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Proverbs 29

NIV 1 A man who remains stiff-necked after many rebukes will suddenly be destroyed--without remedy. NIV 1 A man who remains stiff-necked after many rebukes will suddenly be destroyed--without remedy. NIV 2 When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice; when the wicked rule, the people groan. NIV 2 When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice; when the wicked rule, the people groan. NIV 3 A man who loves wisdom brings joy to his father, but a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth. NIV 3 A man who loves wisdom brings joy to his father, but a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth. NIV 4 By justice a king gives a country stability, but one who is greedy for bribes tears it down. NIV 4 By justice a king gives a country stability, but one who is greedy for bribes tears it down. NIV 5 Whoever flatters his neighbor is spreading a net for his feet. NIV 5 Whoever flatters his neighbor is spreading a net for his feet. NIV 6 An evil man is snared by his own sin, but a righteous one can sing and be glad. NIV 6 An evil man is snared by his own sin, but a righteous one can sing and be glad. NIV 7 The righteous care about justice for the poor, but the wicked have no such concern. NIV 7 The righteous care about justice for the poor, but the wicked have no such concern. NIV 8 Mockers stir up a city, but wise men turn away anger. NIV 8 Mockers stir up a city, but wise men turn away anger. NIV 9 If a wise man goes to court with a fool, the fool rages and scoffs, and there is no peace. NIV 9 If a wise man goes to court with a fool, the fool rages and scoffs, and there is no peace. NIV 10 Bloodthirsty men hate a man of integrity and seek to kill the upright. NIV 10 Bloodthirsty men hate a man of integrity and seek to kill the upright. NIV 11 A fool gives full vent to his anger, but a wise man keeps himself under control. NIV 11 A fool gives full vent to his anger, but a wise man keeps himself under control. NIV 12 If a ruler listens to lies, all his officials become wicked. NIV 12 If a ruler listens to lies, all his officials become wicked. NIV 13 The poor man and the oppressor have this in common: The LORD gives sight to the eyes of both. NIV 13 The poor man and the oppressor have this in common: The LORD gives sight to the eyes of both. NIV 14 If a king judges the poor with fairness, his throne will always be secure. NIV 14 If a king judges the poor with fairness, his throne will always be secure. NIV 15 The rod of correction imparts wisdom, but a child left to himself disgraces his mother. NIV 15 The rod of correction imparts wisdom, but a child left to himself disgraces his mother. NIV 16 When the wicked thrive, so does sin, but the righteous will see their downfall. NIV 16 When the wicked thrive, so does sin, but the righteous will see their downfall. NIV 17 Discipline your son, and he will give you peace; he will bring delight to your soul. NIV 17 Discipline your son, and he will give you peace; he will bring delight to your soul. NIV 18 Where there is no revelation, the people cast off restraint; but blessed is he who keeps the law. NIV 18 Where there is no revelation, the people cast off restraint; but blessed is he who keeps the law. NIV 19 A servant cannot be corrected by mere words; though he understands, he will not respond. NIV 19 A servant cannot be corrected by mere words; though he understands, he will not respond. NIV 20 Do you see a man who speaks in haste? There is more hope for a fool than for him. NIV 20 Do you see a man who speaks in haste? There is more hope for a fool than for him. NIV 21 If a man pampers his servant from youth, he will bring grief in the end. NIV 21 If a man pampers his servant from youth, he will bring grief in the end. NIV 22 An angry man stirs up dissension, and a hot-tempered one commits many sins. NIV 22 An angry man stirs up dissension, and a hot-tempered one commits many sins. NIV 23 A man's pride brings him low, but a man of lowly spirit gains honor. NIV 23 A man's pride brings him low, but a man of lowly spirit gains honor. NIV 24 The accomplice of a thief is his own enemy; he is put under oath and dare not testify. NIV 24 The accomplice of a thief is his own enemy; he is put under oath and dare not testify. NIV 25 Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the LORD is kept safe. NIV 25 Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the LORD is kept safe. NIV 26 Many seek an audience with a ruler, but it is from the LORD that man gets justice. NIV 26 Many seek an audience with a ruler, but it is from the LORD that man gets justice. NIV 27 The righteous detest the dishonest; the wicked detest the upright. NIV 27 The righteous detest the dishonest; the wicked detest the upright.