Proverbs 22:21-29 NIV

21 teaching you to be honest and to speak the truth, so that you bring back truthful reports to those you serve?

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

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23 for the LORD will take up their case and will exact life for life.

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24 Do not make friends with a hot-tempered person, do not associate with one easily angered,

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      25 or you may learn their ways and get yourself ensnared.

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      26 Do not be one who shakes hands in pledge 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.

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      Saying 5

      28 Do not move an ancient boundary stone set up by your ancestors.

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      Saying 6

      29 Do you see someone skilled in their work? They will serve before kings; they will not serve before officials of low rank.

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