Proverbs 20:14-24 KJV

14 It is naught, it is naught, saith the buyer : but when he is gone his way, then he boasteth .
15 There is gold, and a multitude of rubies: but the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel.
16 Take his garment that is surety for a stranger : and take a pledge of him for a strange woman.
17 Bread of deceita is sweet to a man; but afterwards his mouth shall be filled with gravel.

References for Proverbs 20:17

    • Â 20:17 - deceit: Heb. lying, or, falsehood
      18 Every purpose is established by counsel: and with good advice make war.
      19 He that goeth about as a talebearer revealeth secrets: therefore meddle not with him that flatterethb with his lips.

      References for Proverbs 20:19

        • Ã 20:19 - flattereth: or, enticeth
          20 Whoso curseth his father or his mother, his lampc shall be put out in obscure darkness.

          References for Proverbs 20:20

            • Ä 20:20 - lamp: or, candle
              21 An inheritance may be gotten hastily at the beginning; but the end thereof shall not be blessed .
              22 Say not thou, I will recompense evil; but wait on the LORD, and he shall save thee.
              23 Divers weights are an abomination unto the LORD; and a falsed balance is not good.

              References for Proverbs 20:23

                • Å 20:23 - a false...: Heb. balance of deceit
                  24 Man's goings are of the LORD; how can a man then understand his own way?