Proverbs 20:15-25 NLT

15 Wise words are more valuable than much gold and many rubies.
16 Get security from someone who guarantees a stranger’s debt. Get a deposit if he does it for foreigners.a

References for Proverbs 20:16

    • 20:16 - An alternate reading in the Masoretic Text is for a promiscuous woman.
      17 Stolen bread tastes sweet, but it turns to gravel in the mouth.
      18 Plans succeed through good counsel; don’t go to war without wise advice.
      19 A gossip goes around telling secrets, so don’t hang around with chatterers.
      20 If you insult your father or mother, your light will be snuffed out in total darkness.
      21 An inheritance obtained too early in life is not a blessing in the end.
      22 Don’t say, “I will get even for this wrong.” Wait for the to handle the matter.
      23 The detests double standards; he is not pleased by dishonest scales.
      24 The directs our steps, so why try to understand everything along the way?
      25 Don’t trap yourself by making a rash promise to God and only later counting the cost.