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Proverbs 20:20

Whoever

curses his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in blackness of darkness.
Proverbs 20:20

Context

Proverbs 20 [15.] There is gold and abundance of rubies;
but the lips of knowledge are a rare jewel.
Take the garment of one who puts up collateral for a stranger;
and hold him in pledge for a wayward woman.
Fraudulent food is sweet to a man,
but afterwards his mouth is filled with gravel.
Plans are established by advice;
by wise guidance you wage war!
He who goes about as a tale-bearer reveals secrets;
therefore don’t keep company with him who opens wide his lips.

Proverbs 20 [20.] Whoever curses his father or his mother,
his lamp shall be put out in blackness of darkness.

An inheritance quickly gained at the beginning,
won’t be blessed in the end.
Don’t say, “I will pay back evil.”
Wait for Yahweh, and he will save you.
Yahweh detests differing weights,
and dishonest scales are not pleasing.
A man’s steps are from Yahweh;
how then can man understand his way?


father - juvenile - mother - relatives
PIB Scriptures are derived from the World English Bible