in a man’s heart weighs it down, but a kind word makes it glad.
Proverbs 12 [20.] Deceit is in the heart of those who plot evil,
but joy comes to the promoters of peace.
No mischief shall happen to the righteous,
but the wicked shall be filled with evil.
Lying lips are an abomination to Yahweh,
but those who do the truth are his delight.
A prudent man keeps his knowledge,
but the hearts of fools proclaim foolishness.
The hands of the diligent ones shall rule,
but laziness ends in slave labor.
Proverbs 12 [25.] Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs it down,
but a kind word makes it glad.
A righteous person is cautious in friendship,
but the way of the wicked leads them astray.
The slothful man doesn’t roast his game,
but the possessions of diligent men are prized.
In the way of righteousness is life;
in its path there is no death.
Proverbs 13 [1.] A wise son listens to his father’s instruction,
but a scoffer doesn’t listen to rebuke.
By the fruit of his lips, a man enjoys good things;
but the unfaithful crave violence.
He who guards his mouth guards his soul.
One who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.
The soul of the sluggard desires, and has nothing,
but the desire of the diligent shall be fully satisfied.
anxiety - despair
PIB Scriptures are derived from the World English Bible