Proverbs 22:21-29 NIV

21 teaching you true and reliable words,1 so that you can give sound answers to him who sent you?

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22 Do not exploit the poor2 because they are poor and do not crush the needy in court,3

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23 for the LORD will take up their case4 and will plunder those who plunder them.5

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24 Do not make friends with a hot-tempered man, do not associate with one easily angered,
25 or you may learn his ways and get yourself ensnared.6

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26 Do not be a man who strikes hands in pledge7 or puts up security for debts;

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27 if you lack the means to pay, your very bed will be snatched from under you.8

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28 Do not move an ancient boundary stone9 set up by your forefathers.

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29 Do you see a man skilled10 in his work? He will serve11 before kings;12 he will not serve before obscure men.

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