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Proverbs 14:30-32 The Passion Translation (TPT)

30 A tender, tranquil heart will make you healthy,[a]
but jealousy can make you sick.
31 Insult your Creator, will you?
That’s exactly what you do
every time that you oppress the powerless![b]
Showing kindness to the poor is equal to honoring your maker.
32 The wicked are crushed by every calamity,
but the lovers of God find a strong hope
even in the time of death.[c]


  1. Proverbs 14:30 Or “A heart of healing is the life of the flesh.”
  2. Proverbs 14:31 Or “slander the poor.” Every human being is made in God’s image, including the poor.
  3. Proverbs 14:32 Our strong hope is that our lives will continue in the presence of God in the resurrection glory. Both the Septuagint and the Aramaic read quite differently: “But the one who trusts in his integrity is righteous.”
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