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Proverbs 19:16-17

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who keeps the commandment keeps his soul, but he who is contemptuous in his ways shall die. He who has pity on the poor lends to Yahweh; he will reward him.
Proverbs 19:16-17


Context

Proverbs 19 [10.] Delicate living is not appropriate for a fool,
much less for a servant to have rule over princes.
The discretion of a man makes him slow to anger.
It is his glory to overlook an offense.
The king’s wrath is like the roaring of a lion,
but his favor is like dew on the grass.
A foolish son is the calamity of his father.
A wife’s quarrels are a continual dripping.
House and riches are an inheritance from fathers,
but a prudent wife is from Yahweh.

Proverbs 19 [15.] Slothfulness casts into a deep sleep.
The idle soul shall suffer hunger.
He who keeps the commandment keeps his soul,
but he who is contemptuous in his ways shall die.
He who has pity on the poor lends to Yahweh;
he will reward him.

Discipline your son, for there is hope;
don’t be a willing party to his death.
A hot-tempered man must pay the penalty,
for if you rescue him, you must do it again.

Proverbs 19 [20.] Listen to counsel and receive instruction,
that you may be wise in your latter end.
There are many plans in a man’s heart,
but Yahweh’s counsel will prevail.
That which makes a man to be desired is his kindness.
A poor man is better than a liar.
The fear of Yahweh leads to life, then contentment;
he rests and will not be touched by trouble.
The sluggard buries his hand in the dish;
he will not so much as bring it to his mouth again.


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PIB Scriptures are derived from the World English Bible