When a king sits on his throne to judge,1 he winnows out all evil with his eyes.2
References for Proverbs 20:8
Who can say, "I have kept my heart pure;3 I am clean and without sin"?4
References for Proverbs 20:9
Differing weights and differing measures-- the LORD detests them both.5
References for Proverbs 20:10
Even a child is known by his actions, by whether his conduct is pure6 and right.
References for Proverbs 20:11
Ears that hear and eyes that see-- the LORD has made them both.7
References for Proverbs 20:12
Do not love sleep or you will grow poor;8 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 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 pledge9 if he does it for a wayward woman.10
References for Proverbs 20:16
Food gained by fraud tastes sweet to a man,11 but he ends up with a mouth full of gravel.12
References for Proverbs 20:17
Make plans by seeking advice; if you wage war, obtain guidance.13
References for Proverbs 20:18