When the (A)righteous [a]increase, the people rejoice,
But when a wicked man rules, people groan.
A man who (B)loves wisdom makes his father glad,
But he who (C)keeps company with harlots wastes his wealth.
The (D)king gives stability to the land by justice,
But a man who takes bribes overthrows it.

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  1. Proverbs 29:2 Or become great

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