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Proverbs 12:24 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

24 The diligent hand will rule,
but laziness will lead to forced labor.

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Proverbs 12:24 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

24 The hand of the diligent will rule,
    while the lazy will be put to forced labor.

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Proverbs 17:10-11 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

10 A rebuke cuts into a perceptive person
more than a hundred lashes into a fool.

11 An evil person desires only rebellion;
a cruel messenger[a] will be sent against him.

Footnotes:

  1. 17:11 Or a merciless angel
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Proverbs 17:10-11 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

10 A rebuke strikes deeper into a discerning person
    than a hundred blows into a fool.
11 Evil people seek only rebellion,
    but a cruel messenger will be sent against them.

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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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Proverbs 20:6 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Many proclaim themselves loyal,
    but who can find one worthy of trust?

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Proverbs 20:8 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

A king sitting on a throne to judge
separates out all evil with his eyes.

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Proverbs 20:8 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

A king who sits on the throne of judgment
    winnows all evil with his eyes.

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Proverbs 20:30 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

30 Lashes and wounds purge away evil,
and beatings cleanse the innermost parts.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. 20:30 Lit beatings the chambers of the belly
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Proverbs 20:30 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

30 Blows that wound cleanse away evil;
    beatings make clean the innermost parts.

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Proverbs 22:11 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

11 The one who loves a pure heart
and gracious lips—the king is his friend.

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Proverbs 22:11 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

11 Those who love a pure heart and are gracious in speech
    will have the king as a friend.

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Proverbs 25:2 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

It is the glory of God to conceal a matter
and the glory of kings to investigate a matter.

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Proverbs 25:2 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

It is the glory of God to conceal things,
    but the glory of kings is to search things out.

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Proverbs 25:5 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

Remove the wicked from the king’s presence,
and his throne will be established in righteousness.

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Proverbs 25:5 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

take away the wicked from the presence of the king,
    and his throne will be established in righteousness.

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Proverbs 28:21 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

21 It is not good to show partiality
yet even a courageous person may sin for a piece of bread.

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Proverbs 28:21 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

21 To show partiality is not good—
    yet for a piece of bread a person may do wrong.

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Proverbs 29:12 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

12 If a ruler listens to lies,
all his officials will be wicked.

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Proverbs 29:12 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

12 If a ruler listens to falsehood,
    all his officials will be wicked.

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Proverbs 29:19 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

19 A servant cannot be disciplined by words;
though he understands, he doesn’t respond.

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Proverbs 29:19 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

19 By mere words servants are not disciplined,
    for though they understand, they will not give heed.

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Proverbs 29:21 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

21 A servant pampered from his youth
will become arrogant[a] later on.

Footnotes:

  1. 29:21 Hb obscure
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Proverbs 29:21 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

21 A slave pampered from childhood
    will come to a bad end.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 29:21 Vg: Meaning of Heb uncertain
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