is a righteous man who gives way before the wicked. 27  iThe sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination; how much more jwhen he brings it with evil intent. Update. 17  vDo not rejoice when your enemy falls. Proverbs 23. 3  As the heavens for height, and the earth for depth. 23 When you sit down to eat with a ruler,    observe carefully what[a] is before you,2 and put a knife to your throat    if you are given to appetite.3 (A)Do not desire his delicacies,    for they are deceptive food.4 (B)Do not toil to acquire wealth;    (C)be discerning enough to desist.5 When your eyes light on it, it is gone,    (D)for suddenly it sprouts wings,    flying like an eagle toward heaven.6 (E)Do not eat the bread of a man who is (F)stingy;[b]    (G)do not desire his delicacies,7 for he is like one who is inwardly calculating. 12:16], [ver. 19  Trusting in a treacherous man in time of trouble. Bible Verses. 5  The plans of ethe diligent lead surely to abundance. 31  and behold, it was all overgrown with thorns; 34  and poverty will come upon you like a robber. Font Size. but uthe wicked stumble in times of calamity. 30  mNo wisdom, no understanding, no counsel. 16  Whoever oppresses the poor to increase his own wealth. 4 Do not toil to acquire wealth; be discerning enough to desist Who has strife? but continue in uthe fear of the Lord all the day. and who knows the ruin that will come from them both? and increases the traitors among mankind. 12  Like za gold ring or an ornament of gold, 13  Like the cold of snow in the time of harvest. 34  You will be like one who lies down in the midst of the sea. 22  pA good name is to be chosen rather than great riches. but the glory of kings is to osearch things out. 9  Do not speak in the hearing of a fool. Topics Subscribe Random Verse < Proverbs 23 - ESV > Read this Bible chapter online, click here to read. 6  Do not put yourself forward in the king’s presence, 7  for uit is better to be told, “Come up here,”. I (AS)must have another drink.”. 17  Whoever loves pleasure will be a poor man; he who loves wine and oil will not be rich. and the borrower is the slave of the lender. 1 When you sit down to eat with a ruler, observe carefully what # 23:1 Or who is before you, 2 and put a knife to your throat. and his tthrone will be established in righteousness. and pthe drippings of the honeycomb are sweet to your taste. Proverbs 22-23 ESV - A good name is to be chosen rather than - Bible Gateway A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches, and favor is better than silver or gold. 5:11, 22; Matt. Who has (AM)redness of eyes?30 Those who (AN)tarry long over wine;    those who go to try (AO)mixed wine.31 Do not look at wine when it is red,    when it sparkles in the cup    and goes down smoothly.32 In the end it (AP)bites like a serpent    and stings like an adder.33 Your eyes will see strange things,    and your heart utter (AQ)perverse things.34 You will be like one who lies down in the midst of the sea,    like one who lies on the top of a mast. but the righteous hgives and does not hold back. lest he have his fill of you and hate you. 29:3. Proverbs 22 Proverbs 25 Proverbs 23-24 English Standard Version (ESV) 23 When you sit down to eat with a ruler, observe carefully what is before you, 2 and put a knife to your throat if you are given to appetite. Proverbs 23:12 Apply your heart to instruction and your ear to words of knowledge. and in cabundance of counselors there is victory. and rthe smith has material for a vessel; 5  take away sthe wicked from the presence of the king. 26  Be not one of those who ygive pledges. English Standard Version Update. 6  wTrain up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it. The most popular Bible verses from the chapter Proverbs 23. ESV Reader's Bible, Six-Volume Set (Dark Brown Cloth over Board), ESV Women's Study Bible--soft leather-look, teal, ESV MacArthur Study Bible--soft leather-look, olive with Celtic cross design, ESV Student Study Bible, Natural Leather, Brown, Flap with Strap, ESV Reference Bible (TruTone, Deep Brown/Tan, Trail Design). for he is like one who is inwardly calculating. (). A man who bears false witness against his neighbor. 23. 25 These also are mproverbs of Solomon which the men of Hezekiah king of Judah copied. 6 Do not desire his delicacies, for they are deceptive food. than in a house shared with a quarrelsome wife. 4 Do not toil to acquire wealth; be discerning enough to desist. will find alife, righteousness, and honor. and hthe scoffer is an abomination to mankind. 9  aWhoever has a bountiful2 eye will be blessed. 6:19; 1 Tim. 12  The Righteous One pobserves the house of the wicked; 13  qWhoever closes his ear to the cry of the poor. and increases the traitors among mankind. Subscribe to a study package to unlock the ESV Study Bible, the interactive Knowing the Bible study series, the Preaching the Word commentary series, and more. 15  When justice is done, it is a joy to the righteous, 16  One who wanders from the way of good sense. Proverbs 23:17-18 ESV. 9  xArgue your case with your neighbor himself. 16  If you have ffound honey, eat gonly enough for you. 3Do not desire his delicacies, for they are deceptive food. but nthe rod of discipline drives it far from him. is like a bad tooth or a foot that slips. Proverbs 23:4. money greed planning. 14  The mouth of kforbidden3 women is la deep pit; mhe with whom the Lord is angry will fall into it. Try it for 30 days FREE. 3:5, 7; 26:12; Isa. 20  xPrecious treasure and oil are in a wise man’s dwelling, 21  Whoever zpursues righteousness and kindness. 22  for disaster will arise suddenly from them. Proverbs 22:23 for the LORD will plead their cause and rob of life those who rob them. 21  to tmake you know what is right and true. Jeremiah 50:34 Their Redeemer is strong; the LORD of hosts is his name. 18  A man who hbears false witness against his neighbor. 13:5 Do not toil to acquire wealth; # [ch. Proverbs 23:9 NIV Proverbs 23:9 NLT Proverbs 23:9 ESV Proverbs 23:9 NASB Proverbs 23:9 KJV Proverbs 23:9 Bible Apps Proverbs 23:9 Biblia Paralela Proverbs 23:9 Chinese Bible Proverbs 23:9 French Bible Proverbs 23:9 German Bible Bible Hub ESV Text Edition: 2016. is like a war club, or a sword, or a sharp arrow. Proverbs 4:23. but everyone who is fhasty comes gonly to poverty. 19  wFret not yourself because of evildoers. English Standard Version (ESV). than to be put lower in the presence of a noble. for he will despise the good sense of your words. 25  but those who rebuke the wicked will have delight. and let not your heart be glad when he stumbles. 22  for you will heap lburning coals on his head, 24  mIt is better to live in a corner of the housetop, 26  Like pa muddied spring or a polluted fountain. Regarding the "reins," כּליות (perhaps from כּלה, to languish, Job 19:21), with which the tender and inmost affections are … Buy truth, and do not sell it; buy wisdom, instruction, and understanding. Cross references. and put a knife to your throat if you are given to appetite. Do not rob the poor, because he is poor, or crush the afflicted at the gate, 8  You will vomit up the morsels that you have eaten. 6:9, 10; Heb. kdoes not he who lweighs the heart perceive it? Read full chapter. 5:21; Rom. 5  When your eyes light on it, it is gone, 6  gDo not eat the bread of a man who is hstingy;2, 7  for he is like one who is inwardly calculating.3. 22  bA wise man scales the city of the mighty. 35  “They sstruck me,” you will say,9 “but I was not hurt; and a man of knowledge enhances his might. Read chapter Proverbs 23 online. A man who bears false witness against his neighbor. 15; See ch. 28  fBe not a witness against your neighbor without cause. 22 (AA)Listen to your father who gave you life,    (AB)and do not despise your mother when she is old.23 (AC)Buy truth, and do not sell it;    buy wisdom, instruction, and understanding.24 (AD)The father of the righteous will greatly rejoice;    he who fathers a wise son will be glad in him.25 (AE)Let your father and mother be glad;    let (AF)her who bore you rejoice. 10  If you ifaint in the day of adversity. 20  Whoever jsings songs to a heavy heart. 10  cDrive out a scoffer, dand strife will go out. 1 2 The terror of a king is like b the growling of a lion; whoever provokes him to anger c forfeits his life. 18  for it will be pleasant if you keep them within you. but he ioverthrows the words of the traitor. Do not eat the bread of a man who is stingy; do not desire his delicacies, for he is like one who is inwardly calculating. 22  cListen to your father who gave you life. 21  for the drunkard and the glutton will come to poverty. 15  With epatience a ruler may be persuaded. Sign up for an account to try it FREE for 30 days. [c]    “Eat and drink!” he says to you,    but his (H)heart is not with you.8 You will vomit up the morsels that you have eaten,    and waste your pleasant words.9 Do not speak in the hearing of a fool,    for he will despise the good sense of your words.10 (I)Do not move an ancient landmark    or enter the fields of the fatherless,11 for their (J)Redeemer is strong;    he will (K)plead their cause against you.12 Apply your heart to instruction    and your ear to words of knowledge.13 Do not withhold (L)discipline from a child;    (M)if you strike him with a rod, he will not die.14 If you strike him with the rod,    you will (N)save his soul from Sheol.15 (O)My son, if your heart is wise,    my heart too will be glad.16 My (P)inmost being[d] will exult    when your lips speak (Q)what is right.17 Let not your heart (R)envy sinners,    but continue in (S)the fear of the Lord all the day.18 Surely (T)there is a future,    and your (U)hope will not be cut off. A slight variation allows the writer(s) to use the same image to make a related point (as in 17:3 ; 27:21 ) or to substitute a word or two to achieve greater clarity or a different emphasis (cf. 21  kIf your enemy is hungry, give him bread to eat. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. “Eat and drink!” he says to you, but his heart is not with you. 3 # ver. Do not toil to acquire wealth; be discerning enough to desist. Enrich your faith and grow in spiritual maturity with the incredible Bible study and devotional books listed below. is like ta city broken into and left without walls. 7  The violence of the wicked will lsweep them away, 9  It is nbetter to live in a corner of the housetop. Font Size Proverbs 23:23. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. When you sit down to eat with a ruler, observe carefully what is before you, 4 # ch. 18  lest the Lord see it and be displeased. 24  fThe father of the righteous will greatly rejoice; he who fathers a wise son will be glad in him. 21 The king’s heart is a stream of water in the hand of the Lord; he turns it wherever he will. 13  jThe sluggard says, “There is a lion outside! 15  Folly is bound up in the heart of a child. NIV 2 and put a knife to your throat if you are given to gluttony. 23  When you sit down to eat with a ruler. but the upright lgives thought to4 his ways. 24 above]; ver. is like a war club, or ia sword, or a sharp arrow. The thought of the heart in Proverbs 23:15 repeats itself in Proverbs 23:16, with reference to the utterance of the mouth. 3 My son, do not forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my … 29  Do not say, g“I will do to him as he has done to me; I will pay the man back for what he has done.”. 15:27; 28:20; Matt. Trust in the Lord with All Your Heart. ESV 1 When you sit down to eat with a ruler, observe carefully what is before you, NIV 1 When you sit to dine with a ruler, note well what is before you, ESV 2 and put a knife to your throat if you are given to appetite. DailyVerses.net. is like a war club, or a sword, or a sharp arrow. Surely there is a future, and your hope will not be cut off. 6  hThe getting of treasures by a lying tongue, is a ifleeting jvapor and a ksnare of death.2. for he will despise the good sense of your words. 19:1 ; 28:6 ). buy wisdom, instruction, and understanding. 23  cWhoever keeps his mouth and his tongue, 24  f“Scoffer” is the name of the arrogant, haughty man. [h]35 “They (AR)struck me,” you will say,[i] “but I was not hurt;    they beat me, but I did not feel it.When shall I awake? 8  Whoever ysows injustice will reap calamity. Compare . will himself call out and not be answered. I have made them known to you today, even to you. The Beginning of Knowledge - The proverbs of Solomon, son of David, king of Israel: To know wisdom and instruction, to understand words of insight, to receive instruction in wise dealing, in righteousness, justice, and equity; to give prudence to the simple, knowledge and discretion to the youth— Let the wise hear and increase in learning, and the one who understands obtain guidance, Proverbs 23 English Standard Version 1 When you sit down to eat with a ruler, observe carefully what [1] is before you, 2 and put a knife to your throat if you are given to appetite. Proverbs 23 ESV - When you sit down to eat… | Biblia 23 When you sit down to eat with a ruler, observe carefully what1 is before you, 2 and put a knife to your throat 3 Do not desire his delicacies, for they are deceptive food. Who has complaining?Who has (AL)wounds without cause? and brings down the stronghold in which they trust. English Standard Version (ESV) Bible Book List. and if he is thirsty, give him water to drink. How long will b scoffers delight in their scoffing . English Standard Version; Proverbs 23 Proverbs 23. Proverbs 23 ESV - When you sit down to eat with a ruler, - Bible Gateway Proverbs 23 English Standard Version (ESV) 23 When you sit down to eat with a ruler, observe carefully what[ a] is before you, 2  It is the glory of God to nconceal things. 29  Do you see a man skillful in his work? 23 Buy truth, and do not sell it; buy wisdom, instruction, and understanding. 18  uThe wicked is a vransom for the righteous, 19  It is wbetter to live in a desert land. Who has sorrow? ESV: English Standard Version 2016 . 26 My son, give me your heart,    and let your eyes observe[f] my ways.27 For a prostitute is (AG)a deep pit;    (AH)an adulteress[g] is a narrow (AI)well.28 (AJ)She lies in wait like a robber    and increases the traitors among mankind. dwill be cursed by peoples, abhorred by nations. Cancel at any time. or gives to the rich, owill only come to poverty. is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice. 17  Let your foot be seldom in your neighbor’s house. lest you have your fill of it and vomit it. Bible Language English. 31  nThe horse is made ready for the day of battle. Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Proverbs 23 KJV Parallel ESV [BSB CSB ESV HCS KJV ISV NAS NET NIV NLT HEB] King James Bible: English Standard Version: 1 When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, consider diligently what is before thee: 1 When you sit down to eat with a ruler, observe carefully what is before you, 2 And put a knife to thy throat, if thou be a man given to appetite. 13:13; Eph. Cancel {{#items}} {{local_name}} {{/items}} Share. he who fathers a wise son will be glad in him. why should zyour bed be taken from under you? 17  pIncline your ear, and hear qthe words of the wise. buy wisdom, instruction, and understanding. Share. 20 y Wine is a mocker, z strong drink a brawler, and whoever a is led astray by it is not wise. The rich and the poor meet together; the LORD is the Maker of them all. 11  When oa scoffer is punished, the simple becomes wise; when a wise man is instructed, he gains knowledge. Does not he who mkeeps watch over your soul know it. and will he not repay man naccording to his work? 22  uDo not rob the poor, because he is poor. 12  The eyes of the Lord keep watch over knowledge. Cancel. is like apples of gold in a setting of silver. The repetition of entire proverbs (compare 6:10-11 with 24:33-34; 14:12 with 16:25; 18:8 with 26:22; 20:16 with 27:13; 21:19 with 25:24) or parts of proverbs may serve a poetic purpose. is like one who takes off a garment on a cold day. 5:21; Rom. When your eyes light on it, it is gone, for suddenly it sprouts wings, flying like an eagle toward heaven. 10  lest he who hears you bring shame upon you. Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about with our new, ch. Proverbs 23:7 NIV Proverbs 23:7 NLT Proverbs 23:7 ESV Proverbs 23:7 NASB Proverbs 23:7 KJV Proverbs 23:7 Bible Apps Proverbs 23:7 Biblia Paralela Proverbs 23:7 Chinese Bible Proverbs 23:7 French Bible Proverbs 23:7 German Bible Bible Hub ESV Text Edition: 2016. 6:9, 10; Heb. Proverbs 4:23: [Matt. 3:5, 7; 26:12; Isa. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. is ba faithful messenger to those who send him; is a man who dboasts of a gift he does not give. 29 (AK)Who has woe? 11  jRescue those who are being taken away to death; hold back those who are stumbling to the slaughter. 14  Know that wisdom is such to your soul; 15  rLie not in wait as a wicked man against the dwelling of the righteous; 16  sfor the righteous falls tseven times and rises again. 3 Do not desire his delicacies, for they are deceptive food. 27  If you have nothing with which to pay. English Standard Version (ESV) NIV KJV ESV NKJV. 21  The king’s heart is a stream of water in the hand of the Lord; 2  zEvery way of a man is right in his own eyes. English Standard Version (ESV) Bible Book List. Version. that you may give a true answer to those who sent you? When you sit down to eat with a ruler, observe carefully what is before you, 19 Hear, my son, and (V)be wise,    and (W)direct your heart in the way.20 Be not among (X)drunkards[e]    or among (Y)gluttonous eaters of meat,21 for the drunkard and the glutton will come to poverty,    and (Z)slumber will clothe them with rags. 12  If you say, “Behold, we did not know this,”. 23 Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life. and do not join with those who do otherwise. 13  Do not withhold ndiscipline from a child; oif you strike him with a rod, he will not die. Regarding מישׁרים, vid., Proverbs 1:5. and fools c hate knowledge? 24  Make no friendship with a man given to anger. and whose gspeech is gracious, hwill have the king as his friend. 30  hI passed by the field of a sluggard. 1When you sit down to eat with a ruler, observe carefully what Or who is before you, 2and put a knife to your throat if you are given to appetite. 20  Have I not written for you sthirty sayings. Proverbs 23-24. 5:18], [See ver. Cancel any time. Change Language {{#items}} {{local_title}} {{/items}} ← Language. but the word of a man who hears will endure. Buy truth, and do not sell it; buy wisdom, instruction, and understanding. Let not your heart envy sinners, but continue in the fear of the LORD all the day. 6:19; 1 Tim. Pro 23:5 When your eyes light on it, it is gone, for suddenly it sprouts wings, flying like an eagle toward heaven. English Standard Version. 6  for by bwise guidance you can wage your war. nor is it glorious to rseek one’s own glory.3. 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