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Proverbs 21

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    Proverbs 21:1 The king's heart is in the hand of the LORD, as the rivers of water: he turns it wherever he will.
    Proverbs 21:2 Every way of a man is right in his own eyes: but the LORD ponders the hearts.
    Proverbs 21:3 To do justice and judgment is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.
    Proverbs 21:4 An high look, and a proud heart, and the plowing of the wicked, is sin.
    Proverbs 21:5 The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenty; but of every one that is hasty only to want.
    Proverbs 21:6 The getting of treasures by a lying tongue is a vanity tossed to and fro of them that seek death.
    Proverbs 21:7 The robbery of the wicked shall destroy them; because they refuse to do judgment.
    Proverbs 21:8 The way of man is fraudulent and strange: but as for the pure, his work is right.
    Proverbs 21:9 It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop, than with a brawling woman in a wide house.
    Proverbs 21:10 The soul of the wicked desires evil: his neighbor finds no favor in his eyes.
    Proverbs 21:11 When the scorner is punished, the simple is made wise: and when the wise is instructed, he receives knowledge.
    Proverbs 21:12 The righteous man wisely considers the house of the wicked: but God overthrows the wicked for their wickedness.
    Proverbs 21:13 Whoever stops his ears at the cry of the poor, he also shall cry himself, but shall not be heard.
    Proverbs 21:14 A gift in secret pacifies anger: and a reward in the bosom strong wrath.
    Proverbs 21:15 It is joy to the just to do judgment: but destruction shall be to the workers of iniquity.
    Proverbs 21:16 The man that wanders out of the way of understanding shall remain in the congregation of the dead.
    Proverbs 21:17 He that loves pleasure shall be a poor man: he that loves wine and oil shall not be rich.
    Proverbs 21:18 The wicked shall be a ransom for the righteous, and the transgressor for the upright.
    Proverbs 21:19 It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and an angry woman.
    Proverbs 21:20 There is treasure to be desired and oil in the dwelling of the wise; but a foolish man spends it up.
    Proverbs 21:21 He that follows after righteousness and mercy finds life, righteousness, and honor.
    Proverbs 21:22 A wise man scales the city of the mighty, and casts down the strength of the confidence thereof.
    Proverbs 21:23 Whoever keeps his mouth and his tongue keeps his soul from troubles.
    Proverbs 21:24 Proud and haughty scorner is his name, who deals in proud wrath.
    Proverbs 21:25 The desire of the slothful kills him; for his hands refuse to labor.
    Proverbs 21:26 He covets greedily all the day long: but the righteous gives and spares not.
    Proverbs 21:27 The sacrifice of the wicked is abomination: how much more, when he brings it with a wicked mind?
    Proverbs 21:28 A false witness shall perish: but the man that hears speaks constantly.
    Proverbs 21:29 A wicked man hardens his face: but as for the upright, he directs his way.
    Proverbs 21:30 There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.
    Proverbs 21:31 The horse is prepared against the day of battle: but safety is of the LORD.