22 As a jewel of gold in a swine’s snout: so is a fair woman which [a]lacketh discretion.

23 The desire of the righteous is only good: but the hope of the wicked [b]is indignation.

24 There is that scattereth, [c]and is more increased: but he that spareth more [d]than is right, surely cometh to poverty.

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 11:22 Or, of uncomely behavior.
  2. Proverbs 11:23 They can look for nothing but God’s vengeance.
  3. Proverbs 11:24 Meaning them that give liberally, whom God blesseth.
  4. Proverbs 11:24 That is, the niggard.

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