KJV PRO19 with Strong's Hebrew/GreekPRO18.htm PRO20.htm
19:1 Better [H2896] [is] the poor [H7326] that walketh [H1980] in his integrity [H8537] , than [he that is] perverse [H6141] in his lips [H8193] , and is a fool [H3684] .
19:2 Also, [that] the soul [H5315] [be] without knowledge [H1847] , [it is] not good [H2896] ; and he that hasteth [H213] with [his] feet [H7272] sinneth [H2398] .
19:3 The foolishness [H200] of man [H120] perverteth [H5557] his way [H1870] : and his heart [H3820] fretteth [H2196] against the LORD [H3068] .
19:4 Wealth [H1952] maketh [H3254] many [H7227] friends [H7453] ; but the poor [H1800] is separated [H6504] from his neighbour [H7453] .
19:5 A false [H8267] witness [H5707] shall not be unpunished [H5352] , and [he that] speaketh [H6315] lies [H3577] shall not escape [H4422] .(unpunished: Heb. held innocent)
19:6 Many [H7227] will intreat [H2470] the favour [H6440] of the prince [H5081] : and every man [is] a friend [H7453] to him [H376] that giveth gifts [H4976] .(him: Heb. a man of gifts)
19:7 All the brethren [H251] of the poor [H7326] do hate [H8130] him: how much more do his friends [H4828] go far [H7368] from him? he pursueth [H7291] [them with] words [H561] , [yet] they [are] wanting [to him].
19:8 He that getteth [H7069] wisdom [H3820] loveth [H157] his own soul [H5315] : he that keepeth [H8104] understanding [H8394] shall find [H4672] good [H2896] .(wisdom: Heb. an heart)
19:9 A false [H8267] witness [H5707] shall not be unpunished [H5352] , and [he that] speaketh [H6315] lies [H3577] shall perish [H6] .
19:10 Delight [H8588] is not seemly [H5000] for a fool [H3684] ; much less for a servant [H5650] to have rule [H4910] over princes [H8269] .
19:11 The discretion [H7922] of a man [H120] deferreth [H748] his anger [H639] ; and [it is] his glory [H8597] to pass over [H5674] a transgression [H6588] .(discretion: or, prudence)
19:12 The king's [H4428] wrath [H2197] [is] as the roaring [H5099] of a lion [H3715] ; but his favour [H7522] [is] as dew [H2919] upon the grass [H6212] .
19:13 A foolish [H3684] son [H1121] [is] the calamity [H1942] of his father [H1] : and the contentions [H4079] of a wife [H802] [are] a continual [H2956] dropping [H1812] .
19:14 House [H1004] and riches [H1952] [are] the inheritance [H5159] of fathers [H1] : and a prudent [H7919] wife [H802] [is] from the LORD [H3068] .
19:15 Slothfulness [H6103] casteth [H5307] into a deep sleep [H8639] ; and an idle [H7423] soul [H5315] shall suffer hunger [H7456] .
19:16 He that keepeth [H8104] the commandment [H4687] keepeth [H8104] his own soul [H5315] ; [but] he that despiseth [H959] his ways [H1870] shall die [H4191] .
19:17 He that hath pity [H2603] upon the poor [H1800] lendeth [H3867] unto the LORD [H3068] ; and that which he hath given [H1576] will he pay him again [H7999] .(that which: or, his deed)
19:18 Chasten [H3256] thy son [H1121] while there is [H3426] hope [H8615] , and let not thy soul [H5315] spare [H5375] for his crying [H4191] .(for: or, to his destruction: or, to cause him to die)
19:19 A man [H1419] of great [H1632] wrath [H2534] shall suffer [H5375] punishment [H6066] : for if thou deliver [H5337] [him], yet thou must do it again [H3254] .(do: Heb. add)
19:20 Hear [H8085] counsel [H6098] , and receive [H6901] instruction [H4148] , that thou mayest be wise [H2449] in thy latter end [H319] .
19:21 [There are] many [H7227] devices [H4284] in a man's [H376] heart [H3820] ; nevertheless the counsel [H6098] of the LORD [H3068] , that shall stand [H6965] .
19:22 The desire [H8378] of a man [H120] [is] his kindness [H2617] : and a poor man [H7326] [is] better [H2896] than [H376] a liar [H3577] .
19:23 The fear [H3374] of the LORD [H3068] [tendeth] to life [H2416] : and [he that hath it] shall abide [H3885] satisfied [H7649] ; he shall not be visited [H6485] with evil [H7451] .
19:24 A slothful [H6102] [man] hideth [H2934] his hand [H3027] in [his] bosom [H6747] , and will not so much as bring [H7725] it to his mouth [H6310] again [H7725] .
19:25 Smite [H5221] a scorner [H3887] , and the simple [H6612] will beware [H6191] : and reprove [H3198] one that hath understanding [H995] , [and] he will understand [H995] knowledge [H1847] .(will beware: Heb. will be cunning)
19:26 He that wasteth [H7703] [his] father [H1] , [and] chaseth away [H1272] [his] mother [H517] , [is] a son [H1121] that causeth shame [H954] , and bringeth reproach [H2659] .
19:27 Cease [H2308] , my son [H1121] , to hear [H8085] the instruction [H4148] [that causeth] to err [H7686] from the words [H561] of knowledge [H1847] .
19:28 An ungodly [H1100] witness [H5707] scorneth [H3887] judgment [H4941] : and the mouth [H6310] of the wicked [H7563] devoureth [H1104] iniquity [H205] .(An: Heb. A witness of Belial)
19:29 Judgments [H8201] are prepared [H3559] for scorners [H3887] , and stripes [H4112] for the back [H1460] of fools [H3684] .