Proverbs 11 (BBT Translation)

11:1 The LORD abhors dishonest scales, but an accurate weight is his elight. 11:2 When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom. 11:3 The integrity of the upright guides them, but the crookedness of the unfaithful destroys them. 11:4 Wealth does not profit in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from mortal danger. 11:5 The righteousness of the blameless

Proverbs 12 (BBT Translation)

12:1 The one who loves discipline loves knowledge, but the one who hates reproof is stupid. 12:2 A good person obtains favor from the LORD, but the LORD condemns a person with wicked schemes. 12:3 No one can be established through wickedness, but a righteous root cannot be moved. 12:4 A noble wife is the crown of her husband, but the wife

Proverbs 13 (BBT Translation)

13:1 A wise son accepts his father’s discipline, but a scoffer does not listen to rebuke. 13:2 From the fruit of his speech a person eats good things, but the faithless desire the fruit of violence. 13:3 The one who guards his words guards his life, but whoever is talkative will come to ruin. 13:4 The appetite of the sluggard craves but

Proverbs 14 (BBT Translation)

14:1 Every wise woman builds her household, but a foolish woman tears it down with her own hands. 14:2 The one who walks in his uprightness fears the LORD, but the one who is perverted in his ways despises him. 14:3 In the speech of a fool is a rod for his back, but the words of the wise protect

Proverbs 15 (BBT Translation)

15:1 A gentle response turns away anger, but a harsh word stirs up wrath. 15:2 The tongue of the wise treats knowledge correctly, but the mouth of the fool spouts out folly. 15:3 The eyes of the LORD are in every place, keeping watch on those who are evil and those who are good. 15:4 Speech that heals is like a

Proverbs 16 (BBT Translation)

16:1 The intentions of the heart belong to a man, but the answer of the tongue comes from the LORD. 16:2 All a person’s ways seem right in his own opinion, but the LORD evaluates the motives. 16:3 Commit your works to the LORD, and your plans will be established. 16:4 The LORD works everything for its own ends – even the

Proverbs 17 (BBT Translation)

17:1 Better is a dry crust of bread where there is quietness than a house full of feasting with strife. 17:2 A servant who acts wisely will rule over an heir who behaves shamefully, and will share the inheritance along with the relatives. 17:3 The crucible is for refining silver and the furnace is for gold, likewise the LORD tests hearts. 17:4

Proverbs 18 (BBT Translation)

18:1 One who has isolated himself seeks his own desires; he rejects all sound judgment. 18:2 A fool takes no pleasure in understanding but only in disclosing what is on his mind. 18:3 When a wicked person arrives, contempt shows up with him, and with shame comes a reproach. 18:4 The words of a person’s mouth are like deep waters, and the

Proverbs 19 (BBT Translation)

19:1 Better is a poor person who walks in his integrity than one who is perverse in his speech and is a fool. 19:2 It is dangerous to have zeal without knowledge, and the one who acts hastily makes poor choices. 19:3 A person’s folly subverts his way, and his heart rages against the LORD. 19:4 Wealth adds many friends, but a

Proverbs 20 (BBT Translation)

20:1 Wine is a mocker and strong drink is a brawler; whoever goes astray by them is not wise. 20:2 The king’s terrifying anger is like the roar of a lion; whoever provokes him sins against himself. 20:3 It is an honor for a person to cease from strife, but every fool quarrels. 20:4 The sluggard will not plow during the