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Proverbs 22

HNV 1 A good name is more desirable than great riches; Loving favor rather than silver and gold. NIV 1 A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold. HNV 2 The rich and the poor have this in common: The LORD is the maker of them all. NIV 2 Rich and poor have this in common: The LORD is the Maker of them all. HNV 3 A prudent man sees danger, and hides himself; But the simple pass on, and suffer for it. NIV 3 A prudent man sees danger and takes refuge, but the simple keep going and suffer for it. HNV 4 The result of humility and the fear of the LORD Is wealth, honor, and life. NIV 4 Humility and the fear of the LORD bring wealth and honor and life. HNV 5 Thorns and snares are in the path of the wicked: Whoever guards his soul stays from them. NIV 5 In the paths of the wicked lie thorns and snares, but he who guards his soul stays far from them. HNV 6 Train up a child in the way he should go, And when he is old he will not depart from it. NIV 6 Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it. HNV 7 The rich rules over the poor. The borrower is servant to the lender. NIV 7 The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender. HNV 8 He who sows wickedness reaps trouble, And the rod of his fury will be destroyed. NIV 8 He who sows wickedness reaps trouble, and the rod of his fury will be destroyed. HNV 9 He who has a generous eye will be blessed; For he shares his food with the poor. NIV 9 A generous man will himself be blessed, for he shares his food with the poor. HNV 10 Drive out the mocker, and strife will go out; Yes, quarrels and insults will stop. NIV 10 Drive out the mocker, and out goes strife; quarrels and insults are ended. HNV 11 He who loves purity of heart and speaks gracefully Is the king's friend. NIV 11 He who loves a pure heart and whose speech is gracious will have the king for his friend. HNV 12 The eyes of the LORD watch over knowledge; But he frustrates the words of the unfaithful. NIV 12 The eyes of the LORD keep watch over knowledge, but he frustrates the words of the unfaithful. HNV 13 The sluggard says, "There is a lion outside! I will be killed in the streets!" NIV 13 The sluggard says, "There is a lion outside!" or, "I will be murdered in the streets!" HNV 14 The mouth of an adulteress is a deep pit: He who is under the LORD's wrath will fall into it. NIV 14 The mouth of an adulteress is a deep pit; he who is under the LORD's wrath will fall into it. HNV 15 Folly is bound up in the heart of a child: The rod of discipline drives it far from him. NIV 15 Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline will drive it far from him. HNV 16 Whoever oppresses the poor for his own increase and whoever gives to the rich, Both come to poverty. NIV 16 He who oppresses the poor to increase his wealth and he who gives gifts to the rich--both come to poverty. HNV 17 Turn your ear, and listen to the words of the wise. Apply your heart to my teaching. NIV 17 Pay attention and listen to the sayings of the wise; apply your heart to what I teach, HNV 18 For it is a pleasant thing if you keep them within you, If all of them are ready on your lips. NIV 18 for it is pleasing when you keep them in your heart and have all of them ready on your lips. HNV 19 That your trust may be in the LORD, I teach you today, even you. NIV 19 So that your trust may be in the LORD, I teach you today, even you. HNV 20 Haven't I written to you thirty excellent things Of counsel and knowledge, NIV 20 Have I not written thirty sayings for you, sayings of counsel and knowledge, HNV 21 To teach you truth, reliable words, To give sound answers to the ones who sent you? NIV 21 teaching you true and reliable words, so that you can give sound answers to him who sent you? HNV 22 Don't exploit the poor, because he is poor; And don't crush the needy in court; NIV 22 Do not exploit the poor because they are poor and do not crush the needy in court, HNV 23 For the LORD will plead their case, And plunder the life of those who plunder them. NIV 23 for the LORD will take up their case and will plunder those who plunder them. HNV 24 Don't befriend a hot-tempered man, And don't associate with one who harbors anger: NIV 24 Do not make friends with a hot-tempered man, do not associate with one easily angered, HNV 25 Lest you learn his ways, And ensnare your soul. NIV 25 or you may learn his ways and get yourself ensnared. HNV 26 Don't you be one of those who strike hands, Of those who are collateral for debts. NIV 26 Do not be a man who strikes hands in pledge or puts up security for debts; HNV 27 If you don't have means to pay, Why should he take away your bed from under you? NIV 27 if you lack the means to pay, your very bed will be snatched from under you. HNV 28 Don't move the ancient boundary stone, Which your fathers have set up. NIV 28 Do not move an ancient boundary stone set up by your forefathers. HNV 29 Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will serve kings; He won't serve obscure men. NIV 29 Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will serve before kings; he will not serve before obscure men.