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 Proverbs 4:14 - 19; 13:20; 14:7; 16:19; 20:19; 22:5; 22:24 - 25; 23:6 - 8; 23:20 - 21; 24:1 - 2; 24:21 - 22
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The Holy Bible, New International Version®
   Book of Proverbs
   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 14
14:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Stay away from a foolish man, for you will not find knowledge on his lips.
 
   Chapter 16
16:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Better to be lowly in spirit and among the oppressed than to share plunder with the proud.
 
   Chapter 20
20:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A gossip betrays a confidence; so avoid a man who talks too much.
 
   Chapter 22
22:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
In the paths of the wicked lie thorns and snares, but he who guards his soul stays far from them.
 
22:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
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
23:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Do not eat the food of a stingy man, do not crave his delicacies;
 
23:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
for he is the kind of man who is always thinking about the cost. F44 "Eat and drink," he says to you, but his heart is not with you.
 
23:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
You will vomit up the little you have eaten and will have wasted your compliments.
 
23:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Do not join those who drink too much wine or gorge themselves on meat,
 
23:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
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.
 
24:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Fear the LORD and the king, my son, and do not join with the rebellious,
 
24:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
for those two will send sudden destruction upon them, and who knows what calamities they can bring?
 

FOOTNOTES:
F44 Or for as he thinks within himself, / so he is; or for as he puts on a feast, / so he is

 
 

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