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Proverbs 22

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PROV 22:1 A GOOD name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favour rather than silver and gold.

PROV 22:2 The rich and poor meet together: the LORD is the maker of them all.

PROV 22:3 A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself: but the simple pass on, and are punished.

PROV 22:4 By humility and the fear of the LORD are riches, and honour, and life.

PROV 22:5 Thorns and snares are in the way of the froward: he that doth keep his soul shall be far from them.

PROV 22:6 Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.

PROV 22:7 The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.

PROV 22:8 He that soweth iniquity shall reap vanity: and the rod of his anger shall fail.

PROV 22:9 He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he giveth of his bread to the poor.

PROV 22:10 Cast out the scorner, and contention shall go out; yea, strife and reproach shall cease.

PROV 22:11 He that loveth pureness of heart, for the grace of his lips the king shall be his friend.

PROV 22:12 The eyes of the LORD preserve knowledge, and he overthroweth the words of the transgressor.

PROV 22:13 The slothful man saith, There is a lion without, I shall be slain in the streets.

PROV 22:14 The mouth of strange women is a deep pit: he that is abhorred of the LORD shall fall therein.

PROV 22:15 Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.

PROV 22:16 He that oppresseth the poor to increase his riches, and he that giveth to the rich, shall surely come to want.

PROV 22:17 Bow down thine ear, and hear the words of the wise, and apply thine heart unto my knowledge.

PROV 22:18 For it is a pleasant thing if thou keep them within thee; they shall withal be fitted in thy lips.

PROV 22:19 That thy trust may be in the LORD, I have made known to thee this day, even to thee.

PROV 22:20 Have not I written to thee excellent things in counsels and knowledge,

PROV 22:21 That I might make thee know the certainty of the words of truth; that thou mightest answer the words of truth to them that send unto thee?

PROV 22:22 Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:

PROV 22:23 For the LORD will plead their cause, and spoil the soul of those that spoiled them.

PROV 22:24 Make no friendship with an angry man; and with a furious man thou shalt not go:

PROV 22:25 Lest thou learn his ways, and get a snare to thy soul.

PROV 22:26 Be not thou one of them that strike hands, or of them that are sureties for debts.

PROV 22:27 If thou hast nothing to pay, why should he take away thy bed from under thee?

PROV 22:28 Remove not the ancient landmark, which thy fathers have set.

PROV 22:29 Seest thou a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before mean men.

 

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