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Proverbs 20:8-18 NIV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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8 When a king sits on his throne to judge, he winnows out all evil with his eyes. 8 When a king sits on his throne to judge, he winnows out all evil with his eyes.
9 Who can say, "I have kept my heart pure; I am clean and without sin"? 9 Who can say, "I have kept my heart pure; I am clean and without sin"?
10 Differing weights and differing measures-- the LORD detests them both. 10 Differing weights and differing measures-- the LORD detests them both.
11 Even a child is known by his actions, by whether his conduct is pure and right. 11 Even a child is known by his actions, by whether his conduct is pure and right.
12 Ears that hear and eyes that see-- the LORD has made them both. 12 Ears that hear and eyes that see-- the LORD has made them both.
13 Do not love sleep or you will grow poor; stay awake and you will have food to spare. 13 Do not love sleep or you will grow poor; stay awake and you will have food to spare.
14 "It's no good, it's no good!" says the buyer; then off he goes and boasts about his purchase. 14 "It's no good, it's no good!" says the buyer; then off he goes and boasts about his purchase.
15 Gold there is, and rubies in abundance, but lips that speak knowledge are a rare jewel. 15 Gold there is, and rubies in abundance, but lips that speak knowledge are a rare jewel.
16 Take the garment of one who puts up security for a stranger; hold it in pledge if he does it for a wayward woman. 16 Take the garment of one who puts up security for a stranger; hold it in pledge if he does it for a wayward woman.
17 Food gained by fraud tastes sweet to a man, but he ends up with a mouth full of gravel. 17 Food gained by fraud tastes sweet to a man, but he ends up with a mouth full of gravel.
18 Make plans by seeking advice; if you wage war, obtain guidance. 18 Make plans by seeking advice; if you wage war, obtain guidance.