Proverbs 30:1-11 NIV

Sayings of Agur

1 The sayings of Agur son of Jakeh—an inspired utterance. This man’s utterance to Ithiel: “I am weary, God, but I can prevail.a

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    • ’ 30:1 - With a different word division of the Hebrew; Masoretic Text "utterance to Ithiel, " / "to Ithiel and Ukal:"
      2 Surely I am only a brute, not a man; I do not have human understanding.
      3 I have not learned wisdom, nor have I attained to the knowledge of the Holy One.

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      4 Who has gone up to heaven and come down? Whose hands have gathered up the wind? Who has wrapped up the waters in a cloak? Who has established all the ends of the earth? What is his name, and what is the name of his son? Surely you know!

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      5 “Every word of God is flawless; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him.

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      6 Do not add to his words, or he will rebuke you and prove you a liar.

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      7 “Two things I ask of you, LORD; do not refuse me before I die:
      8 Keep falsehood and lies far from me; give me neither poverty nor riches, but give me only my daily bread.

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      9 Otherwise, I may have too much and disown you and say, ‘Who is the LORD?’ Or I may become poor and steal, and so dishonor the name of my God.

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      10 “Do not slander a servant to their master, or they will curse you, and you will pay for it.
      11 “There are those who curse their fathers and do not bless their mothers;

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