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Proverbs 24

NIV 1 Do not envy wicked men, do not desire their company; NIV 1 Do not envy wicked men, do not desire their company; NIV 2 for their hearts plot violence, and their lips talk about making trouble. NIV 2 for their hearts plot violence, and their lips talk about making trouble. NIV 3 By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established; NIV 3 By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established; NIV 4 through knowledge its rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures. NIV 4 through knowledge its rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures. NIV 5 A wise man has great power, and a man of knowledge increases strength; NIV 5 A wise man has great power, and a man of knowledge increases strength; NIV 6 for waging war you need guidance, and for victory many advisers. NIV 6 for waging war you need guidance, and for victory many advisers. NIV 7 Wisdom is too high for a fool; in the assembly at the gate he has nothing to say. NIV 7 Wisdom is too high for a fool; in the assembly at the gate he has nothing to say. NIV 8 He who plots evil will be known as a schemer. NIV 8 He who plots evil will be known as a schemer. NIV 9 The schemes of folly are sin, and men detest a mocker. NIV 9 The schemes of folly are sin, and men detest a mocker. NIV 10 If you falter in times of trouble, how small is your strength! NIV 10 If you falter in times of trouble, how small is your strength! NIV 11 Rescue those being led away to death; hold back those staggering toward slaughter. NIV 11 Rescue those being led away to death; hold back those staggering toward slaughter. NIV 12 If you say, "But we knew nothing about this," does not he who weighs the heart perceive it? Does not he who guards your life know it? Will he not repay each person according to what he has done? NIV 12 If you say, "But we knew nothing about this," does not he who weighs the heart perceive it? Does not he who guards your life know it? Will he not repay each person according to what he has done? NIV 13 Eat honey, my son, for it is good; honey from the comb is sweet to your taste. NIV 13 Eat honey, my son, for it is good; honey from the comb is sweet to your taste. NIV 14 Know also that wisdom is sweet to your soul; if you find it, there is a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off. NIV 14 Know also that wisdom is sweet to your soul; if you find it, there is a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off. NIV 15 Do not lie in wait like an outlaw against a righteous man's house, do not raid his dwelling place; NIV 15 Do not lie in wait like an outlaw against a righteous man's house, do not raid his dwelling place; NIV 16 for though a righteous man falls seven times, he rises again, but the wicked are brought down by calamity. NIV 16 for though a righteous man falls seven times, he rises again, but the wicked are brought down by calamity. NIV 17 Do not gloat when your enemy falls; when he stumbles, do not let your heart rejoice, NIV 17 Do not gloat when your enemy falls; when he stumbles, do not let your heart rejoice, NIV 18 or the LORD will see and disapprove and turn his wrath away from him. NIV 18 or the LORD will see and disapprove and turn his wrath away from him. NIV 19 Do not fret because of evil men or be envious of the wicked, NIV 19 Do not fret because of evil men or be envious of the wicked, NIV 20 for the evil man has no future hope, and the lamp of the wicked will be snuffed out. NIV 20 for the evil man has no future hope, and the lamp of the wicked will be snuffed out. NIV 21 Fear the LORD and the king, my son, and do not join with the rebellious, NIV 21 Fear the LORD and the king, my son, and do not join with the rebellious, NIV 22 for those two will send sudden destruction upon them, and who knows what calamities they can bring? NIV 22 for those two will send sudden destruction upon them, and who knows what calamities they can bring? NIV 23 These also are sayings of the wise: To show partiality in judging is not good: NIV 23 These also are sayings of the wise: To show partiality in judging is not good: NIV 24 Whoever says to the guilty, "You are innocent"-- peoples will curse him and nations denounce him. NIV 24 Whoever says to the guilty, "You are innocent"-- peoples will curse him and nations denounce him. NIV 25 But it will go well with those who convict the guilty, and rich blessing will come upon them. NIV 25 But it will go well with those who convict the guilty, and rich blessing will come upon them. NIV 26 An honest answer is like a kiss on the lips. NIV 26 An honest answer is like a kiss on the lips. NIV 27 Finish your outdoor work and get your fields ready; after that, build your house. NIV 27 Finish your outdoor work and get your fields ready; after that, build your house. NIV 28 Do not testify against your neighbor without cause, or use your lips to deceive. NIV 28 Do not testify against your neighbor without cause, or use your lips to deceive. NIV 29 Do not say, "I'll do to him as he has done to me; I'll pay that man back for what he did." NIV 29 Do not say, "I'll do to him as he has done to me; I'll pay that man back for what he did." NIV 30 I went past the field of the sluggard, past the vineyard of the man who lacks judgment; NIV 30 I went past the field of the sluggard, past the vineyard of the man who lacks judgment; NIV 31 thorns had come up everywhere, the ground was covered with weeds, and the stone wall was in ruins. NIV 31 thorns had come up everywhere, the ground was covered with weeds, and the stone wall was in ruins. NIV 32 I applied my heart to what I observed and learned a lesson from what I saw: NIV 32 I applied my heart to what I observed and learned a lesson from what I saw: NIV 33 A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest-- NIV 33 A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest-- NIV 34 and poverty will come on you like a bandit and scarcity like an armed man. NIV 34 and poverty will come on you like a bandit and scarcity like an armed man.