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Proverbs 27:22-27 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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22 Crush a fool in a mortar with a pestle along with crushed grain, yet his folly will not depart from him. 22 Though you grind a fool in a mortar, grinding him like grain with a pestle, you will not remove his folly from him.
23 Know well the condition of your flocks, and give attention to your herds; 23 Be sure you know the condition of your flocks, give careful attention to your herds;
24 for riches do not last for ever; and does a crown endure to all generations? 24 for riches do not endure forever, and a crown is not secure for all generations.
25 When the grass is gone, and the new growth appears, and the herbage of the mountains is gathered, 25 When the hay is removed and new growth appears and the grass from the hills is gathered in,
26 the lambs will provide your clothing, and the goats the price of a field; 26 the lambs will provide you with clothing, and the goats with the price of a field.
27 there will be enough goats' milk for your food, for the food of your household and maintenance for your maidens. 27 You will have plenty of goats' milk to feed you and your family and to nourish your servant girls.