Proverbs 29:8-18 NIV

8 Mockers stir up a city, but wise men turn away anger.1

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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.2

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11 A fool gives full vent to his anger,3 but a wise man keeps himself under control.4

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12 If a ruler5 listens to lies, all his officials become wicked.6

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13 The poor man and the oppressor have this in common: The LORD gives sight to the eyes of both.7

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14 If a king judges the poor with fairness, his throne will always be secure.8

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15 The rod of correction imparts wisdom, but a child left to himself disgraces his mother.9

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16 When the wicked thrive, so does sin, but the righteous will see their downfall.10

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17 Discipline your son, and he will give you peace; he will bring delight to your soul.11

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      18 Where there is no revelation, the people cast off restraint; but blessed is he who keeps the law.12

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