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Proverbs  Chapter 29  KJV  (King James Version)


              

1  He, that being often reproved hardeneth his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.
 
2  When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.
 
3  Whoso loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father: but he that keepeth company with harlots spendeth his substance.
 
4  The king by judgment establisheth the land: but he that receiveth gifts overthroweth it.
 
5  A man that flattereth his neighbour spreadeth a net for his feet.
 
6  In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare: but the righteous doth sing and rejoice.
 
7  The righteous considereth the cause of the poor: but the wicked regardeth not to know it.
 
8  Scornful men bring a city into a snare: but wise men turn away wrath.
 
9  If a wise man contendeth with a foolish man, whether he rage or laugh, there is no rest.
 
10  The bloodthirsty hate the upright: but the just seek his soul.
 
11  A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards.
 
12  If a ruler hearken to lies, all his servants are wicked.
 
13  The poor and the deceitful man meet together: the LORD lighteneth both their eyes.
 
14  The king that faithfully judgeth the poor, his throne shall be established for ever.
 
15  The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame.
 
16  When the wicked are multiplied, transgression increaseth: but the righteous shall see their fall.
 
17  Correct thy son, and he shall give thee rest; yea, he shall give delight unto thy soul.
 
18  Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he.
 
19  A servant will not be corrected by words: for though he understand he will not answer.
 
20  Seest thou a man that is hasty in his words? there is more hope of a fool than of him.
 
21  He that delicately bringeth up his servant from a child shall have him become his son at the length.
 
22  An angry man stirreth up strife, and a furious man aboundeth in transgression.
 
23  A man's pride shall bring him low: but honour shall uphold the humble in spirit.
 
24  Whoso is partner with a thief hateth his own soul: he heareth cursing, and bewrayeth it not.
 
25  The fear of man bringeth a snare: but whoso putteth his trust in the LORD shall be safe.
 
26  Many seek the ruler's favour; but every man's judgment cometh from the LORD.
 
27  An unjust man is an abomination to the just: and he that is upright in the way is abomination to the wicked.
 

         

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