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Proverbs 29:20-27 NLT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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20 There is more hope for a fool than for someone who speaks without thinking. 20 Do you see a man who speaks in haste? There is more hope for a fool than for him.
21 A servant who is pampered from childhood will later become a rebel. 21 If a man pampers his servant from youth, he will bring grief in the end.
22 A hot-tempered person starts fights and gets into all kinds of sin. 22 An angry man stirs up dissension, and a hot-tempered one commits many sins.
23 Pride ends in humiliation, while humility brings honor. 23 A man's pride brings him low, but a man of lowly spirit gains honor.
24 If you assist a thief, you are only hurting yourself. You will be punished if you report the crime, but you will be cursed if you don't. 24 The accomplice of a thief is his own enemy; he is put under oath and dare not testify.
25 Fearing people is a dangerous trap, but to trust the LORD means safety. 25 Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the LORD is kept safe.
26 Many seek the ruler's favor, but justice comes from the LORD. 26 Many seek an audience with a ruler, but it is from the LORD that man gets justice.
27 The godly despise the wicked; the wicked despise the godly. 27 The righteous detest the dishonest; the wicked detest the upright.