Proverbs 21

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Pr 21:1

The king's heart is in the hand of the LORD, as the rivers of water: he turneth it whithersoever he will.

Pr 21:2

Every way of a man is right in his own eyes: but the LORD pondereth the hearts.

Pr 21:3

To do justice and judgment is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.

Pr 21:4

An high look, and a proud heart, and the plowing of the wicked, is sin.

Pr 21:5

The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; but of every one that is hasty only to want.

Pr 21:6

The getting of treasures by a lying tongue is a vanity tossed to and fro of them that seek death.

Pr 21:7

The robbery of the wicked shall destroy them; because they refuse to do judgment.

Pr 21:8

The way of man is froward and strange: but as for the pure, his work is right.

Pr 21:9

It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop, than with a brawling woman in a wide house.

Pr 21:10

The soul of the wicked desireth evil: his neighbour findeth no favour in his eyes.

Pr 21:11

When the scorner is punished, the simple is made wise: and when the wise is instructed, he receiveth knowledge.

Pr 21:12

The righteous man wisely considereth the house of the wicked: but God overthroweth the wicked for their wickedness.

Pr 21:13

Whoso stoppeth his ears at the cry of the poor, he also shall cry himself, but shall not be heard.

Pr 21:14

A gift in secret pacifieth anger: and a reward in the bosom strong wrath.

Pr 21:15

It is joy to the just to do judgment: but destruction shall be to the workers of iniquity.

Pr 21:16

The man that wandereth out of the way of understanding shall remain in the congregation of the dead.

Pr 21:17

He that loveth pleasure shall be a poor man: he that loveth wine and oil shall not be rich.

Pr 21:18

The wicked shall be a ransom for the righteous, and the transgressor for the upright.

Pr 21:19

It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and an angry woman.

Pr 21:20

There is treasure to be desired and oil in the dwelling of the wise; but a foolish man spendeth it up.

Pr 21:21

He that followeth after righteousness and mercy findeth life, righteousness, and honour.

Pr 21:22

A wise man scaleth the city of the mighty, and casteth down the strength of the confidence thereof.

Pr 21:23

Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from troubles.

Pr 21:24

Proud and haughty scorner is his name, who dealeth in proud wrath.

Pr 21:25

The desire of the slothful killeth him; for his hands refuse to labour.

Pr 21:26

He coveteth greedily all the day long: but the righteous giveth and spareth not.

Pr 21:27

The sacrifice of the wicked is abomination: how much more, when he bringeth it with a wicked mind?

Pr 21:28

A false witness shall perish: but the man that heareth speaketh constantly.

Pr 21:29

A wicked man hardeneth his face: but as for the upright, he directeth his way.

Pr 21:30

There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.

Pr 21:31

The horse is prepared against the day of battle: but safety is of the LORD.

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