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Proverbs 22

NIV 1 A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold. NIV 1 A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold. NIV 2 Rich and 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. NIV 3 A prudent man sees danger and takes refuge, but the simple keep going and suffer for it. NIV 3 A prudent man sees danger and takes refuge, but the simple keep going and suffer for it. NIV 4 Humility and the fear of the LORD bring wealth and honor and life. NIV 4 Humility and the fear of the LORD bring wealth and honor and life. NIV 5 In the paths of the wicked lie thorns and snares, but he who guards his soul stays far from them. NIV 5 In the paths of the wicked lie thorns and snares, but he who guards his soul stays far from them. NIV 6 Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it. NIV 6 Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it. NIV 7 The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender. NIV 7 The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender. NIV 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. NIV 9 A generous man will himself 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. NIV 10 Drive out the mocker, and out goes strife; quarrels and insults are ended. NIV 10 Drive out the mocker, and out goes strife; quarrels and insults are ended. NIV 11 He who loves a pure heart and whose speech is gracious will have the king for his friend. NIV 11 He who loves a pure heart and whose speech is gracious will have the king for his friend. NIV 12 The eyes of the LORD keep 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. NIV 13 The sluggard says, "There is a lion outside!" or, "I will be murdered in the streets!" NIV 13 The sluggard says, "There is a lion outside!" or, "I will be murdered in the streets!" NIV 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. NIV 15 Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline will drive 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. NIV 16 He who oppresses the poor to increase his wealth and he who gives gifts 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. NIV 17 Pay attention and listen to the sayings of the wise; apply your heart to what I teach, NIV 17 Pay attention and listen to the sayings of the wise; apply your heart to what I teach, NIV 18 for it is pleasing when you keep them in your heart and have all of them 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. NIV 19 So 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. NIV 20 Have I not written thirty sayings for you, sayings of counsel and knowledge, NIV 20 Have I not written thirty sayings for you, sayings of counsel and knowledge, NIV 21 teaching you true and reliable words, so that you can give sound answers to him who sent you? NIV 21 teaching you true and reliable words, so that you can give sound answers to him who sent you? NIV 22 Do not exploit the poor because they are poor and do not crush the needy in court, NIV 22 Do not exploit the poor because they are poor and do not crush the needy in court, NIV 23 for the LORD will take up their case and will plunder those who plunder them. NIV 23 for the LORD will take up their case and will plunder those who plunder them. NIV 24 Do not make friends with a hot-tempered man, do not associate with one easily angered, NIV 24 Do not make friends with a hot-tempered man, do not associate with one easily angered, NIV 25 or you may learn his ways and get yourself ensnared. NIV 25 or you may learn his ways and get yourself ensnared. NIV 26 Do not be a man who strikes hands in pledge or puts up security for debts; NIV 26 Do not be a man who strikes hands in pledge or puts up security for debts; NIV 27 if you lack the means to pay, your very bed will be snatched from under you. NIV 27 if you lack the means to pay, your very bed will be snatched from under you. NIV 28 Do not move an ancient boundary stone set up by your forefathers. NIV 28 Do not move an ancient boundary stone set up by your forefathers. NIV 29 Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will serve before kings; he will not serve before 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.