Proverbs 30:7-17 NIV

7 "Two things I ask of you, O 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.1

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9 Otherwise, I may have too much and disown2 you and say, 'Who is the LORD?'3 Or I may become poor and steal, and so dishonor the name of my God.4

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10 "Do not slander a servant to his master, or he will curse you, and you will pay for it.
11 "There are those who curse their fathers and do not bless their mothers;5

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12 those who are pure in their own eyes6 and yet are not cleansed of their filth;7

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13 those whose eyes are ever so haughty,8 whose glances are so disdainful;

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14 those whose teeth9 are swords and whose jaws are set with knives10 to devour11 the poor12 from the earth, the needy from among mankind.13

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15 "The leech has two daughters. 'Give! Give!' they cry. "There are three things that are never satisfied,14 four that never say, 'Enough!':

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16 the grave,a15 the barren womb, land, which is never satisfied with water, and fire, which never says, 'Enough!'

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17 "The eye that mocks16 a father, that scorns obedience to a mother, will be pecked out by the ravens of the valley, will be eaten by the vultures.17

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