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Proverbs 22:1-9

NLT 1 Choose a good reputation over great riches; being held in high esteem 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. NLT 2 The rich and poor have this in common: The made them both. NIV 2 Rich and poor have this in common: The LORD is the Maker of them all. NLT 3 A prudent person foresees danger and takes precautions. The simpleton goes blindly on and suffers the consequences. NIV 3 A prudent man sees danger and takes refuge, but the simple keep going and suffer for it. NLT 4 True humility and fear of the lead to riches, honor, and long life. NIV 4 Humility and the fear of the LORD bring wealth and honor and life. NLT 5 Corrupt people walk a thorny, treacherous road; whoever values life will avoid it. NIV 5 In the paths of the wicked lie thorns and snares, but he who guards his soul stays far from them. NLT 6 Direct your children onto the right path, and when they are older, they will not leave it. NIV 6 Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it. NLT 7 Just as the rich rule the poor, so the borrower is servant to the lender. NIV 7 The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender. NLT 8 Those who plant injustice will harvest disaster, and their reign of terror will come to an end. NIV 8 He who sows wickedness reaps trouble, and the rod of his fury will be destroyed. NLT 9 Blessed are those who are generous, because they feed the poor. NIV 9 A generous man will himself be blessed, for he shares his food with the poor.