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Proverbs 20

20:1 Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise. (20:1) "Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise."
Is it OK to drink alcohol?

(20:2) "The fear of a king is as the roaring of a lion: whoso provoketh him to anger sinneth against his own soul."
It's a sin to make a king angry.

(20:4) "The sluggard will not plow by reason of the cold; therefore shall he beg in harvest, and have nothing."

20:2 The fear of a king is as the roaring of a lion: whoso provoketh him to anger sinneth against his own soul.
20:3 It is an honour for a man to cease from strife: but every fool will be meddling.
20:4 The sluggard will not plow by reason of the cold; therefore shall he beg in harvest, and have nothing.
20:5 Counsel in the heart of man is like deep water; but a man of understanding will draw it out.
20:6 Most men will proclaim every one his own goodness: but a faithful man who can find? (20:7) "The just man walketh in his integrity."
Has the ever been a just person?

(20:8) "A king that sitteth in the throne of judgment scattereth away all evil with his eyes."

(20:9) "Who can say, I have made my heart clean, I am pure from my sin?"
Do Christians sin?

(20:11-23)

(20:11) "Even a child is known by his doings, whether his work be pure, and whether it be right."

(20:13) "Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty."

20:7 The just man walketh in his integrity: his children are blessed after him.
20:8 A king that sitteth in the throne of judgment scattereth away all evil with his eyes.
20:9 Who can say, I have made my heart clean, I am pure from my sin?
20:10 Divers weights, and divers measures, both of them are alike abomination to the LORD.
20:11 Even a child is known by his doings, whether his work be pure, and whether it be right.
20:12 The hearing ear, and the seeing eye, the LORD hath made even both of them.
20:13 Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thine eyes, and thou shalt be satisfied with bread.
20:14 It is naught, it is naught, saith the buyer: but when he is gone his way, then he boasteth.
20:15 There is gold, and a multitude of rubies: but the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel. (20:15) "The lips of knowledge are a precious jewel."
20:16 Take his garment that is surety for a stranger: and take a pledge of him for a strange woman.
20:17 Bread of deceit is sweet to a man; but afterwards his mouth shall be filled with gravel. (20:17) "Bread of deceit is sweet to a man; but afterwards his mouth shall be filled with gravel."
20:18 Every purpose is established by counsel: and with good advice make war.
20:19 He that goeth about as a talebearer revealeth secrets: therefore meddle not with him that flattereth with his lips. (20:19) "He that goeth about as a talebearer revealeth secrets: therefore meddle not with him that flattereth with his lips."
20:20 Whoso curseth his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in obscure darkness. (20:20) "Whoso curseth his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in obscure darkness."
What the hell does that mean? Is this just a restatement of Exodus 21:17? ("He that curseth his father, or his mother, shall surely be put to death.")
20:21 An inheritance may be gotten hastily at the beginning; but the end thereof shall not be blessed.
20:22 Say not thou, I will recompense evil; but wait on the LORD, and he shall save thee.
20:23 Divers weights are an abomination unto the LORD; and a false balance is not good. (20:23) "A false balance is not good."
20:24 Man's goings are of the LORD; how can a man then understand his own way? (20:24) "How can a man ... understand his own way?"
Humans can't figure things out on their own.

(20:26) "A wise king scattereth the wicked, and bringeth the wheel over them."
A wise king will crush those that he considers "wicked."

(20:27) "The spirit of man is the candle of the LORD, searching all the inward parts of the belly."

(20:29) "The beauty of old men is the grey head."

20:25 It is a snare to the man who devoureth that which is holy, and after vows to make enquiry.
20:26 A wise king scattereth the wicked, and bringeth the wheel over them.
20:27 The spirit of man is the candle of the LORD, searching all the inward parts of the belly.
20:28 Mercy and truth preserve the king: and his throne is upholden by mercy.
20:29 The glory of young men is their strength: and the beauty of old men is the grey head.
20:30 The blueness of a wound cleanseth away evil: so do stripes the inward parts of the belly. (20:30) "The blueness of a wound cleanseth away evil: so do stripes the inward parts of the belly."

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