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

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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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