Proverbs 13:4-14 NIV

4 The sluggard craves and gets nothing,1 but the desires of the diligent are fully satisfied.

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5 The righteous hate what is false,2 but the wicked bring shame and disgrace.

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6 Righteousness guards the man of integrity, but wickedness overthrows the sinner.3

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7 One man pretends to be rich, yet has nothing;4 another pretends to be poor, yet has great wealth.5

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8 A man's riches may ransom his life, but a poor man hears no threat.6

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9 The light of the righteous shines brightly, but the lamp of the wicked is snuffed out.7

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10 Pride only breeds quarrels, but wisdom is found in those who take advice.8

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11 Dishonest money dwindles away,9 but he who 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.10

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13 He who scorns instruction will pay for it,11 but he who respects12 a command is rewarded.13

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14 The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life,14 turning a man from the snares of death.15

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