Proverbs 4:19-27 NIV

19 But the way of the wicked is like deep darkness;1 they do not know what makes them stumble.2

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20 My son,3 pay attention to what I say; listen closely to my words.4

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21 Do not let them out of your sight,5 keep them within your heart;

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22 for they are life to those who find them and health to a man's whole body.6

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23 Above all else, guard7 your heart, for it is the wellspring of life.8

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24 Put away perversity from your mouth; keep corrupt talk far from your lips.
25 Let your eyes9 look straight ahead, fix your gaze directly before you.

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26 Make levela paths for your feet10 and take only ways that are firm.

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    • b 4:26 - Or "Consider the"
      27 Do not swerve to the right or the left;11 keep your foot from evil.

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