Proverbs 23:18-28 NIV

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

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Saying 16

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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Saying 17

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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      Saying 18

      26 My son, give me your heart and let your eyes delight in my ways,

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      27 for an adulterous woman is a deep pit, and a wayward wife is a narrow well.

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      28 Like a bandit she lies in wait and multiplies the unfaithful among men.

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