Proverbs 23:15-25 NIV

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15 My son, if your heart is wise, then my heart will be glad indeed;

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      16 my inmost being will rejoice when your lips speak what is right.

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      17 Do not let your heart envy sinners, but always be zealous for the fear of the LORD.

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      18 There is surely a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off.

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      19 Listen, my son, and be wise, and set your heart on the right path:

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      20 Do not join those who drink too much wine or gorge themselves on meat,

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      21 for drunkards and gluttons become poor, and drowsiness clothes them in rags.

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      22 Listen to your father, who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old.

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      23 Buy the truth and do not sell it— wisdom, instruction and insight as well.

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      24 The father of a righteous child has great joy; a man who fathers a wise son rejoices in him.

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          25 May your father and mother rejoice; may she who gave you birth be joyful!

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