1902 Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR)
1 From this chapter to the five and twentieth are sundry observations of moral virtues, and their contrary vices.
13:1 ¶ A wise son, [cometh of] a father's correction, but, a scoffer, heareth not a rebuke.
13:2 ¶ Of the fruit of his mouth, shall a man eat what is good, but, the soul of the treacherous, [shall be sated with] violence.
13:3 ¶ He that watcheth his mouth, guardeth his soul, He that openeth wide his lips, [it shall be] his ruin.
13:4 ¶ The sluggard, desireth, but his soul hath, nothing. But, the soul of the diligent, shall be enriched.
13:5 ¶ A word of falsehood, the righteous man, hateth, but, the lawless, causeth shame and disgrace.
13:6 ¶ Righteousness, guardeth the man of blameless way, but, lawlessness, overthroweth the sinner.
13:7 ¶ There is who feigneth himself rich, yet hath nothing at all, who pleadeth poverty, yet hath great substance.
13:8 ¶ The ransom of a man's life, is his wealth, but, the poor, heareth not rebuke.
13:9 ¶ The light of the righteous, rejoiceth, but, the lamp of the lawless, goeth out.
13:10 ¶ Only by pride, doth one cause contention, but, with the well-advised, is wisdom.
13:11 ¶ Wealth gotten by greed, diminisheth, but, he that gathereth by little, increaseth.
13:12 ¶ Hope deferred, sickeneth the heart,but, a tree of life, is desire fulfilled.
13:13 ¶ He that despiseth a matter, shall get pledged thereto, but, he that revereth a commandment, the same shall be recompensed.
13:14 ¶ The instruction of the wise, is a well-spring of life, by departing from the snares of death.
13:15 ¶ Sound discretion, yieldeth favour, but, the way of the treacherous, is rugged.
13:16 ¶ Every prudent man, maketh use of knowledge, but, a dullard, spreadeth folly.
13:17 ¶ A lawless messenger, falleth into mischief, but, a faithful herald, bringeth healing.
13:18 ¶ Poverty and contempt, are for him that neglecteth correction, but, he that regardeth reproof, shall be honoured.
13:19 ¶ A desire fulfilled, is sweet to the soul, but it is, an abomination to the lawless, to depart from evil.
13:20 ¶ He that walketh with the wise, becometh wise, but, the friend of dullards, becometh foolish.
13:21 ¶ Evil pursueth, sinners, but, unto the righteous, shall good be recompensed.
13:22 ¶ A good man, leaveth an inheritance to children's children, but, laid up for the righteous, is the wealth of the sinner.
13:23 ¶ Much food, is in the fallow ground of the poor, but there is that is swept away, for want of justice.
13:24 ¶ He that withholdeth his rod, hateth his son,but, he that loveth him, carefully correcteth him.
13:25 ¶ The righteous, eateth to satisfy his appetite, but, the belly of the lawless, shall want.
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