Proverbs 16:20-30 NIV

20 Whoever gives heed to instruction prospers,aand blessed is the one who trusts in the LORD.

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    •  16:20 - Or "whoever speaks prudently finds what is good"
      21 The wise in heart are called discerning, and gracious words promote instruction.b

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        • € 16:21 - Or "words make a person persuasive"
          22 Prudence is a fountain of life to the prudent, but folly brings punishment to fools.

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          23 The hearts of the wise make their mouths prudent, and their lips promote instruction.c

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            •  16:23 - Or "prudent" / "and make their lips persuasive"
              24 Gracious words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.

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              25 There is a way that appears to be right, but in the end it leads to death.

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              26 The appetite of laborers works for them; their hunger drives them on.
              27 A scoundrel plots evil, and on their lips it is like a scorching fire.

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              28 A perverse person stirs up conflict, and a gossip separates close friends.

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              29 A violent person entices their neighbor and leads them down a path that is not good.

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              30 Whoever winks with their eye is plotting perversity; whoever purses their lips is bent on evil.

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