Proverbs 22:1-8 ESV

1 1A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches, and favor is better than silver or gold.

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2 2The rich and the poor meet together; the LORD is 3the maker of them all.

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3 4The prudent sees danger and hides himself, but the simple go on and suffer for it.

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4 The reward for humility and fear of the LORD is 5riches and honor and life.a

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    • µ 22:4 - Or The reward for humility is the fear of the Lord, riches and honor and life
      5 6Thorns and snares are in the way of the crooked; whoever 7guards his soul will keep far from them.

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      6 8Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.

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      7 9The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is the slave of the lender.

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      8 Whoever 10sows injustice will reap calamity, and 11the rod of his fury will fail.

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