Proverbs 13:2-12 NIV

2 From the fruit of their lips people enjoy good things, but the unfaithful have an appetite for violence.

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3 Those who guard their lips preserve their lives, but those who speak rashly will come to ruin.

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4 A sluggard’s appetite is never filled, but the desires of the diligent are fully satisfied.

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5 The righteous hate what is false, but the wicked make themselves a stench and bring shame on themselves.

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6 Righteousness guards the person of integrity, but wickedness overthrows the sinner.

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7 One person pretends to be rich, yet has nothing; another pretends to be poor, yet has great wealth.

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8 A person’s riches may ransom their life, but the poor cannot respond to threatening rebukes.

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9 The light of the righteous shines brightly, but the lamp of the wicked is snuffed out.

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10 Where there is strife, there is pride, but wisdom is found in those who take advice.

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11 Dishonest money dwindles away, but whoever gathers money little by little makes it grow.

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12 Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.

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