Proverbs 25:11-21 ESV

11 1A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in a setting of silver.

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12 Like 2a gold ring or an ornament of gold is a wise reprover to 3a listening ear.

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13 Like the cold of snow in the time of harvest is 4a faithful messenger to those who send him; he refreshes the soul of his masters.

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14 Like 5clouds and wind without rain is a man who 6boasts of a gift he does not give.

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15 With 7patience a ruler may be persuaded, and a soft tongue will break a bone.

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16 If you have 8found honey, eat 9only enough for you, lest you have your fill of it and vomit it.

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      17 Let your foot be seldom in your neighbor's house, lest he have his fill of you and hate you.
      18 A man who 10bears false witness against his neighbor is like a war club, or 11a sword, or a sharp arrow.

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      19 Trusting in a treacherous man in time of trouble is like a bad tooth or a foot that slips.
      20 Whoever 12sings songs to a heavy heart is like one who takes off a garment on a cold day, and like vinegar on soda.

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      21 13If your enemy is hungry, give him bread to eat, and if he is thirsty, give him water to drink,

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