1 The proverbs of Solomon: A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish son brings grief to his mother.
2 Ill-gotten treasures have no lasting value, but righteousness delivers from death.
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3 The LORD does not let the righteous go hungry, but he thwarts the craving of the wicked.
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4 Lazy hands make for poverty, but diligent hands bring wealth.
5 He who gathers crops in summer is a prudent son, but he who sleeps during harvest is a disgraceful son.
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6 Blessings crown the head of the righteous, but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked.a
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    • v 10:6 - Or "righteous, / but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence"
      7 The name of the righteous is used in blessings,bbut the name of the wicked will rot.
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      8 The wise in heart accept commands, but a chattering fool comes to ruin.
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      9 Whoever walks in integrity walks securely, but whoever takes crooked paths will be found out.
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      10 Whoever winks maliciously causes grief, and a chattering fool comes to ruin.
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