Proverbs 22:24-29 NIV

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.1

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26 Do not be a man who strikes hands in pledge2 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.3

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28 Do not move an ancient boundary stone4 set up by your forefathers.

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29 Do you see a man skilled5 in his work? He will serve6 before kings;7 he will not serve before obscure men.

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