New Amharic Standard Version

ምሳሌ 29:1-27

1ከብዙ ተግሣጽ በኋላ ዐንገቱን የሚያደነድን ሰው፣

በድንገት ይጠፋል፤ መዳኛም የለውም።

2ጻድቃን ሥልጣን ሲይዙ ሕዝብ ሐሤት ያደርጋል፤

ክፉዎች ሲገዙ ግን ሕዝብ ያቃስታል።

3ጥበብን የሚወድ ሰው አባቱን ደስ ያሰኛል፤

የአመንዝራዎች ወዳጅ ግን ሀብቱን ያባክናል።

4ፍትሕን በማስፈን ንጉሥ አገርን ያረጋጋል፤

ጒቦ ለማግኘት የሚጐመጅ ግን ያፈራርሳታል።

5ባልንጀራውን የሚሸነግል፣

ለገዛ እግሩ መረብ ይዘረጋል።

6ክፉ ሰው በራሱ ኀጢአት ይጠመዳል፤

ጻድቅ ግን ይዘምራል፤ ደስም ይለዋል።

7ጻድቅ ለድኾች ፍትሕ ይጨነቃል፤

ክፉ ሰው ግን ደንታ የለውም።

8ተሳዳቢዎች ከተማን ያውካሉ፤

ጠቢባን ግን ቊጣን ያበርዳሉ።

9ጠቢብ ሰው ከተላላ ጋር ወደ ሸንጎ ቢሄድ፣

ተላላ ይቈጣል፤ ያፌዛል፤ ሰላምም አይኖርም።

10ደም የተጠሙ ሰዎች ሐቀኛን ሰው ይጠላሉ፤

ቅን የሆነውንም ለመግደል ይሻሉ።

11ተላላ ሰው ቊጣውን ያለ ገደብ ይለቀዋል፤

ጠቢብ ሰው ግን ራሱን ይቈጣጠራል።

12ገዥ የሐሰት ወሬ የሚሰማ ከሆነ፣

ሹማምቱ ሁሉ ክፉዎች ይሆናሉ።

13ድኻውና ጨቋኙ የጋራ ነገር አላቸው፤

እግዚአብሔር ለሁለቱም የዐይን ብርሃንን ሰጥቶአቸዋል።

14ንጉሥ ለድኻ ትክክለኛ ፍርድ ቢሰጥ፣

ዙፋኑ ዘላለም ጸንቶ ይኖራል።

15የተግሣጽ በትር ጥበብን ታጐናጽፋለች፤

መረን የተለቀቀ ልጅ ግን እናቱን ያሳፍራል።

16ክፉዎች ሥልጣን ሲይዙ ኀጢአት ይበዛል፤

ጻድቃን ግን የእነርሱን ውድቀት ያያሉ።

17ልጅህን ቅጣው፤ ሰላም ይሰጥሃል፤

ነፍስህንም ደስ ያሰኛታል።

18ራእይ በሌለበት ሕዝብ መረን ይሆናል፤

ሕግን የሚጠብቅ ግን የተባረከ ነው።

19አገልጋይ በቃል ብቻ ሊታረም አይችልም፤

ቢያስተውለውም እንኳ በጀ አይልም።

20በችኰላ የሚናገርን ሰው ታያለህን?

ከእርሱ ይልቅ ተላላ ተስፋ አለው።

21ሰው አገልጋዩን ከልጅነቱ ጀምሮ ቢያቀማጥል፣

የኋላ ኋላ ሐዘን29፥21 በዕብራይስጡ የዚህ ቃል ትርጓሜ በእርግጠኝነት አይታወቅም ያገኘዋል።

22ቊጡ ሰው ጠብን ይጭራል፤

ግልፍተኛም ብዙ ኀጢአት ይሠራል።

23ሰውን ትዕቢቱ ያዋርደዋል፤ ትሑት መንፈስ ያለው ግን ክብርን

ይጐናጸፋል።

24የሌባ ግብረ አበር የገዛ ራሱ ጠላት ነው፤

የመሐላውን ርግማን እየሰማ ጭጭ ይላል።

25ሰውን መፍራት ወጥመድ ነው፤

በእግዚአብሔር የሚታመን ግን በሰላም ይኖራል።

26ብዙዎች በገዥ ፊት ተደማጭነት ማግኘት ይሻሉ፤

ሰው ፍትሕ የሚያገኘው ግን ከእግዚአብሔር ዘንድ ነው።

27ጻድቃን አታላዮችን ይጸየፋሉ፤

ክፉዎችም ቅኖችን ይጠላሉ።

New International Reader’s Version

Proverbs 29:1-27

1Whoever still won’t obey after being warned many times

will suddenly be destroyed. Nothing can save them.

2When those who do right grow stronger, the people are glad.

But when those who do wrong become rulers, the people groan.

3A man who loves wisdom makes his father glad.

But a man who spends time with prostitutes wastes his father’s wealth.

4By doing what is fair, a king makes a country secure.

But those who only want money tear it down.

5Those who only pretend to praise their neighbors

are spreading a net to catch them by the feet.

6Sinful people are trapped by their own sin.

But godly people shout for joy and are glad.

7Those who do what is right want to treat poor people fairly.

But those who do what is wrong don’t care about the poor.

8Those who make fun of others stir up a city.

But wise people turn anger away.

9Suppose a wise person goes to court with a foolish person.

Then the foolish person gets mad and pokes fun, and there is no peace.

10Murderers hate honest people.

They try to kill those who do what is right.

11Foolish people let their anger run wild.

But wise people keep themselves under control.

12If rulers listen to lies,

all their officials become evil.

13The Lord gives sight to the eyes of poor people and those who treat others badly.

That’s what they both have in common.

14If a king judges poor people fairly,

his throne will always be secure.

15If a child is corrected, they become wise.

But a child who is not corrected brings shame to their mother.

16When those who do wrong grow stronger, so does sin.

But those who do right will see them destroyed.

17If you correct your children, they will give you peace.

They will bring you the delights you desire.

18Where there is no message from God, people don’t control themselves.

But blessed is the one who obeys wisdom’s instruction.

19Servants can’t be corrected only by words.

Even if they understand, they won’t obey.

20Have you seen someone who speaks without thinking?

There is more hope for foolish people than for that person.

21A servant who has been spoiled from youth

will have no respect for you later on.

22An angry person stirs up fights.

And a person with a bad temper commits many sins.

23Pride brings a person low.

But those whose spirits are low will be honored.

24To help a thief is to become your own enemy.

When you go to court, you won’t dare to say anything.

25If you are afraid of people, it will trap you.

But if you trust in the Lord, he will keep you safe.

26Many people want to meet a ruler.

But only the Lord sees that people are treated fairly.

27Those who do what is right hate dishonest people.

Those who do what is wrong hate honest people.