箴言 Proverbs


Chapter Verses
19:1
行为纯正的贫穷人,胜过乖谬愚妄的富足人。
Better a poor man whose walk is blameless than a fool whose lips are perverse.
19:2
心无知识的,乃为不善。脚步急快的难免犯罪。
It is not good to have zeal without knowledge, nor to be hasty and miss the way.
19:3
人的愚昧,倾败他的道。他的心也抱怨耶和华。
A man's own folly ruins his life, yet his heart rages against the Lord .
19:4
财物使朋友增多。但穷人朋友远离。
Wealth brings many friends, but a poor man's friend deserts him.
19:5
作假见证的,必不免受罚。吐出谎言的,终不能逃脱。
A false witness will not go unpunished, and he who pours out lies will not go free.
19:6
好施散的,有多人求他的恩情。爱送礼的,人都为他的朋友。
Many curry favor with a ruler, and everyone is the friend of a man who gives gifts.
19:7
贫穷人弟兄都恨他,何况他的朋友,更远离他。他用言语追随,他们却走了。
A poor man is shunned by all his relatives- how much more do his friends avoid him! Though he pursues them with pleading, they are nowhere to be found.
19:8
得着智慧的,爱惜生命,保守聪明的,必得好处。
He who gets wisdom loves his own soul; he who cherishes understanding prospers.
19:9
作假见证的,不免受罚。吐出谎言的,也必灭亡。
A false witness will not go unpunished, and he who pours out lies will perish.
19:10
愚昧人宴乐度日,是不合宜的,何况仆人管辖王子呢?
It is not fitting for a fool to live in luxury- how much worse for a slave to rule over princes!
19:11
人有见识,就不轻易发怒。宽恕人的过失,便是自己的荣耀。
A man's wisdom gives him patience; it is to his glory to overlook an offense.
19:12
王的忿怒,好像狮子吼叫。他的恩典,却如草上的甘露。
A king's rage is like the roar of a lion, but his favor is like dew on the grass.
19:13
愚昧的儿子,是父亲的祸患。妻子的争吵,如雨连连滴漏。
A foolish son is his father's ruin, and a quarrelsome wife is like a constant dripping.
19:14
房屋钱财。是祖宗所遗留的。惟有贤慧的妻,是耶和华所赐的。
Houses and wealth are inherited from parents, but a prudent wife is from the Lord .
19:15
懒惰使人沉睡。懈怠的人,必受饥饿。
Laziness brings on deep sleep, and the shiftless man goes hungry.
19:16
谨守诫命的,保全生命。轻忽己路的,必致死亡。
He who obeys instructions guards his life, but he who is contemptuous of his ways will die.
19:17
怜悯贫穷的,就是借给耶和华。他的善行,耶和华必偿还。
He who is kind to the poor lends to the Lord , and he will reward him for what he has done.
19:18
趁有指望,管教你的儿子。你的心不可任他死亡。
Discipline your son, for in that there is hope; do not be a willing party to his death.
19:19
暴怒的人,必受刑罚。你若救他,必须再救。
A hot-tempered man must pay the penalty; if you rescue him, you will have to do it again.
19:20
你要听劝教,受训诲,使你终久有智慧。
Listen to advice and accept instruction, and in the end you will be wise.
19:21
人心多有计谋。惟有耶和华的筹算,才能立定。
Many are the plans in a man's heart, but it is the Lord 's purpose that prevails.
19:22
施行仁慈的,令人爱慕。穷人强如说谎言的。
What a man desires is unfailing love ; better to be poor than a liar.
19:23
敬畏耶和华的,得着生命。他必恒久知足,不遭祸患。
The fear of the Lord leads to life: Then one rests content, untouched by trouble.
19:24
懒惰人放手在盘子里。就是向口撤回,他也不肯。
The sluggard buries his hand in the dish; he will not even bring it back to his mouth!
19:25
鞭打亵慢人,愚蒙人必长见识。责备明哲人,他就明白知识。
Flog a mocker, and the simple will learn prudence; rebuke a discerning man, and he will gain knowledge.
19:26
虐待父亲,撵出母亲的,是贻羞致辱之子。
He who robs his father and drives out his mother is a son who brings shame and disgrace.
19:27
我儿,不可听了教训,而又偏离知识的言语。
Stop listening to instruction, my son, and you will stray from the words of knowledge.
19:28
匪徒作见证戏笑公平。恶人的口吞下罪孽。
A corrupt witness mocks at justice, and the mouth of the wicked gulps down evil.
19:29
刑罚是为亵慢人预备的。鞭打是为愚昧人的背预备的。
Penalties are prepared for mockers, and beatings for the backs of fools.