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Prov. 24 :1 24:1 Do not be envious of evil men,
Nor desire to be with them;
Prov. 24 :2 24:2 For their heart meditates violence,
And their lips talk of mischief.
Prov. 24 :3 24:3 Through awisdom a house is built,
And by understanding it is established,
Prov. 24 :4 24:4 And by knowledge the rooms are filled
With all precious and pleasant riches.
Prov. 24 :5 24:5 A wise man is strong,
And a man of knowledge increases power.
Prov. 24 :6 24:6 For by sound counsel you can wage your war,
And in the multitude of acounselors there is 1victory.
Prov. 24 :7 24:7 Wisdom is too high for a fool;
He does not open his mouth in the gate.
Prov. 24 :8 24:8 He who devises to do evil,
Men will call him a mischief-maker.
Prov. 24 :9 24:9 The devising of folly is sin,
And the scorner is an abomination to men.
Prov. 24 :10 24:10 If you faint in the day of adversity,
Your strength is limited.
Prov. 24 :11 24:11 Deliver those who are being taken away to death,
And those who are staggering to be slain, oh, hold back!
Prov. 24 :12 24:12 If you say, Look, we did not know this —
Does not He who weighs the hearts consider it?
And He who keeps your soul, does He not know it?
And will He not render to every man according to his work?
Prov. 24 :13 24:13 My son, eat ahoney, for it is good,
And the drippings from the honeycomb, which are sweet to your taste:
Prov. 24 :14 24:14 Know that wisdom is such for your soul;
If you find it, then there will be a latter end,
And your hope will not be cut off.
Prov. 24 :15 24:15 Do not lie in wait, O wicked man, against the dwelling of the righteous man;
Do not destroy his resting place;
Prov. 24 :16 24:16 For a righteous man falls seven times and arises up again,
But the wicked are overthrown by calamity.
Prov. 24 :17 24:17 Do anot rejoice when your enemy falls,
And do not let your heart exult when he is overthrown;
Prov. 24 :18 24:18 Lest Jehovah see it, and it displease Him,
And He turn away His anger from him.
Prov. 24 :19 24:19 Do not be incensed because of evildoers;
Do not be envious of the wicked;
Prov. 24 :20 24:20 For there will be no future for the evil man;
The lamp of the wicked will be put out.
Prov. 24 :21 24:21 My son, afear Jehovah and the king,
And do not associate with those who are given to change;
Prov. 24 :22 24:22 For their calamity will rise suddenly,
And who knows the misfortune of both of them?
Prov. 24 :23 24:23 These also are sayings of the wise:
It is not good to have respect of persons in ajudgment.
Prov. 24 :24 24:24 He who says to the wicked man, You are righteous,
Peoples will curse him; nations will abhor him.
Prov. 24 :25 24:25 But those who rebuke the wicked man will have delight,
And a good blessing will come upon them.
Prov. 24 :26 24:26 He who gives an honest answer
Kisses the lips.
Prov. 24 :27 24:27 Prepare your work outside,
And make it ready for yourself in the field,
And afterward build your house.
Prov. 24 :28 24:28 Do not be a awitness against your neighbor without cause,
And do not deceive with your lips.
Prov. 24 :29 24:29 Do not say, I will do to him as he has done to me;
I will render to the man according to his work.
Prov. 24 :30 24:30 I passed by the field of the sluggard,
And by the vineyard of the man lacking sense;
Prov. 24 :31 24:31 And there it was, all overgrown with thorns;
Its surface was covered with nettles,
And its stone wall was broken down.
Prov. 24 :32 24:32 When I looked, I considered it;
I saw it and received instruction:
Prov. 24 :33 24:33 aA little sleep, a little slumber,
A little folding of the hands to rest,
Prov. 24 :34 24:34 And your poverty will come upon you like a robber,
And your want, like an armed man.
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