Proverbs 13:13
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English Standard Version
Whoever despises the word brings destruction on himself, but he who reveres the commandment will be rewarded.

King James Bible
Whoso despiseth the word shall be destroyed: but he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.

American Standard Version
Whoso despiseth the word bringeth destruction on himself; But he that feareth the commandment shall 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.

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

Webster's Bible Translation
Whoever despiseth the word shall be destroyed: but he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.

Proverbs 13:13 Parallel
Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Two proverbs of riches and poverty: -

There is one who maketh himself rich and hath nothing;

There is another who representeth himself poor amid great riches.

A sentence which includes in itself the judgment which Proverbs 12:9 expresses. To the Hithpa. התכּבּד (to make oneself of importance) there are associated here two others, in the meaning to make oneself something, without anything after it, thus to place oneself so or so, Ewald, 124a. To the clauses with ו there is supplied a self-intelligible לּו.

Proverbs 13:13 Parallel Commentaries

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despiseth

Proverbs 1:25,30,31 But you have set at nothing all my counsel, and would none of my reproof...

2 Samuel 12:9,10 Why have you despised the commandment of the LORD, to do evil in his sight? you have killed Uriah the Hittite with the sword...

2 Chronicles 36:16 But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and misused his prophets...

Jeremiah 43:2 Then spoke Azariah the son of Hoshaiah, and Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the proud men, saying to Jeremiah, You speak falsely...

Jeremiah 44:16,17 As for the word that you have spoken to us in the name of the LORD, we will not listen to you...

Ezekiel 20:13,16,24 But the house of Israel rebelled against me in the wilderness: they walked not in my statutes, and they despised my judgments...

Luke 16:31 And he said to him, If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded, though one rose from the dead.

Hebrews 10:28,29 He that despised Moses' law died without mercy under two or three witnesses...

he

Ezra 10:3 Now therefore let us make a covenant with our God to put away all the wives, and such as are born of them...

Psalm 115:13 He will bless them that fear the LORD, both small and great.

Isaiah 66:2 For all those things has my hand made, and all those things have been, said the LORD: but to this man will I look...

Malachi 3:16 Then they that feared the LORD spoke often one to another: and the LORD listened, and heard it...

rewarded in peace

Psalm 19:11 Moreover by them is your servant warned: and in keeping of them there is great reward.

Psalm 119:165 Great peace have they which love your law: and nothing shall offend them.

Matthew 5:12 Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you.

2 John 1:8 Look to yourselves, that we lose not those things which we have worked, but that we receive a full reward.

Cross References
Exodus 9:20
Then whoever feared the word of the LORD among the servants of Pharaoh hurried his slaves and his livestock into the houses,

Numbers 15:31
Because he has despised the word of the LORD and has broken his commandment, that person shall be utterly cut off; his iniquity shall be on him."

2 Chronicles 36:16
But they kept mocking the messengers of God, despising his words and scoffing at his prophets, until the wrath of the LORD rose against his people, until there was no remedy.

Proverbs 13:12
Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a desire fulfilled is a tree of life.

Proverbs 13:21
Disaster pursues sinners, but the righteous are rewarded with good.

Proverbs 19:16
Whoever keeps the commandment keeps his life; he who despises his ways will die.

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