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22 
Lying lips are extremely disgusting to the Lord,
But those who deal faithfully are His delight.(A)
23 
A shrewd man is reluctant to display his knowledge [until the proper time],
But the heart of [over-confident] fools proclaims foolishness.(B)
24 
The hand of the diligent will rule,
But the negligent and lazy will be put to forced labor.

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