Proverbs 24:24-34 ESV

24 Whoever 1says to the wicked, "You are in the right," 2will be cursed by peoples, abhorred by nations,

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25 but those who rebuke the wicked will have delight, and a good blessing will come upon them.
26 Whoever gives an honest answer kisses the lips.
27 3Prepare your work outside; get everything ready for yourself in the field, and after that build your house.

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28 4Be not a witness against your neighbor without cause, and do not deceive with your lips.

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29 Do not say, 5"I will do to him as he has done to me; I will pay the man back for what he has done."

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30 6I passed by the field of a sluggard, by the vineyard of a man 7lacking sense,

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      31 and behold, it was all overgrown with thorns; the ground was covered with nettles, and its stone 8wall was broken down.

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      32 Then I saw and 9considered it; I looked and received instruction.

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      33 10A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest,

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          34 and poverty will come upon you like a robber, and want like an armed man.