Careless Speech 31 Gray hair is a crown of glory;    it is gained by living a godly life. 12 It is safer to meet a bear robbed of her cubs    than to confront a fool caught in foolishness. 7 The relatives of the poor despise them;    how much more will their friends avoid them!Though the poor plead with them,    their friends are gone. Cancel. Proverbs 13:21 - NLT - Trouble chases sinners, while blessings chase... Study verse in the New Living Translation 17 The path of the virtuous leads away from evil;    whoever follows that path is safe. If you've ever spent a day with a friend and then felt totally exhausted and misunderstood at the end, you know what this quote means. 19 An offended friend is harder to win back than a fortified city. 18 Plans succeed through good counsel;    don’t go to war without wise advice. 8 When a king sits in judgment, he weighs all the evidence,    distinguishing the bad from the good. sweet to the soul and healthy for the body. 18 A hot-tempered person starts fights;    a cool-tempered person stops them. 5 The godly hate lies;    the wicked cause shame and disgrace. (Proverbs 13:20 ESV). but the godly have a refuge when they die. 20 The crooked heart will not prosper;    the lying tongue tumbles into trouble. those who rejoice at the misfortune of others will be punished. Proverbs 2:20 So you will follow in the ways of the good, and keep to the paths of the righteous. Arguments separate friends like a gate locked with bars. 7 Some who are poor pretend to be rich;    others who are rich pretend to be poor. If you rescue them once, you will have to do it again. Often. Proverbs 4:14, KJV: "Enter not into the path of the wicked, and go not in the way of evil men." fools plunge ahead with reckless confidence. 11 Even children are known by the way they act,    whether their conduct is pure, and whether it is right. 17 The first to speak in court sounds right—    until the cross-examination begins. 18 Simpletons are clothed with foolishness,[d]    but the prudent are crowned with knowledge. a quarrelsome wife is as annoying as constant dripping. 16 It is senseless to pay to educate a fool,    since he has no heart for learning. 16 The wise are cautious[c] and avoid danger;    fools plunge ahead with reckless confidence. 5 Only a fool despises a parent’s[f] discipline;    whoever learns from correction is wise. 28 The heart of the godly thinks carefully before speaking;    the mouth of the wicked overflows with evil words. but you need a strong ox for a large harvest. "A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger." 11 The house of the wicked will be destroyed,    but the tent of the godly will flourish. Proverbs 3 Trust in the Lord with All Your Heart. 28 A corrupt witness makes a mockery of justice;    the mouth of the wicked gulps down evil. 11. 10 False weights and unequal measures[n]—    the Lord detests double standards of every kind. 6 Godliness guards the path of the blameless,    but the evil are misled by sin. Proverbs 12. 13 A wise child accepts a parent’s discipline;[a]    a mocker refuses to listen to correction. 15 Acquitting the guilty and condemning the innocent—    both are detestable to the Lord. bringing security and protection from harm. 9 We can make our plans,    but the Lord determines our steps. Proverbs 12:20 New King James Version << Proverbs 11 | Proverbs 12 | Proverbs 13 >> 20 Deceit is in the heart of those who devise evil, But counselors of peace have joy. 19 A lazy person’s way is blocked with briers,    but the path of the upright is an open highway. the gray hair of experience is the splendor of the old. a person with understanding is even-tempered. 12 Mockers hate to be corrected,    so they stay away from the wise. 24 The path of life leads upward for the wise;    they leave the grave[h] behind. the wicked will bow at the gates of the godly. Proverbs 14. 24 Sensible people keep their eyes glued on wisdom,    but a fool’s eyes wander to the ends of the earth. 2 Wise words will win you a good meal, but treacherous people have an appetite for violence. 29 Violent people mislead their companions,    leading them down a harmful path. 13 A wise child accepts a parent’s discipline;[a] a mocker refuses to listen to correction. 19 Better to be poor and honest    than to be dishonest and a fool. even their enemies are at peace with them. 27 Fear of the Lord is a life-giving fountain;    it offers escape from the snares of death. 10 Whoever abandons the right path will be severely disciplined;    whoever hates correction will die. Font Size. Pro 13:21. Proverbs 13:20, KJV: "He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed." 22 Loyalty makes a person attractive. 3 A fool’s proud talk becomes a rod that beats him,    but the words of the wise keep them safe. 28 Even fools are thought wise when they keep silent;    with their mouths shut, they seem intelligent. 19 Better to live humbly with the poor    than to share plunder with the proud. NLT 20 Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble. Those who love their children care enough to discipline them. 7 Eloquent words are not fitting for a fool;    even less are lies fitting for a ruler. Proverbs 15:31 He who listens to life-giving reproof will dwell among the wise. Tools. Sign up here! 10 The name of the Lord is a strong fortress;    the godly run to him and are safe. Proverbs 15:17 NLT A bowl of soup with someone you love is better than steak with someone you hate. 15 When the king smiles, there is life;    his favor refreshes like a spring rain. 20 Walk with the wise and become wise;    associate with fools and get in trouble. but a fool’s eyes wander to the ends of the earth. 24 Lazy people take food in their hand    but don’t even lift it to their mouth. 8 Proverbs 3:13 NLT Joyful is the person who finds wisdom, the for you won’t find knowledge on their lips. 3Those who guard their lips preserve their lives, but those who speak rashly will come to ruin. Proverbs 12:16 (NLT) How often do my children react with screaming, yelling, and tears when they are wronged by a sibling or a friend? people who cherish understanding will prosper. are an embarrassment and a public disgrace. Scripture quoted by permission. but a broken spirit saps a person’s strength. 20 Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble. The people you choose to spend time with and get advice from matters a lot to your future. Quotations designated (NIV) are from THE HOLY BIBLE: NEW INTERNATIONAL … 8 The rich can pay a ransom for their lives,    but the poor won’t even get threatened. 16 How much better to get wisdom than gold,    and good judgment than silver! 16 Wise people think before they act;    fools don’t—and even brag about their foolishness. Those led astray by drink cannot be wise. 4 Those too lazy to plow in the right season    will have no food at the harvest. 30 Physical punishment cleanses away evil;[q]    such discipline purifies the heart. 6 Fools’ words get them into constant quarrels;    they are asking for a beating. 20 If you insult your father or mother,    your light will be snuffed out in total darkness. 8 Better to have little, with godliness,    than to be rich and dishonest. 22 Discretion is a life-giving fountain to those who possess it,    but discipline is wasted on fools. 4 Gentle words are a tree of life;    a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit. 17 Better a dry crust eaten in peace    than a house filled with feasting—and conflict. 4 Wrongdoers eagerly listen to gossip;    liars pay close attention to slander. This is a good time to teach Proverbs 12:16. Proverbs 13:20, ESV: "Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm." Proverbs 13:20. 16 We can make our own plans,    but the Lord gives the right answer. 14 Fathers can give their sons an inheritance of houses and wealth,    but only the Lord can give an understanding wife. 2 Proverbs 13:20 NLT Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble. keeping his eye on both the evil and the good. 2 The king’s fury is like a lion’s roar;    to rouse his anger is to risk your life. How much more does he know the human heart! Looking for a fundamental understanding of the Bible? blessed are their children who follow them. 19 Evil people will bow before good people;    the wicked will bow at the gates of the godly. 29 The glory of the young is their strength;    the gray hair of experience is the splendor of the old. 32 If you reject discipline, you only harm yourself;    but if you listen to correction, you grow in understanding. 20 Get all the advice and instruction you can,    so you will be wise the rest of your life. 5 Though good advice lies deep within the heart,    a person with understanding will draw it out. 8 The prudent understand where they are going,    but fools deceive themselves. Those led astray by drink cannot be wise. so why try to understand everything along the way? It is better to be poor than dishonest. wisdom flows from the wise like a bubbling brook. 3 Commit your actions to the Lord,    and your plans will succeed. 24 There are “friends” who destroy each other,    but a real friend sticks closer than a brother. it offers escape from the snares of death. Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble. 28 Unfailing love and faithfulness protect the king;    his throne is made secure through love. 21 Foolishness brings joy to those with no sense;    a sensible person stays on the right path. Proverbs 13:20 NLT Whoever walks with the wise will become wise; whoever walks with fools will suffer harm. 25 There is a path before each person that seems right,    but it ends in death. than to confront a fool caught in foolishness. New Living Translation (NLT). it settles disputes between powerful opponents. 24 Kind words are like honey—    sweet to the soul and healthy for the body. Preferences | Advanced Search. 21 An inheritance obtained too early in life    is not a blessing in the end. 6 Unfailing love and faithfulness make atonement for sin. 9 A lazy person is as bad as    someone who destroys things. 26 It is wrong to punish the godly for being good    or to flog leaders for being honest. 23 Everyone enjoys a fitting reply;    it is wonderful to say the right thing at the right time! 17 Stolen bread tastes sweet,    but it turns to gravel in the mouth. but the path of the upright is an open highway. 20 Wine produces mockers; alcohol leads to brawls. Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Read verse in New Living Translation NLT: New Living Translation . 11 Sensible people control their temper;    they earn respect by overlooking wrongs. How much more does he know the human heart! 23 The Lord detests double standards;    he is not pleased by dishonest scales. Proverbs 14:29 (NIV) A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. 13 Laughter can conceal a heavy heart,    but when the laughter ends, the grief remains. 6 There is treasure in the house of the godly,    but the earnings of the wicked bring trouble. 9 A false witness will not go unpunished,    and a liar will be destroyed. Proverbs 13:12 "Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but [when] the desire cometh, [it is] a tree of life." Proverbs 13:20English Standard Version (ESV) 20 Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm. is better than steak with someone you hate. 25 A truthful witness saves lives,    but a false witness is a traitor. a treacherous person is headed for destruction. 12 The king’s anger is like a lion’s roar,    but his favor is like dew on the grass. 29 The Lord is far from the wicked,    but he hears the prayers of the righteous. Version. Red Letter. if you accept correction, you will be honored. 2 Enthusiasm without knowledge is no good;    haste makes mistakes. 29 Punishment is made for mockers,    and the backs of fools are made to be beaten. 21 It is a sin to belittle one’s neighbor;    blessed are those who help the poor. anyone who trusts in high walls invites disaster. than a house filled with feasting—and conflict. 22 A cheerful heart is good medicine,    but a broken spirit saps a person’s strength. Proverbs 11:13 NLT A gossip goes around telling secrets, but those who are trustworthy can keep a confidence. but who can find one who is truly reliable? Get a deposit if he does it for foreigners. Proverbs 14:15 (NIV) A patient man has great understanding, but a quick-tempered man displays folly. 13 A glad heart makes a happy face;    a broken heart crushes the spirit. 14 The instruction of the wise is like a life-giving fountain;    those who accept it avoid the snares of death. Proverbs 13 :: New Living Translation (NLT) Strong's. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. 23 Fear of the Lord leads to life,    bringing security and protection from harm. 15 For the despondent, every day brings trouble;    for the happy heart, life is a continual feast. 3 The Lord is watching everywhere,    keeping his eye on both the evil and the good. 6 Many seek favors from a ruler;    everyone is the friend of a person who gives gifts! Proverbs 13:20 NIV • Proverbs 13:20 NLT • Proverbs 13:20 ESV • Proverbs 13:20 NASB • Proverbs 13:20 KJV • Proverbs 13:20 Interlinear • Proverbs 13:20 Commentaries • Proverbs 13:20 Parallel Texts • Proverbs 13:20 Bible Apps • Proverbs 13:20 Parallel • Bible Hub but if you listen to correction, you grow in understanding. with their mouths shut, they seem intelligent. 25 Don’t trap yourself by making a rash promise to God    and only later counting the cost. those who accept it avoid the snares of death. If you rescue them once, you will have to do it again. 13 If you repay good with evil,    evil will never leave your house. those who take the wrong path despise him. the effort of fools yields only foolishness. 12 A king detests wrongdoing,    for his rule is built on justice. the mouth of the wicked overflows with evil words. 9 The life of the godly is full of light and joy,    but the light of the wicked will be snuffed out. 22 Plans go wrong for lack of advice;    many advisers bring success. but he delights in the prayers of the upright. 22 Don’t say, “I will get even for this wrong.”    Wait for the Lord to handle the matter. Those who love their children care enough to discipline them. 15 Lazy people sleep soundly,    but idleness leaves them hungry. 21 The tongue can bring death or life;    those who love to talk will reap the consequences. 11 Even Death and Destruction[g] hold no secrets from the Lord. Otherwise you will ruin their lives. Proverbs 13:20 Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble. 19 A gossip goes around telling secrets,    so don’t hang around with chatterers. those who love to talk will reap the consequences. 15 Only simpletons believe everything they’re told! Proverbs 15:1 NIV A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. 12 There is a path before each person that seems right,    but it ends in death. Proverbs 18:24 NLT There are "friends" who destroy each other, but a real friend sticks closer than a brother. 20 Sensible children bring joy to their father;    foolish children despise their mother. 26 It is good for workers to have an appetite;    an empty stomach drives them on. 3 Fire tests the purity of silver and gold,    but the Lord tests the heart. 2 Wise words will win you a good meal,    but treacherous people have an appetite for violence. they only want to air their own opinions. but a real friend sticks closer than a brother. 17 A bowl of vegetables with someone you love    is better than steak with someone you hate. 20 Those who listen to instruction will prosper;    those who trust the Lord will be joyful. 21 The wise are known for their understanding,    and pleasant words are persuasive. 14 Backsliders get what they deserve;    good people receive their reward. 11 The rich think of their wealth as a strong defense;    they imagine it to be a high wall of safety. but the prudent are crowned with knowledge. Proverbs 15:1 (NIV) The heart of the righteous weighs its Proverbs 13 - A wise son heeds his father's instruction, but a mocker does not respond to rebukes. All rights reserved. 24 Those who spare the rod of discipline hate their children. 4 Wise words are like deep waters;    wisdom flows from the wise like a bubbling brook. Verse. 16 Get security from someone who guarantees a stranger’s debt. Keep your eyes open, and there will be plenty to eat! Proverbs 13:20 in all English translations. 24 Wealth is a crown for the wise;    the effort of fools yields only foolishness. 20 Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble. 33 Wisdom is enshrined in an understanding heart;    wisdom is not[e] found among fools. better to have self-control than to conquer a city. 9 Fools make fun of guilt,    but the godly acknowledge it and seek reconciliation. but knowledge comes easily to those with understanding. 4 Wealth makes many “friends”;    poverty drives them all away. NIV New International Version. 27 Scoundrels create trouble;    their words are a destructive blaze. 18 Pride goes before destruction,    and haughtiness before a fall. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. but the sinner’s wealth passes to the godly. but treacherous people have an appetite for violence. it is wonderful to say the right thing at the right time! 17 If you help the poor, you are lending to the Lord—    and he will repay you! 2 People may be pure in their own eyes,    but the Lord examines their motives. Proverbs 13:20 KJ21 He that walketh with wise men shall be wise, but a companion of fools shall be destroyed. 10 Pride leads to conflict;    those who take advice are wise. Proverbs 12:20 . Proverbs 13:20 NIV Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm. 15 A gentle answer deflects anger,    but harsh words make tempers flare. Proverbs 13:19 It is pleasant to see dreams come true, but fools refuse to turn from evil to attain them. 13 The king is pleased with words from righteous lips;    he loves those who speak honestly. 7 The mouths of fools are their ruin;    they trap themselves with their lips. 21 You can make many plans,    but the Lord’s purpose will prevail. for the happy heart, life is a continual feast. 3 Those who control their tongue will have a long life;    opening your mouth can ruin everything. 15 Proverbs 11:24 NLT Give freely and become more wealthy; be stingy and lose everything. Proverbs 13:20 in all English translations, The NLT One Year Chronological Bible - softcover, NLT Life Application Study Bible, Third Edition--soft leather-look, brown/tan (indexed) (red letter), NLT Teen Life Application Study Bible, Softcover, NLT Dancing in the Desert Devotional Bible: A Refreshing Spiritual Journey with God's People, hardcover, NLT Study Bible, Personal Size TuTone Leatherlike Brown/Blue, Contemporary Comparative Side-by-Side Bible (NIV, NKJV, NLT, THE Message). 13 Spouting off before listening to the facts    is both shameful and foolish. 23 The poor plead for mercy;    the rich answer with insults. 32 The wicked are crushed by disaster,    but the godly have a refuge when they die. 15 Wise words are more valuable    than much gold and many rubies. Proverbs 13:20 (NLT) Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble. 17 An unreliable messenger stumbles into trouble,    but a reliable messenger brings healing. Proverbs … NET ©: The one who associates 1 with the wise grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm. Proverbs 13:20. but a foolish woman tears it down with her own hands. 4 Without oxen a stable stays clean,    but you need a strong ox for a large harvest. 2. Many of us have had this experience praying for people. New Living Translation (NLT) Bible Book List. The benefit is Proverbs 17:27-28. Proverbs 27:6 NLT 22 The man who finds a wife finds a treasure,    and he receives favor from the Lord. Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about. Get a deposit if he does it for foreigners.[o]. 27 A truly wise person uses few words;    a person with understanding is even-tempered. 14 Starting a quarrel is like opening a floodgate,    so stop before a dispute breaks out. 20 The poor are despised even by their neighbors,    while the rich have many “friends.”. 18 Flipping a coin[l] can end arguments;    it settles disputes between powerful opponents. fools don’t—and even brag about their foolishness. 16 Giving a gift can open doors;    it gives access to important people! 23 The wicked take secret bribes    to pervert the course of justice. but the mouth of a fool belches out foolishness. Proverbs 13:1-25 NIV 1A wise son heeds his father’s instruction, but a mocker does not respond to rebukes. 20 Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm. 8 Rumors are dainty morsels    that sink deep into one’s heart. 8 The Lord detests the sacrifice of the wicked,    but he delights in the prayers of the upright. but he hears the prayers of the righteous. ... NLT New Living Translation. 28 A growing population is a king’s glory;    a prince without subjects has nothing. your light will be snuffed out in total darkness. 26 Children who mistreat their father or chase away their mother    are an embarrassment and a public disgrace. Proverbs 13:20 (NIV) A simple man believes anything, but a prudent man gives thought to his steps. ~ Proverbs 13:20 This post speaks directly to the thought that good friends will bring you up. a mocker refuses to listen to correction. 28 A troublemaker plants seeds of strife;    gossip separates the best of friends. Pro 13:20. 8 To acquire wisdom is to love yourself;    people who cherish understanding will prosper. 14 The buyer haggles over the price, saying, “It’s worthless,”    then brags about getting a bargain! Holy Bible. 29 People with understanding control their anger;    a hot temper shows great foolishness. 2 If you do this, you will live many years, and your life will be satisfying.. 3 Never let loyalty and kindness leave you! and bitterness to the one who gave them birth. Proverbs 4:14, NASB: "Do not enter the path of the wicked And do not proceed in the way of evil men." Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm. 31 Those who oppress the poor insult their Maker,    but helping the poor honors him. 12 Ears to hear and eyes to see—    both are gifts from the Lord. 7 When people’s lives please the Lord,    even their enemies are at peace with them. 31 If you listen to constructive criticism,    you will be at home among the wise. 25 The godly eat to their hearts’ content,    but the belly of the wicked goes hungry. Proverbs 13:20 Cross References « Proverbs 13:19 | Proverbs 13:21 » | Compare: NIV, KJV, NLT, NKJV, NRSV, ESV | Cross references home. 11 Wealth from get-rich-quick schemes quickly disappears;    wealth from hard work grows over time. NASB ©: He who walks with wise men will be wise, But the companion of fools will suffer harm. Proverbs 15:31 If you listen to constructive criticism, you will be at home among the wise. and the backs of fools are made to be beaten. Pro 13:21 - Trouble chases sinners, while blessings reward the righteous. 27 The Lord’s light penetrates the human spirit,[p]    exposing every hidden motive. The Bible Says: Friends are . Related Commentaries for Proverbs 12. 7 The godly walk with integrity;    blessed are their children who follow them. 3 Avoiding a fight is a mark of honor;    only fools insist on quarreling. NLT Proverbs 13 1 A wise child accepts a parent’s discipline; a mocker refuses to listen to correction. Don’t befriend angry people or associate with hot-tempered people, or you will learn to be like them and endanger your soul (Proverbs 22:24-25 NLT). 9 The Lord detests the way of the wicked,    but he loves those who pursue godliness. The prudent carefully consider their steps. Their ears are open for knowledge. Paragraph. 32 Better to be patient than powerful;    better to have self-control than to conquer a city. 7 Stay away from fools,    for you won’t find knowledge on their lips. Recent Articles "I’m Awesome” And 8 Other Preaching Traps To Avoid By Ben Reed on September 7, 2020 Share Your Sermon On Thursday By Brian Croft on September 8, 2020 Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise. 23 A poor person’s farm may produce much food,    but injustice sweeps it all away. 9 Who can say, “I have cleansed my heart;    I am pure and free from sin”? everyone is the friend of a person who gives gifts! 16 Keep the commandments and keep your life;    despising them leads to death. o 1 Corinthians 15:33 (NLT) o Proverbs 13:20 (NLT) - A close relationship that makes you similar o Examples: Martin Luther King Jr. – Civil Rights John and Charles Wesley – Methodist church Ronald Reagan – G.O.P. if you plan to do good, you will receive unfailing love and faithfulness. 13 People who despise advice are asking for trouble;    those who respect a command will succeed. This will cause you to be heart sick, because you feel it will never happen. 20 Walk with the wise and become wise;    associate with fools and get in trouble. 22 Good people leave an inheritance to their grandchildren,    but the sinner’s wealth passes to the godly. – Proverbs 13:20 (NLT) Your friends and the people you surround yourself with are important. and a brother is born to help in time of need. 4 Lazy people want much but get little,    but those who work hard will prosper. 3 Doing wrong leads to disgrace,    and scandalous behavior brings contempt. 17 Short-tempered people do foolish things,    and schemers are hated. We see here, a person looking forward to something happening and it seems to be longer and longer in coming. Keep your eyes open, and there will be plenty to eat! Tie them around your neck as a reminder. 10 The king speaks with divine wisdom;    he must never judge unfairly. Store my commands in your heart. 10 A single rebuke does more for a person of understanding    than a hundred lashes on the back of a fool. 20 Wise words satisfy like a good meal;    the right words bring satisfaction. 4 The Lord has made everything for his own purposes,    even the wicked for a day of disaster. 23 From a wise mind comes wise speech;    the words of the wise are persuasive. NIV 20 Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm. 34 Godliness makes a nation great,    but sin is a disgrace to any people. New Living Translation (NLT). Bible Language … Read full chapter. 2 . 35 A king rejoices in wise servants    but is angry with those who disgrace him. those who respect a command will succeed. 16 Better to have little, with fear for the Lord,    than to have great treasure and inner turmoil. Arguments separate friends like a gate locked with bars. Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm. (actor) Michael Jordan – Basketball *JESUS – The church! (NLT) Proverbs 20:6—There are many who say, "You can trust me!" 21 Trouble chases sinners,    while blessings reward the righteous. 13 If you love sleep, you will end in poverty. 30 A cheerful look brings joy to the heart;    good news makes for good health. but dwelling on it separates close friends. 10 It isn’t right for a fool to live in luxury    or for a slave to rule over princes! 30 With narrowed eyes, people plot evil;    with a smirk, they plan their mischief. Proverbs 13:20 NLT. but the earnings of the wicked bring trouble. 5 It is not right to acquit the guilty    or deny justice to the innocent. if you correct the wise, they will be all the wiser. so you will be wise the rest of your life. Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. 21 It is painful to be the parent of a fool;    there is no joy for the father of a rebel. 33 We may throw the dice,[i]    but the Lord determines how they fall. 7 The lips of the wise give good advice;    the heart of a fool has none to give. they imagine it to be a high wall of safety. Write them deep within your heart. 11 Evil people are eager for rebellion,    but they will be severely punished. All rights reserved. 12 Hope deferred makes the heart sick,    but a dream fulfilled is a tree of life. 14 A wise woman builds her home,    but a foolish woman tears it down with her own hands. But can they be trusted? 19 Anyone who loves to quarrel loves sin;    anyone who trusts in high walls invites disaster. From sin ” among the wise and become wise ; associate with fools and get in.. Off before listening to the soul, but a reliable messenger brings.! 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