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Proverbs 21:8-18

NIV 8 The way of the guilty is devious, but the conduct of the innocent is upright. NIV 8 The way of the guilty is devious, but the conduct of the innocent is upright. NIV 9 Better to live on a corner of the roof than share a house with a quarrelsome wife. NIV 9 Better to live on a corner of the roof than share a house with a quarrelsome wife. NIV 10 The wicked man craves evil; his neighbor gets no mercy from him. NIV 10 The wicked man craves evil; his neighbor gets no mercy from him. NIV 11 When a mocker is punished, the simple gain wisdom; when a wise man is instructed, he gets knowledge. NIV 11 When a mocker is punished, the simple gain wisdom; when a wise man is instructed, he gets knowledge. NIV 12 The Righteous One takes note of the house of the wicked and brings the wicked to ruin. NIV 12 The Righteous One takes note of the house of the wicked and brings the wicked to ruin. NIV 13 If a man shuts his ears to the cry of the poor, he too will cry out and not be answered. NIV 13 If a man shuts his ears to the cry of the poor, he too will cry out and not be answered. NIV 14 A gift given in secret soothes anger, and a bribe concealed in the cloak pacifies great wrath. NIV 14 A gift given in secret soothes anger, and a bribe concealed in the cloak pacifies great wrath. NIV 15 When justice is done, it brings joy to the righteous but terror to evildoers. NIV 15 When justice is done, it brings joy to the righteous but terror to evildoers. NIV 16 A man who strays from the path of understanding comes to rest in the company of the dead. NIV 16 A man who strays from the path of understanding comes to rest in the company of the dead. NIV 17 He who loves pleasure will become poor; whoever loves wine and oil will never be rich. NIV 17 He who loves pleasure will become poor; whoever loves wine and oil will never be rich. 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.