Even small children are known by their actions, so is their conduct really pure and upright?
References for Proverbs 20:11
Ears that hear and eyes that see— the LORD has made them both.
References for Proverbs 20:12
Do not love sleep or you will grow poor; stay awake and you will have food to spare.
References for Proverbs 20:13
“It’s no good, it’s no good!” says the buyer— then goes off and boasts about the 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 pledge if it is done for an outsider.
References for Proverbs 20:16
Food gained by fraud tastes sweet, but one ends up with a mouth full of gravel.
References for Proverbs 20:17
Plans are established by seeking advice; so if you wage war, obtain guidance.
References for Proverbs 20:18
A gossip betrays a confidence; so avoid anyone who talks too much.
References for Proverbs 20:19
If someone curses their father or mother, their lamp will be snuffed out in pitch darkness.
References for Proverbs 20:20