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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:1 - Better is a poor man that walketh in his integrity, than he that is perverse in his lips, and is a fool.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:2 - Also that a person be without knowledge is not good; and he that hasteth with his feet maketh false steps.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:3 - The folly of man distorteth his way, and his heart is irritated against Jehovah.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:4 - Wealth addeth many friends; but the poor is separated from his friend.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:5 - A false witness shall not be held innocent, and he that uttereth lies shall not escape.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:6 - Many court the favour of a noble; and every one is friend to a man that giveth.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:7 - All the brethren of a poor man hate him; how much more do his friends go far from him: he pursueth them with words, -- they are not to be found.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:8 - He that getteth sense loveth his own soul; he that keepeth understanding shall find good.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:9 - A false witness shall not be held innocent, and he that uttereth lies shall perish.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:10 - Good living beseemeth not a fool; how much less for a servant to have rule over princes.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:11 - The discretion of a man maketh him slow to anger, and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:12 - The king's displeasure is as the roaring of a lion; but his favour is as dew upon the grass.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:13 - A foolish son is the calamity of his father; and the contentions of a wife are a continual dropping.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:14 - House and wealth are an inheritance from fathers; but a prudent wife is from Jehovah.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:15 - Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep, and the idle soul shall suffer hunger.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:16 - He that keepeth the commandment keepeth his soul; he that is careless of his ways shall die.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:17 - He that is gracious to the poor lendeth unto Jehovah; and what he hath bestowed will he repay unto him.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:18 - Chasten thy son, seeing there is hope; but set not thy soul upon killing him.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:19 - A man of great wrath shall suffer punishment; for if thou deliver him, yet thou must do it again.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:20 - Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou mayest be wise in thy latter end.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:21 - Many are the thoughts in a man's heart, but the counsel of Jehovah, that doth stand.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:22 - The charm of a man is his kindness; and a poor man is better than a liar.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:23 - The fear of Jehovah tendeth to life, and he that hath it shall rest satisfied without being visited with evil.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:24 - A sluggard burieth his hand in the dish, and will not even bring it to his mouth again.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:25 - Smite a scorner, and the simple will beware; reprove the intelligent, and he will understand knowledge.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:26 - He that ruineth his father and chaseth away his mother is a son that causeth shame and bringeth reproach.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:27 - Cease, my son, to hear the instruction which causeth to stray from the words of knowledge.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:28 - A witness of Belial scorneth judgment, and the mouth of the wicked swalloweth down iniquity.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:29 - Judgments are prepared for scorners, and stripes for the back of the foolish.

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