12 The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and pay the penalty.
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13 Take the garment of one who puts up security for a stranger; hold it in pledge if it is done for an outsider.
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14 If anyone loudly blesses their neighbor early in the morning, it will be taken as a curse.
15 A quarrelsome wife is like the dripping of a leaky roof in a rainstorm;
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16 restraining her is like restraining the wind or grasping oil with the hand.
17 As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.
18 The one who guards a fig tree will eat its fruit, and whoever protects their master will be honored.
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19 As water reflects the face, so one’s life reflects the heart.a
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    •  27:19 - Or "so others reflect your heart back to you"
      20 Death and Destructionb are never satisfied, and neither are human eyes.
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      21 The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold, but people are tested by their praise.
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      22 Though you grind a fool in a mortar, grinding them like grain with a pestle, you will not remove their folly from them.