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Proverbs 13:3-7

New American Standard Bible

Chapter 13

3 One who guards his mouth protects his life; One who opens wide his lips comes to ruin. 4 The soul of the lazy one craves and gets nothing, But the soul of the diligent is made prosperous. 5 A righteous person hates a false statement, But a wicked person acts disgustingly and shamefully. 6 Righteousness guards the one whose way is blameless, But wickedness brings the sinner to ruin. 7 There is one who pretends to be rich but has nothing; Another pretends to be poor, but has great wealth.
King James Version

Chapter 13

3 He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life: but he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction.
4 The soul of the sluggard desireth, and hath nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.
5 A righteous man hateth lying: but a wicked man is loathsome, and cometh to shame.
6 Righteousness keepeth him that is upright in the way: but wickedness overthroweth the sinner.
7 There is that maketh himself rich, yet hath nothing: there is that maketh himself poor, yet hath great riches.
Christian Standard Bible

Chapter 13

3 The one who guards his mouth protects his life; the one who opens his lips invites his own ruin.
4 The slacker craves, yet has nothing, but the diligent is fully satisfied.
5 The righteous hate lying, but the wicked bring disgust and shame.
6 Righteousness guards people of integrity, but wickedness undermines the sinner.
7 One person pretends to be rich but has nothing; another pretends to be poor but has abundant wealth.
New Living Translation

Chapter 13

3 Those who control their tongue will have a long life; opening your mouth can ruin everything.
4 Lazy people want much but get little, but those who work hard will prosper.
5 The godly hate lies; the wicked cause shame and disgrace.
6 Godliness guards the path of the blameless, but the evil are misled by sin.
7 Some who are poor pretend to be rich; others who are rich pretend to be poor.
English Standard Version

Chapter 13

3 Whoever guards his mouth preserves his life; he who opens wide his lips comes to ruin. 4 The soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing, while the soul of the diligent is richly supplied. 5 The righteous hates falsehood, but the wicked brings shame and disgrace. 6 Righteousness guards him whose way is blameless, but sin overthrows the wicked. 7 One pretends to be rich, yet has nothing; another pretends to be poor, yet has great wealth.
New International Version

Chapter 13

3 Those who guard their lips preserve their lives, but those who speak rashly will come to ruin.
4 A sluggard's appetite is never filled, but the desires of the diligent are fully satisfied.
5 The righteous hate what is false, but the wicked make themselves a stench and bring shame on themselves.
6 Righteousness guards the person of integrity, but wickedness overthrows the sinner.
7 One person pretends to be rich, yet has nothing; another pretends to be poor, yet has great wealth.