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Proverbs 16 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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The plans of the mind belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from the LORD.

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Better is a little with righteousness than great revenues with injustice.

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A just balance and scales are the LORD's; all the weights in the bag are his work.

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To get wisdom is better than gold; to get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver.

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The highway of the upright turns aside from evil; he who guards his way preserves his life.

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Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.

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It is better to be of a lowly spirit with the poor than to divide the spoil with the proud.

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Wisdom is a fountain of life to him who has it, but folly is the chastisement of fools.

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There is a way which seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death.

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A hoary head is a crown of glory; it is gained in a righteous life.

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He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he who rules his spirit than he who takes a city.

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The lot is cast into the lap, but the decision is wholly from the LORD.
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