The one who loves a pure heart and gracious lips-the king is his friend.
The Lord's eyes keep watch over knowledge, but He overthrows the words of the treacherous.
The slacker says, "There's a lion outside! I'll be killed in the streets!"
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The mouth of the forbidden woman is a deep pit; a man cursed by the Lord will fall into it.
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Foolishness is tangled up in the heart of a youth; the rod of discipline will drive it away from him.
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Oppressing the poor to enrich oneself, and giving to the rich-both lead only to poverty.
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Listen closely, pay attention to the words of the wise, and apply your mind to my knowledge.
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For it is pleasing if you keep them within you and if they are constantly on your lips.
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I have instructed you today-even you- so that your confidence may be in the Lord.
Haven't I written for you thirty sayings about counsel and knowledge,
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in order to teach you true and reliable words, so that you may give a dependable report to those who sent you?
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