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Proverbs 23:1 (show verse)

When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, consider diligently what is before thee;

Proverbs 23:2 (show verse)

and put a knife to thy throat if thou art a man given to appetite.

Proverbs 23:3 (show verse)

Do not be desirous of his dainties; for they are deceitful food.

Proverbs 23:4 (show verse)

Do not labour to be rich; cease from thine own wisdom.

Proverbs 23:5 (show verse)

Wilt thou set thine eyes upon riches which are not? For they shall certainly make themselves wings; they shall fly away as an eagle toward heaven.

Proverbs 23:6 (show verse)

Do not eat the bread of anyone who has an evil eye, neither desire his dainty foods;

Proverbs 23:7 (show verse)

for as he thinks in his soul, so is he; Eat and drink, he shall say unto thee, but his heart is not with thee.

Proverbs 23:8 (show verse)

Didst thou eat thy part? Thou shalt vomit it up and lose thy sweet words.

Proverbs 23:9 (show verse)

Do not speak in the ears of a fool, for he will despise the prudence of thy words.

Proverbs 23:10 (show verse)

Do not remove the old landmark, and do not enter into the inheritance of the fatherless:

Proverbs 23:11 (show verse)

For their redeemer is mighty; he shall judge their cause against thee.

Proverbs 23:12 (show verse)

Apply thine heart unto chastening and thine ears to the words of wisdom.

Proverbs 23:13 (show verse)

Do not withhold correction from the child; for if thou shall beat him with the rod, he shall not die.

Proverbs 23:14 (show verse)

Thou shalt beat him with the rod and shalt deliver his soul from Sheol.

Proverbs 23:15 (show verse)

My son, if thy heart is wise, my heart shall also rejoice;

Proverbs 23:16 (show verse)

my kidneys shall also rejoice when thy lips speak right things.

Proverbs 23:17 (show verse)

Let not thy heart envy sinners, but persevere in the fear of the LORD all day long.

Proverbs 23:18 (show verse)

For surely there is an end, and thy hope shall not be cut off.
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Proverbs 23:19 (show verse)

Hear thou, my son, and be wise, and straighten thy heart in the way.

Proverbs 23:20 (show verse)

Do not be among those who are drunk with wine; nor among gluttonous eaters of food;

Proverbs 23:21 (show verse)

for the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty, and drowsiness shall cause them to wear rags.

Proverbs 23:22 (show verse)

Hearken unto thy father that begat thee, and despise not thy mother when she is old.

Proverbs 23:23 (show verse)

Buy the truth and sell it not, also wisdom and instruction and understanding.

Proverbs 23:24 (show verse)

The father of the righteous shall greatly rejoice, and he that begets a wise child shall have joy with him.

Proverbs 23:25 (show verse)

Thy father and thy mother shall be glad, and she that bore thee shall rejoice.

Proverbs 23:26 (show verse)

My son, give me thine heart, and let thine eyes observe my ways.

Proverbs 23:27 (show verse)

For a whore is a deep ditch and a strange woman is a narrow pit.

Proverbs 23:28 (show verse)

She also lies in wait as for a prey and increases the transgressors among men.

Proverbs 23:29 (show verse)

For who shall be the woe? for who shall be the woe? for who contention? for who quarrels? for who the wounds without cause? who shall have redness of eyes?

Proverbs 23:30 (show verse)

For those that tarry long at the wine; those that go to seek mixed wine.

Proverbs 23:31 (show verse)

Do not look upon the wine when it is red, when it gives its colour in the cup, it goes down smoothly.

Proverbs 23:32 (show verse)

At the last it bites like a serpent and stings like an adder.

Proverbs 23:33 (show verse)

Thine eyes shall behold strange women, and thine heart shall utter perverse things.

Proverbs 23:34 (show verse)

Yea, thou shalt be as he that lies down in the midst of the sea or as he that sleeps at the rudder.

Proverbs 23:35 (show verse)

They have stricken me, thou shalt say, and I was not sick; they have beaten me, and I felt it not; when I shall awake, I will seek it yet again.