Proverbs 19:9-19 NIV

9 A false witness will not go unpunished, and he who pours out lies will perish.1

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      10 It is not fitting for a fool2 to live in luxury-- how much worse for a slave to rule over princes!3

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      11 A man's wisdom gives him patience;4 it is to his glory to overlook an offense.

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      12 A king's rage is like the roar of a lion,5 but his favor is like dew6 on the grass.7

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      13 A foolish son is his father's ruin,8 and a quarrelsome wife is like a constant dripping.9

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      14 Houses and wealth are inherited from parents,10 but a prudent wife is from the LORD.11

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      15 Laziness brings on deep sleep, and the shiftless man goes hungry.12

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      16 He who obeys instructions guards his life, but he who is contemptuous of his ways will die.13

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      17 He who is kind to the poor lends to the LORD,14 and he will reward him for what he has done.15

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      18 Discipline your son, for in that there is hope; do not be a willing party to his death.16

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      19 A hot-tempered man must pay the penalty; if you rescue him, you will have to do it again.