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Proverbs 25:21

If

your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat. If he is thirsty, give him water to drink.
Proverbs 25:21

Context

Proverbs 25 [15.] By patience a ruler is persuaded.
A soft tongue breaks the bone.
Have you found honey?
Eat as much as is sufficient for you,
lest you eat too much, and vomit it.
Let your foot be seldom in your neighbor’s house,
lest he be weary of you, and hate you.
A man who gives false testimony against his neighbor
is like a club, a sword, or a sharp arrow.
Confidence in someone unfaithful in time of trouble
is like a bad tooth, or a lame foot.

Proverbs 25 [20.] As one who takes away a garment in cold weather,
or vinegar on soda,
so is one who sings songs to a heavy heart.
If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat.
If he is thirsty, give him water to drink
:
for you will heap coals of fire on his head,
and Yahweh will reward you.
The north wind produces rain:
so a backbiting tongue brings an angry face.
It is better to dwell in the corner of the housetop,
than to share a house with a contentious woman.

Proverbs 25 [25.] Like cold water to a thirsty soul,
so is good news from a far country.
Like a muddied spring, and a polluted well,
so is a righteous man who gives way before the wicked.
It is not good to eat much honey;
nor is it honorable to seek one’s own honor.
Like a city that is broken down and without walls
is a man whose spirit is without restraint.


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PIB Scriptures are derived from the World English Bible