Proverbs 21:1-10 NAS

On Life and Conduct

1 The king's heart is like channels of water in the hand of the LORD; He 1turns it wherever He wishes.

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2 2Every man's way is right in his own eyes, But the LORD 3weighs the hearts.

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3 To do 4righteousness and justice Is desired by the LORD more than sacrifice.

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4 Haughty eyes and a proud heart, The 5lamp of the wicked, is sin.

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5 The plans of the 6diligent lead surely to advantage, But everyone 7who is hasty comes surely to poverty.

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6 The 8acquisition of treasures by a lying tongue Is a fleeting vapor, the apursuit of 9death.

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    • ƅ 21:6 - Lit "seekers"
      7 The violence of the wicked will drag them away, Because they 10refuse to act with justice.

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      8 The way of a guilty man is 11crooked, But as for the pure, his conduct is upright.

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      9 It is better to live in a corner of a roof Than bin a house shared with a contentious woman.

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        • Ɔ 21:9 - Lit "with a woman of contentions and a house of association"
          10 The soul of the wicked desires evil; His 12neighbor finds no favor in his eyes.

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