Sundry observations of moral virtues, and their contrary vices (10-24).
Proverbs 19:1 Better is a poor man, walking in his integrity, than one of perverse lips, and, he, a dullard. Proverbs 19:2 Surely, for the soul to be, without knowledge, is not good, and, he that hasteth with his feet, strayeth. Proverbs 19:3 The folly of a man, subverteth his way, and, against Yahweh, his heart is angry. Proverbs 19:4 Wealth, addeth many friends, but, the poor man, from his own friend, is parted. Proverbs 19:5 A false witness, shall not be held innocent, and, he that uttereth lies, shall not escape. Proverbs 19:6 Many, will entreat the favour of a noble, and, every one, is a friend to a man abounding in gifts. Proverbs 19:7 All the brethren of a poor man, hate him, how much more have, his friends, gone far from him, he may hunt up promisesthere are none. Proverbs 19:8 He that acquireth sense, loveth his own soul, he that guardeth understanding, shall find blessing. Proverbs 19:9 A false witness, shall not be held innocent, and, he that uttereth lies, shall perish. Proverbs 19:10 Unseemly for a dullard, is delicate living, how much more for, a servant, to bear rule over princes. Proverbs 19:11 The discretion of a man, deferreth his anger, and, his adorning, is to pass over transgression. Proverbs 19:12 The growl as of a young lion, is the rage of a king, but, like dew upon the grass, is his good pleasure. Proverbs 19:13 Engulfing ruin to his father, is a son that is a dullard,and, a continuous dripping, are the contentions of a wife. Proverbs 19:14 House and substance, are an inheritance from one's fathers, but, from Yahweh, cometh a wife who is prudent. Proverbs 19:15 Sloth, falleth into a deep sleep, and, a soul that is indolent, shall famish. Proverbs 19:16 One who guardeth the commandment, guardeth his life, he that is reckless in his ways, shall die. Proverbs 19:17 A lender to Yahweh, is one who sheweth favour to the poor, and, his good deed, He will pay him back. Proverbs 19:18 Correct thy son, because there is hope, yet, not so as to slay him, let thy passion be excited. Proverbs 19:19 A man in a rage, taketh away the penalty,nevertheless, if thou let him go free, the more [stripes] must thou add. Proverbs 19:20 Hear counsel, receive correction, that thou mayest be wise in thine after-life. Proverbs 19:21 Many are the devices in a man's heart, but, the counsel of Yahweh, that, shall stand. Proverbs 19:22 The charm of a man, is his lovingkindness,and better a poor man, than one who deceiveth. Proverbs 19:23 The reverence of Yahweh, leadeth to life, satisfied then, let a man remainlet him not be visited by calamity. Proverbs 19:24 A sluggard burieth his hand in the dish, even unto his own mouth, will he not bring it back. Proverbs 19:25 The scoffer, thou shalt smite, and, the simple, will beware, but correct a man of intelligencehe will understand teaching. Proverbs 19:26 He that ruineth his father, and chaseth away his mother, is a son causing shame and reproach. Proverbs 19:27 Cease, my son, to hear instruction that would cause thee to wander from the sayings of knowledge. Proverbs 19:28 An abandoned witness, scorneth justice, and, the mouth of lawless men, swalloweth iniquity. Proverbs 19:29 Prepared for scoffers, are punishments, and stripes, for the back of dullards.