Proverbs 17:1-5

17Better is a dry morsel with quiet
than a house full of feasting with strife.
2A slave who deals wisely will rule over a child who acts shamefully,
and will share the inheritance as one of the family.
3The crucible is for silver, and the furnace is for gold,
but the Lord tests the heart.
4An evildoer listens to wicked lips;
and a liar gives heed to a mischievous tongue.
5Those who mock the poor insult their Maker;
those who are glad at calamity will not go unpunished.

From the oremus Bible Browser http://bible.oremus.org v2.2.8 14 July 2018.


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