Proverbs 10:10-20 NIV

10 He who winks maliciously1 causes grief, and a chattering fool comes to ruin.

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11 The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life,2 but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked.3

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      12 Hatred stirs up dissension, but love covers over all wrongs.4

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      13 Wisdom is found on the lips of the discerning,5 but a rod is for the back of him who lacks judgment.6

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      14 Wise men store up knowledge,7 but the mouth of a fool invites ruin.8

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      15 The wealth of the rich is their fortified city,9 but poverty is the ruin of the poor.10

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      16 The wages of the righteous bring them life,11 but the income of the wicked brings them punishment.12

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      17 He who heeds discipline shows the way to life,13 but whoever ignores correction leads others astray.

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      18 He who conceals his hatred has lying lips,14 and whoever spreads slander is a fool.

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      19 When words are many, sin is not absent, but he who holds his tongue is wise.15

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      20 The tongue of the righteous is choice silver, but the heart of the wicked is of little value.