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Proverbs 20:7

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righteous man walks in integrity. Blessed are his children after him.
Proverbs 20:7

Context

Proverbs 20 [1.] Wine is a mocker, and beer is a brawler.
Whoever is led astray by them is not wise.
The terror of a king is like the roaring of a lion.
He who provokes him to anger forfeits his own life.
It is an honor for a man to keep aloof from strife;
but every fool will be quarreling.
The sluggard will not plow by reason of the winter;
therefore he shall beg in harvest, and have nothing.

Proverbs 20 [5.] Counsel in the heart of man is like deep water;
but a man of understanding will draw it out.
Many men claim to be men of unfailing love,
but who can find a faithful man?
A righteous man walks in integrity.
Blessed are his children after him.

A king who sits on the throne of judgment
scatters away all evil with his eyes.
Who can say, “I have made my heart pure.
I am clean and without sin?”

Proverbs 20 [10.] Differing weights and differing measures,
both of them alike are an abomination to Yahweh.
Even a child makes himself known by his doings,
whether his work is pure, and whether it is right.
The hearing ear, and the seeing eye,
Yahweh has made even both of them.
Don’t love sleep, lest you come to poverty.
Open your eyes, and you shall be satisfied with bread.
“It’s no good, it’s no good,” says the buyer;
but when he is gone his way, then he boasts.


ethics - integrity
PIB Scriptures are derived from the World English Bible