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21 If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat; if he is thirsty, give him water to drink.22 In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head, and the Lord will reward you.
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16 A kindhearted woman gains honor, but ruthless men gain only wealth.
17 Those who are kind benefit themselves, but the cruel bring ruin on themselves.
10 The righteous care for the needs of their animals, but the kindest acts of the wicked are cruel.
25 Anxiety weighs down the heart, but a kind word cheers it up.
10 The wicked crave evil; their neighbors get no mercy from them.
16 Better a little with the fear of the Lord than great wealth with turmoil.
17 Better a small serving of vegetables with love than a fattened calf with hatred.
2 When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.
19 Truthful lips endure forever, but a lying tongue lasts only a moment.
7 One person pretends to be rich, yet has nothing; another pretends to be poor, yet has great wealth.
10 Where there is strife, there is pride, but wisdom is found in those who take advice.
25 The Lord tears down the house of the proud, but he sets the widow’s boundary stones in place.
5 The Lord detests all the proud of heart. Be sure of this: They will not go unpunished.
18 Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall.
19 Better to be lowly in spirit along with the oppressed than to share plunder with the proud.
12 Before a downfall the heart is haughty, but humility comes before honor.
10 It is not fitting for a fool to live in luxury— how much worse for a slave to rule over princes!
9 Who can say, “I have kept my heart pure; I am clean and without sin”?
4 Haughty eyes and a proud heart— the unplowed field of the wicked—produce sin.
27 It is not good to eat too much honey, nor is it honorable to search out matters that are too deep.
16 A sluggard is wiser in his own eyes than seven people who answer discreetly.
2 Let someone else praise you, and not your own mouth; an outsider, and not your own lips.
21 The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold, but people are tested by their praise.
23 Pride brings a person low, but the lowly in spirit gain honor.
18 An unfriendly person pursues selfish ends and against all sound judgment starts quarrels.