Proverbs 22:4-14 NIV

4 Humility is the fear of the LORD; its wages are riches and honor and life.

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5 In the paths of the wicked are snares and pitfalls, but those who would preserve their life stay far from them.

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6 Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.

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7 The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is slave to the lender.
8 Whoever sows injustice reaps calamity, and the rod they wield in fury will be broken.

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9 The generous will themselves be blessed, for they share their food with the poor.

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10 Drive out the mocker, and out goes strife; quarrels and insults are ended.

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11 One who loves a pure heart and who speaks with grace will have the king for a friend.

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12 The eyes of the LORD keep watch over knowledge, but he frustrates the words of the unfaithful.
13 The sluggard says, “There’s a lion outside! I’ll be killed in the public square!”

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14 The mouth of an adulterous woman is a deep pit; a man who is under the LORD’s wrath falls into it.

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