Proverbs 28:14-24 NIV

14 Blessed is the man who always fears the LORD, but he who hardens his heart falls into trouble.
15 Like a roaring lion or a charging bear is a wicked man ruling over a helpless people.
16 A tyrannical ruler lacks judgment, but he who hates ill-gotten gain will enjoy a long life.
17 A man tormented by the guilt of murder will be a fugitive1 till death; let no one support him.

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18 He whose walk is blameless is kept safe,2 but he whose ways are perverse will suddenly fall.3

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19 He who works his land will have abundant food, but the one who chases fantasies will have his fill of poverty.4

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20 A faithful man will be richly blessed, but one eager to get rich will not go unpunished.5

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21 To show partiality6 is not good7-- yet a man will do wrong for a piece of bread.8

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22 A stingy man is eager to get rich and is unaware that poverty awaits him.9

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23 He who rebukes a man will in the end gain more favor than he who has a flattering tongue.10

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24 He who robs his father or mother11 and says, "It's not wrong"-- he is partner to him who destroys.12

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