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Proverbs 29 (WEBP)

[1] He who is often rebuked and stiffens his neck will be destroyed suddenly, with no remedy.
[2] When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice; but when the wicked rule, the people groan.
[3] Whoever loves wisdom brings joy to his father; but a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth.
[4] The king by justice makes the land stable, but he who takes bribes tears it down.
[5] A man who flatters his neighbor spreads a net for his feet.
[6] An evil man is snared by his sin, but the righteous can sing and be glad.
[7] The righteous care about justice for the poor. The wicked aren’t concerned about knowledge.
[8] Mockers stir up a city, but wise men turn away anger.
[9] If a wise man goes to court with a foolish man, the fool rages or scoffs, and there is no peace.
[10] The bloodthirsty hate a man of integrity; and they seek the life of the upright.
[11] A fool vents all of his anger, but a wise man brings himself under control.
[12] If a ruler listens to lies, all of his officials are wicked.
[13] The poor man and the oppressor have this in common: Yahweh gives sight to the eyes of both.
[14] The king who fairly judges the poor, his throne shall be established forever.
[15] The rod of correction gives wisdom, but a child left to himself causes shame to his mother.
[16] When the wicked increase, sin increases; but the righteous will see their downfall.
[17] Correct your son, and he will give you peace; yes, he will bring delight to your soul.
[18] Where there is no revelation, the people cast off restraint; but one who keeps the law is blessed.
[19] A servant can’t be corrected by words. Though he understands, yet he will not respond.
[20] Do you see a man who is hasty in his words? There is more hope for a fool than for him.
[21] He who pampers his servant from youth will have him become a son in the end.
[22] An angry man stirs up strife, and a wrathful man abounds in sin.
[23] A man’s pride brings him low, but one of lowly spirit gains honor.
[24] Whoever is an accomplice of a thief is an enemy of his own soul. He takes an oath, but dares not testify.
[25] The fear of man proves to be a snare, but whoever puts his trust in Yahweh is kept safe.
[26] Many seek the ruler’s favor, but a man’s justice comes from Yahweh.
[27] A dishonest man detests the righteous, and the upright in their ways detest the wicked.

Scripture quotations are taken from The World English Bible™ of, 2020 stable text edition. It is in the public domain.

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Proverbs 29 (KJVS)

[1] He , that being often reproved hardeneth () [his] neck , shall suddenly be destroyed (), and that without remedy .
[2] When the righteous are in authority (), the people rejoice (): but when the wicked beareth rule (), the people mourn ().
[3] Whoso loveth () wisdom rejoiceth () his father : but he that keepeth company () with harlots () spendeth () [his] substance .
[4] The king by judgment establisheth () the land : but he that receiveth gifts overthroweth () it.
[5] A man that flattereth () his neighbour spreadeth () a net for his feet .
[6] In the transgression of an evil man [there is] a snare : but the righteous doth sing () and rejoice .
[7] The righteous considereth () the cause of the poor : [but] the wicked regardeth () not to know [it].
[8] Scornful men bring a city into a snare (): but wise [men] turn away () wrath .
[9] [If] a wise man contendeth () with a foolish man , whether he rage () or laugh (), [there is] no rest .
[10] The bloodthirsty hate () the upright : but the just seek () his soul .
[11] A fool uttereth () all his mind : but a wise [man] keepeth () it in till afterwards .
[12] If a ruler () hearken () to lies , all his servants () [are] wicked .
[13] The poor () and the deceitful man meet together (): the LORD lighteneth () both their eyes .
[14] The king that faithfully judgeth () the poor , his throne shall be established () for ever .
[15] The rod and reproof give () wisdom : but a child left () [to himself] bringeth his mother to shame ().
[16] When the wicked are multiplied (), transgression increaseth (): but the righteous shall see () their fall .
[17] Correct () thy son , and he shall give thee rest (); yea, he shall give () delight unto thy soul .
[18] Where [there is] no vision , the people perish (): but he that keepeth () the law , happy [is] he.
[19] A servant will not be corrected () by words : for though he understand () he will not answer .
[20] Seest () thou a man [that is] hasty () in his words ? [there is] more hope of a fool than of him.
[21] He that delicately bringeth up () his servant from a child shall have him become [his] son at the length .
[22] An angry man stirreth up () strife , and a furious man aboundeth in transgression .
[23] A man’s pride shall bring him low (): but honour shall uphold () the humble in spirit .
[24] Whoso is partner () with a thief hateth () his own soul : he heareth () cursing , and bewrayeth () [it] not.
[25] The fear of man bringeth () a snare : but whoso putteth his trust () in the LORD shall be safe ().
[26] Many seek () the ruler’s () favour ; but [every] man’s judgment [cometh] from the LORD .
[27] An unjust man [is] an abomination to the just : and [he that is] upright in the way [is] abomination to the wicked .

Young’s Literal Translation

Proverbs 29 (YLT)

[1] A man often reproved, hardening the neck, Is suddenly broken, and there is no healing.
[2] In the multiplying of the righteous the people rejoice, And in the ruling of the wicked the people sigh.
[3] A man loving wisdom rejoiceth his father, And a friend of harlots destroyeth wealth.
[4] A king by judgment establisheth a land, And one receiving gifts throweth it down.
[5] A man taking a portion above his neighbour, Spreadeth a net for his own steps.
[6] In the transgression of the evil is a snare, And the righteous doth sing and rejoice.
[7] The righteous knoweth the plea of the poor, The wicked understandeth not knowledge.
[8] Men of scorning ensnare a city, And the wise turn back anger.
[9] A wise man is judged by the foolish man, And he hath been angry, And he hath laughed, and there is no rest.
[10] Men of blood hate the perfect, And the upright seek his soul.
[11] A fool bringeth out all his mind, And the wise till afterwards restraineth it.
[12] A ruler who is attending to lying words, All his ministers are wicked.
[13] The poor and the man of frauds have met together, Jehovah is enlightening the eyes of them both.
[14] A king that is judging truly the poor, His throne for ever is established.
[15] A rod and reproof give wisdom, And a youth let away is shaming his mother.
[16] In the multiplying of the wicked transgression multiplieth, And the righteous on their fall do look.
[17] Chastise thy son, and he giveth thee comfort, Yea, he giveth delights to thy soul.
[18] Without a Vision is a people made naked, And whoso is keeping the law, O his happiness!
[19] By words a servant is not instructed though he understand, And there is nothing answering.
[20] Thou hast seen a man hasty in his words! More hope of a fool than of him.
[21] Whoso is bringing up his servant delicately, from youth, At his latter end also he is continuator.
[22] An angry man stirreth up contention, And a furious man is multiplying transgression.
[23] The pride of man humbleth him, And humility of spirit upholdeth honour.
[24] Whoso is sharing with a thief is hating his own soul, Execration he heareth, and telleth not.
[25] Fear of man causeth a snare, And the confident in Jehovah is set on high.
[26] Many are seeking the face of a ruler, And from Jehovah is the judgment of each.
[27] An abomination to the righteous is the perverse man, And an abomination to the wicked is the upright in the way!