Proverbs 21:4-14 NIV

4 Haughty eyes and a proud heart— the unplowed field of the wicked—produce sin.

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5 The plans of the diligent lead to profit as surely as haste leads to poverty.

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6 A fortune made by a lying tongue is a fleeting vapor and a deadly snare.a

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    • … 21:6 - Some Hebrew manuscripts, Septuagint and Vulgate; most Hebrew manuscripts "vapor for those who seek death"
      7 The violence of the wicked will drag them away, for they refuse to do what is right.

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      8 The way of the guilty is devious, but the conduct of the innocent is upright.

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      9 Better to live on a corner of the roof than share a house with a quarrelsome wife.

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      10 The wicked crave evil; their neighbors get no mercy from them.
      11 When a mocker is punished, the simple gain wisdom; by paying attention to the wise they get knowledge.

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      12 The Righteous Oneb takes note of the house of the wicked and brings the wicked to ruin.

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        • † 21:12 - Or "The righteous person"
          13 Whoever shuts their ears to the cry of the poor will also cry out and not be answered.

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          14 A gift given in secret soothes anger, and a bribe concealed in the cloak pacifies great wrath.

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