Consequences Of Pride And Wisdom
10 Where there is strife, there is pride,
but wisdom is found in those who take advice.
Pride, the original sin, breeds conflict.
Wisdom, the original insight, breeds peace.
Bright Light Or Extinguished Lamp
9 The light of the righteous shines brightly,
but the lamp of the wicked is snuffed out.
The Righteous shine.
The Wicked smother.
Wealth And Poverty
8 A person’s riches may ransom their life,
but the poor cannot respond to threatening rebukes.
New International Version (NIV)
Wealth may protect your reputation.
Poverty prevents you from counteracting.
Pretending Your Wealth
Proverbs 13 verse 7
7 One person pretends to be rich, yet has nothing;
another pretends to be poor, yet has great wealth.
The poor pretend to be rich.
The rich pretend to be poor.
Financial status is a personal and private issue.
Righteousness Versus Wickedness
Proverbs Club. Dot Com. Righteousness, Versus, Wickedness. Proverbs 13, verse 6.
6 Righteousness guards the person of integrity,
but wickedness overthrows the sinner.
Righteousness, guards the person of integrity. but wickedness, overthrows the sinner.
The virtuous are protected by their righteousness.
The sinners are vanquished by their wickedness.