Proverbs 29
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1A man often reproved, hardening the neck, || Is suddenly broken, and there is no healing.

2In the multiplying of the righteous the people rejoice, || And in the ruling of the wicked the people sigh.

3A man loving wisdom makes his father glad, || And a friend of harlots destroys wealth.

4A king establishes a land by judgment, || And one receiving gifts throws it down.

5A man taking a portion above his neighbor, || Spreads a net for his own steps.

6A snare [is] in the transgression of the evil, || And the righteous sing and rejoice.

7The righteous knows the plea of the poor, || The wicked does not understand knowledge.

8Men of scorning ensnare a city, || And the wise turn back anger.

9A wise man is judged by the foolish man, || And he has been angry, || And he has laughed, and there is no rest.

10Men of blood hate the perfect, || And the upright seek his soul.

11A fool brings out all his mind, || And the wise restrains it until afterward.

12A ruler who is attending to lying words, || All his ministers [are] wicked.

13The poor and the man of frauds have met together, || YHWH is enlightening the eyes of them both.

14A king that is judging the poor with truth, || His throne is established forever.

15A rod and reproof give wisdom, || And a youth let away is shaming his mother.

16In the multiplying of the wicked transgression multiplies, || And the righteous look on their fall.

17Discipline your son, and he gives you comfort, || Indeed, he gives delights to your soul.

18A people is made naked without a vision, || And whoever is keeping the Law, O his blessedness!

19By words a servant is not instructed though he understand, || And there is nothing answering.

20You have seen a man hasty in his words! More hope of a fool than of him.

21Whoever is bringing up his servant delicately, from youth, || [At] his latter end he is also continuator.

22An angry man stirs up contention, || And a furious man is multiplying transgression.

23The pride of man humbles him, || And humility of spirit upholds honor.

24Whoever is sharing with a thief is hating his own soul, || He hears execration, and does not tell.

25Fear of man causes a snare, || And the confident in YHWH is set on high.

26Many are seeking the face of a ruler, || And the judgment of each [is] from YHWH.

27The perverse man [is] an abomination to the righteous, || And the upright in the way [is] an abomination to the wicked!


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