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Proverbs 13 - NIV

1

A wise son heeds his father’s instruction,
but a mocker does not respond to rebukes.

2

From the fruit of their lips people enjoy good things,
but the unfaithful have an appetite for violence.

3

Those who guard their lips preserve their lives,
but those who speak rashly will come to ruin.

4

A sluggard’s appetite is never filled,
but the desires of the diligent are fully satisfied.

5

The righteous hate what is false,
but the wicked make themselves a stench
and bring shame on themselves.

6

Righteousness guards the person of integrity,
but wickedness overthrows the sinner.

7

One person pretends to be rich, yet has nothing;
another pretends to be poor, yet has great wealth.

8

A person’s riches may ransom their life,
but the poor cannot respond to threatening rebukes.

9

The light of the righteous shines brightly,
but the lamp of the wicked is snuffed out.

10

Where there is strife, there is pride,
but wisdom is found in those who take advice.

11

Dishonest money dwindles away,
but whoever gathers money little by little makes it grow.

12

Hope deferred makes the heart sick,
but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.

13

Whoever scorns instruction will pay for it,
but whoever respects a command is rewarded.

14

The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life,
turning a person from the snares of death.

15

Good judgment wins favor,
but the way of the unfaithful leads to their destruction.[a]

16

All who are prudent act with[b] knowledge,
but fools expose their folly.

17

A wicked messenger falls into trouble,
but a trustworthy envoy brings healing.

18

Whoever disregards discipline comes to poverty and shame,
but whoever heeds correction is honored.

19

A longing fulfilled is sweet to the soul,
but fools detest turning from evil.

20

Walk with the wise and become wise,
for a companion of fools suffers harm.

21

Trouble pursues the sinner,
but the righteous are rewarded with good things.

22

A good person leaves an inheritance for their children’s children,
but a sinner’s wealth is stored up for the righteous.

23

An unplowed field produces food for the poor,
but injustice sweeps it away.

24

Whoever spares the rod hates their children,
but the one who loves their children is careful to discipline them.

25

The righteous eat to their hearts’ content,
but the stomach of the wicked goes hungry.

Footnotes

a. Proverbs 13:15 Septuagint and Syriac; the meaning of the Hebrew for this phrase is uncertain.
b. Proverbs 13:16 Or prudent protect themselves through


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Dennis Lee avatar
A Hope-Filled Heart
Shared by: Dennis Lee on Jul, 2016
Summary: Part of "A Christian's Heart" series this sermon deals with a heart that is filled with hope. A hope-filled heart is a heart that senses and knows God while rejecting what the world places its hopes upon.
Scripture: Proverbs 13:12
Denomination: Foursquare
Views: 393
Brian Harvison avatar
Leaving a Legacy
Shared by: Brian Harvison on Jun, 2016
Summary: This is a short devotional given at a Men's Breakfast about us as men leaving a Godly legacy.
Scripture: Proverbs 13:22
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 170
NNAEMEKA DURUEKE avatar
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Shared by: NNAEMEKA DURUEKE on May, 2016
Summary: A good relationship makes a man mighty
Tim Pollock avatar
Develop a Respect for Authority
Shared by: Tim Pollock on May, 2016
Summary: Sermon Series by Dr. Tim Pollock
Scripture: Proverbs 13:1
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 191
Tim Pollock avatar
The Best Inheritance Any Parent Can Leave is Godly Character
Shared by: Tim Pollock on May, 2016
Summary: Sermon Series by Dr. Tim Pollock
Scripture: Proverbs 13:22
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 332
John McCormack avatar
Pride and Strife
Shared by: John McCormack on Jan, 2016
Summary: FIVE CAUSES OF PRIDE AND STRIFE.
Scripture: Proverbs 13:10
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 199
Steve Ely avatar
Friends - Pt. 1 - Cheesecake and Character
Shared by: Steve Ely on Oct, 2015
Summary: It is the basis of every level of relationship of meaning. You must have a foundation in friendship. Are you a good friend? What qualities should you look for in a friend?
Series: Friends
Scripture: Proverbs 13:20
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 1,182
Maurice McCarthy avatar
Hope Revived
Shared by: Maurice McCarthy on Jun, 2014
Summary: In this message we look at the 5 types of biblical hope, then talk about hope deferred in 2 areas of life. Then, the 3 dangers of deferred hope, and close with a word of encouragement.
based on 6 ratings
Scripture: Proverbs 13:12
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 4,339
Dean Courtier avatar
God never forgets your prayers
Shared by: Dean Courtier on Mar, 2014
Summary: When we pray there are three possible answers from the Lord, yes, no and wait. We all hate to wait but we need to trust in God's perfect timing.
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: Proverbs 13:12
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 2,991
Chris Jordan avatar
Three Friendships Every Person Needs
Shared by: Chris Jordan on Feb, 2014
Summary: When we go through life’s valleys, we need good friends who will call forth our destiny, encourage us in the Lord, and speak the truth to us.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Proverbs 13:20
Denomination: Foursquare
Views: 1,985
Larry Turner avatar
Intense Integrity
Shared by: Larry Turner on Aug, 2013
Summary: In the Greek integrity meant to be true, genuine, trustworthy, reliable, and valid. We must live up to those virtues today.
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Foursquare
Views: 1,300
Jeff van Wyk avatar
Money In The Last Days
Shared by: Jeff van Wyk on Aug, 2013
Summary: Money has always been important to God’s plan for each generation and this is especially true in the last days
Scripture: Proverbs 13:22
Denomination: Charismatic
Views: 398
Jeff van Wyk avatar
Welath transfer
Shared by: Jeff van Wyk on Aug, 2013
Summary: Wealth transfers are not new. A number of wealth transfers have already occurred on the earth.
Scripture: Proverbs 13:22
Denomination: Charismatic
Views: 968
Tom Feola avatar
“Hope The Anchor Of Our Soul
Shared by: Tom Feola on Jul, 2013
Summary: Hope is what keeps us steady in our lives. Look at the story of Elijah and see how he losted hope because of one person telling him that she would kill him.
Scripture: Proverbs 13:12
Views: 1,573
Chris Jordan avatar
Triumphant Joy: The Pursuit of Happiness
Shared by: Chris Jordan on Jul, 2013
Summary: Philippians shows us how God wants His people to experience triumphant joy, rejoicing in the Lord always, even in the midst of suffering, trials and temptations.
Series: Philippians
based on 8 ratings
Denomination: Foursquare
Views: 10,914
Tom Feola avatar
What ever happened to hope
Shared by: Tom Feola on Jul, 2013
Summary: People need hope and so many are living a hopeless life. In this message we will see the hope that can only come through Jesus Christ.
Jeff van Wyk avatar
Money In The Last Days
Shared by: Jeff van Wyk on Jun, 2013
Summary: Money has always been important to God’s plan for each generation and this is especially true in the last days
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Proverbs 13:22
Denomination: Charismatic
Views: 843
Jeff van Wyk avatar
The wealth of the unrighteous
Shared by: Jeff van Wyk on Jun, 2013
Summary: There are a number of reasons why God is busy transferring the wealth of the unrighteous to the righteous
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Proverbs 13:22
Denomination: Charismatic
Views: 1,659
Chuck Sligh avatar
Legacy
Shared by: Chuck Sligh on Jun, 2013
Summary: The greatest thing we can leave our offspring is a godly legacy. This sermon speaks of 3 things necessary to leave godly legacy and features a powerful personal testimony by a young man impacted by the legacy of his godly grandfather.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Proverbs 13:22
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 2,661
Jeff van Wyk avatar
Money and Integrity
Shared by: Jeff van Wyk on Mar, 2013
Summary: People with no morals in life lack integrity. People only respect those who have a sound belief. Dishonesty is characteristic of those who are not concerned about consequences. A spiritual leader’s integrity will always come under scrutiny such as dedi
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Proverbs 13:11
Denomination: Charismatic
Views: 1,803
Rick Pendleton avatar
Companion of Fools
Shared by: Rick Pendleton on Feb, 2013
Summary: To change a phrase, Bad company corrupts absolutely
Scripture: Proverbs 13:10
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,375
Dennis Davidson avatar
PARENTAL DISCIPLINE
Shared by: Dennis Davidson on May, 2012
Summary: The end result of all discipline's good benefits is children that have the learned ability to control themselves. A loving parent inflicts temporary discomfort on his children to spare them the long range disaster of an undisciplined life.
Series: Proverbs
based on 7 ratings
Scripture: Proverbs 13:24
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 3,683
Tom Shepard avatar
Proverbs 13 - Contrast the Upright and the Wicked
Shared by: Tom Shepard on Feb, 2012
Summary: A look at Proverbs chapter 13.
based on 8 ratings
Scripture: Proverbs 13:1-25
Denomination: Independent Bible
Views: 3,534
Andy Stanley avatar
Why Can't We Be Friends
Shared by: Andy Stanley on Aug, 2011
Summary: Your friends will influence and possibly determine the direction and the quality of your life.
Series: Guardrails
based on 25 ratings
Scripture: Proverbs 13:20
Views: 25,533
Rev.Dr.   Windham-Mendoza avatar
Sharpening Of The Christian
Shared by: Rev.Dr. Windham-Mendoza on Feb, 2011
Summary: Who is sharpening you in your daily walk? This is a question that majority of us don't really look at, as believers. This sermon addresses this issue.
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: *other
Views: 2,837
Jorge Acevedo avatar
First Things First
Shared by: Jorge Acevedo on Feb, 2010
Summary: In order for us to affirm and encourage others in relationships we must first accept God's love and view of our lives.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Proverbs 13:12
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 2,589
Dr.W.Samuel Legon avatar
THE FOLLY OF THE FOOL
Shared by: Dr.W.Samuel Legon on Jul, 2009
Summary: Look through the eyes of the word ,not the eyes of the world.
based on 8 ratings
Scripture: Proverbs 13:16-14:8
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,054
Revd. Martin Dale avatar
Reflections on Michael Jackson's childhood - a Baptism talk
Shared by: Revd. Martin Dale on Jun, 2009
Summary: A baptismal talk reflecting of some very incisive thoughts from the late Michael Jackson about the importance of a good childhood
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: Proverbs 13:24
Denomination: Anglican
Views: 974
Andy Payne avatar
The Rewards of Work
Shared by: Andy Payne on Apr, 2009
Summary: God did not intend work to be viewed as drudgery. Work is a necessity of life. Given the choice between leisure and work, most of us would choose leisure. So how does the bible view work?
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Proverbs 13:4-3:4
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,583