Proverbs 8:15-21 NIV

15 By me kings reign and rulers1 make laws that are just;

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16 by me princes govern,2 and all nobles who rule on earth.a

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    • a 8:16 - Many Hebrew manuscripts and Septuagint; most Hebrew manuscripts "and nobles--all righteous rulers"
      17 I love those who love me,3 and those who seek me find me.4

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      18 With me are riches and honor,5 enduring wealth and prosperity.6

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      19 My fruit is better than fine gold;7 what I yield surpasses choice silver.8

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      20 I walk in the way of righteousness,9 along the paths of justice,

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      21 bestowing wealth on those who love me and making their treasuries full.10

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