箴言 Proverbs


Chapter Verses
22:1
美名胜过大财,恩宠强如金银。
A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold.
22:2
富户穷人,在世相遇,都为耶和华所造。
Rich and poor have this in common: The Lord is the Maker of them all.
22:3
通达人见祸藏躲。愚蒙人前往受害。
A prudent man sees danger and takes refuge, but the simple keep going and suffer for it.
22:4
敬畏耶和华心存谦卑,就得富有,尊荣,生命,为赏赐。
Humility and the fear of the Lord bring wealth and honor and life.
22:5
乖僻人的路上,有荆棘和网罗。保守自己生命的。必要远离。
In the paths of the wicked lie thorns and snares, but he who guards his soul stays far from them.
22:6
教养孩童,使他走当行的道,就是到老他也不偏离。
Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it.
22:7
富户管辖穷人,欠债的是债主的仆人。
The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.
22:8
撒罪孽的,必收灾祸。他逞怒的杖,也必废掉。
He who sows wickedness reaps trouble, and the rod of his fury will be destroyed.
22:9
眼目慈善的,就必蒙福。因他将食物分给穷人。
A generous man will himself be blessed, for he shares his food with the poor.
22:10
赶出亵慢人,争端就消除,分争和羞辱,也必止息。
Drive out the mocker, and out goes strife; quarrels and insults are ended.
22:11
喜爱清心的人,因他嘴上的恩言,王必与他为友。
He who loves a pure heart and whose speech is gracious will have the king for his friend.
22:12
耶和华的眼目,眷顾聪明人。却倾败奸诈人的言语。
The eyes of the Lord keep watch over knowledge, but he frustrates the words of the unfaithful.
22:13
懒惰人说,外头有狮子,我在街上,就必被杀。
The sluggard says, "There is a lion outside!" or, "I will be murdered in the streets!"
22:14
淫妇的口为深坑,耶和华所憎恶的,必陷在其中。
The mouth of an adulteress is a deep pit; he who is under the Lord 's wrath will fall into it.
22:15
愚蒙迷住孩童的心,用管教的杖可以远远赶除。
Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline will drive it far from him.
22:16
欺压贫穷为要利己的,并送礼与富户的,都必缺乏。
He who oppresses the poor to increase his wealth and he who gives gifts to the rich-both come to poverty. Sayings of the Wise
22:17
你须侧耳听受智慧人的言语,留心领会我的知识,
Pay attention and listen to the sayings of the wise; apply your heart to what I teach,
22:18
你若心中存记,嘴上咬定,这便为美。
for it is pleasing when you keep them in your heart and have all of them ready on your lips.
22:19
我今日以此特特指教你,为要使你倚靠耶和华。
So that your trust may be in the Lord , I teach you today, even you.
22:20
谋略和知识的美事,我岂没有写给你吗?
Have I not written thirty sayings for you, sayings of counsel and knowledge,
22:21
要使你知道真言的实理,你好将真言回覆那打发你来的人。
teaching you true and reliable words, so that you can give sound answers to him who sent you?
22:22
贫穷人,你不可因他贫穷,就抢夺他的物。也不可在城门口欺压困苦人。
Do not exploit the poor because they are poor and do not crush the needy in court,
22:23
因耶和华必为他辨屈。抢夺他的,耶和华必夺取那人的命。
for the Lord will take up their case and will plunder those who plunder them.
22:24
好生气的人,不可与他结交。暴怒的人,不可与他来往。
Do not make friends with a hot-tempered man, do not associate with one easily angered,
22:25
恐怕你效法他的行为,自己就陷在网罗里。
or you may learn his ways and get yourself ensnared.
22:26
不要与人击掌,不要为欠债的作保。
Do not be a man who strikes hands in pledge or puts up security for debts;
22:27
你若没有什么偿还,何必使人夺去你睡卧的床呢?
if you lack the means to pay, your very bed will be snatched from under you.
22:28
你先祖所立的地界,你不可挪移。
Do not move an ancient boundary stone set up by your forefathers.
22:29
你看见办事殷勤的人吗?他必站在君王面前,必不站在下贱人面前。
Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will serve before kings; he will not serve before obscure men.