Proverbs Chapter 19: Wisdom of God from the Bible! Answers to Life's Questions!

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Chapter 19

1.Better is the poor that walketh in his integrity, than he that is perverse in his lips, and is a fool. Proverbs 19:1
 2.Also, that the soul be without knowledge, it is not good; and he that hasteth with his feet sinneth. Proverbs 19:2
 3.The foolishness of man perverteth his way: and his heart fretteth against the LORD. Proverbs 19:3
 4.Wealth maketh many friends; but the poor is separated from his neighbour. Proverbs 19:4
5.A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall not escape. Proverbs 19:5
 6.Many will intreat the favour of the prince: and every man is a friend to him that giveth gifts. Proverbs 19:6
 7.All the brethren of the poor do hate him: how much more do his friends go far from him? he pursueth them with words, yet they are wanting to him. Proverbs 19:7
8.He that getteth wisdom loveth his own soul: he that keepeth understanding shall find good. Proverbs 19:8
 9.A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall perish. Proverbs 19:9
10.Delight is not seemly for a fool; much less for a servant to have rule over princes. Proverbs 19:10
 11.The discretion of a man deferreth his anger; and it is his glory to pass over a transgression. Proverbs 19:11
 12.The king's wrath is as the roaring of a lion; but his favour is as dew upon the grass. Proverbs 19:12
 13.A foolish son is the calamity of his father: and the contentions of a wife are a continual dropping. Proverbs 19:13
 14.House and riches are the inheritance of fathers: and a prudent wife is from the LORD. Proverbs 19:14
 15.Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep; and an idle soul shall suffer hunger. Proverbs 19:15
16.He that keepeth the commandment keepeth his own soul; but he that despiseth his ways shall die. Proverbs 19:16
17.He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the LORD; and that which he hath given will he pay him again. Proverbs 19:17
 18.Chasten thy son while there is hope, and let not thy soul spare for his crying. Proverbs 19:18
 19.A man of great wrath shall suffer punishment: for if thou deliver him, yet thou must do it again. Proverbs 19:19
20.Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou mayest be wise in thy latter end. Proverbs 19:20
21.There are many devices in a man's heart; nevertheless the counsel of the LORD, that shall stand. Proverbs 19:21
 22.The desire of a man is his kindness: and a poor man is better than a liar. Proverbs 19:22
 23.The fear of the LORD tendeth to life: and he that hath it shall abide satisfied; he shall not be visited with evil. Proverbs 19:23
 24.A slothful man hideth his hand in his bosom, and will not so much as bring it to his mouth again. Proverbs 19:24
 25.Smite a scorner, and the simple will beware: and reprove one that hath understanding, and he will understand knowledge. Proverbs 19:25
 26.He that wasteth his father, and chaseth away his mother, is a son that causeth shame, and bringeth reproach. Proverbs 19:26
27.Cease, my son, to hear the instruction that causeth to err from the words of knowledge. Proverbs 19:27
28.An ungodly witness scorneth judgment: and the mouth of the wicked devoureth iniquity. Proverbs 19:28
29.Judgments are prepared for scorners, and stripes for the back of fools. Proverbs 19:29