11 (A)Good sense makes one slow to anger,
    and it is his glory to overlook an offense.
12 A king's wrath is like (B)the growling of a lion,
    but his (C)favor is like (D)dew on the grass.
13 (E)A foolish son is ruin to his father,
    and (F)a wife's quarreling is (G)a continual dripping of rain.
14 (H)House and wealth are inherited from fathers,
    but a prudent wife is (I)from the Lord.
15 (J)Slothfulness casts into (K)a deep sleep,
    and (L)an idle person will suffer hunger.
16 Whoever (M)keeps the commandment keeps his life;
    he who despises his ways will die.
17 (N)Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the Lord,
    and he (O)will repay him for his (P)deed.
18 (Q)Discipline your son, for there is hope;
    do not set your heart on (R)putting him to death.
19 A man of great wrath will pay the penalty,
    for if you deliver him, you will only have to do it again.
20 Listen to advice and accept instruction,
    that you may gain wisdom in (S)the future.
21 (T)Many are the plans in the mind of a man,
    but (U)it is the purpose of the Lord (V)that will stand.
22 What is desired in a man is steadfast love,
    and a poor man is better than a liar.
23 The fear of the Lord (W)leads to life,
    and whoever has it rests (X)satisfied;
    he will (Y)not be visited by harm.
24 (Z)The sluggard buries his hand in (AA)the dish
    and will not even bring it back to his mouth.
25 (AB)Strike (AC)a scoffer, and the simple will (AD)learn prudence;
    (AE)reprove a man of understanding, and he will gain knowledge.
26 He who does violence to his father and chases away his mother
    is (AF)a son who brings shame and reproach.
27 Cease to hear instruction, my son,
    (AG)and you will stray from the words of knowledge.
28 A worthless witness mocks at justice,
    and the mouth of the wicked (AH)devours iniquity.
29 Condemnation is ready for (AI)scoffers,
    and (AJ)beating for the backs of fools.

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