Proverbs 20:19-29 NRS

19 A gossip reveals secrets; therefore do not associate with a babbler.
20 If you curse father or mother, your lamp will go out in utter darkness.
21 An estate quickly acquired in the beginning will not be blessed in the end.
22 Do not say, "I will repay evil"; wait for the Lord, and he will help you.
23 Differing weights are an abomination to the Lord, and false scales are not good.
24 All our steps are ordered by the Lord; how then can we understand our own ways?
25 It is a snare for one to say rashly, "It is holy," and begin to reflect only after making a vow.
26 A wise king winnows the wicked, and drives the wheel over them.
27 The human spirit is the lamp of the Lord, searching every inmost part.
28 Loyalty and faithfulness preserve the king, and his throne is upheld by righteousness. a

References for Proverbs 20:28

    •   20:28 - Gk: Heb [loyalty]
      29 The glory of youths is their strength, but the beauty of the aged is their gray hair.