Proverbs 28:18-28 (New Living Translation)

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18 The honest will be rescued from harm, but those who are crooked will be destroyed. 19 Hard workers have plenty of food; playing around brings poverty. 20 The trustworthy will get a rich reward. But the person who wants to get rich quick will only get into trouble. 21 Showing partiality is never good, yet some will do wrong for something as small as a piece of bread. 22 A greedy person tries to get rich quick, but it only leads to poverty. 23 In the end, people appreciate frankness more than flattery. 24 Robbing your parents and then saying, "What's wrong with that?" is as serious as committing murder. 25 Greed causes fighting; trusting the LORD leads to prosperity. 26 Trusting oneself is foolish, but those who walk in wisdom are safe. 27 Whoever gives to the poor will lack nothing. But a curse will come upon those who close their eyes to poverty. 28 When the wicked take charge, people hide. When the wicked meet disaster, the godly multiply.
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