Proverbs 24:23-34 - More Sayings Of The Wise

23 These things also, concern he wise, To take note of faces in judgment, is not good. 24 He that saith to the lawless man, Righteous, thou art, peoples shall denounce him, populations shall curse him; 25 But, to reprovers, one should be pleasant, and, upon them, should come an excellent blessing:

26 Lips, should one kiss with one who answereth in right words.

27 Prepare, in the open, thy work, and make ready, in the field, for thyself, Afterwards, shalt thou build thy house.

28 Do not become a needless witness against thy neighbour, so mightest thou open too wide thy lips: 29 Do not say - According to what he hath done to me, so, will I do to him, I will repay every one according to his work.

30 By the field of the sluggard, I passed, and by the vineyard of a man lacking sense; 31 And lo! there had come up all over it - thorns, there had covered the face thereof - thistles, and, the stone fence thereof, had been thrown down. 32 So I observed it, for myself, I applied my heart, I looked - I accepted correction: 33 A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest: