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(Pro 22:1) A {good} name {is} rather to be chosen than great riches, {and} loving favour rather than silver and gold.
(Pro 22:2) The rich and poor meet together: the Lord {is} the maker of them all.
(Pro 22:3) A prudent {man} foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself: but the simple pass on, and are punished.
(Pro 22:4) By humility {and} the fear of the Lord {are} riches, and honour, and life.
(Pro 22:5) Thorns {and} snares {are} in the way of the froward: he that doth keep his soul shall be far from them.
(Pro 22:6) Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.
(Pro 22:7) The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower {is} servant to the lender.
(Pro 22:8) He that soweth iniquity shall reap vanity: and the rod of his anger shall fail.
(Pro 22:9) He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he giveth of his bread to the poor.
(Pro 22:10) Cast out the scorner, and contention shall go out; yea, strife and reproach shall cease.
(Pro 22:11) He that loveth pureness of heart, {for} the grace of his lips the king {shall be} his friend.
(Pro 22:12) The eyes of the Lord preserve knowledge, and he overthroweth the words of the transgressor.
(Pro 22:13) The slothful {man} saith, {There is} a lion without, I shall be slain in the streets.
(Pro 22:14) The mouth of strange women {is} a deep pit: he that is abhorred of the Lord shall fall therein.
(Pro 22:15) Foolishness {is} bound in the heart of a child; {but} the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.
(Pro 22:16) He that oppresseth the poor to increase his {riches, and} he that giveth to the rich, {shall} surely {come} to want.
(Pro 22:17) Bow down thine ear, and hear the words of the wise, and apply thine heart unto my knowledge.
(Pro 22:18) For {it is} a pleasant thing if thou keep them within thee; they shall withal be fitted in thy lips.
(Pro 22:19) That thy trust may be in the Lord, I have made known to thee this day, even to thee.
(Pro 22:20) Have not I written to thee excellent things in counsels and knowledge,
(Pro 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?
(Pro 22:22) Rob not the poor, because he {is} poor: neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:
(Pro 22:23) For the Lord will plead their cause, and spoil the soul of those that spoiled them.
(Pro 22:24) Make no friendship with an angry man; and with a furious man thou shalt not go:
(Pro 22:25) Lest thou learn his ways, and get a snare to thy soul.
(Pro 22:26) Be not thou {one} of them that strike hands, {or} of them that are sureties for debts.
(Pro 22:27) If thou hast nothing to pay, why should he take away thy bed from under thee?
(Pro 22:28) Remove not the ancient landmark, which thy fathers have set.
(Pro 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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