Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 22:18-28

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Proverbs 22:18-28

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.