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Proverbs 25

NIV 1 These are more proverbs of Solomon, compiled by the men of Hezekiah king of Judah: NIV 1 These are more proverbs of Solomon, compiled by the men of Hezekiah king of Judah: NIV 2 It is the glory of God to conceal a matter; to search out a matter is the glory of kings. NIV 2 It is the glory of God to conceal a matter; to search out a matter is the glory of kings. NIV 3 As the heavens are high and the earth is deep, so the hearts of kings are unsearchable. NIV 3 As the heavens are high and the earth is deep, so the hearts of kings are unsearchable. NIV 4 Remove the dross from the silver, and a silversmith can produce a vessel; NIV 4 Remove the dross from the silver, and a silversmith can produce a vessel; NIV 5 remove wicked officials from the king’s presence, and his throne will be established through righteousness. NIV 5 remove wicked officials from the king’s presence, and his throne will be established through righteousness. NIV 6 Do not exalt yourself in the king’s presence, and do not claim a place among his great men; NIV 6 Do not exalt yourself in the king’s presence, and do not claim a place among his great men; NIV 7 it is better for him to say to you, “Come up here,” than for him to humiliate you before his nobles. What you have seen with your eyes NIV 7 it is better for him to say to you, “Come up here,” than for him to humiliate you before his nobles. What you have seen with your eyes NIV 8 do not bring hastily to court, for what will you do in the end if your neighbor puts you to shame? NIV 8 do not bring hastily to court, for what will you do in the end if your neighbor puts you to shame? NIV 9 If you take your neighbor to court, do not betray another’s confidence, NIV 9 If you take your neighbor to court, do not betray another’s confidence, NIV 10 or the one who hears it may shame you and the charge against you will stand. NIV 10 or the one who hears it may shame you and the charge against you will stand. NIV 11 Like apples of gold in settings of silver is a ruling rightly given. NIV 11 Like apples of gold in settings of silver is a ruling rightly given. NIV 12 Like an earring of gold or an ornament of fine gold is the rebuke of a wise judge to a listening ear. NIV 12 Like an earring of gold or an ornament of fine gold is the rebuke of a wise judge to a listening ear. NIV 13 Like a snow-cooled drink at harvest time is a trustworthy messenger to the one who sends him; he refreshes the spirit of his master. NIV 13 Like a snow-cooled drink at harvest time is a trustworthy messenger to the one who sends him; he refreshes the spirit of his master. NIV 14 Like clouds and wind without rain is one who boasts of gifts never given. NIV 14 Like clouds and wind without rain is one who boasts of gifts never given. NIV 15 Through patience a ruler can be persuaded, and a gentle tongue can break a bone. NIV 15 Through patience a ruler can be persuaded, and a gentle tongue can break a bone. NIV 16 If you find honey, eat just enough— too much of it, and you will vomit. NIV 16 If you find honey, eat just enough— too much of it, and you will vomit. NIV 17 Seldom set foot in your neighbor’s house— too much of you, and they will hate you. NIV 17 Seldom set foot in your neighbor’s house— too much of you, and they will hate you. NIV 18 Like a club or a sword or a sharp arrow is one who gives false testimony against a neighbor. NIV 18 Like a club or a sword or a sharp arrow is one who gives false testimony against a neighbor. NIV 19 Like a broken tooth or a lame foot is reliance on the unfaithful in a time of trouble. NIV 19 Like a broken tooth or a lame foot is reliance on the unfaithful in a time of trouble. NIV 20 Like one who takes away a garment on a cold day, or like vinegar poured on a wound, is one who sings songs to a heavy heart. NIV 20 Like one who takes away a garment on a cold day, or like vinegar poured on a wound, is one who sings songs to a heavy heart. NIV 21 If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat; if he is thirsty, give him water to drink. NIV 21 If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat; if he is thirsty, give him water to drink. NIV 22 In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head, and the LORD will reward you. NIV 22 In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head, and the LORD will reward you. NIV 23 Like a north wind that brings unexpected rain is a sly tongue—which provokes a horrified look. NIV 23 Like a north wind that brings unexpected rain is a sly tongue—which provokes a horrified look. NIV 24 Better to live on a corner of the roof than share a house with a quarrelsome wife. NIV 24 Better to live on a corner of the roof than share a house with a quarrelsome wife. NIV 25 Like cold water to a weary soul is good news from a distant land. NIV 25 Like cold water to a weary soul is good news from a distant land. NIV 26 Like a muddied spring or a polluted well are the righteous who give way to the wicked. NIV 26 Like a muddied spring or a polluted well are the righteous who give way to the wicked. NIV 27 It is not good to eat too much honey, nor is it honorable to search out matters that are too deep. NIV 27 It is not good to eat too much honey, nor is it honorable to search out matters that are too deep. NIV 28 Like a city whose walls are broken through is a person who lacks self-control. NIV 28 Like a city whose walls are broken through is a person who lacks self-control.