Proverbs 6:7-17 NIV

7 It has no commander, no overseer or ruler,
8 yet it stores its provisions in summer1 and gathers its food at harvest.2

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9 How long will you lie there, you sluggard?3 When will you get up from your sleep?

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10 A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest4--

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11 and poverty5 will come on you like a bandit and scarcity like an armed man.a

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    • a 6:11 - Or "like a vagrant / and scarcity like a beggar"
      12 A scoundrel and villain, who goes about with a corrupt mouth,
      13 who winks with his eye,6 signals with his feet and motions with his fingers,7

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      14 who plots evil8 with deceit in his heart-- he always stirs up dissension.9

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          15 Therefore disaster will overtake him in an instant;10 he will suddenly11 be destroyed--without remedy.12

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          16 There are six things the LORD hates,13 seven that are detestable to him:

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          17 haughty eyes,14 a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood,

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