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B etter a little with righteousness than much gain with injustice.

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Proverbs 16:8 

B etter a patient man than a warrior, a man who controls his temper than one who takes a city.

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Proverbs 16:32 

U nderstanding is a fountain of life to those who have it, but folly brings punishment to fools.

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Proverbs 16:22 

B etter to be lowly in spirit and among the oppressed than to share plunder with the proud.

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Proverbs 16:19 

H ow much better to get wisdom than gold, to choose understanding rather than silver!

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Proverbs 16:16 

A fool spurns his father’s discipline, but whoever heeds correction shows prudence.

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Proverbs 15:5 

A greedy man brings trouble to his family, but he who hates bribes will live.

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Proverbs 15:27 

A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish man despises his mother.

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Proverbs 15:20 

B etter a little with the fear of the LORD than great wealth with turmoil.

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Proverbs 15:16 

R ighteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a disgrace to any people.

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Proverbs 14:34 

A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones.

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Proverbs 14:30 

A truthful witness saves lives, but a false witness is deceitful.

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Proverbs 14:25 

U pright living is fear of Yahweh, but he who is devious in his ways scorns him.

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Proverbs 14:2 

H e who guards his lips guards his life, but he who speaks rashly will come to ruin.

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Proverbs 13:3 

H e who spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is careful to discipline him.

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Proverbs 13:24 

M isfortune pursues the sinner, but prosperity is the reward of the righteous.

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Proverbs 13:21 

A wife of noble character is her husband’s crown, but a disgraceful wife is like decay in his bones.

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Proverbs 12:4 

A righteous man is cautious in friendship, but the way of the wicked leads them astray.

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Proverbs 12:26 

T he one who speaks thoughtlessly pierces like a sword; but the words of the wise bring healing.

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Proverbs 12:18 

A truthful witness gives honest testimony, but a false witness tells lies.

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Proverbs 12:17 

T he integrity of the upright guides them, but the unfaithful are destroyed by their duplicity.

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Proverbs 11:3 

T he generous man does himself a favor while a cruel man wounds his own flesh.

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Proverbs 11:17 

A kind man benefits himself, but a cruel man brings trouble on himself.

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Proverbs 11:17 

A man who lacks judgment derides his neighbor, but a man understanding holds his tongue.

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Proverbs 11:12 

W hen the righteous prosper, the city rejoices; when the wicked perish, there are shouts of joy.

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Proverbs 11:10 

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