14 The beginning of strife is like releasing water;
Therefore (A)stop contention before a quarrel starts.

15 (B)He who justifies the wicked, and he who condemns the just,
Both of them alike are an abomination to the Lord.

16 Why is there in the hand of a fool the purchase price of wisdom,
Since he has no heart for it?

Read full chapter

Bible Gateway Recommends