Proverbs - 21

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1.uh[htpd; ,Ujak; fh;j;jhpd; ifapy; ePh;f;fhy;fisg;NghypUf;fpwJ@ mijj; jkJ rpj;jj;jpd;gb mth; jpUg;Gfpwhh;.
 [21:1] Good leadership is a channel of water controlled by God; he directs it to whatever ends he chooses.
2.kD\Dila topnay;yhk; mtd; ghh;itf;Fr; nrk;ikahfj; Njhd;Wk;@ fh;j;jNuh ,Ujaq;fis epWj;Jg;ghh;f;fpwhh;.
 [2] We justify our actions by appearances; God examines our motives.
3.gypapLtijg;ghh;f;fpYk;> ePjpAk; epahaKk; nra;tNj fh;j;jUf;Fg; gphpak;.
 [3] Clean living before God and justice with our neighbors mean far more to God than religious performance.
4.Nkl;bikahd ghh;itAk;> mfe;ijahd kdKKs;s Jd;khh;f;fh; NghLk; ntspr;rk; ghtNk.
 [4] Arrogance and pride-distinguishing marks in the wicked-are just plain sin.
5.[hf;fpuijAs;stDila epidTfs; nry;tj;Jf;Fk;> gjWfpwtDila epidTfs; jhpj;jpuj;Jf;Fk; VJthFk;.
 [5] Careful planning puts you ahead in the long run; hurry and scurry puts you further behind.
6.ngha;ehtpdhy; nghUisr; rk;ghjpg;gJ rhitj; NjLfpwth;fs; tpLfpw Rthrk;NghypUf;Fk;.
 [6] Make it to the top by lying and cheating; get paid with smoke and a promotion-to death!
7.Jd;khh;f;fh; epahaQ;nra;a kdjpy;yhjpUf;fpwgbahy;> mth;fs; gho;f;fbf;fg;gl;Lg;Nghthh;fs;.
 [7] The wicked get buried alive by their loot because they refuse to use it to help others.
8.Fw;wKs;std; jd; topfspy; khWghLs;std;@ Rj;jKs;stNdh jd; fphpiaapy; nrk;ikahdtd;.
 [8] Mixed motives twist life into tangles; pure motives take you straight down the road.
9.rz;ilf;fhhpNahNl xU nghpa tPl;by; FbapUg;gijg;ghh;f;fpYk;> tPl;bd;Nky; xU %iyapy; jq;fpapUg;gNj eyk;.
 [9] Better to live alone in a tumbledown shack than share a mansion with a nagging spouse.
10.Jd;khhf;fDila kdk; nghy;yhg;igr; nra;a tpUk;Gk;@ mtd; fz;fspy; mtd; mayhDf;F ,uf;fq;fpilahJ.
 [10] Wicked souls love to make trouble; they feel nothing for friends and neighbors.
11.ghpahrf;fhuidj; jz;bf;Fk;NghJ Ngij Qhdkilthd;. Qhdthd; Nghjpf;fg;gLk;NghJ mwptilthd;.
 [11] Simpletons only learn the hard way, but the wise learn by listening.
12.ePjpguh; Jd;khh;f;fUila tPl;ilf; ftdpj;Jg;ghh;f;fpwhh@ Jd;khh;f;fiuj; jPq;fpy; ftpo;j;Jg;NghLthh;.
 [12] A God-loyal person will see right through the wicked and undo the evil they've planned.
13.Vioapd; $f;FuYf;Fj; jd; nrtpia milj;Jf;nfhs;Sfpwtd;> jhDk; rj;jkpl;Lf; $g;gpLk;NghJ Nfl;fg;glkhl;lhd;.
 [13] If you stop your ears to the cries of the poor, your cries will go unheard, unanswered.
14.me;juq;fkhaf; nfhLf;fg;gl;l ntFkjp Nfhgj;ijj; jzpf;Fk;@ kbapYs;s ghpjhdk; FNuhjj;ij Mw;Wk; .
 [14] A quietly given gift soothes an irritable person; a heartfelt present cools a hot temper.
15.epahae;jPh;g;gJ ePjpkhDf;Fr; re;Njh\Kk;> mf;fpukf;fhuUf;Nfh mopTkhk;.
 [15] Good people celebrate when justice triumphs, but for the workers of evil it's a bad day.
16.tpNtfj;jpd; topia tpl;Lj; jg;gp elf;fpw kD\d; nrj;jth;fspd; $l;;lj;jpy; jhghpg;ghd;.
 [16] Whoever wanders off the straight and narrow ends up in a congregation of ghosts.
17.rpw;wpd;gg;gphpad; jhpj;jpudhthd;@ kJghdj;ijAk; vz;nziaAk; tpUk;Gfpwtd; IRthpathdhtjpy;iy.
 [17] You're addicted to thrills? What an empty life! The pursuit of pleasure is never satisfied.
18.ePjpkhDf;Fg; gjpyhfj; Jd;khh;f;fDk;> nrk;ikahdtDf;Fg; gjpyhf JNuhfpAk; kPl;Fk;nghUshthh;fs;.
 [18] What a bad person plots against the good, boomerangs; the plotter gets it in the end.
19.rz;ilf;fhhpAk; Nfhgf;fhhpAkhd ];jphPAld; FbapUg;gijg;ghh;f;fpYk; tdhe;jpuj;jpy; FbapUg;gJ eyk;.
 [19] Better to live in a tent in the wild than with a cross and petulant spouse.
20.Ntz;ba jputpaKk; vz;nzAk; QhdthDila thr];jyj;jpy; cz;L@ %lNdh mijr; nrytopj;Jg;NghLfpwhd;.
 [20] Valuables are safe in a wise person's home; fools put it all out for yard sales.
21.ePjpiaAk; jiaiaAk; gpd;gw;Wfpwtd; [PtidAk; ePjpiaAk; kfpikiaAk; fz;lilthd;.
 [21] Whoever goes hunting for what is right and kind finds life itself-glorious life!
22.gythd;fSila gl;lzj;jpd; kjpiy QhdKs;std; Vwpg;gpbj;J> mth;fs; ek;gpd muiz ,bj;Jg;NghLthd;.
 [22] One sage entered a whole city of armed soldiers-their trusted defenses fell to pieces!
23.jd; thiaAk; jd; ehitAk; fhf;fpwtd; jd; Mj;Jkhit ,Lf;fz;fSf;F tpyf;fpf; fhf;fpwhd;.
 [23] Watch your words and hold your tongue; you'll save yourself a lot of grief.
24.mfq;fhuKk; ,Lk;GKs;stDf;Fg; ghpahrf;fhundd;W ngah;> mtd; mfe;ijahd rpdj;NjhNl elf;fpwhd;.
 [24] You know their names-Brash, Impudent, Blasphemer-intemperate hotheads, every one.
25.Nrhk;Ngwpapd; iffs; Ntiynra;ar; rk;kjpahjjpdhy;> mtd; Mir mtidf; nfhy;Yk;.
 [25] Lazy people finally die of hunger because they won't get up and go to work.
26.mtd; ehs;NjhWk; MtYld; ,r;rpf;fpwhd;@ ePjpkhNdh gprpdpj;jdkpy;yhky; nfhLg;ghd;.
 [26] Sinners are always wanting what they don't have; the God-loyal are always giving what they do have.
27.Jd;khh;f;fUila gyp mUtUg;ghdJ@ mijj; Jh;r;rpe;ijNahNl nrYj;jpdhNyh vj;jid mjpfkha; mUtUf;fg;gLk;.
 [27] Religious performance by the wicked stinks; it's even worse when they use it to get ahead.
28.ngha;r;rhl;rpf;fhud; nfl;Lg;Nghthd;@ nrtpnfhLf;fpwtNdh vg;nghOJk; Ngrj;jf;ftdhthd;.
 [28] A lying witness is unconvincing; a person who speaks truth is respected.
29.Jd;khh;f;fd; jd; Kfj;ijf; fbdg;gLj;Jfpwhd;@ nrk;ikahdtNdh jd; topia Neh;g;gLj;Jfpwhd;.
 [29] Unscrupulous people fake it a lot; honest people are sure of their steps.
30.fh;j;jUf;F tpNuhjkhd QhdKkpy;iy> Gj;jpAkpy;iy> MNyhridAkpy;iy.
 [30] Nothing clever, nothing conceived, nothing contrived, can get the better of God.
31.Fjpiu Aj;jehSf;F Maj;jkhf;fg;gLk@ n[aNkh fh;j;juhy; tUk;.
 [31] Do your best, prepare for the worst-then trust God to bring victory.