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Proverbs 15:31-33

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ear that listens to reproof lives, and will be at home among the wise. He who refuses correction despises his own soul, but he who listens to reproof gets understanding. The fear of Yahweh teaches wisdom. Before honor is humility.
Proverbs 15:31-33

Context

Proverbs 15 [25.] Yahweh will uproot the house of the proud,
but he will keep the widow’s borders intact.
Yahweh detests the thoughts of the wicked,
but the thoughts of the pure are pleasing.
He who is greedy for gain troubles his own house,
but he who hates bribes will live.
The heart of the righteous weighs answers,
but the mouth of the wicked gushes out evil.
Yahweh is far from the wicked,
but he hears the prayer of the righteous.

Proverbs 15 [30.] The light of the eyes rejoices the heart.
Good news gives health to the bones.
The ear that listens to reproof lives,
and will be at home among the wise.
He who refuses correction despises his own soul,
but he who listens to reproof gets understanding.
The fear of Yahweh teaches wisdom.
Before honor is humility.


Proverbs 16 [1.] The plans of the heart belong to man,
but the answer of the tongue is from Yahweh.
All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes;
but Yahweh weighs the motives.
Commit your deeds to Yahweh,
and your plans shall succeed.
Yahweh has made everything for its own end—
yes, even the wicked for the day of evil.


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PIB Scriptures are derived from the World English Bible