Bible VersionsBBEProverbs 17:1; Proverbs 17:12
Proverbs 17:1; Proverbs 17:12 (Bible in Basic English)
Better a bit of dry bread in peace, than a house full of feasting and violent behaviour.
It is better to come face to face with a bear whose young ones have been taken away than with a foolish man acting foolishly.
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