By GL Jones
A comparison of the King James and the New Life Translation Versions of Proverbs 19 of the Bible.
Contrast: Righteousness & Wickedness (Proverbs 19:21-29) KJV
21- There are many devices in a man’s heart; nevertheless the counsel of the Lord, that shall stand.
22- The desire of a man is his kindness: and a poor man is better than a liar.
23- The fear of the LORD tendeth to life: and he that hath it shall abide satisfied; he shall not be visited with evil.
24- A slothful man hideth his hand in his bosom, and will not so much as bring it to his mouth again.
25- Smite a scorner, and the simple will beware: and reprove one that hath understanding, and he will understand knowledge.
26- He that wasteth his father, and chaseth away his mother, is a son that causeth shame, and bringeth reproach.
27- Cease, my son, to hear the instruction that causeth to err from the words of knowledge.
28- An ungodly witness scorneth judgment: and the mouth of the wicked devoureth iniquity.
29- Judgements are prepared for scorners, and stripes for the back of fools.
Contrast: Righteousness & Wickedness (Proverbs 19:21-29) NLT
21- You can make many plans,but the lord’s purpose will prevail.
22- Loyalty makes a person attractive.It is better to be poor than dishonest.
23- Fear of the lord leads to life, bringing security and protection from harm.
24- Lazy people take food in their handbut don’t even lift it to their mouth.
25-If you punish a mocker, the simpleminded will learn a lesson;if you correct the wise, they will be all the wiser.
26- Children who mistreat their father or chase away their mother are an embarrassment and a public disgrace.
27- If you stop listening to instruction, my child,you will turn your back on knowledge.
28- A corrupt witness makes a mockery of justice;the mouth of the wicked gulps down evil.
29- Punishment is made for mockers,and the backs of fools are made to be beaten.