Proverbs 22:22-28 NIV

22 Do not exploit the poor1 because they are poor and do not crush the needy in court,2

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23 for the LORD will take up their case3 and will plunder those who plunder them.4

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24 Do not make friends with a hot-tempered man, do not associate with one easily angered,
25 or you may learn his ways and get yourself ensnared.5

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26 Do not be a man who strikes hands in pledge6 or puts up security for debts;

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27 if you lack the means to pay, your very bed will be snatched from under you.7

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28 Do not move an ancient boundary stone8 set up by your forefathers.

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