The Book of Proverbs: Chapter 20

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Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.
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The fear of a king is as the roaring of a lion: whoso provoketh him to anger sinneth against his own soul.
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It is an honour for a man to cease from strife: but every fool will be meddling.
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The sluggard will not plow by reason of the cold; therefore shall he beg in harvest, and have nothing.
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Counsel in the heart of man is like deep water; but a man of understanding will draw it out.
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Most men will proclaim every one his own goodness: but a faithful man who can find?
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The just man walketh in his integrity: his children are blessed after him.
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A king that sitteth in the throne of judgment scattereth away all evil with his eyes.
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Who can say, I have made my heart clean, I am pure from my sin?
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Divers weights, and divers measures, both of them are alike abomination to the LORD.
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Even a child is known by his doings, whether his work be pure, and whether it be right.
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The hearing ear, and the seeing eye, the LORD hath made even both of them.
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Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thine eyes, and thou shalt be satisfied with bread.
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It is naught, it is naught, saith the buyer: but when he is gone his way, then he boasteth.
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There is gold, and a multitude of rubies: but the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel.
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Take his garment that is surety for a stranger: and take a pledge of him for a strange woman.
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Bread of deceit is sweet to a man; but afterwards his mouth shall be filled with gravel.
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Every purpose is established by counsel: and with good advice make war.
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He that goeth about as a talebearer revealeth secrets: therefore meddle not with him that flattereth with his lips.
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Whoso curseth his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in obscure darkness.
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An inheritance may be gotten hastily at the beginning; but the end thereof shall not be blessed.
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Say not thou, I will recompense evil; but wait on the LORD, and he shall save thee.
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Divers weights are an abomination unto the LORD; and a false balance is not good.
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Man's goings are of the LORD; how can a man then understand his own way?
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It is a snare to the man who devoureth that which is holy, and after vows to make enquiry.
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A wise king scattereth the wicked, and bringeth the wheel over them.
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The spirit of man is the candle of the LORD, searching all the inward parts of the belly.
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Mercy and truth preserve the king: and his throne is upholden by mercy.
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The glory of young men is their strength: and the beauty of old men is the grey head.
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The blueness of a wound cleanseth away evil: so do stripes the inward parts of the belly.
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Daily Proverb

Proverbs 21:9

It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop, than with a brawling woman in a wide house.
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