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Proverbs, Chapter 29

   1: He who is often rebuked and stiffens his neck Will be destroyed suddenly, with no remedy.
   2: When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice; But when the wicked rule, the people groan.
   3: Whoever loves wisdom brings joy to his father; But a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth.
   4: The king by justice makes the land stable, But he who takes bribes tears it down.
   5: A man who flatters his neighbor, Spreads a net for his feet.
   6: An evil man is snared by his sin, But the righteous can sing and be glad.
   7: The righteous care about justice for the poor. The wicked aren't concerned about knowledge.
   8: Mockers stir up a city, But wise men turn away anger.
   9: If a wise man goes to court with a foolish man, The fool rages or scoffs, and there is no peace.
   10: The bloodthirsty hate a man of integrity; And they seek the life of the upright.
   11: A fool vents all of his anger, But a wise man brings himself under control.
   12: If a ruler listens to lies, All of his officials are wicked.
   13: The poor man and the oppressor have this in common: Yahweh gives sight to the eyes of both.
   14: The king who fairly judges the poor, His throne shall be established forever.
   15: The rod of correction gives wisdom, But a child left to himself causes shame to his mother.
   16: When the wicked increase, sin increases; But the righteous will see their downfall.
   17: Correct your son, and he will give you peace; Yes, he will bring delight to your soul.
   18: Where there is no revelation, the people cast off restraint; But one who keeps the law is blessed.
   19: A servant can't be corrected by words. Though he understands, yet he will not respond.
   20: Do you see a man who is hasty in his words? There is more hope for a fool than for him.
   21: He who pampers his servant from youth Will have him become a son in the end.
   22: An angry man stirs up strife, And a wrathful man abounds in sin.
   23: A man's pride brings him low, But one who is of a lowly spirit gains honor.
   24: Whoever is an accomplice of a thief is an enemy of his own soul. He takes an oath, but dares not testify.
   25: The fear of man proves to be a snare, But whoever puts his trust in Yahweh is kept safe.
   26: Many seek the ruler's favor, But a man's justice comes from Yahweh.
   27: A dishonest man detests the righteous, And the upright in their ways detest the wicked.

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