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 Proverbs 2:10 - 11; 2:20; 4:14 - 19; 13:20; 16:28; 17:12; 17:17; 18:24; 19:4; 19:6 - 7; 20:19; 22:24 - 25; 23:17 - 21; 24:1 - 2
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   Book of Proverbs
   Chapter 2
2:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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For wisdom will enter your heart, and knowledge will be pleasant to your soul.
 
2:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Discretion will protect you, and understanding will guard you.
 
2:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Thus you will walk in the ways of good men and keep to the paths of the righteous.
 
   Chapter 4
4:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Do not set foot on the path of the wicked or walk in the way of evil men.
 
4:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Avoid it, do not travel on it; turn from it and go on your way.
 
4:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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For they cannot sleep till they do evil; they are robbed of slumber till they make someone fall.
 
4:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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They eat the bread of wickedness and drink the wine of violence.
 
4:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The path of the righteous is like the first gleam of dawn, shining ever brighter till the full light of day.
 
4:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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But the way of the wicked is like deep darkness; they do not know what makes them stumble.
 
   Chapter 13
13:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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He who walks with the wise grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm.
 
   Chapter 16
16:28 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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A perverse man stirs up dissension, and a gossip separates close friends.
 
   Chapter 17
17:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Better to meet a bear robbed of her cubs than a fool in his folly.
 
17:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
 
   Chapter 18
18:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
 
   Chapter 19
19:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Wealth brings many friends, but a poor man's friend deserts him.
 
19:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Many curry favor with a ruler, and everyone is the friend of a man who gives gifts.
 
19:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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A poor man is shunned by all his relatives - how much more do his friends avoid him! Though he pursues them with pleading, they are nowhere to be found. F34
 
   Chapter 20
20:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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A gossip betrays a confidence; so avoid a man who talks too much.
 
   Chapter 22
22:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Do not make friends with a hot-tempered man, do not associate with one easily angered,
 
22:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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or you may learn his ways and get yourself ensnared.
 
   Chapter 23
23:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Do not let your heart envy sinners, but always be zealous for the fear of the LORD.
 
23:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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There is surely a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off.
 
23:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Listen, my son, and be wise, and keep your heart on the right path.
 
23:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Do not join those who drink too much wine or gorge themselves on meat,
 
23:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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for drunkards and gluttons become poor, and drowsiness clothes them in rags.
 
   Chapter 24
24:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Do not envy wicked men, do not desire their company;
 
24:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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for their hearts plot violence, and their lips talk about making trouble.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F34 The meaning of the Hebrew for this sentence is uncertain.

 
 

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