PROVERBS 21 – The king’s heart is a stream of water in the hand of the LORD;

Proverbs are the wise words of Solomon king of Israel (from god) son of David. They teach wisdom and self-control. they give understanding of god.They don’t always makes sense to the ear, but they sure ain’t nonsense. They’re also about 

Proverb  21

21 The king’s heart is a stream of water in the hand of the LORD;

he yturns it wherever he will.

zEvery way of a man is right in his own eyes,

but the LORD aweighs the heart.

bTo do righteousness and justice

is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.

cHaughty eyes and a proud heart,

dthe lamp1 of the wicked, are sin.

The plans of ethe diligent lead surely to abundance,

but everyone who is fhasty comes gonly to poverty.

hThe getting of treasures by a lying tongue

is a ifleeting jvapor and a ksnare of death.2

The violence of the wicked will lsweep them away,

because they refuse to do what is just.

The way of the guilty mis crooked,

but the conduct of the pure is upright.

It is nbetter to live in a corner of the housetop

than in a house shared with a quarrelsome wife.

10  The soul of the wicked desires evil;

his neighbor finds no mercy in his eyes.

11  When oa scoffer is punished, the simple becomes wise;

when a wise man is instructed, he gains knowledge.

12  The Righteous One pobserves the house of the wicked;

he throws the wicked down to ruin.

13  qWhoever closes his ear to the cry of the poor

will himself call out and not be answered.

14  rA gift in secret averts anger,

and a concealed bribe,3 strong wrath.

15  When justice is done, it is a joy to the righteous

sbut terror to evildoers.

16  One who wanders from the way of good sense

twill rest in the assembly of the dead.

17  Whoever loves pleasure will be a poor man;

he who loves wine and oil will not be rich.

18  uThe wicked is a vransom for the righteous,

and the traitor for the upright.

19  It is wbetter to live in a desert land

than with a quarrelsome and fretful woman.

20  xPrecious treasure and oil are in a wise man’s dwelling,

but a foolish man ydevours it.

21  Whoever zpursues righteousness and kindness

will find alife, righteousness, and honor.

22  bA wise man scales the city of the mighty

and brings down the stronghold in which they trust.

23  cWhoever keeps his mouth and his tongue

dkeeps himself out of etrouble.

24  fScoffer is the name of the arrogant, haughty man

who acts with arrogant pride.

25  The desire of gthe sluggard kills him,

for his hands refuse to labor.

26  All day long he craves and craves,

but the righteous hgives and does not hold back.

27  iThe sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination;

how much more jwhen he brings it with evil intent.

28  kA false witness will perish,

but the word of a man who hears will endure.

29  A wicked man puts on a bold face,

but the upright lgives thought to4 his ways.

30  mNo wisdom, no understanding, no counsel

can avail against the LORD.

31  nThe horse is made ready for the day of battle,

but othe victory belongs to the LORD.

PROBERBS 21

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