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The Priorities of Life Contrasted

19 A poor man who walks blamelessly is better
than a fool who speaks perversely.

Furthermore, it isn’t good to be ignorant,[a]
    and whoever rushes into things[b] misses the mark.
A man’s foolishness ruins his life,[c]
    yet his heart rages against the Lord.

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  1. Proverbs 19:2 Lit. good for an ignorant soul
  2. Proverbs 19:2 Lit. whoever hurries with his feet
  3. Proverbs 19:3 Lit. way

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