Proverbs 24:1-10 NIV

1 Do not envy1 wicked men, do not desire their company;

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2 for their hearts plot violence,2 and their lips talk about making trouble.3

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3 By wisdom a house is built,4 and through understanding it is established;

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4 through knowledge its rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures.5

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5 A wise man has great power, and a man of knowledge increases strength;
6 for waging war you need guidance, and for victory many advisers.6

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7 Wisdom is too high for a fool; in the assembly at the gate he has nothing to say.
8 He who plots evil will be known as a schemer.
9 The schemes of folly are sin, and men detest a mocker.
10 If you falter in times of trouble, how small is your strength!7

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