Proverbs 27:8-18 NIV

8 Like a bird that flees its nest is anyone who flees from home.

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9 Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart, and the pleasantness of a friend springs from their heartfelt advice.

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10 Do not forsake your friend or a friend of your family, and do not go to your relative’s house when disaster strikes you— better a neighbor nearby than a relative far away.

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11 Be wise, my son, and bring joy to my heart; then I can answer anyone who treats me with contempt.

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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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