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Proverbs 24

NIV 1 Do not envy the wicked, do not desire their company; NIV 1 Do not envy the wicked, do not desire their company; NIV 2 for their hearts plot violence, and their lips talk about making trouble. NIV 2 for their hearts plot violence, and their lips talk about making trouble. NIV 3 By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established; NIV 3 By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established; NIV 4 through knowledge its rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures. NIV 4 through knowledge its rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures. NIV 5 The wise prevail through great power, and those who have knowledge muster their strength. NIV 5 The wise prevail through great power, and those who have knowledge muster their strength. NIV 6 Surely you need guidance to wage war, and victory is won through many advisers. NIV 6 Surely you need guidance to wage war, and victory is won through many advisers. NIV 7 Wisdom is too high for fools; in the assembly at the gate they must not open their mouths. NIV 7 Wisdom is too high for fools; in the assembly at the gate they must not open their mouths. NIV 8 Whoever plots evil will be known as a schemer. NIV 8 Whoever plots evil will be known as a schemer. NIV 9 The schemes of folly are sin, and people detest a mocker. NIV 9 The schemes of folly are sin, and people detest a mocker. NIV 10 If you falter in a time of trouble, how small is your strength! NIV 10 If you falter in a time of trouble, how small is your strength! NIV 11 Rescue those being led away to death; hold back those staggering toward slaughter. NIV 11 Rescue those being led away to death; hold back those staggering toward slaughter. NIV 12 If you say, “But we knew nothing about this,” does not he who weighs the heart perceive it? Does not he who guards your life know it? Will he not repay everyone according to what they have done? NIV 12 If you say, “But we knew nothing about this,” does not he who weighs the heart perceive it? Does not he who guards your life know it? Will he not repay everyone according to what they have done? NIV 13 Eat honey, my son, for it is good; honey from the comb is sweet to your taste. NIV 13 Eat honey, my son, for it is good; honey from the comb is sweet to your taste. NIV 14 Know also that wisdom is like honey for you: If you find it, there is a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off. NIV 14 Know also that wisdom is like honey for you: If you find it, there is a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off. NIV 15 Do not lurk like a thief near the house of the righteous, do not plunder their dwelling place; NIV 15 Do not lurk like a thief near the house of the righteous, do not plunder their dwelling place; NIV 16 for though the righteous fall seven times, they rise again, but the wicked stumble when calamity strikes. NIV 16 for though the righteous fall seven times, they rise again, but the wicked stumble when calamity strikes. NIV 17 Do not gloat when your enemy falls; when they stumble, do not let your heart rejoice, NIV 17 Do not gloat when your enemy falls; when they stumble, do not let your heart rejoice, NIV 18 or the LORD will see and disapprove and turn his wrath away from them. NIV 18 or the LORD will see and disapprove and turn his wrath away from them. NIV 19 Do not fret because of evildoers or be envious of the wicked, NIV 19 Do not fret because of evildoers or be envious of the wicked, NIV 20 for the evildoer has no future hope, and the lamp of the wicked will be snuffed out. NIV 20 for the evildoer has no future hope, and the lamp of the wicked will be snuffed out. NIV 21 Fear the LORD and the king, my son, and do not join with rebellious officials, NIV 21 Fear the LORD and the king, my son, and do not join with rebellious officials, NIV 22 for those two will send sudden destruction on them, and who knows what calamities they can bring? NIV 22 for those two will send sudden destruction on them, and who knows what calamities they can bring? NIV 23 These also are sayings of the wise: To show partiality in judging is not good: NIV 23 These also are sayings of the wise: To show partiality in judging is not good: NIV 24 Whoever says to the guilty, “You are innocent,” will be cursed by peoples and denounced by nations. NIV 24 Whoever says to the guilty, “You are innocent,” will be cursed by peoples and denounced by nations. NIV 25 But it will go well with those who convict the guilty, and rich blessing will come on them. NIV 25 But it will go well with those who convict the guilty, and rich blessing will come on them. NIV 26 An honest answer is like a kiss on the lips. NIV 26 An honest answer is like a kiss on the lips. NIV 27 Put your outdoor work in order and get your fields ready; after that, build your house. NIV 27 Put your outdoor work in order and get your fields ready; after that, build your house. NIV 28 Do not testify against your neighbor without cause— would you use your lips to mislead? NIV 28 Do not testify against your neighbor without cause— would you use your lips to mislead? NIV 29 Do not say, “I’ll do to them as they have done to me; I’ll pay them back for what they did.” NIV 29 Do not say, “I’ll do to them as they have done to me; I’ll pay them back for what they did.” NIV 30 I went past the field of a sluggard, past the vineyard of someone who has no sense; NIV 30 I went past the field of a sluggard, past the vineyard of someone who has no sense; NIV 31 thorns had come up everywhere, the ground was covered with weeds, and the stone wall was in ruins. NIV 31 thorns had come up everywhere, the ground was covered with weeds, and the stone wall was in ruins. NIV 32 I applied my heart to what I observed and learned a lesson from what I saw: NIV 32 I applied my heart to what I observed and learned a lesson from what I saw: NIV 33 A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest— NIV 33 A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest— NIV 34 and poverty will come on you like a thief and scarcity like an armed man. NIV 34 and poverty will come on you like a thief and scarcity like an armed man.

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