Verse of the Day

Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Proverbs 19:1 NIV

Better a poor man whose walk is blameless than a fool whose lips are perverse.

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Translations of Today's Verse

King James Version

Better is the poor that walketh in his integrity, than he that is perverse in his lips, and is a fool.

English Standard Version

Better is a poor person who walks in his integrity than one who is crooked in speech and is a fool.

The Message

Better to be poor and honest than a rich person no one can trust.

New King James Version

Better is the poor who walks in his integrity Than one who is perverse in his lips, and is a fool.

New Living Translation

It is better to be poor and honest than to be a fool and dishonest.

Commentary on Today's Verse

Commentary on Proverbs 19:1

(Read Proverbs 19:1)

A poor man who fears God, is more honourable and happy, than a man without wisdom and grace, however rich or advanced in rank.

Proverbs 19:1 In-Context

1 Better the poor whose walk is blameless than a fool whose lips are perverse.

2 Desire without knowledge is not good- how much more will hasty feet miss the way!

3 A person's own folly leads to their ruin, yet their heart rages against the Lord.

4 Wealth attracts many friends, but even the closest friend of the poor person deserts them.

5 A false witness will not go unpunished, and whoever pours out lies will not go free.

This Week's Daily Bible Verses

Tuesday, January 30

Proverbs 11:2

When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.

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Monday, January 29

Matthew 16:26

What good will it be for a man if he gains the whole world, yet forfeits his soul? Or what can a man give in exchange for his soul?

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Sunday, January 28

Proverbs 15:33

The fear of the LORD teaches a man wisdom, and humility comes before honor.

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Saturday, January 27

Psalm 103:1

Praise the LORD, O my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name.

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Friday, January 26

Acts 4:13

When they saw the courage of Peter and John and realized that they were unschooled, ordinary men, they were astonished and they took note that these men had been with Jesus.

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Thursday, January 25

1 Thessalonians 5:15

Make sure that nobody pays back wrong for wrong, but always try to be kind to each other and to everyone else.

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Wednesday, January 24

Romans 12:2

Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is -- his good, pleasing and perfect will.

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