1 Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but whoever hates correction is stupid.
2 Good people obtain favor from the LORD, but he condemns those who devise wicked schemes.
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3 No one can be established through wickedness, but the righteous cannot be uprooted.
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4 A wife of noble character is her husband’s crown, but a disgraceful wife is like decay in his bones.
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5 The plans of the righteous are just, but the advice of the wicked is deceitful.
6 The words of the wicked lie in wait for blood, but the speech of the upright rescues them.
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7 The wicked are overthrown and are no more, but the house of the righteous stands firm.
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8 A person is praised according to their prudence, and one with a warped mind is despised.
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9 Better to be a nobody and yet have a servant than pretend to be somebody and have no food.