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Proverbs 15:27

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who is greedy for gain troubles his own house, but he who hates bribes will live.
Proverbs 15:27

Context

Proverbs 15 [25.] Yahweh will uproot the house of the proud,
but he will keep the widow’s borders intact.
Yahweh detests the thoughts of the wicked,
but the thoughts of the pure are pleasing.
He who is greedy for gain troubles his own house,
but he who hates bribes will live.

The heart of the righteous weighs answers,
but the mouth of the wicked gushes out evil.
Yahweh is far from the wicked,
but he hears the prayer of the righteous.

Proverbs 15 [30.] The light of the eyes rejoices the heart.
Good news gives health to the bones.
The ear that listens to reproof lives,
and will be at home among the wise.
He who refuses correction despises his own soul,
but he who listens to reproof gets understanding.
The fear of Yahweh teaches wisdom.
Before honor is humility.


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PIB Scriptures are derived from the World English Bible