Proverbs 15:19-29 NIV

19 The way of the sluggard is blocked with thorns, but the path of the upright is a highway.

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20 A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish man despises his mother.

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21 Folly brings joy to one who has no sense, but whoever has understanding keeps a straight course.

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22 Plans fail for lack of counsel, but with many advisers they succeed.

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23 A person finds joy in giving an apt reply— and how good is a timely word!

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24 The path of life leads upward for the prudent to keep them from going down to the realm of the dead.
25 The LORD tears down the house of the proud, but he sets the widow’s boundary stones in place.

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26 The LORD detests the thoughts of the wicked, but gracious words are pure in his sight.

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27 The greedy bring ruin to their households, but the one who hates bribes will live.

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28 The heart of the righteous weighs its answers, but the mouth of the wicked gushes evil.

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29 The LORD is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayer of the righteous.

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