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Proverbs 21:18-28

NIV 18 The wicked become a ransom for the righteous, and the unfaithful for the upright. NIV 18 The wicked become a ransom for the righteous, and the unfaithful for the upright. NIV 19 Better to live in a desert than with a quarrelsome and ill-tempered wife. NIV 19 Better to live in a desert than with a quarrelsome and ill-tempered wife. NIV 20 In the house of the wise are stores of choice food and oil, but a foolish man devours all he has. NIV 20 In the house of the wise are stores of choice food and oil, but a foolish man devours all he has. NIV 21 He who pursues righteousness and love finds life, prosperity and honor. NIV 21 He who pursues righteousness and love finds life, prosperity and honor. NIV 22 A wise man attacks the city of the mighty and pulls down the stronghold in which they trust. NIV 22 A wise man attacks the city of the mighty and pulls down the stronghold in which they trust. NIV 23 He who guards his mouth and his tongue keeps himself from calamity. NIV 23 He who guards his mouth and his tongue keeps himself from calamity. NIV 24 The proud and arrogant man--"Mocker" is his name; he behaves with overweening pride. NIV 24 The proud and arrogant man--"Mocker" is his name; he behaves with overweening pride. NIV 25 The sluggard's craving will be the death of him, because his hands refuse to work. NIV 25 The sluggard's craving will be the death of him, because his hands refuse to work. NIV 26 All day long he craves for more, but the righteous give without sparing. NIV 26 All day long he craves for more, but the righteous give without sparing. NIV 27 The sacrifice of the wicked is detestable-- how much more so when brought with evil intent! NIV 27 The sacrifice of the wicked is detestable-- how much more so when brought with evil intent! NIV 28 A false witness will perish, and whoever listens to him will be destroyed forever. NIV 28 A false witness will perish, and whoever listens to him will be destroyed forever.