Proverbs 17:14-24 NIV

14 Starting a quarrel is like breaching a dam; so drop the matter before a dispute breaks out.

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15 Acquitting the guilty and condemning the innocent— the LORD detests them both.

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16 Why should fools have money in hand to buy wisdom, when they are not able to understand it?

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17 A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for a time of adversity.

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18 One who has no sense shakes hands in pledge and puts up security for a neighbor.

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19 Whoever loves a quarrel loves sin; whoever builds a high gate invites destruction.
20 One whose heart is corrupt does not prosper; one whose tongue is perverse falls into trouble.
21 To have a fool for a child brings grief; there is no joy for the parent of a godless fool.

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22 A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.

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23 The wicked accept bribes in secret to pervert the course of justice.

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24 A discerning person keeps wisdom in view, but a fool’s eyes wander to the ends of the earth.

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