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13 The poor and the deceitful man have this in common:
    The Lord gives light to the eyes of both.

14 The king who faithfully judges the poor,
    his throne will be established forever.

15 The rod and reproof give wisdom,
    but a child left to himself brings his mother to shame.

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13 The poor and the oppressor have this in common:
    The Lord gives sight to the eyes of both.(A)

14 If a king judges the poor with fairness,
    his throne will be established forever.(B)

15 A rod and a reprimand impart wisdom,
    but a child left undisciplined disgraces its mother.(C)

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13 The poor and the deceitful man meet together: the Lord lighteneth both their eyes.

14 The king that faithfully judgeth the poor, his throne shall be established for ever.

15 The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame.

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