Proverbs 15:25-33 NIV

25 The LORD tears down the proud man's house1 but he keeps the widow's boundaries intact.2

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26 The LORD detests the thoughts3 of the wicked,4 but those of the pure5 are pleasing to him.

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27 A greedy man brings trouble to his family, but he who hates bribes will live.6

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28 The heart of the righteous weighs its answers,7 but the mouth of the wicked gushes evil.8

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29 The LORD is far from the wicked but he hears the prayer of the righteous.9

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30 A cheerful look brings joy to the heart, and good news gives health to the bones.10

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31 He who listens to a life-giving rebuke will be at home among the wise.11

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      32 He who ignores discipline despises himself,12 but whoever heeds correction gains understanding.13

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      33 The fear of the LORD 14 teaches a man wisdom,a and humility comes before honor.15

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        • c 15:33 - Or "Wisdom teaches the fear of the LORD"