Proverbs 25:1-9 NIV

More Proverbs of Solomon

1 These are more proverbs of Solomon, compiled by the men of Hezekiah king of Judah:

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2 It is the glory of God to conceal a matter; to search out a matter is the glory of kings.

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3 As the heavens are high and the earth is deep, so the hearts of kings are unsearchable.
4 Remove the dross from the silver, and a silversmith can produce a vessel;
5 remove wicked officials from the king’s presence, and his throne will be established through righteousness.

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6 Do not exalt yourself in the king’s presence, and do not claim a place among his great men;
7 it is better for him to say to you, “Come up here,” than for him to humiliate you before his nobles. What you have seen with your eyes

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8 do not bringa hastily to court, for what will you do in the end if your neighbor puts you to shame?

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    • Š 25:8 - Or "nobles " / "on whom you had set your eyes. " / 8"Do not go"
      9 If you take your neighbor to court, do not betray another’s confidence,