Proverbs 22:1-10 A Contrast Between Righteousness & Wickedness (Part 1)

By GL Jones

 A comparison of the King James and the New Life Translation Versions of Proverbs 22.

Contrast: Righteousness & Wickedness (Proverbs 22:1-10) KJV 
1- A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favour rather than silver and gold.

2- The rich and poor meet together: the Lord is the maker of them all.

3- A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself: but the simple pass on, and are punished.

4- By humility and the fear of the Lord are riches, and honour, and life.

5- Thorns and snares are in the way of the froward: he that doth keep his soul shall be far from them.

6- Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.

7- The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.

8- He that soweth iniquity shall reap vanity: and the rod of his anger shall fail.

9- He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he giveth of his bread to the poor.

10- Cast out the scorner, and contention shall go out; yea, strife and reproach shall cease. 

 

Contrast: Righteousness & Wickedness (Proverbs 22:1-10) NLT:

10- Choose a good reputation over great riches;being held in high esteem is better than silver or gold.

2- The rich and poor have this in common:The lord made them both.

3- A prudent person foresees danger and takes precautions.The simpleton goes blindly on and suffers the consequences.

4- True humility and fear of the lordlead to riches, honor, and long life.

5- Corrupt people walk a thorny, treacherous road;whoever values life will avoid it.

6- Direct your children onto the right path,and when they are older, they will not leave it.

7- Just as the rich rule the poor,so the borrower is servant to the lender.

8- Those who plant injustice will harvest disaster,and their reign of terror will come to an end.

9- Blessed are those who are generous,because they feed the poor.

10- Throw out the mocker, and fighting goes, too.Quarrels and insults will disappear.

 

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