Proverbs 21:9-19 NIV

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 Onea 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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      15 When justice is done, it brings joy to the righteous but terror to evildoers.

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      16 Whoever strays from the path of prudence comes to rest in the company of the dead.

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      17 Whoever loves pleasure will become poor; whoever loves wine and olive oil will never be rich.

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      18 The wicked become a ransom for the righteous, and the unfaithful for the upright.

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      19 Better to live in a desert than with a quarrelsome and nagging wife.

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