5 Those who mock the poor insult their Maker;    those who rejoice at the misfortune of others will be punished. I once heard someone say to never take advice from anyone who isn’t smarter than you in an area. Proverbs 14:15 (NIV) A patient man has great understanding, but a quick-tempered man displays folly. 5 Only a fool despises a parent’s[f] discipline;    whoever learns from correction is wise. 9 A lazy person is as bad as    someone who destroys things. 11 Sensible people control their temper;    they earn respect by overlooking wrongs. 6 Many seek favors from a ruler;    everyone is the friend of a person who gives gifts! By fearing the Lord, people avoid evil. 28 Unfailing love and faithfulness protect the king;    his throne is made secure through love. 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). 22 Don’t say, “I will get even for this wrong.”    Wait for the Lord to handle the matter. but treacherous people have an appetite for violence. 24 The path of life leads upward for the wise;    they leave the grave[h] behind. 29 The glory of the young is their strength;    the gray hair of experience is the splendor of the old. fools don’t—and even brag about their foolishness. 11. Bible Language … Proverbs 13:12 "Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but [when] the desire cometh, [it is] a tree of life." Scripture quoted by permission. 5 The Lord detests the proud;    they will surely be punished. 7 Stay away from fools,    for you won’t find knowledge on their lips. 22 The man who finds a wife finds a treasure,    and he receives favor from the Lord. 9 Fools make fun of guilt,    but the godly acknowledge it and seek reconciliation. but fools refuse to turn from evil to attain them. Careless Speech those who accept it avoid the snares of death. New Living Translation Update. 26 A wise king scatters the wicked like wheat,    then runs his threshing wheel over them. Font Size. Proverbs 13:20 NLT. 16 It is senseless to pay to educate a fool,    since he has no heart for learning. but he hears the prayers of the righteous. those who rejoice at the misfortune of others will be punished. "A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger." Proverbs 13:20 (NIV) A simple man believes anything, but a prudent man gives thought to his steps. 18 If you ignore criticism, you will end in poverty and disgrace;    if you accept correction, you will be honored. Proverbs 13:21 - NLT - Trouble chases sinners, while blessings chase... Study verse in the New Living Translation 9 The Lord detests the way of the wicked,    but he loves those who pursue godliness. Many of us have had this experience praying for people. 6 Godliness guards the path of the blameless,    but the evil are misled by sin. 22 Plans go wrong for lack of advice;    many advisers bring success. 11 The Lord demands accurate scales and balances;    he sets the standards for fairness. but the mouth of a fool belches out foolishness. a mocker refuses to listen to correction. 17 A bowl of vegetables with someone you love    is better than steak with someone you hate. 15 When the king smiles, there is life;    his favor refreshes like a spring rain. Listen to the Bible. 25 The Lord tears down the house of the proud,    but he protects the property of widows. Proverbs 14:29 (NIV) A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. 33 We may throw the dice,[i]    but the Lord determines how they fall. NLT Proverbs 13 1 A wise child accepts a parent’s discipline; a mocker refuses to listen to correction. Walketh H1980 Halak 21 Trouble chases sinners,    while blessings reward the righteous. 3 Commit your actions to the Lord,    and your plans will succeed. 20 Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble. than a hundred lashes on the back of a fool. 11 Wealth from get-rich-quick schemes quickly disappears;    wealth from hard work grows over time. 16 The wise are cautious[c] and avoid danger;    fools plunge ahead with reckless confidence. 12 The king’s anger is like a lion’s roar,    but his favor is like dew on the grass. 6 There is treasure in the house of the godly,    but the earnings of the wicked bring trouble. Proverbs 15:1 (NIV) The heart of the righteous weighs its 2 A wise servant will rule over the master’s disgraceful son    and will share the inheritance of the master’s children. 17 Stolen bread tastes sweet,    but it turns to gravel in the mouth. 10 It isn’t right for a fool to live in luxury    or for a slave to rule over princes! (actor) Michael Jordan – Basketball *JESUS – The church! bringing security and protection from harm. the mouth of the wicked overflows with evil words. NASB ©: He who walks with wise men will be wise, But the companion of fools will suffer harm. 3 Fire tests the purity of silver and gold,    but the Lord tests the heart. 8 To acquire wisdom is to love yourself;    people who cherish understanding will prosper. If you rescue them once, you will have to do it again. 3 Avoiding a fight is a mark of honor;    only fools insist on quarreling. the gray hair of experience is the splendor of the old. Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about. Arguments separate friends like a gate locked with bars. 29 People with understanding control their anger;    a hot temper shows great foolishness. 14 The instruction of the wise is like a life-giving fountain;    those who accept it avoid the snares of death. Cancel. 12 Ears to hear and eyes to see—    both are gifts from the Lord. How much more does he know the human heart! Those who love their children care enough to discipline them. Proverbs 13:20 in all English translations, The NLT One Year Chronological Bible - softcover, NLT Life Application Study Bible, Third Edition--soft leather-look, brown/tan (indexed) (red letter), NLT Teen Life Application Study Bible, Softcover, NLT Dancing in the Desert Devotional Bible: A Refreshing Spiritual Journey with God's People, hardcover, NLT Study Bible, Personal Size TuTone Leatherlike Brown/Blue, Contemporary Comparative Side-by-Side Bible (NIV, NKJV, NLT, THE Message). 28 The heart of the godly thinks carefully before speaking;    the mouth of the wicked overflows with evil words. Looking for a fundamental understanding of the Bible? 13 Spouting off before listening to the facts    is both shameful and foolish. 8 The rich can pay a ransom for their lives,    but the poor won’t even get threatened. it offers escape from the snares of death. Verse. 2 Enthusiasm without knowledge is no good;    haste makes mistakes. 11 The rich think of their wealth as a strong defense;    they imagine it to be a high wall of safety. Proverbs 13:20English Standard Version (ESV) 20 Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. people who cherish understanding will prosper. Proverbs 13:20 NIV Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm. but the light of the wicked will be snuffed out. 27 If you stop listening to instruction, my child,    you will turn your back on knowledge. 20 If you insult your father or mother,    your light will be snuffed out in total darkness. 16 Giving a gift can open doors;    it gives access to important people! but the path of the upright is an open highway. 3 Doing wrong leads to disgrace,    and scandalous behavior brings contempt. 23 Work brings profit,    but mere talk leads to poverty! 13 Laughter can conceal a heavy heart,    but when the laughter ends, the grief remains. If you've ever spent a day with a friend and then felt totally exhausted and misunderstood at the end, you know what this quote means. Proverbs 13:20, KJV: "He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed." Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. 7 The lips of the wise give good advice;    the heart of a fool has none to give. 4 Wealth makes many “friends”;    poverty drives them all away. NLT 20 Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble. and will share the inheritance of the master’s children. Pro 13:21. 27 The Lord’s light penetrates the human spirit,[p]    exposing every hidden motive. but if you listen to correction, you grow in understanding. 15 Intelligent people are always ready to learn. 11 The house of the wicked will be destroyed,    but the tent of the godly will flourish. 21 An inheritance obtained too early in life    is not a blessing in the end. 23 Fear of the Lord leads to life,    bringing security and protection from harm. Get a deposit if he does it for foreigners.[o]. those who take the wrong path despise him. 5 The godly hate lies;    the wicked cause shame and disgrace. The prudent carefully consider their steps. Proverbs 13:20. are an embarrassment and a public disgrace. 23 Everyone enjoys a fitting reply;    it is wonderful to say the right thing at the right time! Store my commands in your heart. 31 Those who oppress the poor insult their Maker,    but helping the poor honors him. 7 The mouths of fools are their ruin;    they trap themselves with their lips. 14 A wise person is hungry for knowledge,    while the fool feeds on trash. those who respect a command will succeed. Proverbs 13:20 KJ21 He that walketh with wise men shall be wise, but a companion of fools shall be destroyed. 8 Better to have little, with godliness,    than to be rich and dishonest. 22 Loyalty makes a person attractive. Pro 13:20 - Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm. 22 Good people leave an inheritance to their grandchildren,    but the sinner’s wealth passes to the godly. 30 With narrowed eyes, people plot evil;    with a smirk, they plan their mischief. 20 Those who listen to instruction will prosper;    those who trust the Lord will be joyful. Otherwise you will ruin their lives. they imagine it to be a high wall of safety. Holy Bible. 33 Wisdom is enshrined in an understanding heart;    wisdom is not[e] found among fools. Read full chapter. 13 If you repay good with evil,    evil will never leave your house. 4 The Lord has made everything for his own purposes,    even the wicked for a day of disaster. 2 Proverbs 13:20 NLT Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble. so you will be wise the rest of your life. 31 If you listen to constructive criticism,    you will be at home among the wise. 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 Those led astray by drink cannot be wise. 25 There is a path before each person that seems right,    but it ends in death. 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. blessed are their children who follow them. than to have great treasure and inner turmoil. 7 The godly walk with integrity;    blessed are their children who follow them. Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm. Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm. with their mouths shut, they seem intelligent. 7 When people’s lives please the Lord,    even their enemies are at peace with them. but the godly have a refuge when they die. 29 The Lord is far from the wicked,    but he hears the prayers of the righteous. anyone who trusts in high walls invites disaster. 4 Gentle words are a tree of life;    a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit. 2 The tongue of the wise makes knowledge appealing,    but the mouth of a fool belches out foolishness. 20 Get all the advice and instruction you can,    so you will be wise the rest of your life. 21 The wise are known for their understanding,    and pleasant words are persuasive. but a broken spirit saps a person’s strength. Proverbs 13:20 - NLT - Whoever walks with the wise will become wise;... Study verse in the New Living Translation Write them deep within your heart. 4 Wrongdoers eagerly listen to gossip;    liars pay close attention to slander. 16 Wise people think before they act;    fools don’t—and even brag about their foolishness. 10 A single rebuke does more for a person of understanding    than a hundred lashes on the back of a fool. 5 It is not right to acquit the guilty    or deny justice to the innocent. but knowledge comes easily to those with understanding. 15 A person with good sense is respected;    a treacherous person is headed for destruction.[b]. 26 It is good for workers to have an appetite;    an empty stomach drives them on. 10 False weights and unequal measures[n]—    the Lord detests double standards of every kind. 15 A gentle answer deflects anger,    but harsh words make tempers flare. The people you choose to spend time with and get advice from matters a lot to your future. 10 Each heart knows its own bitterness,    and no one else can fully share its joy. 28 A troublemaker plants seeds of strife;    gossip separates the best of friends. Often. 23 From a wise mind comes wise speech;    the words of the wise are persuasive. and a brother is born to help in time of need. Those who love their children care enough to discipline them. they only want to air their own opinions. 17 The first to speak in court sounds right—    until the cross-examination begins. 20 Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble. if you plan to do good, you will receive unfailing love and faithfulness. NIV New International Version. 17 An unreliable messenger stumbles into trouble,    but a reliable messenger brings healing. 11 Evil people are eager for rebellion,    but they will be severely punished. 27 Fear of the Lord is a life-giving fountain;    it offers escape from the snares of death. for the happy heart, life is a continual feast. 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. Proverbs 18:24 NLT There are "friends" who destroy each other, but a real friend sticks closer than a brother. 21 Foolishness brings joy to those with no sense;    a sensible person stays on the right path. 12 It is safer to meet a bear robbed of her cubs    than to confront a fool caught in foolishness. 25 A truthful witness saves lives,    but a false witness is a traitor. 13 A wise child accepts a parent’s discipline;[a] a mocker refuses to listen to correction. 32 Better to be patient than powerful;    better to have self-control than to conquer a city. This is a good time to teach Proverbs 12:16. 17 A friend is always loyal,    and a brother is born to help in time of need. 11 Even children are known by the way they act,    whether their conduct is pure, and whether it is right. 14 A wise woman builds her home,    but a foolish woman tears it down with her own hands. 4 Wise words are like deep waters;    wisdom flows from the wise like a bubbling brook. but a real friend sticks closer than a brother. 24 The Lord directs our steps,    so why try to understand everything along the way? Read verse in New Living Translation 12 Mockers hate to be corrected,    so they stay away from the wise. NIV ©: He who walks with the wise grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm. a treacherous person is headed for destruction. 22 If you plan to do evil, you will be lost;    if you plan to do good, you will receive unfailing love and faithfulness. 10 The name of the Lord is a strong fortress;    the godly run to him and are safe. Those led astray by drink cannot be wise. 16 Better to have little, with fear for the Lord,    than to have great treasure and inner turmoil. 24 Wealth is a crown for the wise;    the effort of fools yields only foolishness. We see here, a person looking forward to something happening and it seems to be longer and longer in coming. 30 A cheerful look brings joy to the heart;    good news makes for good health. 8 When a king sits in judgment, he weighs all the evidence,    distinguishing the bad from the good. 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 . Proverbs 27:6 NLT How much more does he know the human heart! 14 Starting a quarrel is like opening a floodgate,    so stop before a dispute breaks out. 10 Pride leads to conflict;    those who take advice are wise. Proverbs 13:20 Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble. whether their conduct is pure, and whether it is right. even their enemies are at peace with them. 20 The crooked heart will not prosper;    the lying tongue tumbles into trouble. 2 People may be pure in their own eyes,    but the Lord examines their motives. 19 It is pleasant to see dreams come true,    but fools refuse to turn from evil to attain them. 24 Sensible people keep their eyes glued on wisdom,    but a fool’s eyes wander to the ends of the earth. Their ears are open for knowledge. but the words of the wise keep them safe. 20 Sensible children bring joy to their father;    foolish children despise their mother. 14 The buyer haggles over the price, saying, “It’s worthless,”    then brags about getting a bargain! 12 Haughtiness goes before destruction;    humility precedes honor. 3 People ruin their lives by their own foolishness    and then are angry at the Lord. 20 Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm. everyone is the friend of a person who gives gifts! 2 Fools have no interest in understanding;    they only want to air their own opinions. but when the laughter ends, the grief remains. 26 Children who mistreat their father or chase away their mother    are an embarrassment and a public disgrace. 12 A king detests wrongdoing,    for his rule is built on justice. 18 A hot-tempered person starts fights;    a cool-tempered person stops them. 25 Don’t trap yourself by making a rash promise to God    and only later counting the cost. 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