Proverbs 31:1-9 (Third Millennium Bible w/ Apocrypha)

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1 The words of King Lemuel, the prophecy that his mother taught him: 2 What, my son? And what, the son of my womb? And what, the son of my vows? 3 Give not thy strength unto women, nor thy ways to that which destroyeth kings. 4 It is not for kings, O Lemuel -- it is not for kings to drink wine, nor for princes strong drink, 5 lest they drink and forget the law, and pervert the judgment of any of the afflicted. 6 Give strong drink unto him that is ready to perish, and wine unto those that be of heavy hearts. 7 Let them drink and forget their poverty, and remember their misery no more. 8 Open thy mouth for the dumb, in the cause of all such as are appointed to destruction. 9 Open thy mouth, judge righteously, and plead the cause of the poor and needy.
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