Proverbs 10:23-32 NIV

23 A fool finds pleasure in wicked schemes, but a person of understanding delights in wisdom.

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24 What the wicked dread will overtake them; what the righteous desire will be granted.

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25 When the storm has swept by, the wicked are gone, but the righteous stand firm forever.

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26 As vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes, so are sluggards to those who send them.

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27 The fear of the LORD adds length to life, but the years of the wicked are cut short.

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28 The prospect of the righteous is joy, but the hopes of the wicked come to nothing.

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29 The way of the LORD is a refuge for the blameless, but it is the ruin of those who do evil.

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30 The righteous will never be uprooted, but the wicked will not remain in the land.

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31 From the mouth of the righteous comes the fruit of wisdom, but a perverse tongue will be silenced.

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      32 The lips of the righteous know what finds favor, but the mouth of the wicked only what is perverse.

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      • a 10:6 - Or "righteous, / but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence"
      • b 10:7 - See Gen. 48:20.