Proverbs 10:21 {22}
Good News Translation
A good person's words will benefit many people, but you can kill yourself with stupidity.

Contemporary English Version
Many are helped by useful instruction, but fools are killed by their own stupidity.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The blessing of the Lord maketh men rich: neither shall affliction be joined to them.

New American Bible
The lips of the just nourish many, but fools die for want of sense.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

The blessing of the Lord maketh men rich: neither shall affliction be joined to them.

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Proverbs 12:18 There is that promiseth, and is pricked as it were with a sword of conscience: but the tongue of the wise is health.

Proverbs 15:4 A peaceable tongue is a tree of life: but that which is immoderate, shall crush the spirit.

Job 4:3,4 Behold thou hast taught many, and thou hast strengthened the weary hands: . . .

Job 23:12 I have not departed from the commandments of his lips, and the words of his mouth I have hid in my bosom.

Job 23:12 I have not departed from the commandments of his lips, and the words of his mouth I have hid in my bosom.

Job 29:21,22 They that heard me, waited for my sentence, and being attentive held their peace at my counsel. . . .

Psalm 37:30 The mouth of the just shall meditate wisdom: and his tongue shall speak judgment.

Ecclesiastes 12:9,10 And whereas Ecclesiastes was very wise, he taught the people, and declared the things that he had done: and seeking out, he set forth many parables. . . .

Jeremiah 3:15 And I will give you pastors according to my own heart, and they shall feed you with knowledge and doctrine.

Jeremiah 15:16 Thy words were found, and I did eat them, and thy word was to me a joy and gladness of my heart: for thy name is called upon me, O Lord God of hosts.

John 21:15-17 When therefore they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter: Simon, son of John, lovest thou me more than these? He saith to him: Yea, Lord, thou knowest that I love thee. He saith to him: Feed my lambs. . . .

1 Peter 5:2 Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking care of it, not by constraint but willingly, according to God: not for filthy lucre's sake but voluntarily:

fools

Proverbs 1:29,31 Nor consented to my counsel, but despised all my reproof. . . .

Proverbs 5:12,23 And have not heard the voice of them that taught me, and have not inclined my ear to masters? . . .

Hosea 4:6 My people have been silent, because they had no knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will reject thee, that thou shalt not do the office of priesthood to me: and thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I also will forget thy children.

Matthew 13:19 When any one heareth the word of the kingdom, and understandeth it not, there cometh the wicked one, and catcheth away that which was sown in his heart: this is he that received the seed by the way side.

John 3:19,20 And this is the judgment: Because the light is come into the world and men loved darkness rather than the light: for their works were evil. . . .

Romans 1:28 And as they liked not to have God in their knowledge, God delivered them up to a reprobate sense, to do those things which are not convenient.

wisdom

Proverbs 17:16 What doth it avail a fool to have riches, seeing he cannot buy wisdom? He that maketh his house high, seeketh a downfall: and he that refuseth to learn, shall fall into evils.

Context
Solomon's Proverbs: The Wise Son
20The lips of the just teach many: but they that are ignorant, shall die in the want of understanding. 21The blessing of the Lord maketh men rich: neither shall affliction be joined to them.22A fool worketh mischief as it were for sport: but wisdom is prudence to a man.…
Cross References
Matthew 12:35
A good man out of a good treasure bringeth forth good things: and an evil man out of an evil treasure bringeth forth evil things.

Proverbs 5:23
My son, if thou be surety for thy friend, thou hast engaged fast thy hand to a stranger,

Proverbs 6:32
He gathereth to himself shame and dishonour, and his reproach shall not be blotted out:

Proverbs 10:11
Hatred stirreth up strifes: and charity covereth all sins.

Hosea 4:6
My people have been silent, because they had no knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will reject thee, that thou shalt not do the office of priesthood to me: and thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I also will forget thy children.

Additional Translations
The lips of the righteous feed many, but fools die for lack of judgment.The lips of the righteous feed many: but fools die for want of wisdom.

The lips of the righteous feed many; But the foolish die for lack of understanding.

The lips of the righteous know sublime truths: but the foolish die in want.

The lips of a righteous [man] feed many; but fools die for want of understanding.

The lips of the righteous feed many: but the foolish die for lack of understanding.

The lips of the righteous feed many: but fools die for want of wisdom.

The lips of the righteous feed many, but the foolish die for lack of understanding.

The lips of the righteous delight many, And fools for lack of heart die.
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