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Proverbs Chapter 20

, ; - , . 1 Wine is a mocker, strong drink is riotous; and whosoever reeleth thereby is not wise.
, ; , . 2 The terror of a king is as the roaring of a lion: he that provoketh him to anger forfeiteth his life.
, ; -, . 3 It is an honour for a man to keep aloof from strife; but every fool will be snarling.
, -; () . 4 The sluggard will not plow when winter setteth in; therefore he shall beg in harvest, and have nothing.
, -; . 5 Counsel in the heart of man is like deep water; but a man of understanding will draw it out.
---, ; , . 6 Most men will proclaim every one his own goodness; but a faithful man who can find?
; . 7 He that walketh in his integrity as a just man, happy are his children after him.
, ---- -. 8 A king that sitteth on the throne of judgment scattereth away all evil with his eyes.
-, ; , . 9 Who can say: 'I have made my heart clean, I am pure from my sin'?
, -- , -. 10 Divers weights, and divers measures, both of them alike are an abomination to the LORD.
, --- - - . 11 Even a child is known by his doings, whether his work be pure, and whether it be right.
, -- , -. 12 The hearing ear, and the seeing eye, the LORD hath made even both of them.
- , -; -. 13 Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thine eyes, and thou shalt have bread in plenty.
, ; , . 14 'It is bad, it is bad', saith the buyer; but when he is gone his way, then he boasteth.
, -; , -. 15 There is gold, and a multitude of rubies; but the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel.
-, - ; () . 16 Take his garment that is surety for a stranger; and hold him in pledge that is surety for an alien woman.
, ; , - . 17 Bread of falsehood is sweet to a man; but afterwards his mouth shall be filled with gravel.
, ; , . 18 Every purpose is established by counsel; and with good advice carry on war.
-, ; , . 19 He that goeth about as a talebearer revealeth secrets; therefore meddle not with him that openeth wide his lips.
, -- , () . 20 Whoso curseth his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in the blackest darkness.
, () ; , . 21 An estate may be gotten hastily at the beginning; but the end thereof shall not be blessed.
- -; , . 22 Say not thou: 'I will requite evil'; wait for the LORD, and He will save thee.
, ; -. 23 Divers weights are an abomination to the LORD; and a false balance is not good.
-; , - . 24 A man's goings are of the LORD; how then can man look to his way?
, ; . 25 It is a snare to a man rashly to say: 'Holy', and after vows to make inquiry.
, ; . 26 A wise king sifteth the wicked, and turneth the wheel over them.
, ; , --. 27 The spirit of man is the lamp of the LORD, searching all the inward parts.
, -; . 28 Mercy and truth preserve the king; and his throne is upheld by mercy.
; . 29 The glory of young men is their strength; and the beauty of old men is the hoary head.
, () ; , -. 30 Sharp wounds cleanse away evil; so do stripes that reach the inward parts.

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