Proverbs Chapter 21: Wisdom of God from the Bible! Answers to Life's Questions!

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Chapter 21

1.The king's heart is in the hand of the LORD, as the rivers of water: he turneth it whithersoever he will. Proverbs 21:1
 2.Every way of a man is right in his own eyes: but the LORD pondereth the hearts. Proverbs 21:2
 3.To do justice and judgment is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice. Proverbs 21:3
4.An high look, and a proud heart, and the plowing of the wicked, is sin. Proverbs 21:4
5.The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; but of every one that is hasty only to want. Proverbs 21:5
6.The getting of treasures by a lying tongue is a vanity tossed to and fro of them that seek death. Proverbs 21:6
7.The robbery of the wicked shall destroy them; because they refuse to do judgment. Proverbs 21:7
 8.The way of man is froward and strange: but as for the pure, his work is right. Proverbs 21:8
 9.It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop, than with a brawling woman in a wide house. Proverbs 21:9
 10.The soul of the wicked desireth evil: his neighbour findeth no favour in his eyes. Proverbs 21:10
11.When the scorner is punished, the simple is made wise: and when the wise is instructed, he receiveth knowledge. Proverbs 21:11
 12.The righteous man wisely considereth the house of the wicked: but God overthroweth the wicked for their wickedness. Proverbs 21:12
 13.Whoso stoppeth his ears at the cry of the poor, he also shall cry himself, but shall not be heard. Proverbs 21:13
14.A gift in secret pacifieth anger: and a reward in the bosom strong wrath. Proverbs 21:14
 15.It is joy to the just to do judgment: but destruction shall be to the workers of iniquity. Proverbs 21:15
16.The man that wandereth out of the way of understanding shall remain in the congregation of the dead. Proverbs 21:16
17.He that loveth pleasure shall be a poor man: he that loveth wine and oil shall not be rich. Proverbs 21:17
18.The wicked shall be a ransom for the righteous, and the transgressor for the upright. Proverbs 21:18
19.It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and an angry woman. Proverbs 21:19
 20.There is treasure to be desired and oil in the dwelling of the wise; but a foolish man spendeth it up. Proverbs 21:20
21.He that followeth after righteousness and mercy findeth life, righteousness, and honour. Proverbs 21:21
22.A wise man scaleth the city of the mighty, and casteth down the strength of the confidence thereof. Proverbs 21:22
23.Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from troubles. Proverbs 21:23
 24.Proud and haughty scorner is his name, who dealeth in proud wrath. Proverbs 21:24
 25.The desire of the slothful killeth him; for his hands refuse to labour. Proverbs 21:25
 26.He coveteth greedily all the day long: but the righteous giveth and spareth not. Proverbs 21:26
27.The sacrifice of the wicked is abomination: how much more, when he bringeth it with a wicked mind? Proverbs 21:27
28.A false witness shall perish: but the man that heareth speaketh constantly. Proverbs 21:28
 29.A wicked man hardeneth his face: but as for the upright, he directeth his way. Proverbs 21:29
 30.There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD. Proverbs 21:30
31.The horse is prepared against the day of battle: but safety is of the LORD. Proverbs 21:31