Proverbs 29 – Selected Verses

Proverbs 29:1 (ESV)

He who is often reproved, yet stiffens his neck,Proverbs 29.2

will suddenly be broken beyond healing.

Proverbs 29:3 (ESV)

He who loves wisdom makes his father glad,

but a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth.

Proverbs 29:6–7 (ESV)

An evil man is ensnared in his transgression,

but a righteous man sings and rejoices.

A righteous man knows the rights of the poor;

a wicked man does not understand such knowledge.

Proverbs 29:9-11(ESV)

If a wise man has an argument with a fool,

the fool only rages and laughs, and there is no quiet.

10  Bloodthirsty men hate one who is blameless

and seek the life of the upright.

11  A fool gives full vent to his spirit,

but a wise man quietly holds it back.

Proverbs 29:20 (ESV)

20  Do you see a man who is hasty in his words?

There is more hope for a fool than for him.

Proverbs 29:23 (ESV)

23  One’s pride will bring him low,

but he who is lowly in spirit will obtain honor.

Proverbs 29:26-27 (ESV)

26  Many seek the face of a ruler,

but it is from the Lord that a man gets justice.

27  An unjust man is an abomination to the righteous,

but one whose way is straight is an abomination to the wicked.

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