is a fool.
3A person’s own foolishness leads him astray,
yet his heart rages against the Lord.19:3 Is 8:21
but a poor person is separated from his friend.
and one who utters lies will not escape.19:5 Pr 6:19
how much more do his friends
keep their distance from him!
He may pursue them with words,19:7 Pr 18:23
but they are not there.19:7 Hb uncertain
8The one who acquires good sense19:8 Lit acquires a heart loves himself;
one who safeguards understanding finds success.19:8 Pr 16:20
9A false witness will not go unpunished,
but a prudent wife is from the Lord.
15Laziness induces deep sleep,
and he will give a reward to the lender.19:17 Lit to him19:17 Lk 6:38
18Discipline your son while there is hope;
don’t set your heart on being the cause of his death.19:18 Lit don’t lift up your soul to his death19:18 Pr 13:24; 23:13–14; 29:17
19A person with intense anger bears the penalty;
20Listen to counsel and receive instruction
21Many plans are in a person’s heart,
22What is desirable in a person is his fidelity;
23The fear of the Lord leads to life;
one will sleep at night19:23 Lit will spend the night satisfied without danger.19:23 Pr 14:26–27
24The slacker buries his hand in the bowl;
rebuke the discerning, and he gains knowledge.19:25 Pr 9:8
26The one who plunders his father and evicts his mother
is a disgraceful and shameful son.
27If you stop listening to correction, my son,
you will stray from the words of knowledge.
28A worthless witness mocks justice,
29Judgments are prepared for mockers,
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