12 Like an earring of gold or an ornament of fine gold is the rebuke of a wise judge to a listening ear.

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13 Like a snow-cooled drink at harvest time is a trustworthy messenger to the one who sends him; he refreshes the spirit of his master.

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14 Like clouds and wind without rain is one who boasts of gifts never given.
15 Through patience a ruler can be persuaded, and a gentle tongue can break a bone.

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16 If you find honey, eat just enough— too much of it, and you will vomit.

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      17 Seldom set foot in your neighbor’s house— too much of you, and they will hate you.
      18 Like a club or a sword or a sharp arrow is one who gives false testimony against a neighbor.

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      19 Like a broken tooth or a lame foot is reliance on the unfaithful in a time of trouble.
      20 Like one who takes away a garment on a cold day, or like vinegar poured on a wound, is one who sings songs to a heavy heart.
      21 If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat; if he is thirsty, give him water to drink.
      22 In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head, and the LORD will reward you.

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