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Proverbs 3:32 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

32 for the devious are detestable to the Lord,
but he is a friend[a] to the upright.

Footnotes:

  1. 3:32 Or confidential counsel
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Proverbs 3:32 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

32 for the perverse are an abomination to the Lord,
    but the upright are in his confidence.

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Proverbs 11:30 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life,
and a wise person captivates people.

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Proverbs 11:30 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life,
    but violence[a] takes lives away.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 11:30 Cn Compare Gk Syr: Heb a wise man
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Proverbs 12:26 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

26 A righteous person is careful in dealing with his neighbor,[a]
but the ways of the wicked lead them astray.

Footnotes:

  1. 12:26 Or person guides his neighbor
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Proverbs 12:26 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

26 The righteous gives good advice to friends,[a]
    but the way of the wicked leads astray.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 12:26 Syr: Meaning of Heb uncertain
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Proverbs 14:20 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

20 A poor person is hated even by his neighbor,
but there are many who love the rich.

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Proverbs 14:20 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

20 The poor are disliked even by their neighbors,
    but the rich have many friends.

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Proverbs 16:28 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

28 A contrary person spreads conflict,
and a gossip separates close friends.

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Proverbs 16:28 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

28 A perverse person spreads strife,
    and a whisperer separates close friends.

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Proverbs 17:9 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

Whoever conceals an offense promotes love,
but whoever gossips about it separates friends.

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Proverbs 17:9 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

One who forgives an affront fosters friendship,
    but one who dwells on disputes will alienate a friend.

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Proverbs 17:17 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

17 A friend loves at all times,
and a brother is born for a difficult time.

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Proverbs 17:17 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

17 A friend loves at all times,
    and kinsfolk are born to share adversity.

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Proverbs 18:19 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

19 An offended brother is harder to reach[a]
than a fortified city,
and quarrels are like the bars of a fortress.

Footnotes:

  1. 18:19 LXX, Syr, Tg, Vg read is stronger
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Proverbs 18:19 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

19 An ally offended is stronger than a city;[a]
    such quarreling is like the bars of a castle.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 18:19 Gk Syr Vg Tg: Meaning of Heb uncertain
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Proverbs 18:24 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

24 One with many friends may be harmed,[a]
but there is a friend who stays closer than a brother.

Footnotes:

  1. 18:24 Some LXX mss, Syr, Tg, Vg read friends must be friendly
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Proverbs 18:24 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

24 Some[a] friends play at friendship[b]
    but a true friend sticks closer than one’s nearest kin.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 18:24 Syr Tg: Heb A man of
  2. Proverbs 18:24 Cn Compare Syr Vg Tg: Meaning of Heb uncertain
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Proverbs 19:4 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

Wealth attracts many friends,
but a poor person is separated from his friend.

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Proverbs 19:4 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Wealth brings many friends,
    but the poor are left friendless.

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Proverbs 19:6-7 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

Many seek a ruler’s favor,
and everyone is a friend of one who gives gifts.

All the brothers of a poor person hate him;
how much more do his friends
keep their distance from him!
He may pursue them with words,
but they are not there.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. 19:7 Hb uncertain
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Proverbs 19:6-7 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Many seek the favor of the generous,
    and everyone is a friend to a giver of gifts.
If the poor are hated even by their kin,
    how much more are they shunned by their friends!
When they call after them, they are not there.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 19:7 Meaning of Heb uncertain
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Proverbs 20:6 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

Many a person proclaims his own loyalty,
but who can find a trustworthy person?

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