Proverbs 20:2-12 NIV

2 A king’s wrath strikes terror like the roar of a lion; those who anger him forfeit their lives.

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3 It is to one’s honor to avoid strife, but every fool is quick to quarrel.

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4 Sluggards do not plow in season; so at harvest time they look but find nothing.

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5 The purposes of a person’s heart are deep waters, but one who has insight draws them out.

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6 Many claim to have unfailing love, but a faithful person who can find?

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7 The righteous lead blameless lives; blessed are their children after them.

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8 When a king sits on his throne to judge, he winnows out all evil with his eyes.

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9 Who can say, “I have kept my heart pure; I am clean and without sin”?

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10 Differing weights and differing measures— the LORD detests them both.

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      11 Even small children are known by their actions, so is their conduct really pure and upright?

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      12 Ears that hear and eyes that see— the LORD has made them both.

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