New International Version - UK
16 All who are prudent act with[a] knowledge,
but fools expose their folly.
17 A wicked messenger falls into trouble,
but a trustworthy envoy brings healing.
18 Whoever disregards discipline comes to poverty and shame,
but whoever heeds correction is honoured.
19 A longing fulfilled is sweet to the soul,
but fools detest turning from evil.
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