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Proverbs 17:1
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KJV
Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than an house full of sacrifices with strife.
NASB
Better is a dry morsel and quietness with it Than a house full of feasting with strife.
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Proverbs 17:2
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A wise servant shall have rule over a son that causeth shame, and shall have part of the inheritance among the brethren.
NASB
A servant who acts wisely will rule over a son who acts shamefully, And will share in the inheritance among brothers.
Proverbs 17:3
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The fining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold: but the LORD trieth the hearts.
NASB
The refining pot is for silver and the furnace for gold, But the LORD tests hearts.
Proverbs 17:4
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KJV
A wicked doer giveth heed to false lips; and a liar giveth ear to a naughty tongue.
NASB
An evildoer listens to wicked lips; A liar pays attention to a destructive tongue.
Proverbs 17:5
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KJV
Whoso mocketh the poor reproacheth his Maker: and he that is glad at calamities shall not be unpunished.
NASB
He who mocks the poor taunts his Maker; He who rejoices at calamity will not go unpunished.
Proverbs 17:6
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KJV
Children's children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers.
NASB
Grandchildren are the crown of old men, And the glory of sons is their fathers.
Proverbs 17:7
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KJV
Excellent speech becometh not a fool: much less do lying lips a prince.
NASB
Excellent speech is not fitting for a fool, Much less are lying lips to a prince.
Proverbs 17:8
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A gift is as a precious stone in the eyes of him that hath it: whithersoever it turneth, it prospereth.
NASB
A bribe is a charm in the sight of its owner; Wherever he turns, he prospers.
Proverbs 17:9
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He that covereth a transgression seeketh love; but he that repeateth a matter separateth very friends.
NASB
He who conceals a transgression seeks love, But he who repeats a matter separates intimate friends.
Proverbs 17:10
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KJV
A reproof entereth more into a wise man than an hundred stripes into a fool.
NASB
A rebuke goes deeper into one who has understanding Than a hundred blows into a fool.
Proverbs 17:11
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KJV
An evil man seeketh only rebellion: therefore a cruel messenger shall be sent against him.
NASB
A rebellious man seeks only evil, So a cruel messenger will be sent against him.
Proverbs 17:12
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KJV
Let a bear robbed of her whelps meet a man, rather than a fool in his folly.
NASB
Let a man meet a bear robbed of her cubs, Rather than a fool in his folly.
Proverbs 17:13
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KJV
Whoso rewardeth evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.
NASB
He who returns evil for good, Evil will not depart from his house.
Proverbs 17:14
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KJV
The beginning of strife is as when one letteth out water: therefore leave off contention, before it be meddled with.
NASB
The beginning of strife is like letting out water, So abandon the quarrel before it breaks out.
Proverbs 17:15
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KJV
He that justifieth the wicked, and he that condemneth the just, even they both are abomination to the LORD.
NASB
He who justifies the wicked and he who condemns the righteous, Both of them alike are an abomination to the LORD.
Proverbs 17:16
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KJV
Wherefore is there a price in the hand of a fool to get wisdom, seeing he hath no heart to it?
NASB
Why is there a price in the hand of a fool to buy wisdom, When he has no sense?
Proverbs 17:17
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KJV
A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
NASB
A friend loves at all times, And a brother is born for adversity.
Proverbs 17:18
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KJV
A man void of understanding striketh hands, and becometh surety in the presence of his friend.
NASB
A man lacking in sense pledges And becomes guarantor in the presence of his neighbor.
Proverbs 17:19
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KJV
He loveth transgression that loveth strife: and he that exalteth his gate seeketh destruction.
NASB
He who loves transgression loves strife; He who raises his door seeks destruction.
Proverbs 17:20
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KJV
He that hath a froward heart findeth no good: and he that hath a perverse tongue falleth into mischief.
NASB
He who has a crooked mind finds no good, And he who is perverted in his language falls into evil.
Proverbs 17:21
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KJV
He that begetteth a fool doeth it to his sorrow: and the father of a fool hath no joy.
NASB
He who sires a fool does so to his sorrow, And the father of a fool has no joy.
Proverbs 17:22
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KJV
A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.
NASB
A joyful heart is good medicine, But a broken spirit dries up the bones.
Proverbs 17:23
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KJV
A wicked man taketh a gift out of the bosom to pervert the ways of judgment.
NASB
A wicked man receives a bribe from the bosom To pervert the ways of justice.
Proverbs 17:24
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KJV
Wisdom is before him that hath understanding; but the eyes of a fool are in the ends of the earth.
NASB
Wisdom is in the presence of the one who has understanding, But the eyes of a fool are on the ends of the earth.
Proverbs 17:25
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KJV
A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to her that bare him.
NASB
A foolish son is a grief to his father And bitterness to her who bore him.
Proverbs 17:26
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KJV
Also to punish the just is not good, nor to strike princes for equity.
NASB
It is also not good to fine the righteous, Nor to strike the noble for their uprightness.
Proverbs 17:27
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KJV
He that hath knowledge spareth his words: and a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit.
NASB
He who restrains his words has knowledge, And he who has a cool spirit is a man of understanding.
Proverbs 17:28
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KJV
Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.
NASB
Even a fool, when he keeps silent, is considered wise; When he closes his lips, he is considered prudent.

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