Proverbs 24:11-21 NIV

11 Rescue those being led away to death; hold back those staggering toward slaughter.1

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12 If you say, "But we knew nothing about this," does not he who weighs23 the heart perceive it? Does not he who guards your life know it? Will he not repay4 each person according to what he has done?5

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13 Eat honey, my son, for it is good; honey from the comb is sweet to your taste.
14 Know also that wisdom is sweet to your soul; if you find it, there is a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off.67

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15 Do not lie in wait like an outlaw against a righteous man's house, do not raid his dwelling place;
16 for though a righteous man falls seven times, he rises again, but the wicked are brought down by calamity.8

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17 Do not gloat9 when your enemy falls; when he stumbles, do not let your heart rejoice,10

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18 or the LORD will see and disapprove and turn his wrath away from him.11

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19 Do not fret12 because of evil men or be envious of the wicked,

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20 for the evil man has no future hope, and the lamp of the wicked will be snuffed out.13

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21 Fear the LORD and the king,14 my son, and do not join with the rebellious,

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