Proverbs 18:8-18 NIV

8 The words of a gossip are like choice morsels; they go down to the inmost parts.

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9 One who is slack in his work is brother to one who destroys.

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10 The name of the LORD is a fortified tower; the righteous run to it and are safe.

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11 The wealth of the rich is their fortified city; they imagine it a wall too high to scale.

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12 Before a downfall the heart is haughty, but humility comes before honor.

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13 To answer before listening— that is folly and shame.

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14 The human spirit can endure in sickness, but a crushed spirit who can bear?

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15 The heart of the discerning acquires knowledge, for the ears of the wise seek it out.

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16 A gift opens the way and ushers the giver into the presence of the great.

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17 In a lawsuit the first to speak seems right, until someone comes forward and cross-examines.
18 Casting the lot settles disputes and keeps strong opponents apart.

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