Proverbs 20:1-7 NIV

1 Wine1 is a mocker2 and beer a brawler; whoever is led astray3 by them is not wise.4

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2 A king's wrath is like the roar of a lion;5 he who angers him forfeits his life.6

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3 It is to a man's honor to avoid strife, but every fool7 is quick to quarrel.8

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4 A sluggard9 does not plow in season; so at harvest time he looks but finds nothing.10

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5 The purposes of a man's heart are deep waters,11 but a man of understanding draws them out.

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6 Many a man claims to have unfailing love, but a faithful man who can find?12

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7 The righteous man leads a blameless life;13 blessed are his children after him.14

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