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Defense For The Rich, Silence For The Poor – Proverbs 13:8

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Defense For The Rich, Silence For The Poor
Proverbs 13:8 (NIV)

8) A person’s riches may ransom their life,
but the poor cannot respond to threatening rebukes.

Proverbs Club Commentary

The justice system is slanted to the rich.
The poor cannot afford a private lawyer.

#person #riches #ransom #life #poor #cannot #respond #threatening #rebukes

Rich Or Poor Not Measured In Gold – Proverbs 13:7

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Rich Or Poor Not Measured In Gold
Proverbs 13:7 (NIV)

7) One person pretends to be rich, yet has nothing;
another pretends to be poor, yet has great wealth.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Try thinking of “rich” and “poor” in terms other than currency.
For example, consider wisdom, health, family, attitude, blessings.

What are you poor in?
What are you rich in?

#one #person #pretends #rich #nothing #another #pretends #poor #wealth

Integrity Vs Wickedness – Proverbs 13:6

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Integrity Vs Wickedness
Proverbs 13:6 (NIV)

6) Righteousness guards the person of integrity,
but wickedness overthrows the sinner.

Proverbs Club Commentary

The Godly walk a virtuous narrow path.
Reprobates are destroyed by their depravity.

#righteousness #guards #person #integrity #wickedness #overthrows #sinner

Stench Of The Wicked – Proverbs 13:5

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Stench Of The Wicked
Proverbs 13:5 (NIV)

5) The righteous hate what is false,
but the wicked make themselves a stench
and bring shame on themselves.

Proverbs Club Commentary

The Righteous walk only in truth.
The Wicked stink from their reprehensible ways.

#righteous #hate #false #wicked #make #themselves #stench #bring #shame #themselves

Appetites Of The Sluggard And The Diligent – Proverbs 13:4

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Appetites Of The Sluggard And The Diligent
Proverbs 13:4 (NIV)

4) A sluggard’s appetite is never filled,
but the desires of the diligent are fully satisfied.

Proverbs Club Commentary

The lazy lout settles for less than is possible.
The assiduous worker is fulfilled.

#sluggard #appetite #never #filled #desires #diligent #fully #satisfied