Proverbs 25:19-28 NIV

19 Like a bad tooth or a lame foot is reliance on the unfaithful in times of trouble.
20 Like one who takes away a garment on a cold day, or like vinegar poured on soda, 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 coals1 on his head, and the LORD will reward you.2

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23 As a north wind brings rain, so a sly tongue brings angry looks.
24 Better to live on a corner of the roof than share a house with a quarrelsome wife.3

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25 Like cold water to a weary soul is good news from a distant land.4

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26 Like a muddied spring or a polluted well is a righteous man who gives way to the wicked.
27 It is not good to eat too much honey,5 nor is it honorable to seek one's own honor.6

References for Proverbs 25:27

28 Like a city whose walls are broken down is a man who lacks self-control.