Proverbs 17

kjv@Proverbs:17:1 @ Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than an house full of sacrifices with strife.

kjv@Proverbs:17:2 @ A wise servant shall have rule over a son that causeth shame, and shall have part of the inheritance among the brethren.

kjv@Proverbs:17:3 @ The fining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold: but the LORD trieth the hearts.

kjv@Proverbs:17:4 @ A wicked doer giveth heed to false lips; and a liar giveth ear to a naughty tongue.

kjv@Proverbs:17:5 @ Whoso mocketh the poor reproacheth his Maker: and he that is glad at calamities shall not be unpunished.

kjv@Proverbs:17:6 @ Children's children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers.

kjv@Proverbs:17:7 @ Excellent speech becometh not a fool: much less do lying lips a prince.

kjv@Proverbs:17:8 @ A gift is as a precious stone in the eyes of him that hath it: whithersoever it turneth, it prospereth.

kjv@Proverbs:17:9 @ He that covereth a transgression seeketh love; but he that repeateth a matter separateth very friends.

kjv@Proverbs:17:10 @ A reproof entereth more into a wise man than an hundred stripes into a fool.

kjv@Proverbs:17:11 @ An evil man seeketh only rebellion: therefore a cruel messenger shall be sent against him.

kjv@Proverbs:17:12 @ Let a bear robbed of her whelps meet a man, rather than a fool in his folly.

kjv@Proverbs:17:13 @ Whoso rewardeth evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.

kjv@Proverbs:17:14 @ The beginning of strife is as when one letteth out water: therefore leave off contention, before it be meddled with.

kjv@Proverbs:17:15 @ He that justifieth the wicked, and he that condemneth the just, even they both are abomination to the LORD.

kjv@Proverbs:17:16 @ Wherefore is there a price in the hand of a fool to get wisdom, seeing he hath no heart to it?

kjv@Proverbs:17:17 @ A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.

kjv@Proverbs:17:18 @ A man void of understanding striketh hands, and becometh surety in the presence of his friend.

kjv@Proverbs:17:19 @ He loveth transgression that loveth strife: and he that exalteth his gate seeketh destruction.

kjv@Proverbs:17:20 @ He that hath a froward heart findeth no good: and he that hath a perverse tongue falleth into mischief.

kjv@Proverbs:17:21 @ He that begetteth a fool doeth it to his sorrow: and the father of a fool hath no joy.

kjv@Proverbs:17:22 @ A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.

kjv@Proverbs:17:23 @ A wicked man taketh a gift out of the bosom to pervert the ways of judgment.

kjv@Proverbs:17:24 @ Wisdom is before him that hath understanding; but the eyes of a fool are in the ends of the earth.

kjv@Proverbs:17:25 @ A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to her that bare him.

kjv@Proverbs:17:26 @ Also to punish the just is not good, nor to strike princes for equity.

kjv@Proverbs:17:27 @ He that hath knowledge spareth his words: and a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit.

kjv@Proverbs:17:28 @ Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.

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