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Proverbs 30:13-23

RSV 13 There are those--how lofty are their eyes, how high their eyelids lift! NIV 13 those whose eyes are ever so haughty, whose glances are so disdainful; RSV 14 There are those whose teeth are swords, whose teeth are knives, to devour the poor from off the earth, the needy from among men. NIV 14 those whose teeth are swords and whose jaws are set with knives to devour the poor from the earth, the needy from among mankind. RSV 15 The leech has two daughters; "Give, give," they cry. Three things are never satisfied; four never say, "Enough": NIV 15 "The leech has two daughters. 'Give! Give!' they cry. "There are three things that are never satisfied, four that never say, 'Enough!': RSV 16 Sheol, the barren womb, the earth ever thirsty for water, and the fire which never says, "Enough." NIV 16 the grave, the barren womb, land, which is never satisfied with water, and fire, which never says, 'Enough!' RSV 17 The eye that mocks a father and scorns to obey a mother will be picked out by the ravens of the valley and eaten by the vultures. NIV 17 "The eye that mocks a father, that scorns obedience to a mother, will be pecked out by the ravens of the valley, will be eaten by the vultures. RSV 18 Three things are too wonderful for me; four I do not understand: NIV 18 "There are three things that are too amazing for me, four that I do not understand: RSV 19 the way of an eagle in the sky, the way of a serpent on a rock, the way of a ship on the high seas, and the way of a man with a maiden. NIV 19 the way of an eagle in the sky, the way of a snake on a rock, the way of a ship on the high seas, and the way of a man with a maiden. RSV 20 This is the way of an adulteress: she eats, and wipes her mouth, and says, "I have done no wrong." NIV 20 "This is the way of an adulteress: She eats and wipes her mouth and says, 'I've done nothing wrong.' RSV 21 Under three things the earth trembles; under four it cannot bear up: NIV 21 "Under three things the earth trembles, under four it cannot bear up: RSV 22 a slave when he becomes king, and a fool when he is filled with food; NIV 22 a servant who becomes king, a fool who is full of food, RSV 23 an unloved woman when she gets a husband, and a maid when she succeeds her mistress. NIV 23 an unloved woman who is married, and a maidservant who displaces her mistress.