29 Whoever remains stiff-neckedc after many rebukes
2 When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice;f
3 A man who loves wisdom brings joy to his father,i
but a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth.j
4 By justice a king gives a country stability,k
but those who are greedy fora bribes tear it down.
are spreading nets for their feet.l
6 Evildoers are snared by their own sin,m
but the righteous shout for joy and are glad.
7 The righteous care about justice for the poor,n
but the wicked have no such concern.
but the wise turn away anger.o
the fool rages and scoffs, and there is no peace.
and seek to kill the upright.p
11 Fools give full vent to their rage,q
but the wise bring calm in the end.r
12 If a rulers listens to lies,
all his officials become wicked.t
The Lord gives sight to the eyes of both.u
his throne will be established forever.v
but a child left undisciplined disgraces its mother.w
but the righteous will see their downfall.x
they will bring you the delights you desire.y
but blessed is the one who heeds wisdom’s instruction.z
though they understand, they will not respond.
There is more hope for a fool than for them.a
will turn out to be insolent.
and a hot-tempered person commits many sins.b
23 Pride brings a person low,c
but the lowly in spirit gain honor.d
they are put under oath and dare not testify.e
25 Fearf of man will prove to be a snare,
26 Many seek an audience with a ruler,i
but it is from the Lord that one gets justice.j
the wicked detest the upright.k
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