Sundry observations of moral virtues, and their contrary vices (10-24).
Proverbs 13:1 A wise son, [cometh of] a father's correction, but, a scoffer, heareth not a rebuke. Proverbs 13:2 Of the fruit of his mouth, shall a man eat what is good, but, the soul of the treacherous, [shall be sated with] violence. Proverbs 13:3 He that watcheth his mouth, guardeth his soul, He that openeth wide his lips, [it shall be] his ruin. Proverbs 13:4 The sluggard, desireth, but his soul hath, nothing. But, the soul of the diligent, shall be enriched. Proverbs 13:5 A word of falsehood, the righteous man, hateth, but, the lawless, causeth shame and disgrace. Proverbs 13:6 Righteousness, guardeth the man of blameless way, but, lawlessness, overthroweth the sinner. Proverbs 13:7 There is who feigneth himself rich, yet hath nothing at all, who pleadeth poverty, yet hath great substance. Proverbs 13:8 The ransom of a man's life, is his wealth, but, the poor, heareth not rebuke. Proverbs 13:9 The light of the righteous, rejoiceth, but, the lamp of the lawless, goeth out. Proverbs 13:10 Only by pride, doth one cause contention, but, with the well-advised, is wisdom. Proverbs 13:11 Wealth gotten by greed, diminisheth, but, he that gathereth by little, increaseth. Proverbs 13:12 Hope deferred, sickeneth the heart,but, a tree of life, is desire fulfilled. Proverbs 13:13 He that despiseth a matter, shall get pledged thereto, but, he that revereth a commandment, the same shall be recompensed. Proverbs 13:14 The instruction of the wise, is a well-spring of life, by departing from the snares of death. Proverbs 13:15 Sound discretion, yieldeth favour, but, the way of the treacherous, is rugged. Proverbs 13:16 Every prudent man, maketh use of knowledge, but, a dullard, spreadeth folly. Proverbs 13:17 A lawless messenger, falleth into mischief, but, a faithful herald, bringeth healing. Proverbs 13:18 Poverty and contempt, are for him that neglecteth correction, but, he that regardeth reproof, shall be honoured. Proverbs 13:19 A desire fulfilled, is sweet to the soul, but it is, an abomination to the lawless, to depart from evil. Proverbs 13:20 He that walketh with the wise, becometh wise, but, the friend of dullards, becometh foolish. Proverbs 13:21 Evil pursueth, sinners, but, unto the righteous, shall good be recompensed. Proverbs 13:22 A good man, leaveth an inheritance to children's children, but, laid up for the righteous, is the wealth of the sinner. Proverbs 13:23 Much food, is in the fallow ground of the poor, but there is that is swept away, for want of justice. Proverbs 13:24 He that withholdeth his rod, hateth his son,but, he that loveth him, carefully correcteth him. Proverbs 13:25 The righteous, eateth to satisfy his appetite, but, the belly of the lawless, shall want.