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Proverbs 30

NIV 1 The sayings of Agur son of Jakeh—an inspired utterance. This man’s utterance to Ithiel: “I am weary, God, but I can prevail. NIV 1 The sayings of Agur son of Jakeh—an inspired utterance. This man’s utterance to Ithiel: “I am weary, God, but I can prevail. NIV 2 Surely I am only a brute, not a man; I do not have human understanding. NIV 2 Surely I am only a brute, not a man; I do not have human understanding. NIV 3 I have not learned wisdom, nor have I attained to the knowledge of the Holy One. NIV 3 I have not learned wisdom, nor have I attained to the knowledge of the Holy One. NIV 4 Who has gone up to heaven and come down? Whose hands have gathered up the wind? Who has wrapped up the waters in a cloak? Who has established all the ends of the earth? What is his name, and what is the name of his son? Surely you know! NIV 4 Who has gone up to heaven and come down? Whose hands have gathered up the wind? Who has wrapped up the waters in a cloak? Who has established all the ends of the earth? What is his name, and what is the name of his son? Surely you know! NIV 5 “Every word of God is flawless; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him. NIV 5 “Every word of God is flawless; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him. NIV 6 Do not add to his words, or he will rebuke you and prove you a liar. NIV 6 Do not add to his words, or he will rebuke you and prove you a liar. NIV 7 “Two things I ask of you, LORD; do not refuse me before I die: NIV 7 “Two things I ask of you, LORD; do not refuse me before I die: NIV 8 Keep falsehood and lies far from me; give me neither poverty nor riches, but give me only my daily bread. NIV 8 Keep falsehood and lies far from me; give me neither poverty nor riches, but give me only my daily bread. NIV 9 Otherwise, I may have too much and disown you and say, ‘Who is the LORD?’ Or I may become poor and steal, and so dishonor the name of my God. NIV 9 Otherwise, I may have too much and disown you and say, ‘Who is the LORD?’ Or I may become poor and steal, and so dishonor the name of my God. NIV 10 “Do not slander a servant to their master, or they will curse you, and you will pay for it. NIV 10 “Do not slander a servant to their master, or they will curse you, and you will pay for it. NIV 11 “There are those who curse their fathers and do not bless their mothers; NIV 11 “There are those who curse their fathers and do not bless their mothers; NIV 12 those who are pure in their own eyes and yet are not cleansed of their filth; NIV 12 those who are pure in their own eyes and yet are not cleansed of their filth; NIV 13 those whose eyes are ever so haughty, whose glances are so disdainful; NIV 13 those whose eyes are ever so haughty, whose glances are so disdainful; NIV 14 those whose teeth are swords and whose jaws are set with knives to devour the poor from the earth and the needy from among mankind. NIV 14 those whose teeth are swords and whose jaws are set with knives to devour the poor from the earth and the needy from among mankind. NIV 15 “The leech has two daughters. ‘Give! Give!’ they cry. “There are three things that are never satisfied, four that never say, ‘Enough!’: NIV 15 “The leech has two daughters. ‘Give! Give!’ they cry. “There are three things that are never satisfied, four that never say, ‘Enough!’: NIV 16 the grave, the barren womb, land, which is never satisfied with water, and fire, which never says, ‘Enough!’ NIV 16 the grave, the barren womb, land, which is never satisfied with water, and fire, which never says, ‘Enough!’ NIV 17 “The eye that mocks a father, that scorns an aged mother, will be pecked out by the ravens of the valley, will be eaten by the vultures. NIV 17 “The eye that mocks a father, that scorns an aged mother, will be pecked out by the ravens of the valley, will be eaten by the vultures. NIV 18 “There are three things that are too amazing for me, four that I do not understand: NIV 18 “There are three things that are too amazing for me, four that I do not understand: NIV 19 the way of an eagle in the sky, the way of a snake on a rock, the way of a ship on the high seas, and the way of a man with a young woman. NIV 19 the way of an eagle in the sky, the way of a snake on a rock, the way of a ship on the high seas, and the way of a man with a young woman. NIV 20 “This is the way of an adulterous woman: She eats and wipes her mouth and says, ‘I’ve done nothing wrong.’ NIV 20 “This is the way of an adulterous woman: She eats and wipes her mouth and says, ‘I’ve done nothing wrong.’ NIV 21 “Under three things the earth trembles, under four it cannot bear up: NIV 21 “Under three things the earth trembles, under four it cannot bear up: NIV 22 a servant who becomes king, a godless fool who gets plenty to eat, NIV 22 a servant who becomes king, a godless fool who gets plenty to eat, NIV 23 a contemptible woman who gets married, and a servant who displaces her mistress. NIV 23 a contemptible woman who gets married, and a servant who displaces her mistress. NIV 24 “Four things on earth are small, yet they are extremely wise: NIV 24 “Four things on earth are small, yet they are extremely wise: NIV 25 Ants are creatures of little strength, yet they store up their food in the summer; NIV 25 Ants are creatures of little strength, yet they store up their food in the summer; NIV 26 hyraxes are creatures of little power, yet they make their home in the crags; NIV 26 hyraxes are creatures of little power, yet they make their home in the crags; NIV 27 locusts have no king, yet they advance together in ranks; NIV 27 locusts have no king, yet they advance together in ranks; NIV 28 a lizard can be caught with the hand, yet it is found in kings’ palaces. NIV 28 a lizard can be caught with the hand, yet it is found in kings’ palaces. NIV 29 “There are three things that are stately in their stride, four that move with stately bearing: NIV 29 “There are three things that are stately in their stride, four that move with stately bearing: NIV 30 a lion, mighty among beasts, who retreats before nothing; NIV 30 a lion, mighty among beasts, who retreats before nothing; NIV 31 a strutting rooster, a he-goat, and a king secure against revolt. NIV 31 a strutting rooster, a he-goat, and a king secure against revolt. NIV 32 “If you play the fool and exalt yourself, or if you plan evil, clap your hand over your mouth! NIV 32 “If you play the fool and exalt yourself, or if you plan evil, clap your hand over your mouth! NIV 33 For as churning cream produces butter, and as twisting the nose produces blood, so stirring up anger produces strife.” NIV 33 For as churning cream produces butter, and as twisting the nose produces blood, so stirring up anger produces strife.”