Proverbs 13:13
Good News Translation
If you refuse good advice, you are asking for trouble; follow it and you are safe.

Contemporary English Version
If you reject God's teaching, you will pay the price; if you obey his commands, you will be rewarded.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Whosoever speaketh ill of any thing, bindeth himself for the time to come: but he that feareth the commandment, shall dwell in peace. Deceitful souls go astray in sins: the just are merciful, and shew mercy.

New American Bible
Whoever despises the word must pay for it, but whoever reveres the command will be rewarded.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Whosoever speaketh ill of any thing, bindeth himself for the time to come: but he that feareth the commandment, shall dwell in peace. Deceitful souls go astray in sins: the just are merciful, and shew mercy.

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Proverbs 1:25,30,31 I also will laugh in your destruction, and will mock when that shall come to you which you feared. . . .

2 Samuel 12:9,10 Why therefore hast thou despised the word of the Lord, to do evil in my sight? Thou hast killed Urias the Hethite with the sword, and hast taken his wife to be thy wife, and hast slain him with the sword of the children of Ammon. . . .

2 Chronicles 36:16 But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and misused the prophets, until the wrath of the Lord arose against his people, and there was no remedy.

Jeremiah 43:2 Azarias the son of Osaias, and Johanan the son of Caree, and all the proud men, made answer, saying to Jeremiah: Thou tellest a lie: the Lord our God hath not sent thee, saying: Go not into Egypt, to dwell there.

Jeremiah 44:16,17 As for the word which thou hast spoken to us in the name of the Lord, we will not hearken to thee: . . .

Ezekiel 20:13,16,24 But the house of Israel provoked me in the desert: they walked not in my statutes, and they cast away my judgments, which if a man do he shall live in them: and they grievously violated my sabbaths. I said therefore that I would pour out my indignation upon them in the desert, and would consume them. . . .

Luke 16:31 And he said to him: If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they believe, if one rise again from the dead.

Hebrews 10:28,29 A man making void the law of Moses dieth without any mercy under two or three witnesses: . . .

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Ezra 10:3 Let us make a covenant with the Lord our God, to put away all the wives, and such as are born of them, according to the will of the Lord, and of them that fear the commandment of the Lord our God: let it be done according to the law.

Psalm 115:13 He hath blessed all that fear the Lord, both little and great.

Isaiah 66:2 My hand made all these things, and all these things were made, saith the Lord. But to whom shall I have respect, but to him that is poor and little, and of a contrite spirit, and that trembleth at my words?

Malachi 3:16 Then they that feared the Lord, spoke every one with his neighbour: and the Lord gave ear, and heard it: and a book of remembrance was written before him for them that fear the Lord, and think on his name.

rewarded in peace

Psalm 19:11 For thy servant keepeth them, and in keeping them there is a great reward.

Psalm 119:165 Much peace have they that love thy law, and to them there is no stumbling block.

Matthew 5:12 Be glad and rejoice for your reward is very great in heaven. For so they persecuted the prophets that were before you.

2 John 1:8 Look to yourselves, that you lose not the things which you have wrought: but that you may receive a full reward.

Context
A Father's Discipline
12Hope that is deferred afflicteth the soul: desire when it cometh, is a tree of life. 13Whosoever speaketh ill of any thing, bindeth himself for the time to come: but he that feareth the commandment, shall dwell in peace. Deceitful souls go astray in sins: the just are merciful, and shew mercy.14The law of the wise is a fountain of life, that he may decline from the ruin of death.…
Cross References
Exodus 9:20
He that feared the word of the Lord among Pharao's servants, made his servants and his cattle flee into houses:

Numbers 15:31
For he hath contemned the word of the Lord, and made void his precept: therefore shall he be destroyed, and shall bear his iniquity.

2 Chronicles 36:16
But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and misused the prophets, until the wrath of the Lord arose against his people, and there was no remedy.

Proverbs 13:12
Hope that is deferred afflicteth the soul: desire when it cometh, is a tree of life.

Proverbs 13:21
Evil pursueth sinners: and to the just good shall be repaid.

Proverbs 19:16
He that keepeth the commandment, keepeth his own soul: but he that neglecteth his own way, shall die.

Additional Translations
He who despises instruction will pay the penalty, but the one who respects a command will be rewarded.Whoever despises the word shall be destroyed: but he that fears the commandment shall be rewarded.

Whoso despiseth the word bringeth destruction on himself; But he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.

He that slights a matter shall be slighted of it: but he that fears the commandment has health of soul. To a crafty son there shall be nothing good: but a wise servant shall have prosperous doings, and his way shall be directed aright.

Whoso despiseth the word shall be held by it; but he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.

Whoso despiseth the word bringeth destruction on himself: but he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.

Whoever despiseth the word shall be destroyed: but he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.

Whoever despises instruction will pay for it, but he who respects a command will be rewarded.

Whoso is despising the Word is destroyed for it, And whoso is fearing the Command is repayed.
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