Even a child is known by his actions, by whether his conduct is pure1 and right.
References for Proverbs 20:11
Ears that hear and eyes that see-- the LORD has made them both.2
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Do not love sleep or you will grow poor;3 stay awake and you will have food to spare.
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"It's no good, it's no good!" says the buyer; then off he goes and boasts about his purchase.
Gold there is, and rubies in abundance, but lips that speak knowledge are a rare jewel.
Take the garment of one who puts up security for a stranger; hold it in pledge4 if he does it for a wayward woman.5
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Food gained by fraud tastes sweet to a man,6 but he ends up with a mouth full of gravel.7
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Make plans by seeking advice; if you wage war, obtain guidance.8
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A gossip betrays a confidence;9 so avoid a man who talks too much.
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If a man curses his father or mother,10 his lamp will be snuffed out in pitch darkness.11
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