12 Whoever derides their neighbor has no sense, but the one who has understanding holds their tongue.
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13 A gossip betrays a confidence, but a trustworthy person keeps a secret.
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14 For lack of guidance a nation falls, but victory is won through many advisers.
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15 Whoever puts up security for a stranger will surely suffer, but whoever refuses to shake hands in pledge is safe.
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16 A kindhearted woman gains honor, but ruthless men gain only wealth.
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17 Those who are kind benefit themselves, but the cruel bring ruin on themselves.
18 A wicked person earns deceptive wages, but the one who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward.
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19 Truly the righteous attain life, but whoever pursues evil finds death.
20 The LORD detests those whose hearts are perverse, but he delights in those whose ways are blameless.
21 Be sure of this: The wicked will not go unpunished, but those who are righteous will go free.
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22 Like a gold ring in a pig’s snout is a beautiful woman who shows no discretion.