Proverbs 29:3-13 NIV

3 A man who loves wisdom brings joy to his father, but a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth.

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4 By justice a king gives a country stability, but those who are greedy fora bribes tear it down.

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    • ‘ 29:4 - Or "who give"
      5 Those who flatter their neighbors are spreading nets for their feet.

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      6 Evildoers are snared by their own sin, but the righteous shout for joy and are glad.

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      7 The righteous care about justice for the poor, but the wicked have no such concern.

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      8 Mockers stir up a city, but the wise turn away anger.

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      9 If a wise person goes to court with a fool, the fool rages and scoffs, and there is no peace.
      10 The bloodthirsty hate a person of integrity and seek to kill the upright.

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      11 Fools give full vent to their rage, but the wise bring calm in the end.

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      12 If a ruler listens to lies, all his officials become wicked.

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      13 The poor and the oppressor have this in common: The LORD gives sight to the eyes of both.

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