Proverbs 19:13-23 NIV

13 A foolish son is his father's ruin,1 and a quarrelsome wife is like a constant dripping.2

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14 Houses and wealth are inherited from parents,3 but a prudent wife is from the LORD.4

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15 Laziness brings on deep sleep, and the shiftless man goes hungry.5

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16 He who obeys instructions guards his life, but he who is contemptuous of his ways will die.6

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17 He who is kind to the poor lends to the LORD,7 and he will reward him for what he has done.8

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18 Discipline your son, for in that there is hope; do not be a willing party to his death.9

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19 A hot-tempered man must pay the penalty; if you rescue him, you will have to do it again.
20 Listen to advice and accept instruction,10 and in the end you will be wise.11

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21 Many are the plans in a man's heart, but it is the LORD's purpose that prevails.12

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22 What a man desires is unfailing lovea; better to be poor than a liar.

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    • b 19:22 - Or "A man's greed is his shame"
      23 The fear of the LORD leads to life: Then one rests content, untouched by trouble.13

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