You have not started any reading plans.
but whoever hates correction is a dumb animal.
but the Lord condemns everyone who schemes.
and the roots of righteous people cannot be moved.
but the wife who disgraces him is like bone cancer.
The advice of wicked people is treacherous.
but the wordsa of decent people rescue.
but the families of righteous people continue to stand.
but whoever has a twisted mind will be despised.
than to act important and have nothing to eat.
but the one who chases unrealistic dreams has no sense.
but a righteous person escapes from trouble.
Another is paid according to what his hands have accomplished.
but a person who listens to advice is wise.
but a sensible person hides the insult.
but a lying witness speaks deceitfully.
but the words of wise people bring healing.
but lies last only a moment.
but joy belongs to those who advise peace.
but wicked people have lots of trouble.
but honest people are his delight.
but foolish minds preach stupidity.
but lazy hands do slave labor.
but an encouraging word makes him joyful.
but the path of wicked people leads others astray.
27 A lazy hunter does not catchc his prey,
but a hard-working person becomes wealthy.d
Eternal death is not along its path.
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