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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:1 - A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favour rather than silver and gold.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:2 - The rich and poor meet together: the LORD is the maker of them all.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:3 - A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself: but the simple pass on, and are punished.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:4 - By humility and the fear of the LORD are riches, and honour, and life.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:5 - Thorns and snares are in the way of the froward: he that doth keep his soul shall be far from them.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:6 - Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:7 - The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:8 - He that soweth iniquity shall reap vanity: and the rod of his anger shall fail.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:9 - He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he giveth of his bread to the poor.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:10 - Cast out the scorner, and contention shall go out; yea, strife and reproach shall cease.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:11 - He that loveth pureness of heart, for the grace of his lips the king shall be his friend.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:12 - The eyes of the LORD preserve knowledge, and he overthroweth the words of the transgressor.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:13 - The slothful man saith, There is a lion without, I shall be slain in the streets.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:14 - The mouth of strange women is a deep pit: he that is abhorred of the LORD shall fall therein.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:15 - Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:16 - He that oppresseth the poor to increase his riches, and he that giveth to the rich, shall surely come to want.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:17 - Bow down thine ear, and hear the words of the wise, and apply thine heart unto my knowledge.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:18 - For it is a pleasant thing if thou keep them within thee; they shall withal be fitted in thy lips.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:19 - That thy trust may be in the LORD, I have made known to thee this day, even to thee.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:20 - Have not I written to thee excellent things in counsels and knowledge,

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:21 - That I might make thee know the certainty of the words of truth; that thou mightest answer the words of truth to them that send unto thee?

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:22 - Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:23 - For the LORD will plead their cause, and spoil the soul of those that spoiled them.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:24 - Make no friendship with an angry man; and with a furious man thou shalt not go:

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:25 - Lest thou learn his ways, and get a snare to thy soul.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:26 - Be not thou one of them that strike hands, or of them that are sureties for debts.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:27 - If thou hast nothing to pay, why should he take away thy bed from under thee?

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:28 - Remove not the ancient landmark, which thy fathers have set.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:29 - Seest thou a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before mean men.

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