29 ‘There are three things that are stately in their stride,
    four that move with stately bearing:
30 a lion, mighty among beasts,
    who retreats before nothing;
31 a strutting cock, a he-goat,
    and a king secure against revolt.[a]

32 ‘If you play the fool and exalt yourself,
    or if you plan evil,
    clap your hand over your mouth!

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  1. Proverbs 30:31 The meaning of the Hebrew for this phrase is uncertain.