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17 A wicked messenger falls into trouble,
But (A)a faithful ambassador brings health.

18 Poverty and shame will come to him who [a]disdains correction,
But (B)he who regards a rebuke will be honored.

19 A desire accomplished is sweet to the soul,
But it is an abomination to fools to depart from evil.

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  1. Proverbs 13:18 Lit. ignores

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