wisdom flows from the wise like a bubbling brook. Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm. 19 A gossip goes around telling secrets,    so don’t hang around with chatterers. 20 The crooked heart will not prosper;    the lying tongue tumbles into trouble. 31 Those who oppress the poor insult their Maker,    but helping the poor honors him. 3 The Lord is watching everywhere,    keeping his eye on both the evil and the good. Proverbs 13:20 He that walketh H1980 with wise H2450 men shall be wise H2449 : but a companion H7462 of fools H3684 shall be destroyed H7321 . Keep your eyes open, and there will be plenty to eat! By fearing the Lord, people avoid evil. Proverbs 13:20 NLT Whoever walks with the wise will become wise; whoever walks with fools will suffer harm. 6 Many seek favors from a ruler;    everyone is the friend of a person who gives gifts! a person with understanding is even-tempered. 18 Discipline your children while there is hope. 8 To acquire wisdom is to love yourself;    people who cherish understanding will prosper. 4 Wealth makes many “friends”;    poverty drives them all away. 10 It isn’t right for a fool to live in luxury    or for a slave to rule over princes! Proverbs 15:31 He who listens to life-giving reproof will dwell among the wise. 7 The lips of the wise give good advice;    the heart of a fool has none to give. 11 The Lord demands accurate scales and balances;    he sets the standards for fairness. 18 Pride goes before destruction,    and haughtiness before a fall. The prudent carefully consider their steps. 13 A wise child accepts a parent’s discipline;[a]    a mocker refuses to listen to correction. 15 Only simpletons believe everything they’re told! o 1 Corinthians 15:33 (NLT) o Proverbs 13:20 (NLT) - A close relationship that makes you similar o Examples: Martin Luther King Jr. – Civil Rights John and Charles Wesley – Methodist church Ronald Reagan – G.O.P. Verse. 21 It is painful to be the parent of a fool;    there is no joy for the father of a rebel. Proverbs 2:20 So you will follow in the ways of the good, and keep to the paths of the righteous. 14 Starting a quarrel is like opening a floodgate,    so stop before a dispute breaks out. Careless Speech 28 A corrupt witness makes a mockery of justice;    the mouth of the wicked gulps down evil. 20 Sensible children bring joy to their father;    foolish children despise their mother. 8 The rich can pay a ransom for their lives,    but the poor won’t even get threatened. 12 A king detests wrongdoing,    for his rule is built on justice. 2From the fruit of their lips people enjoy good things, but the unfaithful have an appetite for violence. 20 The poor are despised even by their neighbors,    while the rich have many “friends.”. 2 Proverbs 13:20 NLT Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble. 9 Love prospers when a fault is forgiven,    but dwelling on it separates close friends. those who accept it avoid the snares of death. 8 Rumors are dainty morsels    that sink deep into one’s heart. Proverbs … keeping his eye on both the evil and the good. Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about. Holy Bible. 22 If you plan to do evil, you will be lost;    if you plan to do good, you will receive unfailing love and faithfulness. it is wonderful to say the right thing at the right time! 14 The anger of the king is a deadly threat;    the wise will try to appease it. Proverbs 13 :: New Living Translation (NLT) Strong's. but the sinner’s wealth passes to the godly. 9 The Lord detests the way of the wicked,    but he loves those who pursue godliness. 22 A cheerful heart is good medicine,    but a broken spirit saps a person’s strength. 27 Greed brings grief to the whole family,    but those who hate bribes will live. 2 People may be pure in their own eyes,    but the Lord examines their motives. 9 The life of the godly is full of light and joy,    but the light of the wicked will be snuffed out. If you rescue them once, you will have to do it again. Their ears are open for knowledge. sweet to the soul and healthy for the body. and the backs of fools are made to be beaten. But can they be trusted? 12 Ears to hear and eyes to see—    both are gifts from the Lord. 26 It is wrong to punish the godly for being good    or to flog leaders for being honest. a treacherous person is headed for destruction. 29 The glory of the young is their strength;    the gray hair of experience is the splendor of the old. the wicked will bow at the gates of the godly. 20 Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm. 21 It is a sin to belittle one’s neighbor;    blessed are those who help the poor. All rights reserved. 23 Everyone enjoys a fitting reply;    it is wonderful to say the right thing at the right time! 16 We can make our own plans,    but the Lord gives the right answer. The prudent carefully consider their steps. Proverbs 13:20 Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble. 2 Enthusiasm without knowledge is no good;    haste makes mistakes. and bitterness to the one who gave them birth. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. but the path of the upright is an open highway. 5 A false witness will not go unpunished,    nor will a liar escape. 13 Spouting off before listening to the facts    is both shameful and foolish. 5 Though good advice lies deep within the heart,    a person with understanding will draw it out. 8 Proverbs 3:13 NLT Joyful is the person who finds wisdom, the ... NLT New Living Translation. 20 Wise words satisfy like a good meal;    the right words bring satisfaction. Proverbs 13:21 - NLT - Trouble chases sinners, while blessings chase... Study verse in the New Living Translation Proverbs 4:14, KJV: "Enter not into the path of the wicked, and go not in the way of evil men." 5 Those who mock the poor insult their Maker;    those who rejoice at the misfortune of others will be punished. 8 The Lord detests the sacrifice of the wicked,    but he delights in the prayers of the upright. Paragraph. a person with understanding will draw it out. 20 Wine produces mockers; alcohol leads to brawls. but a fool’s eyes wander to the ends of the earth. 31 Gray hair is a crown of glory;    it is gained by living a godly life. 2 . anyone who trusts in high walls invites disaster. 16 The wise are cautious[c] and avoid danger;    fools plunge ahead with reckless confidence. 26 It is good for workers to have an appetite;    an empty stomach drives them on. 26 A wise king scatters the wicked like wheat,    then runs his threshing wheel over them. Proverbs 12:20 . but when the laughter ends, the grief remains. ESV English Standard Version. 11 The rich think of their wealth as a strong defense;    they imagine it to be a high wall of safety. Proverbs 13:20—Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble. 9 Fools make fun of guilt,    but the godly acknowledge it and seek reconciliation. 15 For the despondent, every day brings trouble;    for the happy heart, life is a continual feast. 5 Only a fool despises a parent’s[f] discipline;    whoever learns from correction is wise. 18 Plans succeed through good counsel;    don’t go to war without wise advice. Don’t befriend angry people or associate with hot-tempered people, or you will learn to be like them and endanger your soul (Proverbs 22:24-25 NLT). if you accept correction, you will be honored. 13 If you love sleep, you will end in poverty. 28 Unfailing love and faithfulness protect the king;    his throne is made secure through love. Proverbs 12. Proverbs 15:17 NLT A bowl of soup with someone you love is better than steak with someone you hate. 30 Physical punishment cleanses away evil;[q]    such discipline purifies the heart. 14 Backsliders get what they deserve;    good people receive their reward. 27 Fear of the Lord is a life-giving fountain;    it offers escape from the snares of death. Arguments separate friends like a gate locked with bars. Version. 4 Those too lazy to plow in the right season    will have no food at the harvest. 3Those who guard their lips preserve their lives, but those who speak rashly will come to ruin. Sign up here! but you need a strong ox for a large harvest. Walketh H1980 Halak Font Size. 10 Each heart knows its own bitterness,    and no one else can fully share its joy. (actor) Michael Jordan – Basketball *JESUS – The church! Proverbs 13:20English Standard Version (ESV) 20 Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. NASB ©: He who walks with wise men will be wise, But the companion of fools will suffer harm. 5 It is not right to acquit the guilty    or deny justice to the innocent. 13 A wise child accepts a parent’s discipline;[a] a mocker refuses to listen to correction. 24 Wealth is a crown for the wise;    the effort of fools yields only foolishness. 17 An unreliable messenger stumbles into trouble,    but a reliable messenger brings healing. The benefit is Proverbs 17:27-28. Quotations designated (NIV) are from THE HOLY BIBLE: NEW INTERNATIONAL … 12 Hope deferred makes the heart sick,    but a dream fulfilled is a tree of life. 7 Some who are poor pretend to be rich;    others who are rich pretend to be poor. Those who love their children care enough to discipline them. The people you choose to spend time with and get advice from matters a lot to your future. there is no joy for the father of a rebel. 27 The Lord’s light penetrates the human spirit,[p]    exposing every hidden motive. and a brother is born to help in time of need. 21 The tongue can bring death or life;    those who love to talk will reap the consequences. the gray hair of experience is the splendor of the old. 13 Laughter can conceal a heavy heart,    but when the laughter ends, the grief remains. 10 The king speaks with divine wisdom;    he must never judge unfairly. Scripture quoted by permission. Proverbs 15:1 (NIV) The heart of the righteous weighs its 8 Better to have little, with godliness,    than to be rich and dishonest. 25 Foolish children[k] bring grief to their father    and bitterness to the one who gave them birth. New Living Translation (NLT). Often. everyone is the friend of a person who gives gifts! 17 The path of the virtuous leads away from evil;    whoever follows that path is safe. 3 Those who control their tongue will have a long life;    opening your mouth can ruin everything. 28 A growing population is a king’s glory;    a prince without subjects has nothing. Pro 13:20 - Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble. 30 With narrowed eyes, people plot evil;    with a smirk, they plan their mischief. 18 Unfriendly people care only about themselves;    they lash out at common sense. (NLT) Proverbs 20:6—There are many who say, "You can trust me!" but a broken spirit saps a person’s strength. 4 The Lord has made everything for his own purposes,    even the wicked for a day of disaster. 20 Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble. 23 The wicked take secret bribes    to pervert the course of justice. 14 The instruction of the wise is like a life-giving fountain;    those who accept it avoid the snares of death. If you rescue them once, you will have to do it again. is better than steak with someone you hate. 7 Eloquent words are not fitting for a fool;    even less are lies fitting for a ruler. Proverbs 13:20. How much more does he know the human heart! Proverbs 13:20, NIV: "Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm." 11 Even children are known by the way they act,    whether their conduct is pure, and whether it is right. 12 Haughtiness goes before destruction;    humility precedes honor. those who rejoice at the misfortune of others will be punished. but treacherous people have an appetite for violence. 22 Discretion is a life-giving fountain to those who possess it,    but discipline is wasted on fools. 23 The poor plead for mercy;    the rich answer with insults. 28 A troublemaker plants seeds of strife;    gossip separates the best of friends. it offers escape from the snares of death. Proverbs 13:20 (NLT) Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble. 8 When a king sits in judgment, he weighs all the evidence,    distinguishing the bad from the good. Proverbs 13:20 in all English translations. 12 It is safer to meet a bear robbed of her cubs    than to confront a fool caught in foolishness. "A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger." those who love to talk will reap the consequences. but he hears the prayers of the righteous. but dwelling on it separates close friends. 2 Wise words will win you a good meal, but treacherous people have an appetite for violence. 18 Flipping a coin[l] can end arguments;    it settles disputes between powerful opponents. 7 Stay away from fools,    for you won’t find knowledge on their lips. 16 Wise people think before they act;    fools don’t—and even brag about their foolishness. 25 The godly eat to their hearts’ content,    but the belly of the wicked goes hungry. but is angry with those who disgrace him. Red Letter. 28 The heart of the godly thinks carefully before speaking;    the mouth of the wicked overflows with evil words. All rights reserved. than to have great treasure and inner turmoil. 17 Better a dry crust eaten in peace    than a house filled with feasting—and conflict. 29 People with understanding control their anger;    a hot temper shows great foolishness. Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble. Proverbs 13 - A wise son heeds his father's instruction, but a mocker does not respond to rebukes. 13 The king is pleased with words from righteous lips;    he loves those who speak honestly. fools don’t—and even brag about their foolishness. 20 Those who listen to instruction will prosper;    those who trust the Lord will be joyful. 16 Better to have little, with fear for the Lord,    than to have great treasure and inner turmoil. 6 Godliness guards the path of the blameless,    but the evil are misled by sin. Pro 13:21 - Trouble chases sinners, while blessings reward the righteous. NLT 20 Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble. 19 Better to live humbly with the poor    than to share plunder with the proud. Proverbs 4:14, NASB: "Do not enter the path of the wicked And do not proceed in the way of evil men." 17 The first to speak in court sounds right—    until the cross-examination begins. than a house filled with feasting—and conflict. 19 Better to be poor and honest    than to be dishonest and a fool. for the happy heart, life is a continual feast. 4 Gentle words are a tree of life;    a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit. It is better to be poor than dishonest. 16 Keep the commandments and keep your life;    despising them leads to death. 19 Evil people will bow before good people;    the wicked will bow at the gates of the godly. bringing security and protection from harm. 9 A false witness will not go unpunished,    and a liar will be destroyed. 29 Violent people mislead their companions,    leading them down a harmful path. a mocker refuses to listen to correction. Proverbs 14:29 (NIV) A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. Store my commands in your heart. but the earnings of the wicked bring trouble. Read full chapter. 21 Trouble chases sinners,    while blessings reward the righteous. 11 The house of the wicked will be destroyed,    but the tent of the godly will flourish. 20 Walk with the wise and become wise;    associate with fools and get in trouble. 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