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Passage Lookup: Proverbs 19

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Proverbs 19:1
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Better the poor whose walk is blameless than a fool whose lips are perverse.(a)
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Proverbs 19:2
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Desire without knowledge is not good— how much more will hasty feet miss the way!(b)
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Proverbs 19:3
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A person's own folly(c) leads to their ruin, yet their heart rages against the Lord .(d)
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Proverbs 19:4
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Wealth attracts many friends, but even the closest friend of the poor person deserts them.(e)
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Proverbs 19:5
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A false witness(f) will not go unpunished,(g) and whoever pours out lies will not go free.(h)
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Proverbs 19:6
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Many curry favor with a ruler,(i) and everyone is the friend of one who gives gifts.(j)
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Proverbs 19:7
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The poor are shunned by all their relatives— how much more do their friends avoid them!(k) Though the poor pursue them with pleading, they are nowhere to be found.[a](l)
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Proverbs 19:8
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The one who gets wisdom loves life; the one who cherishes understanding will soon prosper.(m)
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Proverbs 19:9
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A false witness will not go unpunished, and whoever pours out lies will perish.(n)
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Proverbs 19:10
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It is not fitting for a fool(o) to live in luxury— how much worse for a slave to rule over princes!(p)
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Proverbs 19:11
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A person's wisdom yields patience;(q) it is to one's glory to overlook an offense.
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Proverbs 19:12
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A king's rage is like the roar of a lion,(r) but his favor is like dew(s) on the grass.(t)
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Proverbs 19:13
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A foolish child is a father's ruin,(u) and a quarrelsome wife is like the constant dripping of a leaky roof.(v)
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Proverbs 19:14
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Houses and wealth are inherited from parents,(w) but a prudent wife is from the Lord .(x)
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Proverbs 19:15
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Laziness brings on deep sleep, and the shiftless go hungry.(y)
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Proverbs 19:16
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Whoever keeps commandments keeps their life, but whoever shows contempt for their ways will die.(z)
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Proverbs 19:17
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Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the Lord ,(aa) and he will reward them for what they have done.(ab)
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Proverbs 19:18
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Discipline your children, for in that there is hope; do not be a willing party to their death.(ac)
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Proverbs 19:19
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A hot-tempered person must pay the penalty; rescue them, and you will have to do it again.
Proverbs 19:20
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Listen to advice and accept discipline,(ad) and at the end you will be counted among the wise.(ae)
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Proverbs 19:21
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Many are the plans in a person's heart, but it is the Lord 's purpose that prevails.(af)
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Proverbs 19:22
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What a person desires is unfailing love[b]; better to be poor than a liar.
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Proverbs 19:23
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The fear of the Lord leads to life; then one rests content, untouched by trouble.(ag)
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Proverbs 19:24
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A sluggard buries his hand in the dish; he will not even bring it back to his mouth!(ah)
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Proverbs 19:25
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Flog a mocker, and the simple will learn prudence; rebuke the discerning,(ai) and they will gain knowledge.(aj)
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Proverbs 19:26
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Whoever robs their father and drives out their mother(ak) is a child who brings shame and disgrace.
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Proverbs 19:27
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Stop listening to instruction, my son,(al) and you will stray from the words of knowledge.
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Proverbs 19:28
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A corrupt witness mocks at justice, and the mouth of the wicked gulps down evil.(am)
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Proverbs 19:29
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Penalties are prepared for mockers, and beatings for the backs of fools.(an)
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