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PROVERBS

30The righteous shall never be moved;
But the wicked shall not inhabit the land.
 
31The mouth of the righteous buddeth with wisdom;
But the froward tongue shall be cut off.
 
32The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable;
But the mouth of the wicked is all frowardness.


11 A false balance is an abomination to the Lord,
But a perfect weight is His delight.
 
2When pride cometh, then cometh shame;
But with the lowly is wisdom.
 
3The integrity of the upright shall guide them;
But the perverseness of the faithless shall destroy them.
 
4Riches profit not in the day of wrath;
But righteousness delivereth from death.
 
5The righteousness of the sincere shall make straight his way;
But the wicked shall fall by his own wickedness.
 
6The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them;
But the faithless shall be trapped in their own crafty device.
 
7When a wicked man dieth, his expectation shall perish,
And the hope of strength perisheth.
 
8The righteous is delivered out of trouble,
And the wicked cometh in his stead.
 
9With his mouth the impious man destroyeth his neighbour;
But through knowledge shall the righteous be delivered.
 
10When it goeth well with the righteous, the city rejoiceth;
And when the wicked perish, there is joy.
 
11By the blessing of the upright a city is exalted;
But it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.
 
12He that despiseth his neighbour lacketh understanding;
But a man of discernment holdeth his peace.
 
13He that goeth about as a talebearer revealeth secrets;
But he that is of a faithful spirit concealeth a matter.
 
14Where no wise direction is, a people falleth;
But in the multitude of counsellors there is safety.
 
15He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it;
But he that hateth them that strike hands is secure.
 
16A gracious woman obtaineth honour;
And strong men obtain riches.
 
17The merciful man doeth good to his own soul;
But he that is cruel troubleth his own flesh.
 

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