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Proverbs 21:6 Revised Standard Version (RSV)

The getting of treasures by a lying tongue
    is a fleeting vapor and a snare of death.

Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Proverbs 21:6 New International Version (NIV)

A fortune made by a lying tongue
    is a fleeting vapor and a deadly snare.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 21:6 Some Hebrew manuscripts, Septuagint and Vulgate; most Hebrew manuscripts vapor for those who seek death
New International Version (NIV)

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Proverbs 21:13-14 Revised Standard Version (RSV)

13 He who closes his ear to the cry of the poor
    will himself cry out and not be heard.
14 A gift in secret averts anger;
    and a bribe in the bosom, strong wrath.

Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Proverbs 21:13-14 New International Version (NIV)

13 Whoever shuts their ears to the cry of the poor
    will also cry out and not be answered.

14 A gift given in secret soothes anger,
    and a bribe concealed in the cloak pacifies great wrath.

New International Version (NIV)

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Proverbs 21:17 Revised Standard Version (RSV)

17 He who loves pleasure will be a poor man;
    he who loves wine and oil will not be rich.

Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Proverbs 21:17 New International Version (NIV)

17 Whoever loves pleasure will become poor;
    whoever loves wine and olive oil will never be rich.

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Proverbs 21:20 Revised Standard Version (RSV)

20 Precious treasure remains[a] in a wise man’s dwelling,
    but a foolish man devours it.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 21:20 Gk: Heb and oil
Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Proverbs 21:20 New International Version (NIV)

20 The wise store up choice food and olive oil,
    but fools gulp theirs down.

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Proverbs 21:26 Revised Standard Version (RSV)

26 All day long the wicked covets,[a]
    but the righteous gives and does not hold back.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 21:26 Gk: Heb all day long he covets covetously
Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Proverbs 21:26 New International Version (NIV)

26 All day long he craves for more,
    but the righteous give without sparing.

New International Version (NIV)

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