Proverbs 13:20. Proverbs 18:24 NLT There are "friends" who destroy each other, but a real friend sticks closer than a brother. New Living Translation (NLT) Bible Book List. Read verse in New Living Translation Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise. Proverbs 15:1 NIV A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. people who cherish understanding will prosper. 14 The buyer haggles over the price, saying, “It’s worthless,”    then brags about getting a bargain! but who can find one who is truly reliable? 13 A wise child accepts a parent’s discipline;[a]    a mocker refuses to listen to correction. I once heard someone say to never take advice from anyone who isn’t smarter than you in an area. 16 Better to have little, with fear for the Lord,    than to have great treasure and inner turmoil. 21 The tongue can bring death or life;    those who love to talk will reap the consequences. 12 There is a path before each person that seems right,    but it ends in death. All rights reserved. 9 Fools make fun of guilt,    but the godly acknowledge it and seek reconciliation. 10 False weights and unequal measures[n]—    the Lord detests double standards of every kind. Proverbs 13:20 NIV Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm. 13 A foolish child[m] is a calamity to a father;    a quarrelsome wife is as annoying as constant dripping. 31 Gray hair is a crown of glory;    it is gained by living a godly life. 20 Wise words satisfy like a good meal;    the right words bring satisfaction. 6 Godliness guards the path of the blameless,    but the evil are misled by sin. The Bible Says: Friends are . Looking for a fundamental understanding of the Bible? Listen to the Bible. Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Their ears are open for knowledge. but is angry with those who disgrace him. 28 A troublemaker plants seeds of strife;    gossip separates the best of friends. there is no joy for the father of a rebel. Proverbs 13:20 (NIV) A simple man believes anything, but a prudent man gives thought to his steps. 20 Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm. 24 There are “friends” who destroy each other,    but a real friend sticks closer than a brother. Paragraph. for the happy heart, life is a continual feast. but the words of the wise keep them safe. 9 A false witness will not go unpunished,    and a liar will be destroyed. 19 It is pleasant to see dreams come true,    but fools refuse to turn from evil to attain them. 22 Don’t say, “I will get even for this wrong.”    Wait for the Lord to handle the matter. 8 Better to have little, with godliness,    than to be rich and dishonest. Proverbs 2:20 So you will follow in the ways of the good, and keep to the paths of the righteous. 21 It is painful to be the parent of a fool;    there is no joy for the father of a rebel. NIV 20 Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm. Those led astray by drink cannot be wise. 14 Backsliders get what they deserve;    good people receive their reward. 11. 29 Violent people mislead their companions,    leading them down a harmful path. "A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger." 14 A wise woman builds her home,    but a foolish woman tears it down with her own hands. 23 Everyone enjoys a fitting reply;    it is wonderful to say the right thing at the right time! 14 Fathers can give their sons an inheritance of houses and wealth,    but only the Lord can give an understanding wife. but fools refuse to turn from evil to attain them. 19 A gossip goes around telling secrets,    so don’t hang around with chatterers. 11 Even children are known by the way they act,    whether their conduct is pure, and whether it is right. it is wonderful to say the right thing at the right time! 26 A wise king scatters the wicked like wheat,    then runs his threshing wheel over them. How much more does he know the human heart! Proverbs 13:20 KJ21 He that walketh with wise men shall be wise, but a companion of fools shall be destroyed. 23 The Lord detests double standards;    he is not pleased by dishonest scales. 3Those who guard their lips preserve their lives, but those who speak rashly will come to ruin. 17 Better a dry crust eaten in peace    than a house filled with feasting—and conflict. NIV New International Version. 25 The Lord tears down the house of the proud,    but he protects the property of widows. the gray hair of experience is the splendor of the old. 21 The wise are known for their understanding,    and pleasant words are persuasive. 15 Intelligent people are always ready to learn. 20 Walk with the wise and become wise;    associate with fools and get in trouble. 6 There is treasure in the house of the godly,    but the earnings of the wicked bring trouble. Version. 12 Ears to hear and eyes to see—    both are gifts from the Lord. 23 Fear of the Lord leads to life,    bringing security and protection from harm. 13 Spouting off before listening to the facts    is both shameful and foolish. Proverbs 13:12 "Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but [when] the desire cometh, [it is] a tree of life." the wicked will bow at the gates of the godly. The benefit is Proverbs 17:27-28. 17 A bowl of vegetables with someone you love    is better than steak with someone you hate. but he hears the prayers of the righteous. Tools. Proverbs 12:16 (NLT) How often do my children react with screaming, yelling, and tears when they are wronged by a sibling or a friend? New Living Translation (NLT). 18 Discipline your children while there is hope. NLT Proverbs 13 1 A wise child accepts a parent’s discipline; a mocker refuses to listen to correction. 20 Walk with the wise and become wise;    associate with fools and get in trouble. so why try to understand everything along the way? 22 Discretion is a life-giving fountain to those who possess it,    but discipline is wasted on fools. those who accept it avoid the snares of death. 1 My child, 1 never forget the things I have taught you. Get a deposit if he does it for foreigners. Proverbs 4:14, KJV: "Enter not into the path of the wicked, and go not in the way of evil men." 10 Each heart knows its own bitterness,    and no one else can fully share its joy. We see here, a person looking forward to something happening and it seems to be longer and longer in coming. whether their conduct is pure, and whether it is right. 27 Scoundrels create trouble;    their words are a destructive blaze. if you correct the wise, they will be all the wiser. 20 Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble. Proverbs 13:20 NIV • Proverbs 13:20 NLT • Proverbs 13:20 ESV • Proverbs 13:20 NASB • Proverbs 13:20 KJV • Proverbs 13:20 Interlinear • Proverbs 13:20 Commentaries • Proverbs 13:20 Parallel Texts • Proverbs 13:20 Bible Apps • Proverbs 13:20 Parallel • Bible Hub Arguments separate friends like a gate locked with bars. Proverbs 13:1-25 NIV 1A wise son heeds his father’s instruction, but a mocker does not respond to rebukes. 22 If you plan to do evil, you will be lost;    if you plan to do good, you will receive unfailing love and faithfulness. 18 A hot-tempered person starts fights;    a cool-tempered person stops them. Proverbs 12. Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm. than to have great treasure and inner turmoil. but the godly have a refuge when they die. 15 A person with good sense is respected;    a treacherous person is headed for destruction.[b]. 27 Fear of the Lord is a life-giving fountain;    it offers escape from the snares of death. 4 Gentle words are a tree of life;    a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit. Proverbs 12:20 New King James Version << Proverbs 11 | Proverbs 12 | Proverbs 13 >> 20 Deceit is in the heart of those who devise evil, But counselors of peace have joy. but he delights in the prayers of the upright. 3 Those who control their tongue will have a long life;    opening your mouth can ruin everything. 2 Enthusiasm without knowledge is no good;    haste makes mistakes. 31 If you listen to constructive criticism,    you will be at home among the wise. Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble. ESV English Standard Version. 4 The Lord has made everything for his own purposes,    even the wicked for a day of disaster. Pro 13:21 - Trouble chases sinners, while blessings reward the righteous. 26 Those who fear the Lord are secure;    he will be a refuge for their children. 22 A cheerful heart is good medicine,    but a broken spirit saps a person’s strength. Proverbs 4:14, NLT: "Don't do as the wicked do, and don't follow the path of evildoers." 3 People ruin their lives by their own foolishness    and then are angry at the Lord. Proverbs 13 :: New Living Translation (NLT) Strong's. 2 Fools have no interest in understanding;    they only want to air their own opinions. better to have self-control than to conquer a city. Many of us have had this experience praying for people. Proverbs 11:13 NLT A gossip goes around telling secrets, but those who are trustworthy can keep a confidence. but the godly acknowledge it and seek reconciliation. 6 Many will say they are loyal friends,    but who can find one who is truly reliable? 22 Good people leave an inheritance to their grandchildren,    but the sinner’s wealth passes to the godly. 13 The king is pleased with words from righteous lips;    he loves those who speak honestly. 32 The wicked are crushed by disaster,    but the godly have a refuge when they die. New Living Translation Update. (Proverbs 13:20 ESV). Proverbs 27:6 NLT 17 Stolen bread tastes sweet,    but it turns to gravel in the mouth. NIV ©: He who walks with the wise grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm. 3 Commit your actions to the Lord,    and your plans will succeed. 18 Unfriendly people care only about themselves;    they lash out at common sense. the effort of fools yields only foolishness. 9 The life of the godly is full of light and joy,    but the light of the wicked will be snuffed out. This will cause you to be heart sick, because you feel it will never happen. 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 . 2 The tongue of the wise makes knowledge appealing,    but the mouth of a fool belches out foolishness. 3 Avoiding a fight is a mark of honor;    only fools insist on quarreling. 18 If you ignore criticism, you will end in poverty and disgrace;    if you accept correction, you will be honored. 20 Wine produces mockers; alcohol leads to brawls. 15 Only simpletons believe everything they’re told! 29 Punishment is made for mockers,    and the backs of fools are made to be beaten. but the earnings of the wicked bring trouble. 21 You can make many plans,    but the Lord’s purpose will prevail. 24 Sensible people keep their eyes glued on wisdom,    but a fool’s eyes wander to the ends of the earth. 23 From a wise mind comes wise speech;    the words of the wise are persuasive. Proverbs 13:20 (NLT) Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble. 4 Wrongdoers eagerly listen to gossip;    liars pay close attention to slander. 15 Wise words are more valuable    than much gold and many rubies. Arguments separate friends like a gate locked with bars. (NLT) Proverbs 20:6—There are many who say, "You can trust me!" 13 People who despise advice are asking for trouble;    those who respect a command will succeed. 3 Doing wrong leads to disgrace,    and scandalous behavior brings contempt. but a real friend sticks closer than a brother. 29 The Lord is far from the wicked,    but he hears the prayers of the righteous. 23 A poor person’s farm may produce much food,    but injustice sweeps it all away. 17 Short-tempered people do foolish things,    and schemers are hated. Proverbs 13:20English Standard Version (ESV) 20 Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm. ~ Proverbs 13:20 This post speaks directly to the thought that good friends will bring you up. 8 The prudent understand where they are going,    but fools deceive themselves. 2 If you do this, you will live many years, and your life will be satisfying.. 3 Never let loyalty and kindness leave you! 19 An offended friend is harder to win back than a fortified city. New Living Translation (NLT). 16 The wise are cautious[c] and avoid danger;    fools plunge ahead with reckless confidence. those who respect a command will succeed. 30 Physical punishment cleanses away evil;[q]    such discipline purifies the heart. anyone who trusts in high walls invites disaster. 22 Plans go wrong for lack of advice;    many advisers bring success. 27 A truly wise person uses few words;    a person with understanding is even-tempered. than a house filled with feasting—and conflict. 15 For the despondent, every day brings trouble;    for the happy heart, life is a continual feast. 27 The Lord’s light penetrates the human spirit,[p]    exposing every hidden motive. 7 The relatives of the poor despise them;    how much more will their friends avoid them!Though the poor plead with them,    their friends are gone. but treacherous people have an appetite for violence. 8 To acquire wisdom is to love yourself;    people who cherish understanding will prosper. everyone is the friend of a person who gives gifts! Red Letter. your light will be snuffed out in total darkness. 5 An honest witness does not lie;    a false witness breathes lies. a person with understanding is even-tempered. but the light of the wicked will be snuffed out. but a fool’s eyes wander to the ends of the earth. 27 Greed brings grief to the whole family,    but those who hate bribes will live. Otherwise you will ruin their lives. 2 . 33 We may throw the dice,[i]    but the Lord determines how they fall. 4 Without oxen a stable stays clean,    but you need a strong ox for a large harvest. but a foolish woman tears it down with her own hands. 28 Even fools are thought wise when they keep silent;    with their mouths shut, they seem intelligent. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. a person with understanding will draw it out. 12 Haughtiness goes before destruction;    humility precedes honor. 28 Unfailing love and faithfulness protect the king;    his throne is made secure through love. it offers escape from the snares of death. 12 A king detests wrongdoing,    for his rule is built on justice. 14 The human spirit can endure a sick body,    but who can bear a crushed spirit? 13 A glad heart makes a happy face;    a broken heart crushes the spirit. 16 Keep the commandments and keep your life;    despising them leads to death. and bitterness to the one who gave them birth. 11 Sensible people control their temper;    they earn respect by overlooking wrongs. 6 Fools’ words get them into constant quarrels;    they are asking for a beating. As in Greek and Syriac versions; Hebrew lacks, An alternate reading in the Masoretic Text is. 10 The name of the Lord is a strong fortress;    the godly run to him and are safe. 8 Rumors are dainty morsels    that sink deep into one’s heart. 30 A peaceful heart leads to a healthy body;    jealousy is like cancer in the bones. 26 It is wrong to punish the godly for being good    or to flog leaders for being honest. Proverbs 13:20—Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble. Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm. Pro 13:20 - Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm. is better than steak with someone you hate. they imagine it to be a high wall of safety. 16 We can make our own plans,    but the Lord gives the right answer. Proverbs 4:14, NASB: "Do not enter the path of the wicked And do not proceed in the way of evil men." wisdom flows from the wise like a bubbling brook. Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about. 10 It isn’t right for a fool to live in luxury    or for a slave to rule over princes! than to confront a fool caught in foolishness. 12 The king’s anger is like a lion’s roar,    but his favor is like dew on the grass. how much more will their friends avoid them! Proverbs 13:20 NLT Whoever walks with the wise will become wise; whoever walks with fools will suffer harm. for you won’t find knowledge on their lips. 19 A lazy person’s way is blocked with briers,    but the path of the upright is an open highway. 2 Proverbs 13:20 NLT Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble. If you rescue them once, you will have to do it again. Careless Speech 24 Kind words are like honey—    sweet to the soul and healthy for the body. Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm. Those who love their children care enough to discipline them. By fearing the Lord, people avoid evil. 4 Wealth makes many “friends”;    poverty drives them all away. 6 Many seek favors from a ruler;    everyone is the friend of a person who gives gifts! 15 A gentle answer deflects anger,    but harsh words make tempers flare. a treacherous person is headed for destruction. but if you listen to correction, you grow in understanding. Recent Articles "I’m Awesome” And 8 Other Preaching Traps To Avoid By Ben Reed on September 7, 2020 Share Your Sermon On Thursday By Brian Croft on September 8, 2020 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). It is better to be poor than dishonest. 21 It is a sin to belittle one’s neighbor;    blessed are those who help the poor. blessed are their children who follow them. 30 With narrowed eyes, people plot evil;    with a smirk, they plan their mischief. 24 The Lord directs our steps,    so why try to understand everything along the way? Proverbs 15:1 (NIV) The heart of the righteous weighs its 2From the fruit of their lips people enjoy good things, but the unfaithful have an appetite for violence. are an embarrassment and a public disgrace. 8 The rich can pay a ransom for their lives,    but the poor won’t even get threatened. 10 A single rebuke does more for a person of understanding    than a hundred lashes on the back of a fool. 20 Get all the advice and instruction you can,    so you will be wise the rest of your life. 29 People with understanding control their anger;    a hot temper shows great foolishness. 17 A friend is always loyal,    and a brother is born to help in time of need. But can they be trusted? 6 Grandchildren are the crowning glory of the aged;    parents[j] are the pride of their children. it settles disputes between powerful opponents. 5 The Lord detests the proud;    they will surely be punished. 5 Only a fool despises a parent’s[f] discipline;    whoever learns from correction is wise. Proverbs 13:20, ESV: "Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm." Proverbs 12:20 . 22 The man who finds a wife finds a treasure,    and he receives favor from the Lord. and the backs of fools are made to be beaten. 11 Wealth from get-rich-quick schemes quickly disappears;    wealth from hard work grows over time. 24 Lazy people take food in their hand    but don’t even lift it to their mouth. 25 The godly eat to their hearts’ content,    but the belly of the wicked goes hungry. Proverbs 13:19 Desire fulfilled is sweet to the soul, but turning from evil is detestable to fools. 10 The king speaks with divine wisdom;    he must never judge unfairly. Pro 13:21. Get a deposit if he does it for foreigners.[o]. fools don’t—and even brag about their foolishness. Related Commentaries for Proverbs 12. 18 Pride goes before destruction,    and haughtiness before a fall. 3 The Lord is watching everywhere,    keeping his eye on both the evil and the good. 14 A wise person is hungry for knowledge,    while the fool feeds on trash. 2. 33 Fear of the Lord teaches wisdom;    humility precedes honor. 6 A mocker seeks wisdom and never finds it,    but knowledge comes easily to those with understanding. 5 A false witness will not go unpunished,    nor will a liar escape. Tools. NASB ©: He who walks with wise men will be wise, But the companion of fools will suffer harm. 25 A truthful witness saves lives,    but a false witness is a traitor. Store my commands in your heart. 25 If you punish a mocker, the simpleminded will learn a lesson;    if you correct the wise, they will be all the wiser. NET ©: The one who associates 1 with the wise grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm. 13 If you love sleep, you will end in poverty. 16 How much better to get wisdom than gold,    and good judgment than silver! Often. 23 The wicked take secret bribes    to pervert the course of justice. The people you choose to spend time with and get advice from matters a lot to your future. 8 The Lord detests the sacrifice of the wicked,    but he delights in the prayers of the upright. Tie them around your neck as a reminder. 30 A cheerful look brings joy to the heart;    good news makes for good health. 19 Anyone who loves to quarrel loves sin;    anyone who trusts in high walls invites disaster. 5 Those who mock the poor insult their Maker;    those who rejoice at the misfortune of others will be punished. 20 Sensible children bring joy to their father;    foolish children despise their mother. Bible Language … sweet to the soul and healthy for the body. 12 Hope deferred makes the heart sick,    but a dream fulfilled is a tree of life. a sensible person stays on the right path. 24 Wealth is a crown for the wise;    the effort of fools yields only foolishness. 8 A bribe is like a lucky charm;    whoever gives one will prosper! Font Size. 2 A wise servant will rule over the master’s disgraceful son    and will share the inheritance of the master’s children. 20 If you insult your father or mother,    your light will be snuffed out in total darkness. 16 Get security from someone who guarantees a stranger’s debt. 21 An inheritance obtained too early in life    is not a blessing in the end. 15 When the king smiles, there is life;    his favor refreshes like a spring rain. The prudent carefully consider their steps. and a brother is born to help in time of need. 7 Stay away from fools,    for you won’t find knowledge on their lips. Keep your eyes open, and there will be plenty to eat! 8 When a king sits in judgment, he weighs all the evidence,    distinguishing the bad from the good. 21 Foolishness brings joy to those with no sense;    a sensible person stays on the right path. 28 The heart of the godly thinks carefully before speaking;    the mouth of the wicked overflows with evil words. 28 A growing population is a king’s glory;    a prince without subjects has nothing. 17 An unreliable messenger stumbles into trouble,    but a reliable messenger brings healing. 5 It is not right to acquit the guilty    or deny justice to the innocent. 4 Lazy people want much but get little,    but those who work hard will prosper. 4 Wise words are like deep waters;    wisdom flows from the wise like a bubbling brook. 18 Plans succeed through good counsel;    don’t go to war without wise advice. 17 If you help the poor, you are lending to the Lord—    and he will repay you! Sign up here! Pro 13:20 - Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble. Proverbs 13:20 - NLT - Whoever walks with the wise will become wise;... Study verse in the New Living Translation Proverbs 15:31 If you listen to constructive criticism, you will be at home among the wise. This is a good time to teach Proverbs 12:16. Proverbs 13:20 Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble. Philippians 4:8 (NLT) And now, dear brothers and sisters, one final thing. fools plunge ahead with reckless confidence. if you plan to do good, you will receive unfailing love and faithfulness. 14 The instruction of the wise is like a life-giving fountain;    those who accept it avoid the snares of death. 17 The first to speak in court sounds right—    until the cross-examination begins. 26 The Lord detests evil plans,    but he delights in pure words. Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale house Publishers, Inc. Carol! 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