23 A wicked man secretly takes a bribe(A)
to subvert the course of justice.(B)

24 Wisdom is the focus of the perceptive,
but a fool’s eyes(C) roam to the ends of the earth.

25 A foolish son is grief to his father
and bitterness to the one who bore him.(D)

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23 The wicked accept bribes(A) in secret
    to pervert the course of justice.(B)

24 A discerning person keeps wisdom in view,
    but a fool’s eyes(C) wander to the ends of the earth.

25 A foolish son brings grief to his father
    and bitterness to the mother who bore him.(D)

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