The Meaning of Proverbs 29 Explained

Proverbs 29

[1] He,  that being often reproved  hardeneth  his neck,  shall suddenly  be destroyed,  and that without remedy.  [2] When the righteous  are in authority,  the people  rejoice:  but when the wicked  beareth rule,  the people  mourn.  [3] Whoso  loveth  wisdom  rejoiceth  his father:  but he that keepeth company  with harlots  spendeth  his substance.  [4] The king  by judgment  establisheth  the land:  but he  that receiveth gifts  overthroweth  [5] A man  that flattereth  his neighbour  spreadeth  a net  for his feet.  [6] In the transgression  of an evil  man  there is a snare:  but the righteous  doth sing  [7] The righteous  considereth  the cause  of the poor:  but the wicked  regardeth  not to know  [8] Scornful  a city  into a snare:  but wise  men turn away  wrath.  [9] If a wise  man  contendeth  with a foolish  man,  whether he rage  or laugh,  there is no rest.  [10] The bloodthirsty  hate  the upright:  but the just  seek  his soul.  [11] A fool  uttereth  all his mind:  but a wise  man keepeth  it in till afterwards.  [12] If a ruler  hearken  to lies,  all his servants  are wicked.  [13] The poor  and the deceitful  man  meet together:  the LORD  lighteneth  both  their eyes.  [14] The king  that faithfully  judgeth  the poor,  his throne  shall be established  for ever.  [15] The rod  and reproof  give  wisdom:  but a child  left  to himself bringeth his mother  to shame.  [16] When the wicked  are multiplied,  transgression  increaseth:  but the righteous  shall see  their fall.  [17] Correct  thy son,  and he shall give thee rest;  yea, he shall give  delight  unto thy soul.  [18] Where there is no vision,  the people  perish:  but he that keepeth  the law,  happy  [19] A servant  will not be corrected  by words:  for though he understand  he will not answer.  [20] Seest  thou a man  that is hasty  in his words?  there is more hope  of a fool  [21] He that delicately bringeth up  his servant  from a child  shall have him become his son  at the length.  [22] An angry  man  stirreth up  strife,  and a furious  man  aboundeth in  transgression.  [23] A man's  pride  shall bring him low:  but honour  shall uphold  the humble  in spirit.  [24] Whoso is partner  with a thief  hateth  his own soul:  he heareth  cursing,  and bewrayeth  [25] The fear  of man  bringeth  a snare:  but whoso putteth his trust  in the LORD  shall be safe.  [26] Many  seek  the ruler's  favour;  but every man's  judgment  cometh from the LORD.  [27] An unjust  man  is an abomination  to the just:  and he that is upright  in the way  is abomination  to the wicked. 

What does Proverbs 29 Mean?

Chapter Summary: Proverbs 29

1  observations of public government
15  and of private
22  Of anger, pride, thievery, cowardice and corruption

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