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Proverbs, Chapter 13
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   1: A wise son [heareth] his father's instruction: but a scorner heareth not rebuke.
   2: A man shall eat good by the fruit of [his] mouth: but the soul of the transgressors [shall eat] violence.
   3: He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life: [but] he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction.
   4: The soul of the sluggard desireth, and [hath] nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.
   5: A righteous [man] hateth lying: but a wicked [man] is lothsome, and cometh to shame.
   6: Righteousness keepeth [him that is] upright in the way: but wickedness overthroweth the sinner.
   7: There is that maketh himself rich, yet [hath] nothing: [there is] that maketh himself poor, yet [hath] great riches.
   8: The ransom of a man's life [is] his riches: but the poor heareth not rebuke.
   9: The light of the righteous rejoiceth: but the lamp of the wicked shall be extinguished.
   10: Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well-advised [is] wisdom.
   11: Wealth [gotten] by vanity shall be diminished: but he that gathereth by labor shall increase.
   12: Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but [when] the desire cometh, [it is] a tree of life.
   13: Whoever despiseth the word shall be destroyed: but he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.
   14: The law of the wise [is] a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.
   15: Good understanding giveth favor: but the way of transgressors [is] hard.
   16: Every prudent [man] dealeth with knowledge: but a fool layeth open [his] folly.
   17: A wicked messenger falleth into mischief: but a faithful embassador [is] health.
   18: Poverty and shame [shall be to] him that refuseth instruction: but he that regardeth reproof shall be honored.
   19: The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul: but [it is] abomination to fools to depart from evil.
   20: He that walketh with wise [men] shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.
   21: Evil pursueth sinners: but to the righteous good shall be repaid.
   22: A good [man] leaveth an inheritance to his children's children: and the wealth of the sinner [is] laid up for the just.
   23: Much food [is in] the tillage of the poor: but there is [that is] destroyed for want of judgment.
   24: He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.
   25: The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soul: but the belly of the wicked shall want.

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