Proverbs 20:19-29 NLT

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.
26 A wise king scatters the wicked like wheat, then runs his threshing wheel over them.
27 The ’s light penetrates the human spirit,a exposing every hidden motive.

References for Proverbs 20:27

    • 20:27 - Or The human spirit is the ’s light.
      28 Unfailing love and faithfulness protect the king; his throne is made secure through love.
      29 The glory of the young is their strength; the gray hair of experience is the splendor of the old.