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Proverbs 29 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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He who is often reproved, yet stiffens his neck will suddenly be broken beyond healing.

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When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice; but when the wicked rule, the people groan.

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He who loves wisdom makes his father glad, but one who keeps company with harlots squanders his substance.

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By justice a king gives stability to the land, but one who exacts gifts ruins it.

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A man who flatters his neighbor spreads a net for his feet.

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An evil man is ensnared in his transgression, but a righteous man sings and rejoices.

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A righteous man knows the rights of the poor; a wicked man does not understand such knowledge.

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Scoffers set a city aflame, but wise men turn away wrath.

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If a wise man has an argument with a fool, the fool only rages and laughs, and there is no quiet.

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Bloodthirsty men hate one who is blameless, and the wicked seek his life.

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A fool gives full vent to his anger, but a wise man quietly holds it back.

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If a ruler listens to falsehood, all his officials will be wicked.

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The poor man and the oppressor meet together; the LORD gives light to the eyes of both.

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If a king judges the poor with equity his throne will be established for ever.

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The rod and reproof give wisdom, but a child left to himself brings shame to his mother.

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When the wicked are in authority, transgression increases; but the righteous will look upon their downfall.

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Discipline your son, and he will give you rest; he will give delight to your heart.

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Where there is no prophecy the people cast off restraint, but blessed is he who keeps the law.

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By mere words a servant is not disciplined, for though he understands, he will not give heed.

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Do you see a man who is hasty in his words? There is more hope for a fool than for him.

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He who pampers his servant from childhood, will in the end find him his heir.

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A man of wrath stirs up strife, and a man given to anger causes much transgression.

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A man's pride will bring him low, but he who is lowly in spirit will obtain honor.

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The partner of a thief hates his own life; he hears the curse, but discloses nothing.

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The fear of man lays a snare, but he who trusts in the LORD is safe.

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Many seek the favor of a ruler, but from the LORD a man gets justice.

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An unjust man is an abomination to the righteous, but he whose way is straight is an abomination to the wicked.
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