Proverbs 29:7-17 NIV

7 The righteous care about justice for the poor,1 but the wicked have no such concern.

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8 Mockers stir up a city, but wise men turn away anger.2

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9 If a wise man goes to court with a fool, the fool rages and scoffs, and there is no peace.
10 Bloodthirsty men hate a man of integrity and seek to kill the upright.3

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11 A fool gives full vent to his anger,4 but a wise man keeps himself under control.5

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12 If a ruler6 listens to lies, all his officials become wicked.7

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13 The poor man and the oppressor have this in common: The LORD gives sight to the eyes of both.8

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14 If a king judges the poor with fairness, his throne will always be secure.9

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15 The rod of correction imparts wisdom, but a child left to himself disgraces his mother.10

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16 When the wicked thrive, so does sin, but the righteous will see their downfall.11

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17 Discipline your son, and he will give you peace; he will bring delight to your soul.12

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